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From class project to the Grit Prize: one Dobson Cup team’s journey

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:54

CardioLink was the winner of this year’s Dobson Cup Grit Prize, which honours “outstanding dedication towards establishing [a] business venture.” The multidisciplinary team’s members are pulled from McGill University, Concordia University and the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). The CardioLink team is working towards a new, affordable method for replacing heart valves, which also happens to be safer for the patient and less frustrating for surgeons.

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Leadership, management and a false dichotomy

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:46

In a letter to Malaysia’s The Star Online, management consultant Dr Ranjit Singh Malhi takes issue with the widely-held distinction between managers and leaders. Though many theorists draw a line between effectiveness (the bailiwick of leaders) and efficiency (a manager’s wheelhouse), Dr.

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Movies that MBAs can learn from: professors have their say

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:36

Poets and Quants recently asked business educators to name their top picks for films from which MBAs could learn a lesson or two. The range of movies mentioned was wide, and included some films that do not, at first, seem to be obvious choices. So, while films like The Wolf of Wall Street, 1986’s Gung-Ho, and Margin Call show up on the list, some professors give the nod to movies like Zootopia and The Godfather.

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Go before the whistle blows: an empirical analysis of director turnover and financial fraud

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:26

AuthorsGao. Y., Kim, J.B., Tsang, D.Wu, H. 

Publication: Review of Accounting Studies

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Mary Lanni-Campoli wins Dean of Students Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:18

Professional Program Administrator and Student Advisor Mary Lanni-Campoli has won the Dean of Students Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising.  A total of 11 nominations were received in the category for which Lanni-Campoli was awarded (Administrative Staff).  (There were four nominations in the Academic Staff category.)  An award reception was held on Tuesday 25 April at Thompson House to toast this year’s award nominees and to highlight all the great work being done in advising across McGill.

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St. Mary's-McGill Cafe Scientifique - on community mental health

Wed, 2017-05-03 17:00 - 19:30

Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:30pm
Maison de la culture, 5290 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, QC H3T 1Y2

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McGill Open House

Sun, 2017-10-29 10:00 - 16:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

McGill's annual Open House; SPOT faculty and students staff a very busy kiosk welcoming potential applicants: what's the BEST thing about being an OT or a PT and why McGill is the TOP choi

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Homecoming Wine & Cheese Reception

Fri, 2017-10-13 15:00 - 18:00
Hosmer House : 3630 Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y5

Alumni, graduates, faculty & staff are invited to the School for a Wine & Cheese reception on the Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend.

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Masters' Research Projects Presentations

Mon, 2017-08-28 12:30 - 17:30

Project presentations from the groups of M2 students, prior to the start of their last student placement during their final autumn at SPOT. 

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