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Pianist Zhenni Li wins New York Concert Artists and Associates Competition

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:57

On March 11, 2017, Schulich doctoral piano student Zhenni Li, a student of Prof. Stéphane Lemelin,  was named winner of the New York Concert Artists and Associates Worldwide Debut Audition.  Selected as one of three finalists, out of 165 who applied, Zhenni Li performed the Rachmaninov 3rd Piano Concerto in D minor, Op. 30 with the New York Concert Artists Symphony Orchestra,  led by conductor Eduard Zilberkant.  Preliminary auctions were held in Los Angeles, New York, Cologne, Warsaw, Budapest and Paris.

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In Bermuda, arts and culture can be an enabler for progress

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:26

Desautels alumna Lauren Merkel (MBA'13) makes the case that Bermuda’s best resource for moving the island nation forward is its arts and cultural capital. Ms. Merkel is a senior consultant at Toronto-based Lord Cultural Resources, which specializes in the cultural heritage sector.

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IMPM student’s worldview changed in India

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:23

IMPM student Isabelle Graveline says that the programme’s Indian module has changed her approach to business — and life. She saw how Indian businesswomen were using micro-finance to improve their lives, and visited a $1.5 billion biopharm company, started in its founder’s garage in 1978, where “the biggest stakeholders are the employees.” For Graveline, “the firm’s focus on meeting its workers’ expectations really resonated with me.”

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Desautels brings sustainability to the fore

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:17

An interdisciplinary specialization offered by the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), in conjunction with the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography, is giving business students a head start in the increasingly sustainability-concerned business world.

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SNC-Lavalin CEO on strategy, communication and excellence

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:14

SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce sat down with Desautels Associate Professor Karl Moore to discuss what it takes to keep a major engineering firm with 40,000 workers humming — and crucially, to get his vision out across the whole organization. One of the biggest factors is straight-up communication. Keeping everyone abreast of the overall strategy, as well as the role that each person plays, helps everyone to stay on top of market trends and developments.

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Body Dissatisfaction: Imagining a World Without Destructive Appearance Standards, Dr. Carolyn Black Becker

Thu, 2017-05-11 19:00 - 20:30
Douglas Hospital : Salle Douglas, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3

Insatisfaction corporelle: Pouvons-nous créer un monde dans lequel les femmes et les jeunes filles sont libérées des standards destructifs de l'apparence? (conférence grand public)

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McGill Hot Cities Tour gives students a taste of Asia

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:09

For the ninth McGill Hot Cities tour, Desautels Associate Professor Karl Moore brought 40 students to Hong Kong, then Palawan and Manila in the Philippines to observe some of Asia’s strongest growing economies.

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Schulich Trumpet Students and Ensemble at the International Trumpet Guild Competition

Mon, 2017-03-20 09:54

Students of trumpet Professor Richard Stoelzel and Paul Merkelo have excelled at the International Trumpet Guild Competitions and will advance to the final competition round later this spring.  Francis LaPorte, student of Richard Stoelzel, and David Koch, student of Paul Merkelo, have been named finalists in the International Trumpet Guild Orchestral Competition.  Benjamin Hare, student of Richard Stoelzel, is the first alternate for the Solo Competition Finals.

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Slam

Mon, 2017-04-24 09:00 - 17:00

Location:  Thomson house ballroom
                    3650 Mc Tavish, 
                    Montreal H3A 1Y2

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Macdonald Campus Seed Library Launch

Mon, 2017-03-20 11:00 - 13:00
Barton Building : Macdonald Campus Library, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The McGill community is invited to attend the launch of the Macdonald Campus Library Seed Library on Monday, March 20th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Macdonald Campus Library.

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