Students at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management will soon have a state-of-the-art trading room installed in the Faculty’s building, thanks to funding and expertise provided by Desjardins Group, Canada’s leading cooperative financial group.
Montreal Canadiens forward Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) has been invited by his alma mater to perform the ceremonial faceoff at Friday's university hockey game between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the McGill Redmen at McConnell Arena.
Prof. Karl Moore of Desautels Faculty of Management was on CBC Radio's Home Run Monday afternoon talking about how McGill students are using Social Media to raise money to send poor Indian girls to school. Their goal is to raise $10,000 in 10 days. 29 McGill students will be spending 10 days in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore from February 19th to 28th as part of the 5 Hot Cities of the World tour.
To the people of Wakefield, Que., Norma Walmsley (BCom'50) was a town "matriarch" who spearheaded the campaign to rebuild the community's cherished covered bridge after it burned down in 1984. To many others, she was an impassioned advocate for the advancement of women in the developing world.
The celebrated investor Peter Cundill has died, but his influence will continue to be felt in his contributions to the financial world, to philanthropy and to the broader community. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill in 1960.
Jennifer Heil prendra sa retraite à la fin de la saison.
She grew up here, learned to ski here, had her parents drive her eight hours from their home in Spruce Grove, Alta., to this snowy oasis on the western edge of Calgary. And now, Olympic gold and silver medalist Jennifer Heil gets to say farewell here.
If you missed it live, you can now see all of the TEDXMcGill 2010 talks and performances online. Desautels participants include Professor Henry Mintzberg, Professor Karl Moore, and BCom student, Daniel Shiner.
Double médaillée olympique, cinq fois championne de la Coupe du monde, deux fois championne du monde, Jennifer Heil n'a plus rien à prouver sur les pistes de ski acrobatique.
Desautels places 1st and 3rd at the 2011 edition of the Jeux du commerce, held at the Telfer School of Management at Ottawa University.