Lancée l’an dernier, la jeune entreprise Key2Access peut déjà compter sur une expertise variée au sein même de la famille qui l’a fondée : Sarah est étudiante en droit à McGill, Sophie est diplômée en gestion internationale et leur père, Motaz, est ingénieur. C’est lui qui a conçu le produit de l’entreprise : une application destinée à rendre les passages piétons dotés d’un bouton d’appel plus faciles à traverser pour les personnes en fauteuil roulant ou aux prises avec une déficience visuelle.
Article by Schulich School of Music's Chris Maskell: Since she became part of the faculty of the Schulich School of Music in 1992, ten of Professor Marina Mdivani’s students have won the McGill Concerto Competition. The most recent of these, Anna Peletsis, shares an interesting parallel with Mdivani’s past – both attended the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and eventually relocated to Canada.
On first meeting Jean-Claude Tshipama, the exiting CEO of Groupe Canal+ in Montreal with 14 years of experience in the global telecommunications and IT industries, the expectation is that his reputation as an executive who has worked in 47 countries worldwide will dominate the ensuing conversation.
Below are the 2016-17 tuition figures for M.B.A. and E.M.B.A. students in Canada, listed from most to least expensive. For M.B.A. programs, figures include full- and part-time students, are are for students who began the program between July 1, 2015 and July 2, 2016. Tuition is shown for the full cost of a program and includes compulsory fees. Tuition can vary depending on length and type of program. Two figures are shown for schools in Quebec and Nova Scotia, as tuition is higher for out-of-province students.
Last Friday's edition of The Globe and Mail newspaper included a story on how predictive analytics might help decrease university drop-out rates. Several Data Science companies, including IBM’s Watson Analytics and Microsoft, are offering universities their expertise on identifying students at risk of dropping out. Of course, having low marks is a good predictor, but it is not the only one. Women, for example, are less likely than men to leave university before finishing their studies, but when they do, their marks are usually quite good. So why are they dropping out?
Paul Laurendeau (BSc[Arch] ’89, BArch ’91) is a 2016 recipient of the Governor’s General Award in Architecture, presented on 20 September 2016 in a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Laurendeau was the lead design architect on the Amphithéâtre Cogeco in Trois-Rivières, in consortium with François R. Beauchesne.
On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.
Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded McGill’s rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS). Among other achievements, the increasing integration of sustainability in curriculum, research, dining services, and purchasing helped McGill achieve Gold. The last time McGill reported to STARS, a self-reported assessment tool developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), in 2012, it earned a silver rating.
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Executive Appointments Advance MGM Resorts International's Leadership Role In Environmental Sustainability
Chris Magee has been promoted to Vice President of Sustainable Facilities, while Yalmaz Siddiqui joined MGM Resorts as Vice President of Corporate Sustainability. Siddiqui was Founding Chair, and is currently on the Board of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, a multi-stakeholder effort working on defining, measuring and recognizing sustainable purchasing by large organization. He has a Masters degree in Environment & Development from the University of Cambridge in England and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in Canada.
...Bref, nombre de dirigeants d'entreprise gagneraient clairement à apprendre à se taire. Ne serait que pour mieux écouter ce que les autres ont à leur dire. D'ailleurs, le professeur de management à l'Université McGill Henry Mintzberg lui-même en a fait une loi, celle du 50-50, qui stipule que «tout dirigeant qui entre dans une discussion (en face-à-face, en réunion à plusieurs, etc.) se doit de parler tout autant qu'elle écoute», sans quoi elle ne retirera jamais rien d'intéressant de ses rencontres avec autrui.
The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., has been awarded a research fellowship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. This prestigious prize, which is valued at $225,000, recognizes public intellectuals in the humanities and social sciences who venture beyond the boundaries of their disciplines to find new solutions to complex issues of major importance to Canadians.