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Chris Kusuhara a prize winner at this weekend's 44th annual National Music Awards

Pianist Chris Kusuhara, a student of Kyoko Hashimoto has been awarded Second Prize and the Special Award at the National Music Festival held in Kelowna, B.C.  In 2013 he received a Developing Artist Grant from the Hnatyshyn Foundation. WEB LINK: http://www.fcmf.org http://www.rjhf.com/html/darecipients-e.html

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Published on : 19 Aug 2014

IT Security Alert: Fraudulent email containing zip file attachment

A trojan is currently circulating in various email systems across the globe. Find a sample of the email below. The email has a zip attachment and a subject line "New order 399749 from site." If you receive this email DO NOT open the zip attachment, delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source. It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

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Published on : 18 Aug 2014

Asia and a happy future for opera

With classical music's popularity thriving in Asia (as millions of youngsters in China in particular are studying piano and violin from early age), and with the financial difficulties facing classical music in the West, opera houses in particular (as the New York City Opera bankruptcy, the present negotiations at the Metropolitan Opera, the last minute rescue of this year's season at the Rome opera house, and the constant strikes at classical music venues in France suggest), the question is: can classical music be financed without significant government subsidies? 

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

New Schulich certificate adds to an undergrad’s ‘global mindset’

When Cassy Kwong graduated with a four-year international bachelor of business administration (iBBA) honours degree in June, he was immediately hired by HSBC Securities in Toronto as an investment representative. ... (EDC also is partnering with McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal in developing a program for international competitiveness. This comprises a series of practical, industry-friendly case studies on international business and corporate competitiveness.)

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Learn from companies doing weird and crazy things

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for the Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

Top Professors on Twitter

On the LDRLB podcast (@LDRLB), we draw much of our content from the research and writings of the world’s top professors. Most are from business schools, others from a variety of fields relevant to leading organizations. 

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

Amale Andraos named dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation

Amale Andraos (BArch 1996) has been named dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation (GSAPP). Principal (with Dan Wood) of New York-based architecture firm WORKac, Andraos is currently on faculty at GSAPP, and she has also taught at Princeton, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and the American University in Beirut.

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Published on : 13 Aug 2014

2014-15 GPS eCalendar now live at mcgill.ca/study

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies program, course, and university information is now online; check out the 2014-15 eCalendar and browse to your faculty or school to find out what's offered!

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Published on : 13 Aug 2014

Rosalind Goodman loses battle with cancer

McGill University is mourning the passing of Rosalind Goodman, a devoted alumna, generous philanthropist, and tireless volunteer, who committed herself to energizing cancer research activities at McGill and to educating others about the disease. It is an illness she fought and survived in 2007, but one that ultimately took her life on Monday, Aug. 11.

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Published on : 12 Aug 2014

L’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal remet deux bourses d’une valeur de 40 000 $ à deux gestionnaires exceptionnelles : Louise Richer et Manon Jeannotte

Montréal, le 12 août 2014 –  Louis Hébert et Alain Pinsonneault, les codirecteurs du programme d’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, ont le plaisir d’annoncer la remise de deux bourses d’étude d’une valeur de 40 000 $ chacune.

Published on : 12 Aug 2014

The EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal presents two $40,000 scholarships to two outstanding managers: Louise Richer and Manon Jeannotte

Montreal, August 12, 2014 – Louis Hébert and Alain Pinsonneault, co-directors of the McGill HEC Montréal EMBA  are pleased to present this year’s two $40,000 scholarship winners.

Published on : 12 Aug 2014

New uPrint prepaid card for faculty/department use

IT Services has introduced a new "uPrint Prepaid Guest Card" to be used by faculties or departments who wish to provide their casual staff or visitors with a prepaid card for the uPrint service. They are available in fixed amounts of $30 and $50 (tax included).

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Published on : 11 Aug 2014

Prominent Banker and Bill Gates Foundation Award Winner Luce Veilleux Joins the LocoMobi Board of Advisors

LocoMobi are pleased to announce Luce Veilleux has joined the LocoMobi Board of Advisors.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

The worth of academic research for business

The value of research is best realised when academics are prepared to descend from their rarefied elevations and recognise that practitioners have an important role to play in knowledge production.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

New ‘WellWiki’ to Provide Info on Every Oil and Gas Well in Canada

Finding information about oil and gas wells is about to become easier thanks to a new website that aims to provide data on all the wells drilled in Canada and the United States since 1859.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014