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Desjardins Group sponsors trading room at Desautels

Students at the Desautels Faculty of Management will be able to learn more about financial markets in a state-of-the-art trading room to be installed in the Faculty’s building, thanks to funding and expertise provided by Desjardins Group, Canada’s leading cooperative financial group.

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Published on : 14 Feb 2011

L'Université McGill remporte le concours Topo Cossette

C’est l'équipe de l'Université McGill, composée de Jaclyn Leebosh et Margeaux Girardin, qui a remporté le premier prix de l'édition 2011 du concours TOPO Cossette.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Desjardins Group Sponsors Trading Room at Desautels Faculty of Management

Partnership to provide cutting-edge learning facilities for business students

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

MBA: McGill’s Desautels given $1-million for state-of-the-art trading room

Students at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal will soon have a state-of-the-art trading room installed in the faculty’s building.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Desjardins et McGill lance une salle des marchés

Le Mouvement Desjardins s’allie à l’Université McGill pour créer une salle des marchés. L’institution financière versera à l’université un million de dollars sur cinq ans pour le développement de ce projet. L’inauguration de la salle est prévue au plus tard le 1 avril 2012.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Heil cherishes silver medal, golden memories

Heil will never forget the moment she stood at the stop of the mountain, rain pouring onto her shoulders, before starting her run at the Vancouver 2010 Games. When her name was announced, “the whole mountain vibrated,” she said.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Desjardins Group Sponsors Trading Room at Desautels Faculty of Management

Students at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management will soon have a state-of-the-art trading room installed in the Faculty’s building, thanks to funding and expertise provided by Desjardins Group, Canada’s leading cooperative financial group.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Habs Darche to Drop Puck at Redmen-Ottawa Game on Friday

Montreal Canadiens forward Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) has been invited by his alma mater to perform the ceremonial faceoff at Friday's university hockey game between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the McGill Redmen at McConnell Arena.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Cinderella Redux: The Unintended Consequences Of Social Security

European laws and customs once prevented parents of commoners (but not of nobility) from disinheriting their children and from distributing the estate unequally. – Article by Prof. Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management

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Published on : 10 Feb 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Tim Hortons and fair trade

Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Don Schroeder, who is the CEO of one of Canada’s great iconic brands, Tim Hortons.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2011

Five Hot Cities of the World Tour

Prof. Karl Moore of Desautels Faculty of Management was on CBC Radio's Home Run Monday afternoon talking about how McGill students are using Social Media to raise money to send poor Indian girls to school. Their goal is to raise $10,000 in 10 days. 29 McGill students will be spending 10 days in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore from February 19th to 28th as part of the 5 Hot Cities of the World tour.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2011

Wakefield's 'matriarch'

To the people of Wakefield, Que., Norma Walmsley (BCom'50) was a town "matriarch" who spearheaded the campaign to rebuild the community's cherished covered bridge after it burned down in 1984. To many others, she was an impassioned advocate for the advancement of women in the developing world.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2011

Will China's economy hop forward in Year of Rabbit?

Sameer Mathur, an assistant professor at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, said the Chinese government is particularly concerned about the political impact of rising prices in the economy.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2011

Turkey’s MBA job market flourishes, creating more space for new graduates

İlker Çetin, a senior investment officer at the World Bank affiliate International Finance Corporation (IFC) in İstanbul, got his MBA at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada. He also found the practical aspects of the course prepared him well for the workplace.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2011

Putting A Value On Google And Facebook

A 1983 Whirlpool study asked people to identify their most reliable source of product information. Twenrty-three percent of responders answered “friends” (in the traditional, not the Facebook, meaning of the word); 15 percent said relatives; only 6 percent listed advertising. – Article by Prof. Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management

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Published on : 03 Feb 2011