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Universities experiment with their own MOOCs

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:39

Some three years after the first U.S. MOOC was launched to great fanfare, massive open online courses are becoming part of the higher-ed mainstream. Some of the largest Canadian universities are expanding their course offerings and applying the lessons they learn to the benefit of paying, on-campus students.

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The First Year’s Guide to U0 Management

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:30

By Michelle Sung

You've just come off the high of graduating high school and enjoying summer. Now, you’re thrust into a new city, a new school and plenty of new faces. After the chaos of frosh and O-Week have passed, you’re eager to start your management career off on the right foot. Luckily for you, I’ve compiled a guide to help you survive your first year at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Guy Hachey Named to Hexcel Corporation's Board of Directors

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:23

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL)(BOURSE:HXL) today announced that Mr. Guy Hachey will be joining its Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Hachey will serve on Hexcel's Compensation Committee.

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Why it’s harder today to build trust on teams

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:20

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mark Mortensen, a former colleague at McGill, who is now at [international business school] Insead.

How are teams different today than five or 10 years ago? How have they evolved?

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Dr Devi Singh, Ex-Dir IIML designated new Vice Chancellor JKLU

Tue, 2014-10-07 13:11

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur has announced the joining of Dr Devi Singh, Ex director IIM Lucknow as the new Vice Chancellor of JKLU. Welcoming Dr Singh as their new Vice Chancellor JKLU says “A strong proponent and practitioner of the Industry-academia interface, Dr. Singh brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience that will serve as an inspiration to JKLU faculty and students alike. We are sure that JKLU will achieve added heights of academic rigour, research focus and education excellence under his astute guidance.”

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Honduras government, ASJ and Transparency International sign agreement for transparency

Tue, 2014-10-07 13:09

Transparency International (TI), its national chapter in Honduras, Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa (ASJ), and the Government of the Republic of Honduras signed a collaboration agreement today aimed at promoting and encouraging transparency and accountability, combatting corruption in the country and strengthening the institutions that make up the national integrity system.

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Patients', family caregivers', and professionals' perspectives on quality of palliative care: A qualitative study

Fri, 2014-10-03 15:18

Authors: Vedel, I., Ghadi, V., Lapointe, L., Routelous, C., Aegerter, P.e, Guirimand, F.f  
Publication: Palliative Medicine

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The evolution of the Quartier de l’innovation’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Thu, 2014-10-02 10:33

In light of the 2008 financial crisis, fostering entrepreneurship has increasingly moved toward the forefront of economic development and city planning. Beyond acting as an important driver of innovation, employment, and productivity growth, entrepreneurship has also been hailed by some as filling the void between wages and living standards. But when we turn to examples of spontaneous entrepreneurial successes in Silicon Valley, is there a specific set of conditions under which these start-ups thrive and attract venture capital?

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Everything you Need to Know About Eating Insects

Thu, 2014-10-02 10:27

With a growing world population and diminishing resources, we explore the sustainable option of edible insects. 

What do you think about entomphagy? Tell us about it!

Watch the video.

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