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Professional Program Administrator and Student Advisor Mary Lanni-Campoli has won the Dean of Students Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising. A total of 11 nominations were received in the category for which Lanni-Campoli was awarded (Administrative Staff). (There were four nominations in the Academic Staff category.) An award reception was held on Tuesday 25 April at Thompson House to toast this year’s award nominees and to highlight all the great work being done in advising across McGill.
McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies welcomed into CFA Institute University recognition program
McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies is the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.
Three of eleven winners in the student category of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) Architecture in Perspective 32 (2017) competition are professional Master’s students at McGill: Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo (Gilbert Gorski Juror Award), Simon McKenzie (Corey Harper Juror Award), and Sarah Ives (Award of Merit).
(By Chris Maskell) After playing 350 concerts, recording two albums, and appearing at more than ten international music festivals, contemporary percussion ensemble Sixtrum broke new ground by paying homage to composer (and Director of the Schulich School of Music's Digital Composition Studios) composer Philippe Leroux in their newest release, De la percussion (Soupir éditions, S232).
The Department of Family Medicine's Dr. Mark Ware is profiled in a feature story in the spring edition of Pain Pathways Magazine, where he explores the potential of marijuana for pain management as well as McGill's online graduate certificate in chronic pain management. Read the story here.
As part of its series on social innovations at different universities, Le Délit recently took a look the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship’s efforts, including the McGill X-1 Accelerator, which is a 10-week intensive that gives participants a chance at pitching their projects to the Centre’s network of entrepreneurs in hopes of landing funding. The program is a fantastic gateway into the world of finance.
On May 3rd, Brett Hickey (BCom'02), founder and CEO of middle-market alternative asset manager Star Mountain Capital, is slated to speak at the 20th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference. He will be addressing the Emerging Manager Roundtable, which will deal with best practises, innovation, and scale.
From 136 initial pitches, 121 went on to compete. The semi-finals brought the field down to 40 finalists and now, the 2017 McGill Dobson Cup powered by National Bank has revealed the slate of winners. Up for grabs was a total of $106,000, which was awarded to the top teams in the categories of Social Enterprise, Health Sciences, Small & Medium Enterprise, and Innovation Driven Enterprise. This year’s slate of entries came from all of McGill’s faculties and schools.
As the world becomes ever more diversified and globalized, it’s time for the C-suite to reflect that reality. At the head of the pack, the joint McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program has aimed to keep its classes as diverse as possible. There is a fellowship in place for nominations from the non-profit space, and another for aboriginals. The program also takes advantage of conferences to reach out to women and entrepreneurs.
Desautels Associate Professor Karl Moore was recently interviewed on The Grilled Podcast to discuss his development as a businessman and academic, collaboration and bringing CEOs in to speak to his classes. He then interviews those CEOs on his podcast, The CEO Series.
Eytan Bensoussan (BSc’05, MBA/LLB’10) loves a challenge. He has studied math, bio-chemistry, political science and management. In his career life, he worked for McKinsey & Company, the Globe and Mail, and Ferst Capital Partners before co-founding Ferst Digital, which is a modern banking platform for small businesses and start-ups.
Announcing the winner of the McGill - Freie Universität Berlin Funding Program for Joint Research Workshop
Saurabh Mishra, Associate Professor of Marketing at McGill University and Sascha Raithel, Professor of Marketing at Freie Universität Berlin are the first recipients of the McGill - Freie Universität Berlin Funding Program for Joint Research Workshops for their workshop “Brand Failure, Perceived Threat, & Brand Performance”. The next call for joint workshops under this program will be in September.