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FL Fuller Landau LLP welcomes 15 new members to its growing team

FL Fuller Landau LLP , a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce, effective September 6 , the addition of Christian Ong Tone , David L. Posel ,Alan Kahan , and Tony Vescio as new Partners. FL Fuller Landau LLP also welcomes the Roll Harris & Associés (RHA) family and its team of dedicated multi-disciplinary professionals, with Josie McKoy joining as Partner (Principal) and Harry Nozetz and Ernest Strolovitch as Consultants.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

FL Fuller Landau LLP welcomes 15 new members to its growing team, including four new partners

FL Fuller Landau LLP, a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce, effective September 6, the addition of Christian Ong Tone, David L. Posel, Alan Kahan, and Tony Vescio as new Partners. FL Fuller Landau LLP also welcomes the Roll Harris & Associés (RHA) family and its team of dedicated multi-disciplinary professionals, with Josie McKoy joining as Partner (Principal) and Harry Nozetz and Ernest Strolovitch as Consultants.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Return your clickers starting September 14, 2016

To ensure that clickers are disposed of appropriately, students who have old clickers may return them for recycling at Brown 3100 (Campus Life & Engagement) starting September 14. To thank you for your time, you will receive a free coffee coupon. If you have any questions, please contact technology [dot] tls [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Classified as : Students, IT, clickers, SRS, polls, polling
Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Dr. Guy Rouleau elected to Royal Society of Canada

The Neuro’s director, Dr. Guy Rouleau, has received yet another honour in recognition of his sterling scientific career. The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced on Sept. 7 that its members had elected Dr. Rouleau as one of its new Fellows. He joins a currently active membership of more than 2,000 highly distinguished scientists, scholars and artists who nominate and elect up to 75 new members each year.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Colleen Sheppard named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Today, the Royal Society of Canada released its list of 89 new Fellows, among which is our own Colleen Sheppard, who has joined the Academy of Social Sciences.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2016

MDIIM Student Associates applications now open!

2016-17 Student Associates applications now open! Are you a full-time Desautels student looking to participate in high-profile events, interact with special guests, and engage with students around integrated management? Then we invite you to apply to the MDIIM Student Associates Program!  Applications are now open for the 2016-17 MDIIM Student Associates Program and are due on Monday, September 26. Click here to download the application form. 

Published on : 07 Sep 2016

Registration is now open for the TELS and WELS courses!

Registration is now open! Register before September 14, 2016 and save! TELS and WELS BrochureOnline Registration via Credit Card   Dear Colleagues,

Published on : 07 Sep 2016

A new book reveals the hidden biases that can creep into Data Science models

Yesterday (September 6, 2016) saw the launch of a new book by Cathy O'Neil with the provactive title Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. O'Neil holds a Ph.D. from Harvard in Math and was a tenure-track math professor until 2007, when she quit academia to join Wall Street. That fledging second career came to an end just a year later with the Financial Crisis, after which O'Neil again changed careers and became a data scientist.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2016

McGill SCS Accounting Students Earn CPA Scholarships

Three students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting at the McGill School of Continuing Studies have been awarded scholarships from the Fondation des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2016

For Edward Klorman, Theory is theory is steeped in playing, performing, and history

(Blog article by Laurie Niles) August 8, 2016, 12:47 PM · Where was Edward Klorman when I was drowning in frustration during music theory class? I've always come to music as a violinist -- a one-line player in an orchestra or ensemble. Reading was just a means of getting the music into my head and into my fingers, and though I felt like I had a deep understanding of harmony, it was completely instinctual and experiential.

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Published on : 06 Sep 2016

Professor Savage speaks to CBC regarding ECP's upcoming Parenting series

Dr. Robert Savage, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding children's literacy.

Published on : 06 Sep 2016

Introvert Networking: Lessons from Silicon Valley

In the Silicon Valley, many senior leaders are introverted—in fact, many more than in most other industries we’ve studied in our research of over 200 C-Suite Executives. There are some great lessons that we can learn about introverts from the Valley.

Published on : 06 Sep 2016

The MBA For The Anti-MBA Crowd

For decades, Henry Mintzberg, an academic at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, has said that the MBA doesn’t teach management properly, and if graduates enter the workforce thinking they’re trained managers, he believes they could even be a danger to society. Read full article: Poets & Quants, September 4, 2016

Published on : 06 Sep 2016

Turk Telekom CEO resigns

Turk Telekom, a telecommunications company, announced that the company's CEO Rami Aslan decided to leave Turk Telekom CEO position. After obtaining his Bachelor degree with a major in Management Information Systems from McGill University in Canada and working for a few years in the IT sector in Ontario, Canada. Mr. Aslan pursued his studies and obtained his MBA degree at McGill in 1997 and later joined TD Bank of Canada Corporate Banking Division covering the Information Technology and Telecommunications Sector.

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Published on : 06 Sep 2016

Professor Choudry's "The Intellectual Labour of Social Movements" published in Briarpatch Magazine

Professor Aziz Choudry, of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has published a new article with Briarpatch Magazine, entitled "The Intellectual Labour of Social Movements". 

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Published on : 06 Sep 2016