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Déséquilibre social

À l’occasion de la sortie de son pamphlet «Rééquilibrer la société», l’académicien de renommée mondiale Henry Mintzberg discutait au Cercle Universitaire de McGill, jeudi 27 mars, de sa conception des priorités sociales. La société, dit-il, est composée de trois piliers qu’il faut savoir équilibrer: le public, le privé, et ce qu’il appelle le pluriel, «la société civile». Ces trois piliers donnent lieu à trois types de besoins: les besoins individuels, communs et nationaux.

Published on : 02 Apr 2014

Une guerre pour aider des femmes

Women for Women International est une organisation non gouvernementale (ONG) œuvrant à aider les femmes dans des pays qui ont été affectés par des conflits militaires. Depuis quelques mois, un groupe de dix étudiants a décidé de lutter pour cette cause à l’échelle de l’Université McGill. Le Délit a pu avoir une entrevue avec Zoë Holl, responsable médias et communications et Faustine Rohr-Lacoste, co-fondatrice et responsable événements et levées de fonds.

Published on : 02 Apr 2014

Talking Management witk Karl Moore: Why You Need to View a Company as 'a Community of Human Beings'

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to professor Henry Mintzberg about his new e-pamphlet "Rebalancing Society." Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 1, 2014 

Published on : 02 Apr 2014

BCom Students Finish Strong at Happening Marketing

Desautels BCom students claimed five podiums at the 22nd edition of Happening Marketing, which took place in March at Laval University in Quebec City. Happening Marketing is a interuniversity competition for all business students from eastern Canada. Gathering over 365 participants each year, the event promotes exchanges between students and the business world. Find out more about Happening Marketing. 2014 results for Desautels teams

Published on : 02 Apr 2014

Noisy brain signals: How the schizophrenic brain misinterprets the world

People with schizophrenia often misinterpret what they see and experience in the world. New research provides insight into the brain mechanisms that might be responsible for this misinterpretation.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2014

Call for papers: Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium

We invite paper proposals for a Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June, 2014. The symposium will explore the fundamental connections between taxation and human rights by providing a forum for collaboration among emerging scholars, established academics, civil society organization representatives, tax justice advocacy groups, tax policy makers, and researchers from around th

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Published on : 01 Apr 2014

Jurgen De Wispelaere and Leticia Morales are presenting at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), in Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.

Jurgen De Wispelaere and Leticia Morales are presenting at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), in Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.   Dr. Morales’ paper “Factual Disagreements about Health: (Re)considering the Legitimacy of the Courts” will be presented at the Legal Institutions Panel: Outreach and Reform.   Dr. De Wispelaere’s paper “Contesting Health Controversies: A Republican Perspective on Health, Politics, and Law” will be presented at the Want, Needs and Rights Panel.  

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Published on : 01 Apr 2014

Global shift to greener economies happening because of economic benefits, panelists say

The global transition to clean energy is underway and Canada is lagging, experts speaking at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit said Saturday. Published on March 29, 2014 | The Hill Timesby Laura Ryckewaert

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Published on : 01 Apr 2014

Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith)

Researchers from the McGill University and University of Pennsylvania have found evidence to show climate change is the main reason for the disappearance of ice-free regions, known as polynyas. Find story links below

Published on : 01 Apr 2014

This year Schulich Grads Sweep Jazz at the Junos

Graduates of the Schulich School of Music posted a clean sweep of the jazz category at Saturday’s Juno Awards in Winnipeg. Program alumni Christine Jensen, Mike Downes and Mike Rud took home the hardware for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year,Traditional Jazz Album of the Year and Vocal Jazz Album of the Year respectively. WEBLINKS: CBC Article about Jazz Sweep: http://bit.ly/1pG9uu8 Christine Jensen's Album Habitat: http://bit.ly/1js1yNm

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Published on : 31 Mar 2014

April - Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, is at the forefront of Parkinson’s research and clinical care. Parkinson’s patients are seen at The Neuro’s Movement Disorders Clinic and the Montreal General Hospital. Approximately 100,000 Canadians have Parkinson’s disease.   New Rapid-Access Clinic at The Neuro reduces wait time

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Published on : 31 Mar 2014

Is That a Fact? -- Book Review

Just received the first copies of my 14th book "Is That a Fact." Should be in the stores within a couple of weeks. Official launch is May 8 at 5 PM, Atwater Public Library in Montreal.First advance review is in:Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life.Schwarcz, Joe (Author)May 2014. 280 p. ECW, paperback, $17.95. (9781770411906). 500.

Published on : 28 Mar 2014

Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014 Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period) Access course evaluations in Minerva

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014

Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014 Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period) Access course evaluations in Minerva

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014

Battery recall on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops from 2010-11

On March 27, 2014, Lenovo voluntarily recalled certain lithium-ion batteries, which were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped worldwide between October 2010 and April 2011.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014