Major power outage on downtown campus

Updated: Wed, 2014-04-16 10:09

A major power failure today, April 16th, is affecting a large section of the downtown campus. We expect power to be restored by 10:30 a.m. 

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Montreal Firm Formula Growth Makes Donation to Four Business Schools

Wed, 2014-04-02 15:03

Montreal-based investment firm Formula Growth Ltd. is hoping its $1.1-million gift to four business schools on Monday will inspire other private companies to help out the province’s struggling universities.

... Four Quebec business schools — Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, Bishop’s University and HEC Montréal — got a much-needed private injection of funds with the $1.1-million donation, which is intended to foster entrepreneurship and innovative learning environments.

Source Site: /desautels

Darren Entwistle to Step Aside as Telus CEO, President But Remain as Executive Chairman

Wed, 2014-04-02 15:01

Darren Entwistle (MBA'88) is stepping down as chief executive of Telus, but his influence in running the company he built from a regional telephone service into a $25-billion national wireless player will remain.

... McGill University professor Karl Moore said most CEOs leave after six to 10 years and don’t stick around as long as Entwistle.

“It may be a little long, but I wouldn’t be too critical of it because of the kind of change he has brought to Telus in the time that he has been there and been in charge,” he said.

Source Site: /desautels

Déséquilibre social

Wed, 2014-04-02 14:59

À l’occasion de la sortie de son pamphlet «Rééquilibrer la société», l’académicien de renommée mondiale Henry Mintzberg discutait au Cercle Universitaire de McGill, jeudi 27 mars, de sa conception des priorités sociales. La société, dit-il, est composée de trois piliers qu’il faut savoir équilibrer: le public, le privé, et ce qu’il appelle le pluriel, «la société civile». Ces trois piliers donnent lieu à trois types de besoins: les besoins individuels, communs et nationaux.

Source Site: /desautels

Une guerre pour aider des femmes

Wed, 2014-04-02 14:58

Women for Women International est une organisation non gouvernementale (ONG) œuvrant à aider les femmes dans des pays qui ont été affectés par des conflits militaires. Depuis quelques mois, un groupe de dix étudiants a décidé de lutter pour cette cause à l’échelle de l’Université McGill. Le Délit a pu avoir une entrevue avec Zoë Holl, responsable médias et communications et Faustine Rohr-Lacoste, co-fondatrice et responsable événements et levées de fonds.

Source Site: /desautels

Talking Management witk Karl Moore: Why You Need to View a Company as 'a Community of Human Beings'

Wed, 2014-04-02 14:57

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to professor Henry Mintzberg about his new e-pamphlet "Rebalancing Society."

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 1, 2014 

Source Site: /desautels

BCom Students Finish Strong at Happening Marketing

Wed, 2014-04-02 11:26

Desautels BCom students claimed five podiums at the 22nd edition of Happening Marketing, which took place in March at Laval University in Quebec City. Happening Marketing is a interuniversity competition for all business students from eastern Canada. Gathering over 365 participants each year, the event promotes exchanges between students and the business world. Find out more about Happening Marketing.

2014 results for Desautels teams

Source Site: /desautels

Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium

Wed, 2014-06-18 (All day) - Fri, 2014-06-20 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: 120$ for non-McGill participants

The Faculty of Law at McGill University invites you a Symposium on tax justice and human rights, that will bring together students, academic researchers, and tax justice advocates and activists to collaborate on the topic of tax justice: what is it, how is tax connected to human rights or how could it be, and what research needs to be done to further this emerging field?

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Allison Christians
Organization: Stikeman Chair in Tax Law
Source Site: /law
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Noisy brain signals: How the schizophrenic brain misinterprets the world

Wed, 2014-04-02 10:15

People with schizophrenia often misinterpret what they see and experience in the world. New research provides insight into the brain mechanisms that might be responsible for this misinterpretation.

Contact Information

Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro

MUHC Grand Rounds: "Contributions of functional MRI and event-related potentials to traumatic brain injury evaluation"

Fri, 2014-04-04 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

We are pleased to present,

Dr. Alain Ptito
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University

The title of the presentation is:

"Contributions of functional MRI and event-related potentials to traumatic brain injury evaluation"


Please note that viewing of the conference is possible at the Montreal General Hospital in the Bikadoroff Conference Room (Rm.

Contact Information

Contact: Tewfik Said, M.D.
Organization: Co-ordinator, Psychiatry CME, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 34588
Source Site: /psychiatry

Exhibit: Arabic lithographed books

Tue, 2014-04-01 00:00 - Tue, 2014-09-30 18:00
Morrice Hall : Islamic Studies Library, 3485 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E1

The Islamic Studies Library is pleased to display a new exhibition featuring a fascinating selection of Arabic lithographed books from the Islamic Rare Books Collection.

Invented in Germany in 1796, the printing technique called “lithography” remained a subsidiary method for book production in Europe, but quickly spread to the Muslim world. Lithographic printing consists of writing by hand on a smooth limestone plate, on which ink is then applied, to produce a printed page. The word "lithography" comes from the ancient Greek "lithos" (λιθος) meaning “stone”.

Source Site: /library
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