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Online Course Inspires Students to Create the First School in an Iraqi Refugee Camp near Dohuk

Thu, 2016-04-21 13:34

Four students have set up a school in a refugee camp near the Iraqi city of Dohuk, the first of its kind within this camp. Having met through an online course run by the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada, the students from Morocco – the world’s first online course specifically designed for group learning (also known as GROOC) –  the students from Morocco, the UK, Iraq and Canada established the Heart ELT (English Language Teaching) School. 

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Expanding the horizons of digital social networks: Mixing big trace datasets with qualitative approaches

Thu, 2016-04-21 13:30

Authors: Whelan, E., Teigland, R., Vaast, E.Butler, B.

Publication: Information and Organization


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Boy Scouts will honor Buddy Stemple with 2016 Service Award

Thu, 2016-04-21 13:25

The 28th Annual Distinguished Community Service Award Dinner is scheduled for Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the Jackson County Armed Forces Reserve Center (Armory) in Millwood.

The proceeds from this dinner go to the Little Kanawha District of the Allohak Council BSA for activities in the District, which includes the Scouting units of Jackson, Roane, Calhoun, and Wirt Counties.

Entertainment for the evening will be Major General James A. Hoyer, Adjutant General of West Virginia Joint Forces Headquarters – West Virginia.

Source Site: /desautels

How CEO mentoring differs from other levels in a company

Thu, 2016-04-21 13:18

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Maury Peiperl from Cranfeild University and Suzanne de Janasz from Seattle University.

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 19 April, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

Heli-One names new GM of Sales, Marketing and Business Development

Thu, 2016-04-21 13:15

Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently promoted Carolyn Forsyth to General Manager of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. Her prior role was Regional Sales Director for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.  She will now oversee global Sales, Business Development, Marketing as well as PBH Programs at Heli-One.  Previously, Carolyn had spent nearly 20 years in marketing and customer support roles at Pratt & Whitney Canada, CHC, Bond Helicopters and Rotortech.

Source Site: /desautels

Author Anny Scoones discusses memories of her mother, painter Molly Lamb Bobak

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:30 - 19:00
Redpath Library Building : Research Commons Room A, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9


The McGill Friends of the Library are pleased to welcome Anny Scoones, author of Last Dance in Shediac, Memories of Mum, Molly Lamb Bobak.

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Increasing cases of anaphylaxis among children

Thu, 2016-04-21 11:21

Anaphylaxis, known to be a sudden and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, seems to be increasing among children, according to a new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). The findings, published this week in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), reveal that the percentage of emergency department (ED) visits due to anaphylaxis doubled over a four-year period based on data collected from the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC (MCH-MUHC).

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Artist Diploma Recital: Shane Murphy, organ

Sat, 2016-05-28 13:00
L'église du Très-Saint-Nom-de-Jésus : 4215 rue Adam, Montreal, QC , H1V 1T1
Price: Free Admission

Class of Hans-Ola Ericsson

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Seminar: Dominique Paquin

Mon, 2016-05-02 15:30 - 16:30
Burnside Hall : Room 934, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Please join us as we welcome Dr. Dominique Paquin, from Ouranos for his seminar titled "The Climate simulations and analysis group in Ouranos-An analysis of Ouranos’ climate by the simulations’ group". Coffee will be served.

Source Site: /meteo

Montreal Chamber Music Festival Concert

Thu, 2016-06-09 20:00
Strathcona Music Building : Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3


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