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Charitable giving: the wealth factor

A study co-authored by Desautels Assistant Marketing Professor DaHee Han finds that there’s a big difference between the charitable giving habits of the wealthy and the less privileged.

Published on : 24 Mar 2017

Macdonald Campus Seed Library Launch

There were happy faces all around at Monday's launch of the Macdonald Campus Seed Library. The project, initiated by Liaison Librarian Dana Ingalls, offers seeds and gardening resources to members of the McGill community. According to Ingalls, "many public and academic libraries are expanding services to meet community needs. They are lending tools, artwork, exercise equipment, and more.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, Students, seed library
Published on : 24 Mar 2017

Elena Bennett @Davos

For those of you who missed it, take a few minutes to watch Elena Bennett's presentation @Davos. "By dwelling on the possibility of a dystopian environmental future, we run the risk of making the prediction self-fulfilling. We need more inspirational visions – but which are realistic and believable." Watch on McGillMacCampus Youtube

Published on : 24 Mar 2017

Interview with Nathalie Haddad

Nathalie Haddad, MSc(A) '02 (Human Nutrition), was a pioneer in the UAE healthy meal delivery market when she founded her company, Right Bite, in 2004. Since then, the nutritional consultation and meal delivery service has helped its clients lose [...] 250,000 kg excess weight, she tells Caterer Middle East. And these are just the people who subscribe to Right Bite’s customized meal plan packages — this figure doesn’t take into account the customers who use the delivery arm of the company, Right Bite Express.

Published on : 24 Mar 2017

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITION AVAILABLE

This position, available for a period of 1year, is to complete a research project on the effects of chiral molecules on the properties of brushite ceramic. The person accepted into this position will be expected to build upon previous work done in the lab to extend our findings that chiral molecules exert regulatory hierarchical control over the properties brushite ceramic. 

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Published on : 23 Mar 2017

Both Sides of the Fence: Per­spec­tives from Can­cer Patients who are Can­cer Researchers

Please join McGill’s Ros­alind and Mor­ris Good­man Can­cer Research Cen­tre for a lec­ture series enti­tled “Both Sides of the Fence: Per­spec­tives from Can­cer Patients who are Can­cer Researchers: Today’s Research for Tomorrow’s Cure. For more infor­ma­tion, please email events [dot] gcrc [at] mcgill [dot] ca or con­tact Annette Novak at 514−398−4970. Please join us for the third lec­ture of the series pre­sented by The Ros­alind and Mor­ris Good­man Can­cer Research Centre.

Published on : 23 Mar 2017

Now accept­ing appli­ca­tions for 2017 Youth Edu­ca­tion Awards!

The Brain Tumour Foun­da­tion of Canada is now accept­ing appli­ca­tions for the 2017 Youth Edu­ca­tion Award! There are funds avail­able to the lucky win­ners. Click on link to learn more: http://www.braintumour.ca/5002/education-awards-for-brain-tumour-survivors---guidelines

Published on : 23 Mar 2017

Conference given by Dr. Guy Boudreau about scientific research and migraines

Migraine Québec would like to invite you to attend a conference given by Dr. Guy Boudreau about scientific research and migraines.  

Published on : 23 Mar 2017

Data Warehouse downtime, April 2 from 9am to noon

The Data Warehouse will be unavailable due to an upgrade on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 9:00 am to approximately 12:00 pm (noon).

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Published on : 23 Mar 2017

McGill Password - reset required

McGill is investigating unusual network activity. As a precautionary measure, we are requiring all system users to reset their McGill passwords. You have until March 28, 10:30AM EDT to make this change. For instructions  on how to reset your McGill password, please visit www.mcgill.ca/password.

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Published on : 23 Mar 2017

Course Evaluations for Winter 2017

MERCURY Course Evaluations will be available to students until April 30 for units following the default period (or until April 12 for units following the condensed period).

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Published on : 22 Mar 2017

2017 Year End Memo and FY17 Year End Reporting and Communication Meeting Agenda

This message is sent out on behalf of Myriam Bensimon, Controller, Financial Services Dear colleagues, Please note that the FY17 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Bronfman Building, Room 423. The PRESENTATION, AGENDA and MEMO are available on the Financial Services website using the undernoted link:

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Published on : 22 Mar 2017

Desautels MBA-Law student to spend year with Supreme Court of Canada

Aly R. Háji, a student in the joint MBA-Law program at McGill University, has been selected to fill one of twenty-seven positions as Clerk for the Supreme Court of Canada. Under this highly selective appointment, he will work under the direction of a Supreme Court Judge and will fulfill various duties, including researching points of law, preparing memoranda of law and assisting the Judge in the general work of the Court.

Published on : 22 Mar 2017

The Colorblind Crowd: Founder Race and Performance in Crowdfunding

Authors: Younkin, P., Kuppuswamy, V. Publication: Management Science Abstract: 

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Published on : 22 Mar 2017

Facility Location and Capacity Acquisition under Carbon Tax and Emissions Limits: To Centralize or To Decentralize?

Authors: Turken, N.,  Carrillo, J., Verter, V. Publication: International Journal of Production Economics Abstract: 

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Published on : 22 Mar 2017