Edible Insects: The Alternative Protein People are Buzzing About

Here’s the thing: We may not like the idea of eating insects, but over the years, our collective attitude will likely change – mostly because it has to. With rampant population growth and scarce land, we have no choice but to embrace alternative forms of protein if we hope to survive. Even our overfished oceans, which will comprise 50 percent plastic waste by 2050, won’t keep us alive.2


Published: 14Nov2016

The growing trend of social engagement in companies

Part 2 of an interview with Paola Pérez-Alemán, Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, McGill University. 

Read full interview: Christian News Today, November 14, 2016 

Published: 14Nov2016

Eric Friedman: ‘I’ve always had trouble disconnecting from my work’

Eric Friedman, 39, is co-founder and chief technology officer of Fitbit Inc., a maker of wearable fitness monitors that can track and share user data.

Published: 14Nov2016

Thesis Defense Presentation: Natalia Aguilar Delgado

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Ms. Natalia Aguilar Delgado, a doctoral student in the area of Strategy & Organization at McGill University will be presenting her thesis defense entitled:

Thesis Defense Presentation: Michael G. Klein

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Mr. Michael G. Klein, a doctoral student at McGill University will be presenting his thesis defense entitled:

Analytical Models for Specialist Care in Rural Areas

Reputation management: facing contentious issues head-on may be the best approach say researchers

Denial and resistance in the face of public pressure on organizations is ineffective, according to Professor Robert David of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

In many industry sectors, contentious issues – such as pertaining to the environment, corporate governance, or social equity – can incite media attention and public pressure on organizations to change their behaviour.

Published: 11Nov2016

Global business schools turn to Asia for inspiration

What will business schools look like when they are created on the surface of Mars some decades from now? That is the question Santiago Iniguez, dean of Spain's IE Business School, has been asking himself for the past several years.

Published: 10Nov2016

The Growing Trend of Social Engagement in Companies

Part 2 of an interview with Paola Pérez-Alemán, Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, McGill University.

Read full interview: Latin Trade, November 10, 2016 

Published: 10Nov2016

Two McGill students use company to raise awareness for diabetes

Two students from McGill Univeristy have founded a company to help raise awareness about diabetes and to help those coping with it.

Yumi Box is a whole grain subscription box that delivers preportioned and preseasoned whole grains to your front door.

“All you have to do is add water, add heat and you have healthy carbs delivered to you,” Zoey Li, McGill University dietetic student, said.

Read full article: Global News, November 9, 2016 

Published: 10Nov2016

Easy-to-make meals for diabetics featured on Global News

Zoey Li, co-founder of YUMiBOX by YUMiTRITION and current McGill dietetic student, was recently featured on Global News Montreal. YUMiBOX is a subscription box company that sells whole grain products to support diabetic blood sugar control.

Zoey and her co-founder Mengyin Hong came in 1st place in the Small & Medium Enterprise category of the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup winning $15,000, and took the Food and Agribusiness Convergent Innovation Prize of $5,000 home as well.

Published: 10Nov2016