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Plus de spectacles d’humour que jamais

Wed, 2017-01-18 11:16

Durant les dernières semaines, Guy Nantel, Louis-José Houde, Réal Béland, François Massicotte et Joël Legendre ont tous annoncé la naissance d’un nouveau spectacle solo en 2017. Le Journal a fait le décompte: pas moins de 22 nouveaux spectacles d’humour prendront la route cette année, s’ajoutant à la quinzaine déjà en tournée. La compétition sera féroce.

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Coming Up: A four-concert George Enescu Festival February 3-5, 2017

Wed, 2017-01-18 11:08

In this piece, George Ensescu festival organizer Ilya Poletaev discusses his passion for the music of the composer and his motivations for organizing this first festival dedicated to his music with Schulich graduate student Chris Maskell.  

In the world of music, it’s an unfortunate reality that brilliant artists can go overlooked. Luckily, these same musicians are often championed by those who love their work, and in the case of the late Romanian composer George Enescu, his voice in Montreal is Schulich piano professor Ilya Poletaev.

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QS ranks Desautels among ‘global elite’ business schools

Wed, 2017-01-18 10:47

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management has earned top marks in the annual QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, putting the Faculty in the same category as institutions such as Harvard Business School and London Business School. In particular, the Faculty earned high marks for employability of its graduates, international academic reputation and research excellence.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, January 17, 2017 

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Selling textbooks without the hassle of the haggle

Wed, 2017-01-18 10:38

As the new semester rolls in, so does a new textbook-exchanging app. Venndor, founded by recent McGill graduates Anthony Heinrich, Julien Marlatt and Tynan Davis, is a classifieds app with the goal of helping students buy and sell textbooks without the need for haggling or negotiating prices.

Source Site: /desautels

Business Schools Redesigned to Improve Learning

Wed, 2017-01-18 10:28

Form follows function.  The philosophy that drives nature also drives business school re-design, especially in Canada.  The focus?  Creating student community.  Why the push? Business schools recognize that the sprawling university model doesn’t reflect the 21st-century business model of community, collaboration, and innovation.  Instead, they reflect insular and disjointed approaches.  Many current business schools send students to classes on one part of campus, career services in a far flung corner, and student groups sprinkled about.

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Tudor Manole (McGill University)

Fri, 2017-01-20 15:30 - 16:30
Burnside Hall : room 1205, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Order Selection in Multidimensional Finite Mixture Models

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Dynamic regulation of microglia: the influence of a day versus a lifetime

Wed, 2017-01-25 12:00 - 13:00
Montreal General Hospital : L7-140, 1650 Cedar Avenue Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1A4

Dr. Laura Fonken
Dept of Psychology & Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder

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Gilles Saucier: Lecture

Mon, 2017-02-06 18:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room G10, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

Architect / Principal, Saucier + Perrotte, Montreal.  Gerald Sheff Visiting Professor in Architecture.

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Green Roofs

Fri, 2017-02-03 15:30 - 17:00
Macdonald Engineering Building : Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C3
Price: FREE

A free seminar by Denis M. O’Caroll, ARC Future Fellow and Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Water Research Laboratory, Connected Waters Initiative, UNSW Sydney.

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Exhibition: Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

Mon, 2017-01-16 (All day) - Sun, 2017-04-30 (All day)
McIntyre Medical Building : Osler Library of the History of Medicine - 3rd floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire such enduring fear?

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