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Desautels wins big at trading competition

Marking the sixth year of participating in the 2018 Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC), a team of Desautels’ students took 1st place in the MATLAB Options Volatility Case....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

Jean-Pierre Després wins 2018 Manulife Prize

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), announced that Dr....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

1st Fashion Retailing Conference

Join us in Montreal on April 27-28, 2018 for the 1st Fashion Retailing Conference.

Organized by the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, this conference will provide a forum for exchange —for both professionals and academics— at the newly opened Donald E. Armstrong Building....

Published: 26 Mar 2018

McGill annonce que le docteur Jean-Pierre Després est le lauréat 2018 du Prix Manuvie 2018 pour la promotion d’une santé active

Le prix, d'une valeur de 50 000 $, récompense le pionnier de la recherche pour la détection et la prévention de l'obésité abdominale

Montréal - 22 mars 2018 L'Université McGill, en association avec Manuvie et le Centre de convergence de la santé et de l’économie de l’Université McGill (MCCHE), est heureuse d'annoncer que le Dr Jean-Pierre Després, professeur au Département de kinésiologie de la Faculté de médecine à l'Université Laval et pionnie...

Published: 26 Mar 2018

McGill announces Dr. Jean-Pierre Després as the 2018 Winner of the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it Montreal - March 22, 2018

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), is pleased to announce that Dr....

Published: 26 Mar 2018

IMHL grad promoted to nursing director

Chantal Souligny (IMHL’14) has been selected as the new Director of Nursing for the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), effective March 19, bringing considerable experience in the health care sector to the role. 

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Published: 23 Mar 2018

Competition success for MBA exchange student

Luiz Barreto, an MBA exchange student at Desautels, represented the Faculty as a finalist in the Wharton People Analytics Case Competition, which took place on March 22 in Philadelphia.

He entered the competition under the guidance of Professor Brian Rubineau and his People Analytics course.

Luiz presented his case to a panel of leading industry and academic representatives, as well as competition attendees.

Published: 23 Mar 2018

Sale of Montreal’s renowned comedy festival is nothing to laugh at

With the news that Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival has been sold to an American investor group, some worry about what this will mean for the city’s signature comedy event.

Professor Karl Moore shares his perspective, stating that “it's unfortunate that another successful Quebec company has resorted to foreign ownership.”

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Published: 23 Mar 2018

Professor Moore recognized at Bravo 2018

McGill University hosted annual Bravo gala on March 15 to honour the McGill researchers and scholars across disciplines who won special awards, memberships, and prizes during the preceding year.

Among the list of distinguished honourees was Professor Karl Moore who was presented with the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media – Outstanding Achievement.

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Published: 22 Mar 2018

EMBA grad bringing music to the people

Apollo Music Store, founded by Philippe-Aubert Messier (EMBA’13) is embarking on a new venture through the introduction of a web application, which will allow users to search a growing repertoire on Canadian and international music through a refined music keyword search, among other features.

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Published: 22 Mar 2018

Loto-Québec names EMBA alumnus to board

Hugo Delorme (EMBA’16), Director of Corporate Services at CN has been recently named a Board Member for Loto-Québec.

Published: 22 Mar 2018

Taiga motors will soon shake up snowmobile industry

Taiga Motors, founded by McGill Engineering grads and winners of the McGill Dobson Cup, is preparing to launch the very first electric snowmobile — a vehicle that can go from zero to 95 kilometers per hour in three seconds and boasts zero emissions.

The company has already collected a few hundred preorders, with hopes to reach 1,000 by the end of the summer.

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Published: 20 Mar 2018

Altrum recognized for management excellence

For a third consecutive year, Altrum de Saint-Martin has been recognized among the best managed private enterprises in Canada – an honour that its General Director, Louis-David Bourque (EMBA’11), is especially proud of.

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Published: 20 Mar 2018

A BCom alumna talks career, life and inspiration

Since graduating from Desautels, Debra Kelsall (BCom’15, Honours in Investment Management) has achieved great success as an associate in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs in London, where she works in debt capital markets and corporate risk management.

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Published: 20 Mar 2018

From the NHL to the world of business

If Mathieu Darche (BCom'00) accomplished his life-long dream of playing hockey in the NHL years ago, his current experience as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing (Canada) for Delmar International is no less thrilling.

He recently sat down with Le Journal de Montréal to talk about his current career aspirations, how his McGill degree continues to serve him well, and his personal life as a family man. 

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Published: 20 Mar 2018

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