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AuthorsFaraj, S.Kudaravalli, S., and Wasko, M.

PublicationMIS Quarterly

Published: 19Nov2015

Message regarding the Paris attacks

Dear colleagues, students and alumni,

As we learn more about the horrific events that happened Friday in Paris, we would like to express our solidarity with the French nation. If you know alumni in Paris, students studying abroad in Paris, students who come from Paris and have family there or anybody from our Desautels community in Paris, please reach out to make sure they are safe. Let us know if we can help in any way.

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management

Ongoing University resources include :

Published: 16Nov2015

Course Evaluations matter... evaluate your courses! [Condensed Period]


MERCURY Course Evaluations are now available to students until December 8 for units following the condensed period (or until December 24 for units following the default period).

1st Annual Value Chain Analytics Conference

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

1st Annual Value Chain Analytics Conference

November 27, 2015
8 am – 1:30 pm
Bronfman Bldg., Rm. 151

Henry Mintzberg - La Société Plurielle

Henry Mintzberg enseigne la gestion à l’Université McGill depuis 45 ans. La renommée de ce Montréalais d’origine dépasse les frontières du Québec et du Canada. Iconoclaste avéré, le pro-fesseur Mintzberg aime quitter les sentiers universitaires battus pour emprunter des chemins moins fréquentés, des chemins parfois même marqués « à gauche ».

Read full article: Magazine Forces, November 3, 2015

Published: 3Nov2015

When it comes to short-selling, flair for the dramatic growing in importance

“To me it treads on that fine line because, in a way, you create your own insider information,” said Kenneth Lester, a finance professor at McGill University in Montreal and CEO of Lester Asset Management.

Read full article: Financial Post, November 2, 2015

Published: 3Nov2015

Nuvo Research® Announces Appointment to its Board of Directors

Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI) (Nuvo or the Company), a specialty pharmaceutical company with growing revenues and a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the appointment of Samira Sakhia to its Board of Directors. 

Read full article: Dallas South News, November 3, 2015


Published: 3Nov2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities Makes Key Strategic Hires, Expands Renewable Energy Team

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, LLC (CohnReznick Cap Markets) has added three new members to its renewable energy team to further support its growing industry practice.
Nick Sangermano
A notable industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements.  Nick will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital.

Published: 3Nov2015

Club attempts to expand use of bitcoins on campus

This September during Frosh week, the McGill Cryptocurrency Club (MCC) initiated a “bitcoin airdrop,” handing out paper envelopes with vouchers for bitcoin, a form of digital currency, to be redeemed within three months. According to Michael Gord, a U4 Management student and co-founder of MCC, over $1,000 in bitcoin has been given away to McGill students to date, with around a 50 per cent claim rate.

Published: 3Nov2015