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Bombardier's new CEO could be on the hot seat at first annual meeting

Bombardier's new CEO is expected to be on the hot seat next week as he meets for the first time with shareholders who are clamouring for a turnaround plan after enduring a rough year by the struggling transportation giant. After just six weeks on the job, Alain Bellemare is unlikely to be blamed for the company's poor financial performance, which drove its shares down 45 per cent in the past year and 66 per cent since 2011. 

Published: 4May2015

McGill athletes of the year McNicoll and Sylla initiated as honourary Calgarians at 2015 BLG awards

Two student-athletes from McGill University -- basketball star Mariam Sylla and hockey player Cedric McNicoll -- were initiated as honourary Calgarians on Sunday. The dynamic duo are representing the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec among eight national finalists for the 23rd annual BLG Awards.

Read full article: McGill Athletics, May 3, 2015

Published: 4May2015

Desautels Spring 2015 Convocation

28May201510:00
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12:00

Date & Time: Thursday, May 28 at 10 am
Location: Lower Campus

For the full McGill Convocation schedule, please refer here.

Elizabeth Wirth gives $7.5M to Schulich School of Music

McGill alumna Elizabeth A. Wirth, BA’64, has made a landmark gift of $7.5 million to enhance student-related programs at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University. In recognition of her exceptional generosity for this and previous gifts, McGill is naming the New Music Building on Sherbrooke St. in her honour.
The announcements of the gift and the renaming of the building were made earlier this evening at a special event at McGill celebrating philanthropy and showcasing the impact that private support is having on the Schulich School of Music and its students.

Published: 1May2015

Making a Competitive Difference by Embracing Digital Technologies

Hamidreza Mafi is a strategy consultant at Accenture Inc, and is aligned to Enterprise Architecture and Application Strategy practice. He has completed his MBA studies with concentrations in Strategy and Finance from McGill University, and holds a Master of Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Ottawa.

Published: 1May2015

Film Music Wind Orchestra

20Jun201519:30
Pollack Hall 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, CA

Artist Diploma Recital: Veronika Cherniak, violin

17May201517:00
Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

Class of Andrew Wan

Geostrategic Location and the Economic Center of Gravity of the World

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from McGill University in Global Strategy and Leadership (2014). He has served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute (WBI) and as Special Situations Analyst in the Global Equities team at Natcan Investment Management.

 

以史为鉴,可以知兴替

“Use History as a Mirror, and you will see the rise and fall [of nations]”

– Excerpt from Eulogy to Wei Zheng, Chancellor of the Tang Dynasty

 

Published: 1May2015

Artist Diploma Recital: Jiwon Kim, baroque violin

4May201519:00
Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

Class of Hélène Plouffe

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