Ne cherchez pas chez Peter Todd une envie de faire la révolution. Dans un entretien aux « Echos », le nouveau directeur général de HEC Paris, arrivé du Canada pour en prendre les rênes au 1er septembre, explique qu’il n’entend pas « transformer » l’école, mais « l’élever », en « allant plus loin dans l’excellence ».
It’s been an eventful year for Tom Osovitzki, the 38-year-old CEO of Corporate Travel Management Solutions.... “After a few years, employees came to us saying there weren’t any opportunities for growth,” recalls Melissa Sonberg, who was part of those discussions and now serves as executive-in-residence at Desautels faculty of management. “This is a multibillion-dollar company, but there were none of the ladders and steps to demonstrate achievement.”
Greenock Resources Inc. has entered into a letter of intent effective Sept. 18, 2015, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of BeWhere Inc., an arm's-length private Ontario corporation carrying on the business of inventory management and control.In conjunction with this announcement, Johnathan Dewdney has consented to replace Michael Blady as chief executive officer of Greenock Resources.
The CSACS Student Symposium took place on September 18th 2015, at McGill University’s New Residence Hall. This event is an occasion for students to share their work with the local self-assembly community. Prof. Gilles Bourret (Salzburg University), a former CSACS member himself, gave the keynote lecture. Bourret discussed the use of electrochemical approaches to prepare plasmonic nanostructures with a high level of control, including coaxial lithography (COAL), a method he helped develop as a postdoctoral fellow in Chad Mirkin’s group (Northwestern University).
Professor Patrick Augustin wins Best Paper on Empirical Finance at the 2015 Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting for his paper "Informed Options Trading prior to M&A Announcements: Insider Trading?" with co-authors Menachem Brenner and Marti G. Subrahmanyam.
Congratulations to EBOH Professor Robyn Tamblyn who was invested into the Order of Canada September 23, 2015. The Order of Canada was created in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since its creation, more than 6 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order. Read more
Dongier, Maurice, 1925 - 2015 Dr. Maurice Dongier died peacefully in Montreal on September 19, 2015. He is survived by his wife Suzanne, his four children, Pierre, François, Isabelle, Philippe and their families, his brother Michel, his sister-in-law Geneviève and their families. He will also be missed by many colleagues and friends.
Authors: Augustin, P., Brenner, M., and Subrahmanyam, M. G. Publications: Social Science Research Network
Bioresource Engineering professor Mark Lefsrud and PhD candidate Débora Parrine were featured on CBC's The National on Tuesday, September 22. Mark spoke about his work with Urban Barns, and how the new growth systems that he is developing are changing the face of agriculture.
Three McGill Faculty of Medicine members were recently inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) as Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community. The newly elected Fellows are Dr. Alan N. Barkun, Professor of Medicine and DG Kinnear Chair in Gastroenterology, Dr. David H. Eidelman, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Dr. Laurie N. Gottlieb, Professor at the Ingram School of Nursing and the Flora Madeline Shaw Chair in Nursing.
Faculty of Science members of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Prof. Bruce Lennox, Dean of Science, congratulates Professors Mathieu Blanchette (School of Computer Science), Matt Dobbs (Department of Physics), and Hans Larsson (Redpath Museum) from the Faculty of Science. They are three of forty-eight new members of The Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Nineteenth-Century British PoetryTenure-Track Position – Assistant ProfessorDepartment of EnglishMcGill University