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A Study Just Shut Down the Argument That Audiences Don't Want Diverse Casts

Wed, 2016-05-18 11:31

The lack of diversity in Hollywood is obvious. But the more the issue is brought to light, the more those in charge continue to offer both blame and reasons why. Instead of looking to see what internal changes can be made to their casting lineups, studios consistently argue that the fault lies within the consumers who would rather see predominantly white casts. It’s certainly not a valid enough reason to excuse whitewashing, but is there any truth in that argument?

Source Site: /desautels

Seminar: Dr. Andrew Wilmot

Fri, 2016-05-27 11:00 - 12:00
Burnside Hall : Room 934, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Please join us as we welcome Dr. Andrew Wilmot from the School of Marine Science and Technology at Newcastle University for his seminar titled "Source-sink and wind stress curl driven planetary flows in a polar basin". Coffee will be served.

Source Site: /meteo

Seminar: Dr. Frédéric Laliberté 2

Fri, 2016-05-20 14:00 - 15:00
Burnside Hall : Room 934, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Please join us as we welcome Dr.

Source Site: /meteo

Seminar: Dr. Frédéric Laliberté 1

Fri, 2016-05-20 11:00 - 12:00
Burnside Hall : Room 934, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Please join us as we welcome Dr.

Source Site: /meteo

Your friends have more friends than you do

Wed, 2016-05-18 10:25

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

Research uncovers the inherently hierarchical nature of social media

Contact Information

Contact: Michael Rabbat
Organization: Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Naghmeh Momeni Taramsari
Source Site: /newsroom

DISE Phd candidate Amélie Lemieux to receive Lieutenant Governor of Quebec medal

Tue, 2016-05-17 17:30

Amélie Lemieux, PhD candidate with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec's Youth Medal. 

Source Site: /education
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PhD Oral Defense: Application of Proximal Soil Sensing for Environmental Characterization of Agricultural Land

Thu, 2016-06-09 09:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

PhD Oral Defense of Ahmad Suhaizi Mat Su, Department of Bioresource Engineering

Source Site: /macdonald

DISE's Professor Mindy Carter, Mitchell McLarnon receive support for outdoor education initiatives

Tue, 2016-05-17 12:49

Professor Mindy R. Carter and PhD candidate Mitchell McLarnon, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, received support recently for two initiatives connected to outdoor education and education for sustainable development with McGill's Faculty of Education.

Source Site: /education

Tuition Hikes Aren’t Stopping MBA Applicants

Tue, 2016-05-17 11:52

Lower tuition costs are a selling point for MBA programs outside the U.S. But some schools are starting to bring their fees more in line with U.S. schools, and they’re finding it doesn’t necessarily deter applicants.

This week Financial Times covered recent changes at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada and Vlerick Business School in Belgium. The report highlighted an interesting pattern: after dramatically increasing their tuition, these schools are attracting more applicants.

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Rising price of textbooks reaches a tipping point

Tue, 2016-05-17 11:46

Jochen Wirtz is pleased to describe himself as a best-selling writer. He has co-authored a textbook on services marketing that he not only uses as professor at the National University of Singapore Business School, but which has sold more than 700,000 copies.

Source Site: /desautels