One of the region’s favourite culinary events is back and Cornwall's best chefs are promising once again to tickle the taste buds of patrons lucky enough to score a reservation at one of the 9 participating restaurants.
In a crude sense, management can be broken into three parts - man, age and ment. It essentially speaks about people, times and actions. Veteran management thinker Henry Mintzberg often advocates that successful management involves interpersonal, informational and decisional roles. Read full article: Daily FT, October 10, 2016
Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously, according to Professor Brian Rubineau of Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. Rubineau, along with co-authors Carroll Seron (UC Irvine), Erin Cech (University of Michigan) and Susan Silbey (MIT), found that unchallenging projects, blatant sexual harassment and greater isolation from support networks contribute to women’s exit from engineering.
The Desautels MBA Office hosted the inaugural Significant Other Welcome event on October 6th, 2016. Spouses and partners of those pursuing their MBA at Desautels were invited to brunch for a unique opportunity to mingle and learn more about the program. The day culminated with a campus tour and a group picture in front of the Redpath Museum, the traditional location for MBA class pictures. Given the success of the event, the MBA Office anticipates hosting similar initiatives to foster an even closer community among their students.
Professor Brenda Ravenscroft will be the next Dean of the Schulich School of Music. Currently Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) at Queen’s Faculty of Arts and Science, and Professor of Music Theory and Analysis at Queen’s University, Prof. Ravenscroft will begin her mandate at Schulich in July of 2017. Prof. Ravenscroft taught Music Theory at McGill’s Faculty of Music from 1991 to 1993, and has maintained close ties with McGill colleagues through research and teaching interests.
Tony Masella has over 25 years of experience working for the world’s largest consulting firm, and it all began while he was studying for the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies. Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' online magazine.
The Government of Canada has announced 70 new Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients. The Banting fellows exemplify world-class research capacity at an internationally competitive level of funding. These awards are Canada’s most prestigious awards for doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. The Banting program is funded through the three federal research granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
On September 23rd and 24th, the McGill Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Alexis Hauser, performed its first concert of the season. The piano soloist was Anna Peletsis. Reviewer Patricia Morales has published this Spanish blog post about the program. The complete works included: Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84; Aram Khachaturian: Concerto for piano in D flat major, Op. 38; Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovsky Symphony No.
Ilya Poletaev is a Moscow-born pianist who is an assistant professor of music at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal, but has a wide-ranging international career. Next Wednesday, he will appear in the University of Victoria’s Orion Series in Fine Arts. Read the complete blog post in the Times Colonist here.
Elena M. Bennett of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences is the lead author of Bright Spots: seeds of a good Anthropocene. "The paper describes an effort to identify and propagate social and environmental projects that could reverse a centuries-long pattern in which human prosperity has come at the cost of substantial harm to ecosystems and excluded communities. " Read more in NYTimes
Most Library branches will be closed on Monday, October 10 (Thanksgiving Day, Canada). Many Library branches will be open with modified hours for study over the weekend, with some offering services. Please visit the individual branch pages on the Library website for details regarding opening and service hours. The Humanities and Social Sciences Library, located in the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex, will be open for study on Monday, October 10 from 8am to midnight. Services will be closed.
Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously. Researchers have found that unchallenging projects, sexual harassment and isolation from support networks contribute to women’s exit from engineering. Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously, according to Professor Brian Rubineau of Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.