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Executive Appointments Advance MGM Resorts International's Leadership Role In Environmental Sustainability

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:42

Chris Magee has been promoted to Vice President of Sustainable Facilities, while Yalmaz Siddiqui joined MGM Resorts as Vice President of Corporate Sustainability. 

Siddiqui was Founding Chair, and is currently on the Board of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, a multi-stakeholder effort working on defining, measuring and recognizing sustainable purchasing by large organization. He has a Masters degree in Environment & Development from the University of Cambridge in England and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in Canada.

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Managers, et si vous appreniez à... vous taire!

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:40

...Bref, nombre de dirigeants d'entreprise gagneraient clairement à apprendre à se taire. Ne serait que pour mieux écouter ce que les autres ont à leur dire. D'ailleurs, le professeur de management à l'Université McGill Henry Mintzberg lui-même en a fait une loi, celle du 50-50, qui stipule que «tout dirigeant qui entre dans une discussion (en face-à-face, en réunion à plusieurs, etc.) se doit de parler tout autant qu'elle écoute», sans quoi elle ne retirera jamais rien d'intéressant de ses rencontres avec autrui.

Source Site: /desautels

Doctoral Dissertation Defense (Musicology): Jacob Sagrans

Fri, 2016-09-23 14:15
Tanna Schulich Hall : Room A510, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC

Early Music and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, 1958 to 2015

Source Site: /music

Contested Claims: Marine Conservation and Natural Gas Extraction in Southeastern Tanzania

Fri, 2016-09-23 12:30 - 14:30

Contested Claims: Marine Conservation and Natural Gas Extraction in Southeastern Tanzania
Justin Raycraft
McGill University

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Professor Adelle Blackett awarded research fellowship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

Tue, 2016-09-20 13:11

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., has been awarded a research fellowship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. This prestigious prize, which is valued at $225,000, recognizes public intellectuals in the humanities and social sciences who venture beyond the boundaries of their disciplines to find new solutions to complex issues of major importance to Canadians.  

Source Site: /law

Team led by MNI researcher receive $6.1 million to study MS

Tue, 2016-09-20 11:59

A project led by an MNI researcher has been awarded $6.1 million to study progressive multiple sclerosis.

The International Progressive MS Alliance has awarded three $6.1 million Collaborative Network Award grants for a total investment of $18.4 million toward accelerating the pace of progressive MS research. More than 2.3 million people worldwide live with MS and more than one million of those living with the disease have progressive MS.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro