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The Globe and Mail - What makes the most successful investment banker

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks with Bob Dorrance, the CEO of TD Securities.

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Montreal Gazette, et al. - $9 million supercomputer 'is just so cool'

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

Anything you can do, Guillimin can do better. Quebec's new $9-million supercomputer can do everything better, faster and more efficiently than it's ever been done before, which has researchers here salivating over the chance to sink their data into the province's most powerful computing centre.

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National Post - Wise words for grads

Sat, 2011-06-11 12:00

What could anyone say to equip the class of 2011 for an uncertain future?

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National Post - Canadiens not letting Darche get away

Sat, 2011-06-11 12:00

Montreal The Montreal Canadiens are hanging on to Mathieu Darche, after signing the veteran forward on Friday to a one year contract.

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Global Toronto, Vancouver Sun, et al. - Pros and cons weighed for fat-fighting surgery on minors

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

Studies in adults have shown weight-loss surgery can cure morbid obesity in adults. McGill University researchers have reported that permanent weight loss via bariatric surgery reduces the risk of death by 89 per cent compared to no surgery in only five years of follow-up.

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Telegraph Journal - MS funding sparks medical ethics debate

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

One of Canada's leading medical ethicists said provincial funding for experimental medicine is fine, so long as it follows clinical methodology. But a Saint John area doctor said recent provincial funding for a controversial procedure is breaking those ethical guidelines.

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Montreal Gazette - Statin discovery a compelling story to tell

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

(Chemistry prof Joe Schwarcz): "They are the best-selling class of drugs of all time, but statins are not without controversy."

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CNN - Why we're creating a ‘chickenosaurus’

Sun, 2011-06-12 12:00

(excerpt from Jack Horner's Ted talk): "...My colleague Hans Larsson, using developmental biology techniques at McGill University, was studying the transition between extinct dinosaurs and birds, trying to understand how birds came to lose their tails and transform hands to wings."

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National Post, Montreal Gazette - At the dictionary society of North America, words matter — a lot

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

When members of the Dictionary Society of North America get together, passions are stirred by everything from “Samuel Johnson’s lexicographical domesticity” to “The emergence of the hip-hop lexis.” But when words are your business, the work is never ending, even outside the conference room.

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Globe and Mail - Dark and light of the new world of work

Thu, 2011-06-09 12:00

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail speaks with Lynda Gratton, a senior professor at the London Business School.

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