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Ecodrain: l'idée de grand-papa est devenue réalité

David Velan, 37 ans, aurait bien pu gagner sa vie confortablement comme salarié. Avec son diplôme en génie industriel de UBC et son MBA de McGill, il n'aurait eu guère de mal à trouver un employeur. À la place, il a préféré investir temps et argent dans la création d'un récupérateur de chaleur de douche qu'il souhaite maintenant faire adopter par l'industrie de la construction.

Lire l'article complet: La Presse, 5 Juin, 2016

Published: 6Jun2016

Engineering culture and the reproduction of sex segregation

Men and women tend to work in different jobs. This tendency, called occupational sex segregation, is a primary cause of the gender pay gap. A recent McKinsey study finds that reducing occupational sex segregation could contribute $2 Trillion to the U.S. economy.

Despite advances toward equality in other areas, occupational sex segregation has remained essentially unchanged over the last quarter century. What keeps some jobs dominated by men and others by women?

Published: 3Jun2016

Thesis Defense Presentation: Donghoon Shin

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

Mr. Donghoon Shin, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Strategy & Organization will be presenting his thesis defense entitled:

#UofTGrad16: Anti-doping crusader Dick Pound

He started out as an Olympic swimmer and he’s been fighting against the current ever since.

...Best known as an outspoken advocate for competing clean, Richard (Dick) Pound has been the international face of the fight against doping in elite sport, particularly at the Olympic Games, for almost two decades through his work with the Montreal-headquartered World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Published: 3Jun2016

Loyalist convocations featuring guest speakers

A quartet of special guests will be speaking at Loyalist College for the 49th Annual Convocation Ceremonies. The four ceremonies, which take next Thursday and Friday, recognize new graduates and celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends.

...Later that day, at 2:30 p.m., president and chief executive officer of Cogeco Connexion, Louise St-Pierre, will speak at the School of Media, Arts + Design and the School of Continuing Education.

Published: 3Jun2016

Larry Rossy’s McGill Desautels Faculty of Management Convocation Address on Tuesday, June 1, 2016

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The newest member of the Desautels family of alumni, Dollarama Founder and Executive Chairman and McGill philanthropist Larry Rossy, BA’65, LLD’16, offered Seven Life Lessons to Desautels graduating students on June 1, 2016.

Chancellor Meighen, Chairman of the Board Cobbett, Principal Fortier, honoured guests, distinguished faculty members, proud families, friends, and fellow McGill grads.

When Principal Fortier asked me to give today’s address I was honoured and moved, initially, but then, I was more than a little apprehensive.

Published: 2Jun2016

Refugee Policies and Grassroots Knowledge: A Public Dialogue between Government and Civil Society

7Jun201617:30
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Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 
Location: Samuel Bronfman Building - 1590 Docteur-Penfield Avenue

Global Power Announces Appointment of Two New Directors to its Board

Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (OTC:GLPW) (“Global Power”) today announced it has appointed two independent directors to its Board of Directors.  Following this appointment, the Global Power Board of Directors now consists of 10 members.  The newly appointed directors are as follows: 

Published: 2Jun2016

How To Network Like an Introvert

Introverts can make great networkers—that’s what really came home to me last night. Rather than acting like my usual extroverted self at a group gathering, I thought I should network half the time like an introvert, and it worked like a charm!

Published: 1Jun2016

Director of International Sales to Speak at EU-US Trade Forum

Health Enterprises, Inc., a leading consumer health products company, announces the participation of Mr. Brooke Fishback, director of international sales, in the European Union – United States (EU-US) trade forum in Tallinn, Estonia June 2nd & 3rd.

The EU-US “Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Best Practices Workshop” will bring together leading government officials and private sector business professionals to review ways to improve trade between the EU and the US, and is the 7th EU-US trade forum in the framework of the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC).

Published: 1Jun2016

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