It’s not uncommon for a veteran actor to offer sage advice, choice nuggets of wisdom, gleaned from a lifetime of experience. William Shatner, at nearly 85, is not one of those actors. “What I’ve learned,” said the Canadian-born Shatner, who brings his one-man Broadway show to the Balboa Theatre Thursday, “is that I, primarily, and everybody, in general, knows nothing. I know nothing.” William Shatner graduated from McGill University in 1952 with a BCom degree.
Buried in the back pages of the financial press last October was a story about the sale of his mutual fund company, O’Leary Funds, to Canoe Financial, an investment firm run by former Dragons’ Den cast member and entrepreneur Brett Wilson.
Steven Payette received the 2014-2015 best oral presentation award in the course MECH 609 for his master's thesis talk "Heated-Tool Processing of Out-of-Autoclave Composite Materials." Congratulations, Steven!
The CNC-IUPAC award is given every year to 4 young chemists in Canada to attend an IUPAC conference. Audrey Moores will be attended the 6th International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry taking place in Venice, Italy, in September 2016. This conference is unique in that, in addition to its research focus, society stakeholders, entrepreneurs and educational bodies actively participate in the event and contribute. 2016 CNC-IUPAC travel awardees
Dear Students & Professors, Please save the date for EBOH's 12th Annual Research Day which will take place on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Thomson House Ballroom. Abstract submission will open in February 2016 (more information is forthcoming).
Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels.
The sun was out, the saws were out and our Woodsmen teams performed fabulously over the weekend. Thanks to all on campus and the many alumni who helped make the 56th annual Woodsmen Competition a success.
Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours, was interviewed by CJAD recently regarding a new venture by Loto Quebec that will see the provincial lottery corporation allowing users to lay bets on the upcoming American presidential election.
Dr. Douglass Dalton appointed Director of Accreditation, Undergraduate Medical Education It is with pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Douglass Dalton to the new position of Director of Accreditation, Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. This position is the McGill equivalent to Interim Review Coordinator, mandated by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada.
Four students have set up the first school in an Iraqi refugee camp after meeting on the online course ‘Social Learning for Social Impact’ at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada.
McGill made it to No. 85, an improvement over last year, when it was No. 100 on the FT Global MBA rankings. The other four universities that made it this year are: 60. University of Toronto: Rotman. (Last year: 53) 88. Western University: Ivey. (Last year: 97) 93. Queen’s University: Smith. (Last year: 86) 96. University of British Columbia: Sauder. (Last year: 81)
De betere leiders denken na voordat ze handelen, maar ze zien en grijpen kansen terwijl anderen (nog) afwachten. Niet iedereen is echter een geboren leider, maar ze moeten het wel elke dag laten zien op de werkvloer. Volgens de Amerikaanse onderzoeker, auteur en kunstenares Nancy Adler ligt de sleutel bij meer reflectie, bij voorkeur met een papieren dagboek. Alleen dan geven we onszelf de tijd om naar onze behoeften te luisteren. Adler heeft deze dagboekmethode bij veel directeuren en managers succesvol geadviseerd. In dit artikel enkele handvatten om te starten.
Henry Mintzberg ist ein BWL-Doyen. Mit den heutigen Managern und Business Schools geht er hart ins Gericht. Die Gier der VW-Manager sei nur die Spitze des Eisberges. In einer losen Reihe widmet sich die «Handelszeitung» den Gurus der Business Schools. Wie sehen sie die Welt? Was läuft falsch in der Wirtschaft? Und was muss sich ändern? Den Auftakt macht Henry Mintzberg.
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