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Can a written step-count prescription from your physician actually make you healthier?
Thu, 2017-02-23 11:37

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Contact: Valerie Harvey
Organization: McGill University Health Center
Office Phone: 514-934-1934, ext. 71381
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Dobson Cup hopefuls: 40 startups through to 2017 finals

Thu, 2017-02-23 10:59

The Semi-finals of the McGill Dobson Cup 2017 powered by National Bank are over, and of the 121 teams that competed, 40 of them are still standing. After four days of pitches, the event’s judges have chosen 10 finalists from each of four categories (Health Sciences, Social Enterprise, Small & Medium Enterprise and Innovation Driven Enterprise) to move on to the last phase of the competition.

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Student events and the McGill context

Thu, 2017-02-23 10:53

The McGill context can be a make-or-break thing when it comes to the University’s ability to take disciplinary action in the case of breach of the Code of Student Conduct at an event that is only peripherally McGill-related. In the latest McGill Tribune, Dean of Students Christopher Buddle points out that events held off-campus by faculty student societies (which are separate legal entities) may not be McGill jurisdiction.

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“Omnichannel” is the keyword for personalized shopping in 2017

Thu, 2017-02-23 10:51

From last year’s emphasis on personalized in-store shopping, Desautels alumnus and Salesfloor CEO Oscar Sachs (MBA'99) writes that many retailers are kicking up their online game for 2017 by integrating sales associates into their web-based services. Look for suggestions based on your buying habits to come over online chat or email. Or even artificial intelligence: according to the article, some retailers are testing chatbots and other technologies.

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Questions pour un patron: du commerce électronique aux boutiques BonLook

Thu, 2017-02-23 10:47

Buying new glasses? A Desautels alumna is changing how you may do it

In a recent interview for La Presse, BonLook CEO and Desautels alumna Sophie Boulanger (BCom'03) discusses how BonLook is shaking up the industry,  the value of designing and producing product rather than being a multi-brand retailer, and using social-media influencers as an integral part of her marketing strategy. The company is also opening physical shops, which Boulanger calls “service points,” where a customer can try frames on before putting their money down.

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Nordic Impressions: Exhibition

Mon, 2017-04-03 (All day) - Fri, 2017-04-07 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

An exhibition by Dominique St-Pierre of her travels in Scandinavia on the Hugh McLennan Memorial Scholarship.  Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Vernissage: Tuesday 4 April at 5:00 p.m.

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Fondamenta: Exhibition

Mon, 2017-03-20 (All day) - Fri, 2017-03-31 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

An exhibition by Prof. Ricardo L. Castro of images of the architecture we walk on.  Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Vernissage date TBA.

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Schulich Students excel at the Concours d'Art lyrique de la Relève Musicale

Wed, 2017-02-22 16:29

 The  Concours d'Art lyrique de la Relève Musicale was held on February 17, 18 and 19 in Québec City.   Three current students were awarded prizes:  tenor Jeremy Scinocca, BMus'19 received 1st Prize, tenor Graeme Linton, B.Mus'19 and bass-baritone Reed Copeland, BMus'17 each received 3rd Prize.  In addition baritone Igor Mostovoi, MMus'17 was engaged by the Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg, France for their Young Artists Program for the 2017-2018 season.  

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Doctoral Colloquium (Music): Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo)

Mon, 2017-03-27 16:30 - 18:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : A-832, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC
Price: Free

The Doctoral Colloquium is open to all.  

Doctoral students (Music) for whom attendance is required must sign the attendance sheet at the colloquium.


Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo)

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