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The McGill University Department of English Drama & Theatre Program presents "Threepenny Opera" by Bertolt Brecht

Thu, 2014-04-10 19:30 - Sat, 2014-04-12 19:30
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: $10.00 general admission, Box Office: 514-398-6070

Directed by Sean Carney

April 10 to 12, at 7:30pm

You are cordially invited to celebrate the marriage of Ms. Polly Peachum, the flower of Soho and only daughter of the notorious King of the Beggars, to Captain Macheath, a.k.a. Mack the Knife, the most wanted man in London. Entertainment for the evening shall include a variety of bawdy songs, shameful caterwauling, trilling sopranos, moving ballads, earnest pleas, rousing escapes, unexpected twists, saucy brothels, dirty jokes and at least one public hanging.

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Innovation & Its Contestants - AHCS Emerging Scholars Conference

Fri, 2014-04-18 09:00 - 20:30
MAI (Montréal, arts interculturel : 3680 rue Jeanne Mance

Innovation is a buzzword with remarkable contemporary currency, one frequently instrumentalized in the constant search for new technologies, means of production, market adaptations, scientific discoveries and social changes. With its more insidious applications in mind, a number of recent academic discussions – from visual culture studies and the global art history to the history of science and media archaeology – have come to treat the paradigm with caution, even scepticism.

Source Site: /ahcs

Silver Bullet solutions are not the answer to tackling obesity

Tue, 2014-04-08 11:34

Isolated attempts to curb the growing obesity pandemic are doomed to fail to reach their potential, according to recent research from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

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The Art (NOT Science) of Management–and Its Cousin Leadership

Tue, 2014-04-08 11:04

It seems that a number of people want to be scientists, or at least in the sense of ostensibly adding credibility to their respective field of work. Economists (of which I’ve been a practitioner since 1982) and those in the leadership field (yours truly since the early nineties) covet the science moniker. Adding the word “science” adds a certain cachet to one’s profession.

Source Site: /desautels

Surgery Not A Magic Cure For Obesity

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:59

It is alarming, but obesity has reached epidemic proportions in Kuwait. Oil has not only brought great wealth to the Gulf, but a huge change in lifestyle and food habits. Fast food, fast cars and everything else that money can buy has led to the rise of obesity so much so that today at least 88 percent of Kuwaitis are considered overweight. 

Source Site: /desautels

The CEO Series with Karl Moore

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:57

Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more.

Listen to full interview: CJAD, April 6, 2014 

Source Site: /desautels

Leading with Impact: Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:46

On March 21st, the McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program organised an event to celebrate its 5th anniversary. Participants from five alumni classes and the current class joined together for the first time as one group and discussed with an energy and openness you’d expect from people who have known each other for years.  The EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal was the common thread and common language which made that possible.  Fully 60% of the alumni took part in the day’s activities, confirming the strong link they feel to the program and the network it has created.

Source Site: /desautels

«Diriger avec impact»: L’EMBA McGill – HEC Montréal célèbre son 5e anniversaire

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:32

Le 21 mars dernier, l’EMBA McGill HEC Montréal a tenu un événement afin de célébrer son 5e anniversaire. Les participants provenant de cinq cohortes de diplômés et de la cohorte actuelle étaient réunis pour la première fois et ont discuté, tous ensemble, avec une énergie et une ouverture qui se retrouvent généralement chez les gens qui se connaissent depuis de nombreuses années. Pas moins de 60 % des diplômés ont participé aux activités de la journée, ce qui confirme le fort engagement qui lie les diplômés au programme et entre eux.

Source Site: /desautels