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Accounting for Beauty

Mon, 2012-08-20 12:00

Consider three professionals: Sam, Jane and Bob. Sam works in a skyscraper with a gorgeous view of the city. Jane works in an industry that revolves around cosmetics and beauty care products, and Bob draws up spreadsheets and financial models every day. Which one do you think is the accountant?

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Palit: Facebook to Have Trouble Growing Profitably

Fri, 2012-08-17 12:00

Anupam Palit (BCom’02), senior research analyst at Greencrest Capital Management, talks with Bloomberg's Deirdre Bolton about the drop in Facebook's stock price with yesterday's lockup expiration and what investors should watch for going forward. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

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From Olympic Glory to the MBA Masses

Mon, 2012-08-13 12:00

In the time it takes most MBA students to pull out their notebooks and iPads for a class on microeconomic theory, Usain Bolt would have run clear across campus and been in a cab on his way to discuss his latest lucrative sponsorship offer. At least he would if he were enrolled in business school, which he’s not. But should he be?

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BCom In-Course Prize Winners

Tue, 2012-07-31 12:00

The Undergraduate Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the winners of In-Course Student Prizes (for returning students). Please join us in congratulating these exceptional students:

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Running Away to the Cirque

Thu, 2012-06-28 12:00

Take a few moments and list the companies an accounting student could potentially work for. Was Cirque du Soleil on that list? Chances are it probably wasn’t, and why would it be? Most people don’t automatically think of Cirque du Soleil as a place to attract the financially minded who draw up financial statements and handle tax related issues.

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BCom Graduating Scholarship Recipients

Wed, 2012-06-20 12:00

The Undergraduate Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the graduating prize winner:

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Redmen defenceman McKiernan merits Guy Lafleur Award

Wed, 2012-06-06 12:00

In the classroom, McKiernan completed nine courses and achieved 27 credits over the school year, achieving a grade-point average of 3.65 (the equivalent of 91.3 per cent) as an accounting major in the Desautels faculty of management. He was recently awarded with the Uldis Auders Memorial Trophy, presented annually to the top sophomore student-athlete at McGill.

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Canmore kicker awaits call from above

Thu, 2012-05-03 12:00

Canmore’s Austin Anderson is prepared for a higher calling. The 23-year-old kicker is expected to be chosen in the CFL draft following a stellar career with the McGill Redmen, Thursday (May 3). … Within the span of a month, Anderson will have finished his Business Management degree at McGill and earned a CFL invitation.

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McGill kicker Austin Anderson a favourite for upcoming CFL draft

Wed, 2012-04-18 12:00

MONTREAL — With the annual CFL draft just around the corner, again this year, a few local university prospects are on the radar. One of then is McGill kicker Austin Anderson.

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William Shatner: The Dossier

Wed, 2012-04-18 12:00

Degree: Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, class of 1952

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