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Simple Copper Device Could Save Millions of Lives

Fri, 2013-07-12 10:43

A simple copper device based on an ancient method for storing water may save the lives of millions of children around the world, experts say.
The device, now undergoing year-long tests in Kenya and India, is a coil of electric copper cables that is suspended in water. It has been proven in the laboratory to kill the pathogens.

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McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management joins the Latin American MBA Alumni Network

Thu, 2013-07-11 14:48

We are pleased to announce that the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill has agreed to be a business school partner with the Latin American MBA Alumni Network (LAMBA). LAMBA is a professional association that connects Latin American MBA graduates with one another and with corporations in Canada.

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Windsor Capital Advisors Announces That WB II Acquisition Corp. and Input Capital Corp. Have Entered Into Amalgamation Agreement

Thu, 2013-07-11 11:26

WB II Acqui­si­tion Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a “three-cornered” amal­ga­ma­tion agree­ment (the “Amal­ga­ma­tion Agree­ment”) pur­suant to the pro­vi­sions of The Busi­ness Cor­po­ra­tions Act (Saskatchewan) dated July 5, 2013 with Input Cap­i­tal Corp. (“Input”) and 101235015 Saskatchewan Ltd.

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Gardez vos liquidités encore quelques mois

Wed, 2013-07-10 11:20

Chaque samedi, un financier répond à nos questions. Il donne sa lecture des marchés, offre son point de vue sur la Bourse et lance quelques conseils d'investissement. Cette semaine, Ken Lester, de Gestion d'actifs Lester à Montréal.

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Olympic Twins, National Soccer Champs, among 2013 Inductees to McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Thu, 2013-07-11 11:09

Four national team members, including a pair of Olympians and McGill’s 1982 Redmen soccer team – which captured the Canadian championship – headline a new cast of inductees selected for the McGill Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the list of honoured members to 116 since the pantheon opened in 1996.

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New Internet Start-Up Hypejar Uses Social Media to Accurately Forecast Demand for Future Products

Thu, 2013-07-11 11:05

An online social platform that accurately forecasts future sales of new products has won first place at the Desautels Faculty of Management’s entrepreneurial competition, the Dobson Cup.

... Team leader and Desautels graduate Grant Yim (BCom'03) says “It is unique in the fact that there is nowhere else to find, in one place, information about products that have not yet been released. Also, existing market research organisations do not leverage social media, and as such their data is expensive and the sample sizes are smaller.”

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Leadership Lessons from Canada's Most Senior Female General

Thu, 2013-07-11 11:01

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to General Chris Whitecross, Canada's most senior female general.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, July 9, 2013

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Dr. Joanne Liu Elected President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Wed, 2013-07-10 11:20

Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL Module 4 participant) has been elected President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International, effective October 1, 2013.  

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Call for Proposals: IPLAI Fall 2013 Independent Reading Groups

Fri, 2013-07-05 10:06

The Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI) invites proposals for informal reading groups in the interdisciplinary humanities. IPLAI will provide space for approved seminars, and help with organization and advertising.

Groups will:

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Hot Cities Report: Russia Is Many Things, But Boring Isn't One of Them

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Ten months ago, I volunteered to help organize Desautels’ fifth annual Hot Cities of the World trip. I enjoy the challenge of detailed logistics; in my pre-MBA life, I booked national concert tours and publicity campaigns. As it turns out, booking a Canadian tour and booking a Russian trip for 44 people are very different beasts.

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