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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Order Selection in Multidimensional Finite Mixture Models
Dr. Laura Fonken
Dept of Psychology & Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder
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.
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?