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Vision Travel - FOAPAL Authorization form updated with "Claimant Affiliation" field

If you are involved with the financial administration of Tri-Agency grants (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC and CRC), please read the message below.This message is sent out on behalf of Julie Ghayad, Director Finance Infrastructure and Transaction Services   Dear Colleagues,

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Published on : 05 Dec 2016

Social Media and Their Affordances for Organizing: A Review and Agenda for Research

Authors: Leonardi, P., Vaast, E.  Publication: Academy of Management Annals  Abstract: 

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Published on : 05 Dec 2016

Why is the media on the left? Why the contempt for workers?

I spent the first fourteen years of my life under communism. When my parents got out in 1962, I realized to my utter astonishment that much of academia was on the left, praising communism, rationalizing increased centralization of powers under a variety of jargons. Even the US was not immune to these ideas, and that the left and academia despised workers who wanted routine lives, rather than revolutions. Read full article: Asia Times, December 4, 2016 

Published on : 05 Dec 2016

McGill MBA Japan Program teaches timeless business principles

In today’s fast-changing corporate world, team-building, global leadership and how to build start-up companies are more important than ever. Those business principles are all taught at the McGill MBA Japan Program, one of the most well-known programs in Asia.

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Published on : 05 Dec 2016

Trump’s election a reminder that ‘happy talk’ about diversity isn’t enough

The pollster-defying results of the recent presidential election in the United States have left many people around the world reeling in surprise, but don’t count Wendy Cukier and Suzanne Gagnon among them.

Published on : 05 Dec 2016

Air Miles rep: 'Options' may exist for panic redeemers

Air Miles Canada may have thought abandoning its unpopular expiration policy would calm the cardholder backlash from those who rushed to spend miles, but were frustrated by full flights, sold out merchandise, and long customer service delays. In fact, many fans of the popular loyalty rewards program are still fuming mad. “Air Miles is going to increase the number of miles it takes to redeem a particular product or service,” said Corey Phelps, an associate professor of strategy and organization at McGill University.

Published on : 05 Dec 2016

Winter 2017 – Course Lecturers – Job Posting

McGill University Department of Art History and Communication Studies Winter 2017 – Course Lecturers – Job Posting The Department of Art History and Communication Studies invites applications for Course Lecturers to teach a course during winter 2017.

Published on : 05 Dec 2016

myFuture Downtime - December 8, 2016

Please be advised that on Thursday, December 8 myFuture will be down for all users (students, employers, faculty & administrators) from 9am - 5pm in order to have our new updates installed.  These updates will include a new interface/look for both students and employers as well as the new app Careers by Symplicity for students.  We apologize for the inconvience and remind you to not wait until the Dec 8 deadlines to apply to any jobs.

Published on : 05 Dec 2016

Prof. Ipek Tureli named Canada Research Chair

[From the McGill Reporter, “16 Canada Research Chairs for McGill,” by Kathryn Jezer-Morton] “On Friday, Dec. 2, the Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced over $173 million in funding for 203 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at universities across Canada. Sixteen CRCs went to McGill faculty. Eleven of McGill’s new CRCs went to women, which reflects the national trend; this cohort is among the highest percentage of women ever, at 38 per cent.”

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Published on : 02 Dec 2016

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (floor fellows)

The parties met on November 14, 15 and 25 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. The employer presented for review by the union the bilingual version of the text agreed on pertaining to the grievance procedure, as well as of the article related to the drafting of the collective agreement.

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Published on : 02 Dec 2016

SANS Video Library: Self-Registration Instructions

  The SANS Video Library is a security awareness program for all faculty and staff. This self-paced course includes a set of short educational videos, newsletters and quizzes on IT security. Each module identifies key behaviors that increase security risks to an organization and how we can address them.  To register for the SANS Video Library: 

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Published on : 02 Dec 2016

Fall 2016 Course Evaluations

MERCURY Course Evaluations will be available to students until December 22 for units following the default period.

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Published on : 02 Dec 2016

A Glowing Review for Pianist Ilya Poletaev

(Review by Peter Dobrin) How long will it be before the pianist hits that last note? You might have held your breath, as I did, waiting for Ilya Poletaev to strike the final note of the Bach "Sarabande" encore Wednesday night at the end of his Philadelphia Chamber Music Society recital debut at the American Philosophical Society.

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Published on : 02 Dec 2016

Congratulations Dr. Marion Dove and Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon on becoming Fellows of the CFPC!

Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon and Dr. Marion Dove on becoming Fellows of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). They were celebrated in a graduation ceremony at the end of the Family Medicine Forum (FMF), held in Vancouver, British Colombia this past November. Dr. Dove and Dumas-Pilon are pictured with Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, the president-elect of the CFPC. Dr. Charbonneau will commence his presidency at the next FMF held in Montreal from November 8-11, 2017.

Published on : 02 Dec 2016

Adelle Blackett named Canada Research Chair in Transnational Labour Law and Development

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., as been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transnational Labour Law and Development. Blackett’s work, which addresses labour regulation in an era of neoliberal global governance, explores the intimate relationship between social and economic policy.

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Published on : 02 Dec 2016