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Harvard Business School’s bricks-and-clicks spree

Mon, 2016-07-25 11:53

As dean of Harvard Business School, part of Nitin Nohria’s job is to mythologise its vast campus. The inauguration last month of yet another new building offered a perfect marketing opportunity.

Not all are convinced that it equates to real experience, however. Henry Mintzberg, a McGill University management professor, is a long-time critic of MBAs and the case method, which he sees as too theoretical. He characterises the Field innovation as “young know-nothings shooting off their mouths about things they don’t understand”.

Source Site: /desautels

DISE PhD candidates co-edit new book, "What's a Cellphilm?"

Mon, 2016-07-25 11:35

Katie MacEntee, Casey Burkholder, and Joshua Schwab-Cartas, PhD candidates in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, co-edit a new book, What’s a Cellphilm? Integrating Mobile Phone Technology into Participatory Visual Research and Activism, produced by Sense Publishers.

Source Site: /education

Innover pour ne pas mourir

Mon, 2016-07-25 11:41

La Presse donne la parole aux grands dirigeants du Québec. Chaque vendredi, un patron répond à cinq questions posées par le chef d'entreprise interviewé la semaine précédente. Et ainsi de suite.


Âge : 55 ans

Études : Alain Bellemare est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en génie mécanique de l'Université de Sherbrooke et d'un MBA de l'Université McGill.

En poste depuis : février 2015

Nombre d'employés : 65 000, dont 17 000 au Québec

Source Site: /desautels

Natif de Lacolle: Alain Pinsonneault nommé Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Québec

Mon, 2016-07-25 11:39

Natif de Lacolle, Alain Pinsonneault est un professeur à l'université McGill et un chercheur de renommée internationale. Ses travaux portent notamment sur les impacts des technologies de l'information sur les organisations. Il a été décoré de l'Ordre national du Québec par le premier ministre Philippe Couillard, lors d'une cérémonie qui s'est tenue le 22 juin, à l'Assemblée nationale.

Lire l'article complet: Coup d'Oeil, le 23 juin, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

Mac Food Science students on a winning streak

Mon, 2016-07-25 11:04

For the second consquetive year, Macdonald Food Science teams have won big, Two teams — Rephyll and Fitamin Multimeal — took first place in their categories at the annual New Product Development Competitions, held as part of the 2016 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Conference.

Source Site: /macdonald

Animal Science Professor honoured by American Dairy Science Association

Mon, 2016-07-25 10:55


Congratulations to James McGill Professor Xin Zhao who received the 2016 West Agro Inc. Award from the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA).

The award is given to one individual each year "to recognize outstanding research of milk quality as affected by control of mastitis, management of milking, and practices in production of milk."

The award was presented at a ceremony during the annual meeting of the ADSA in Salt Lake City,  Utah.



Source Site: /macdonald

Just Work?: An Interactive Book Discussion with Aziz Choudry [Missionvale, South Africa]

Tue, 2016-07-26 17:00 - 20:00


Just Work? Migrant Workers' Struggle Today, Edited by Aziz Choudry and Mondli Hlatshwayo


Contact Information

Contact: RSVP
Office Phone: 041 504 1319
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Chemical Society Seminar: Dr. Michael Ward - Stopping Crystal Growth in its Tracks: Pathways to Therapies for Pathological Crystallization

Tue, 2016-09-20 13:00 - 14:15
Maass Chemistry Building : Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

The crystal growth of conventional materials like silicon has been refined for decades and has led to textbook crystal growth models.

Contact Information

Contact: Robin Rogers
Source Site: /chemistry

Downtime for Colombo ILL on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Fri, 2016-07-22 16:15

Update, July 26, 10:50am: This morning's work on the Colombo ILL system is complete. There should be no more downtime. Please take note of the new Colombo ILL login URL: https://mcgill.vdxhost.com/zportal/zengine?VDXaction=HTTPXMLLogin.

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