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Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees

Fri, 2016-10-14 16:29

Two inspirational McGill alumni – Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders – will receive honorary doctorate degrees at the university’s fall convocation ceremonies.

These two alumni also hail from the Desautels Faculty of Management: Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) pursued her International Masters for Health Leadership while Bertrand Cesvet (MBA'90) pursued his MBA.

Source Site: /desautels

Baldia Factory Fire, 2012: Lessons for Labour Rights Struggles

Wed, 2016-10-26 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The 2012 Baldia Factory Fire in Pakistan led to the deaths of 255 workers. National and international struggles and litigation ensued. What has been learned? What progress has been made?

Source Site: /law

Holiday Pop Up Shop (Call for Vendors)

Fri, 2016-11-18 10:30 - 15:30

Do you have a special or unique side business, hobby/craft, or talent/service?  …then please read on!

Call for VENDORS

for the Faculty of Education Holiday POP-UP SHOP to raise money for Centraide (United Way).

Contact Information

Contact: Jennifer Coutlee
Office Phone: 514.398.2712
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Ivan Corwin, Columbia University

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:00 - 17:00
Pavillon André-Aisenstadt : Room 6254, 2920, Chemin de la tour, 5th floor, Montreal, QC , H3T 1J4

Integrable probability and the KPZ universality class.

Source Site: /mathstat
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Robert Erhardt, Wake Forest University

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:30 - 15:30
Pavillon André-Aisenstadt : Room 5340, 2920, Chemin de la tour, 5th floor, Montreal, QC , H3T 1J4

An extension of spatial dependence models for estimating short-term temperature portfolio risk.

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Mathias Petreolle, Institut Camille Jordan

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:30 - 14:30
Donner Building : Room PK-4323,

Automates finis et séries génératrices dans les groupes de Coxeter

Dans tout groupe de Coxeter, on peut définir les sous-ensembles des éléments pleinement commutatifs et cycliquement pleinement commutatif.

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Manuel Cabezas, PUC (Santiago, Chile)

Wed, 2016-10-19 15:00 - 16:00
Burnside Hall : room 1205, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Scaling limit for the ant in a high-dimensional labyrinth.

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Eduardo Martinez-Pedroza, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wed, 2016-10-19 15:00 - 16:00
Burnside Hall : Room 920, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

On Hartnell's Firefighting Problem.

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Roman Kozlov, Norwegian School of Economics and CRM

Tue, 2016-10-18 15:30
Pavillon André-Aisenstadt : Room 4336, 2920, Chemin de la tour, 5th floor, Montreal, QC , H3T 1J4

The adjoint equation method for constructing first integrals of difference equations

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Dr. Guylène Thériault appointed Assistant Dean, Distributed Medical Education

Fri, 2016-10-14 15:17

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Guylène Thériault to the position of Assistant Dean, Distributed Medical Education, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Dr. Thériault replaces Dr. Helene Rousseau, who served as Assistant Dean, Rural Education, since 2011. We take this opportunity to thank Dr. Rousseau for her commitment and enthusiasm over the last five years, during which she travelled across the RUIS McGill territory, which spans 63 per cent of Quebec’s land mass, in support of our health partners in the regions. We wish Dr.

Source Site: /familymed