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Desautels Students' Concept of Solving Urban Hunger with Diet of Crickets Scores Big Points in Social Entrepreneurship Contest

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:59

A world without hunger could mean a world with a lot more crickets, according to a team of MBA students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.  

...This year's social issue, personally selected by former President Clinton, is centered on the global food crisis in urban slums, affecting more than one billion people worldwide. Mohammed Ashour, McGill's team captain, said his idea was base solely on the concept of insect consumption.

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Alan Desnoyers prend du galon chez BMO Harris

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:57

Alan Desnoyers (BCom'85) a été promu vice-président et directeur général pour le Québec de BMO Banque privée Harris. M. Desnoyers, qui dirigera une équipe d'une centaine de personnes, sera responsable de la mise en oeuvre de la stratégie globale de cette entité qui offre aux plus fortunés des services bancaires et fiduciaires, ainsi que des services de gestion de placement, de planification successorale et philanthropiques.

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Professor Gregory Vit Wins 2013 MUS Professor of the Year Award

Fri, 2013-05-03 15:23

The Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) has awarded the 2013 Professor of the Year Award to Professor Gregory Vit. This annual award recognizes a professor's meaningful involvement with the student body, eagerness to have an impact on students lives outside the classroom, and great insight on theoretical and academic matters. It is the highest honour given by the undergraduate student body at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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IMHL Collaborators Win Grand Challenges Canada Grant

Fri, 2013-05-03 13:05

Students in McGill University’s International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program -- Drs. Padma Venkat, Caroline Kisia and Ahmad Firas Khalid -- are pleased to announce that a low-cost copper device, which has been proven in the lab to kill deadly water-borne pathogens, will be field-tested in poor urban and rural households in India and Kenya with a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) Phase I Proof-of-Concept Grant as part of the 2013 Global Health Stars.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Youth Can Take Hold of the New Age of Social Enterprise

Tue, 2013-04-30 17:15

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University reports from the Social Economy Initiative's flagship event, where former primer minister Paul Martin speaks about how youth can take hold of the new age of social enterprise.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 30, 2013

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Advances in the Sciences of Endocrine Disruption and the Tiered Protocol for Endocrine Disruption (TiPED)

Tue, 2013-05-28 14:00 - 16:00

Are you a McGill professor, post-doctoral fellow or PhD student with an interest in endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs)? Dr. Pete Myers (CEO of Environmental Health Sciences and co-author of Our Stolen Future) and Dr. Karen Peabody O’Brien (Executive Director of Advancing Green Chemistry) will visit McGill to discuss advances in the sciences of endocrine disruption and present TiPED, a new tool for chemists to assess whether chemicals have the potential to be EDCs.

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MBAs champion social entrepreneurship and compete for $1 million

Mon, 2013-04-29 16:30
Hult Prize

A group of Desautels MBA students beat out over 40 teams and 10,000 applicants, including representatives from Harvard, MIT, and Yale, to win the 2013 Hult Prize Boston Regional Finals.

Read about their win in BusinessWeek.

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"Do Implicit Barriers Matter for Globalization?," Review of Financial Studies

Fri, 2013-04-26 14:40

Authors: Carrieri, Francesca; Chaieb, Ines; Errunza, Vihang

Publication: Review of Financial Studies, 2013

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Metti un manager al museo

Fri, 2013-04-26 11:50

Altro che studenti, turisti o facoltose signore. A far la coda per entrare agli Uffizi o alla Cappella Sistina dovrebbero essere gli industriali. Manager e imprenditori, seduti davanti a Raffaello o a Picasso per prendere familiarità con la strategia più trendy del momento: la bellezza. Se ne parla sulla rivista di economia di Harvard, all "Acadamy of Management”, la Copenaghen Business School ha dedicato al rapporto fra arte e leadership un intero dipartimento.

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MD/MBA Student Samuel Waserman Receives HRF Healthcare Management Scholarship

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:41
Sam Waserman

MD/MBA student Samuel Waserman is the recipient of the HRF Healthcare Management Scholarship. He received the top score based on the evaluation conducted by the HRF Scientific Advisory Council. 

The HRF is proud to support the brightest and most talented young minds in Canada to become future scientists and health care leaders with the tools to contribute to the innovative health care system of tomorrow. More information about the HRF can be found at: www.hrf-frs.com.

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