Professor Robert David is co-organizer of Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions and Entrepreneurship
Desautels Faculty of Management professor Robert David is co-organizer of the Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions and Entrepreneurship, being held in Ithaca, New York, on July 22-24, 2007.
BCom sophomore Jean-Michel Filiatrault, a goaltender with the McGill University Redmen, has won the Guy Lafleur trophy as the Quebec university player who best combines hockey with academic success.
Professor Karl Moore's citations on the airline industry are matched by only two other people from McGill with more than 117 citations across Canada.
Professor Vedat Verter has won the 2007 Service Prize from the Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS). This award is given to one or two people each year by the Society to acknowledge an outstanding contribution to the development of operations research in Canada.
Clive Chang will be awarded the Quebec Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students at the Spring 2007 Convocation.
A paper by Alain Pinsonneault, Imasco Chair of Information Systems and James McGill Professor, has been selected as a Highly Commended Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, 2007. Co-authored with then PhD student Marlei Pozzebon (now a professor in the Department of Information Technologies at HEC Montréal), the paper, "Combining social shaping of technology and communicative action theory for understanding rhetorical closure in IT," first appeared in Information Technology & People. Emerald is a leading English-language publisher of academic and professional literature in management, library services and engineering. Click on "More information" to view the article.
Desautels Faculty of Management BCom finance major Kanusruti Bhatkulikar was one of four students from Montreal universities awarded a Bachelor's Degree Bursary from the Quebec-India Business Council.
The Desautels Faculty of Management BCom team of Marie-Aude Pigeon, Paul Arlin, Dominique Guay, Vadim Tulchinsky and Jean-Michel Marcotte took third place in the Financial Education Challenge at the 2007 Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) Central Canada Regional Exposition in Ottawa for their program of workshops in Montreal-area high schools on financial literacy.
The Desautels Faculty of Management is hosting a breakfast with Don Tapscott, co-author of "Wikinomics: How mass collaboration changes everything," on April 16, 2007.
Desautels Faculty of Management professor Liette Lapointe's Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) team has won over $3.7 million in funding for conducting research on frailty and aging.