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Meet the new CEO of mining’s first equity crowdfunding platform

Chad Williams is the founder and president of Red Cloud Mining Capital, and is the former CEO of Victoria Gold Corp. Read full article here: Mining, February 4, 2015 Watch video here: ceo.ca, February 3, 2015 

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

World Animal Protection Welcomes Priscilla Ma as its New U.S. Executive Director

World Animal Protection, formerly known as the World Society for the Protection of Animals, today announced Priscilla Ma's appointment as the new Executive Director of World Animal Protection's United States office. Ms. Ma officially assumed this role on January 26, 2015. Read full article here: Money News, February 2, 2015 

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Another view: The case for year-round Pell Grants

As Congress takes up reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this year, it will have to address several policy concerns, including the rising cost of college and the need to increase degree attainment rates in the U.S. Notwithstanding those concerns, college access will continue to be a major issue.

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Safe Driving for Fast Companies

Written by Professor Estelle Metayer MONTREAL – In a car, blind spots are the areas of the road that the rearview and side-view mirrors do not show. A driver must constantly be aware of them – and of the potentially deadly perils they can conceal. Businesses can have blind spots, too – and they can be equally costly, causing companies to overinvest in risky ventures or fail to take advantage of emerging opportunities. Successful leaders are careful to identify their company's blind spots and introduce mechanisms to ensure that no harm will come from them.

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Desautels students head to 2015 Hult Prize regionals

On March 13-14, McGill students Amanda Chalupa (MSc in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry), Alyssa Wiseman (MBA-Law), Attiya Hirji (BA in International Development), Lida Faridian (MBA) and Vivien Leung (Law), also known as team MILA, are headed to San Francisco to vie for the US$1 million Hult Prize to launch their social program.

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Technology Vision for Radical Innovation and Its Impact on Early Success

Authors:Reid, S. E., Roberts, D. and Moore, K. Publication: Journal of Product Innovation Management, Forthcoming. Abstract:

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Published on : 16 Feb 2015

The impacts of social trust on open and closed B2B e-commerce: A Europe-based study

Authors: Qu, W.G., Pinsonneault, A., Tomiuk, D., Wang, S., Liu, Y. Publication: Information and Management, March 2015 Abstract:

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Published on : 16 Feb 2015

In the News: Dr. Howard Steiger - Quand l'anorexie atteint l'ADN on Radio-Canada

To read more and to listen, click the following link: http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/bien_dans_son_assiette/2013-2014/chronique.asp?idChronique=363335

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Business Management Courses for Indigenous People

McGill University's School of Continuing Studies' Business Management Courses for Indigenous People has been featured in The Nation magazine. Click here to read the online article. 

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

MACES Elections

Get involved. Make a difference. Nominations for executive positions with MACES (McGill Association of Continuing Education Students) are due Friday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m. For more details on the new timeline of the elections visit www.maceselections.ca

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Changes to off-campus access to Library e-resources - EZproxy migration status

As of Monday, February 16, 2015, access to McGill Library e-resources from off campus will end for all ineligible McGill affiliates. The Library's license agreements for electronic resources generally only cover off-campus access for current McGill students, faculty and staff. [Read more]

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Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Education's SPEAQ On Campus Montreal event a resounding success

The annual SPEAQ on Campus Montreal event was February 7th, hosted in 2015 at McGill’s Education building, and organized by students in the faculty. The conference, a student-led initiative that brings together current and prospective TESL instructors to share their knowledge, featured over 15 workshops throughout the course of the day. The Montreal host rotates between UQAM, Concordia and McGill. The 2015 event, sporting the theme “Collaboration and Cooperation In and Out of the Classroom”, set a new record for attendance with 250 participants.

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Published on : 13 Feb 2015

Renowned violist Steven Dann appointed to Schulich String Faculty

The Schulich School of Music is delighted to announce the appointment of internationally-renowned violist Steven Dann as Catherine Thornhill Steele Chair in Viola starting September 2015, for a period of three years. Steven Dann's career has covered a wealth of violistic possibilities. As principal viola of some of the world's leading orchestras, as a veteran of the string quartet and chamber music world, as soloist and recitalist and as a dedicated teacher.

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Published on : 13 Feb 2015

Thierry Tidrow, BMus 09 awarded Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

The Composition Area of the Schulich School of Music is pleased to announce that one of its former students, Thierry Tidrow (BMus, Honours Composition and Major Music Theory, 2009) is the recipient of the 2014 Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music. During his bachelor's program, Mr. Tidrow studied composition with Professors Christoph Neidhöfer and Brian Cherney. An interview with Thierry Tidrow about his winning work may be found on the website of the Canada Council for the Arts (see sidebar)

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Published on : 12 Feb 2015

Invasive species pose serious threat to health of the Great Lakes

New study from scientists at McGill shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders – and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat The McGill Reporter | Feb. 3, 2015 By Melody Enguix

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Published on : 12 Feb 2015