anita nowak

McGill business students focus on helping Syrian refugees

Published: 28Apr2016

Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she...

A lifetime in academia

Published: 17Feb2016

When Anita Nowak, GrDip 99, studied in the graduate diploma program of Concordia’s Department of Communication Studies, she says “a whole new world of cultural studies opened up to me.”...

McGill students give future Syrian newcomers English lessons online

Published: 7Jan2016

Many people are offering help to Syrian refugees after they arrive in Quebec, but students are reaching out to refugees while they remain overseas....

Debate: What is the Role of Business in Humanitarian Issues?

Published: 20Nov2015

What is the wider role of business in society? While it has long been acknowledged that big businesses in particular have a part to play – by virtue of their place in society as well as the people...

Trois programmes dans l'air du temps

Published: 19Nov2015

Des milliers d'étudiants de partout dans le monde suivent gratuitement le cours en ligne Social Learning for Social Impact, travaillent en équipe et apprennent à réaliser des initiatives sociales...

A different kind of MOOC

Published: 2Oct2015

The Desautels Faculty of Management launched a world’s first on September 16, coining a new word in the process. According to the people who put the course together, “Social Learning for Social...

Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup

Published: 26Jun2014

One June 5, four teams were crowned victors of the 2014 McGill Dobson Cup, the annual start-up competition hosted by the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Desautels Faculty of Management....

McGill students’ plans to help rebuild Lac-Mégantic win praise

Published: 25Jun2014

One year after a runaway train transporting oil plowed through the downtown core of Lac-Mégantic, igniting and razing much of the town’s commercial centre, three McGill University students with a...