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It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity

Wed, 2006-10-18 12:30

The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. To that end, the McGill Integrative Health Challenge Think Tank: Forging a Societal Action Plan in Preventing Childhood Obesity Around the World will be held October 26-27 at the Mount Royal Centre, 2200 Mansfield, across from the historic McGill University campus.

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Contact: Kathryn Haralambous
Organization: University Relations Office, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-3095
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McGill to receive $1 million from Petro-Canada Emerging Leaders Awards Program

Wed, 2006-09-20 12:30

McGill University is pleased to announce a $1-million gift from Petro-Canada for undergraduate scholarships in the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science and the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Contact: Lisa Van Dusen
Organization: McGill University Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-6752
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Our Future: A Public Dialogue

Mon, 2006-09-18 09:00

Pour un Québec Lucide, one year later.

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Contact: Céline Poissant
Organization: McGill University Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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Young guns speak out

Thu, 2006-09-07 10:30

They're young, they're smart, they've got all their hair -- but we like them anyway. Karl Moore interviews a trio of Desautels Faculty of Management students and picks their fertile brains. Great insight into the minds of the people who will be signing our paychecks one day soon.

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Satanic Purses: Book explodes myths of terrorist funding

Thu, 2006-08-24 10:30

So, maybe Osama bin Laden is just misunderstood. While economist R.T. Naylor doesn't go that far in his most recent book, he maintains that the al-Qaeda leader's power and influence has been greatly exaggerated by Western governments with hidden agendas.

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Headliners: From big bosses to memory losses

Thu, 2006-08-24 10:30

Oft-interviewed Karl Moore turns the tables on Canadian business bigwigs; Jennifer O'Loughlin hammers home another nail in the coffin of coffin nails; Dalius Briedis doesn't know what all the stink is about with our public pools; and Barbara Sherwin says that a little estrogen'll keep you sharp as a tack.

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Buying a Better World

Thu, 2006-08-03 16:00

Brenda Plant, BA'92, BSW'95, is a businesswoman who mixes a passion for social justice with hard-headed capitalism. Plant is the co-founder of Ethiquette.ca, a for-profit web-based company that takes all the work out of responsible purchasing.

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Montreal scientists and business leaders put heads together to accelerate life sciences innovation and socio-economic gains

Mon, 2006-07-24 12:00

Montreal will soon have a new life sciences accelerator that will galvanize the city's solid footing on the international research stage.

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Contact: Annabel Seyller
Office Phone: 514-398-9772
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Laughter is the best management

Thu, 2006-07-13 13:00

So... did ya hear the one about the Executive Vice-President, Business Solutions, who attended the McGill Creative Thinking & Innovation Seminar for Managers? On tap July 19 to 21, this unique collaboration between the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management's International Executive Institute and the Just For Laughs festival teaches businesspeople to manage more effectively by using key comedic elements such as improvisation, timing and creativity.

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Contact: Marie-Hélène Laplante
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Office Phone: 514-398-7392
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Corner office/ Summer leadership series

Mon, 2006-07-10 12:00

McGill professor Karl Moore interviewed business leaders as part of the Desautels Faculty of Management CEO Speaker Series. The first conversation is with Bombardier's Pierre Beaudoin, who reflects on the challenges and rewards of leading a family-controlled business on the world stage.

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