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DEADLINE: Steinberg Fund for Interdisciplinary Global Health Research - Wave 2

Mon, 2017-07-31 23:45

One of McGill GHP's key goals is to facilitate and conduct innovative, interdisciplinary, collaborative, and policy-relevant research to address critical global health challenges and priorities.  The Steinberg Fund for Interdisciplinary Gl

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CI Webinar: Dilip Soman, University of Toronto

Thu, 2017-06-15 11:00 - 12:15

The Architecture of Choice 


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Contact: Lisa Walker
Organization: MCCHE
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Aldo shoe empire founder donates $25-million to McGill

Fri, 2017-05-12 16:13

In receiving one of its largest donations, McGill University announced plans Friday for a new retail management school with global ambitions through a $25-million gift from the family foundation of a Moroccan-born immigrant who came to Montreal in the 1960s and built an international footwear empire.

Read more: The Globe and Mail

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Gregory Houston and Dawn McKinnon winners of the 2017 McGill Library Excellence Awards

Fri, 2017-05-12 15:57

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 McGill Library Excellence Awards, which were awarded on May 11, 2017. The awards recognize outstanding contributions and exceptional leadership to McGill’s continued success and in advancing the mission of the Library.

Digitization and New Media Administrator Gregory Houston, was presented with the Library Staff Excellence Award and Dawn McKinnon, Coordinator, E-Books & Cataloguing, received the Librarian Excellence Award.

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Public Lecture: What Can We Do to Prevent Mental Illness?, Dr. Rudolf Uher

Wed, 2017-05-31 16:30 - 18:30
McIntyre Medical Building : The Palmer Amphitheatre, rm 522, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
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Bombardier annual meeting turns into crucible for CEO Pierre Beaudoin

Fri, 2017-05-12 14:38

As late as Thursday morning, it was still not clear whether Pierre Beaudoin would be able to hang on as Chairman of Bombardier’s board of directors. Even though the founding family’s Class A shares give them over 50 percent of the voting power, the investor revolt that is currently raging is a clear indication that there is a real appetite for change.

Desautels Professor Karl Moore says that, though the board must pay attention to governance issues, Mr. Beaudoin is a valuable asset.

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Research into project team makeup arrives at surprising conclusion

Fri, 2017-05-12 14:33

A research paper authored in part by Desautels Professor and Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management, and Healthcare Samer Faraj compared the traditional management style (where the most experienced person is in charge) with the more self-driving teams that are a hallmark of agile systems development.

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Bombardier in major shareholder showdown

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:45

The fallout from Bombardier’s executive compensation scandal isn’t over yet. After the company’s recent bad-news cocktail of layoffs, ballooning C Series development costs, and a heavy taxpayer payout, the executive pay issue has raised eyebrows. Several high-profile institutional investors have had enough, and noted that they would be withholding their support — including, but not limited to, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Quebec.

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Desautels alumnus nominated for Wesdome directorship

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:42

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the slate of 2017 director nominees to be voted on at the annual meeting, which will be in Toronto on June 21, 2017. Among the list of nominees is Charles B. Main (BCom’79), who has three-decades of mining and finance experience, including positions at Yamana Gold, Normandy Mining, TVX Gold and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

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