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Who Are the Value and Growth Investors?

Authors: Betermier, S., Calvet, L. E. and Sodini, P. Publication: Journal of Finance Abstract:

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

New programs try to make sense of all that data

From baseball to banking, the ability to mine data on performance, customer preferences and other trends is the new must-have for the corporate bottom line. But still too rare, say employers, is the analyst who combines technical expertise to delve into “big data” and communication skills to explain the findings in everyday language to colleagues and senior managers.

Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Reimbursement of Expenses Policy Update - Advances: P2.1 & G3.1

This message is sent on behalf of Cris Tinmouth, Interim Associate Vice-Principal Financial Services and Controller   Dear Colleagues, The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below: ** P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Reimbursement of Expenses Policy Update - Advances: P2.1 & G3.1

This message is sent on behalf of Cris Tinmouth, Interim Associate Vice-Principal Financial Services and Controller   Dear Colleagues, The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below: ** P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

BCom Students Take 1st Place at 2016 University of Auckland's Champions' Trophy

A Desautels BCom student case team composed of Rachel Burk, Maripaz Fernandez, Michael Fishman and Deven Sanon took 1st place at the 9th annual University of Auckland’s Champions Trophy held January 23 to 30, 2016.

Published on : 04 Feb 2016

McGill: A Top Montreal Employer (8 Years Running)

High marks for Summer Fridays, tuition waivers, parental leave top-ups and much more. For the eighth year in a row, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

New versions of Alertus software now available

If you've installed Alertus software on your laptop or computer, new versions are now available for Windows and Mac. Among other improvements, now you can see all recent alerts by right-clicking on the yellow Alertus icon in your System Tray/Menu Bar. From there, you can click to view the details of an Active Alert or any other recent alerts/messages (shown in red).

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Juno Nominations for Schulich Alumni

The nominees for the 2016 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto yesterday morning.  Schulich alumni and faculty who are up for awards including:   INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR  Legacy Live Jens Lindeman, BMus'88 (Independent)

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Hockey Canada can't ignore Ann-Sophie Bettez any longer

Ann-Sophie Bettez was named CWHL player of the month for January. She is second in the league in scoring right now, behind only Marie-Philip Poulin. Bettez has amassed 125 points in 86 games over the course of her CWHL career, has won three national championships with McGill University and yet, at 28 years old, hasn't represented her country at the senior level.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Eat More Insects (Especially Crickets)

The very thought of eating insects grosses people out. The image of a creepy, crawly, bug working its way down your windpipe doesn’t exactly conjure up feelings of the contentment we feel with other foods. But why not? How is it that a cow, pig, chicken, or fish seem more appetizing than other creatures? In other cultures who don’t have the “luxury” of consuming conventional sources of protein regularly, insects are a perfectly legitimate choice. In fact, 2 billion people worldwide eat insects regularly as a food source, and North America is JUST starting to catch on.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Entomophagy: Can you swallow this food trend?

Would you rather miss a PB by a single second, or eat a grasshopper? Runners who are competitive enough would probably strongly consider the grasshopper in this moment… being grossed out is temporary, but pride is forever, right? Eating insects isn’t new. Including bugs are a main food ingredient (the technical term is entomophagy) is however becoming more trendy.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Introverted Leaders And The Work Of Millennials

I have been blessed. Don't think that I don't recognize it. I do. I'm still insanely driven and hyper-entrepreneurial, so I'm not always satisfied, but I am grateful. I get to spend a lot of time with people that many business leaders would spend fortunes to connect with. Over the years, I've done my best to give back as well. Nothing is more fulfilling than speaking to students who are interested in business, innovation, technology and marketing. I happen to live in the same city as McGill University.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

L'aspect humain avant tout

Christine Décarie se destinait à la comptabilité, mais le hasard l'a menée à être l'une des premières femmes gestionnaires de portefeuille du Québec. Et son talent, qui ne doit rien au hasard, a profité aux investisseurs. Vice-présidente principale, gestionnaire de portefeuille et responsable de la recherche mondiale au Groupe Investors, Christine Décarie s'est découvert une passion pour la gestion de fonds communs de placement lors de son dernier emploi d'été d'étudiante, en 1986.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Poxel Appoints Janice Bourque and Pierre Legault to its Board of Directors

POXEL SA (Euronext – POXEL - FR0012432516), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, today announced the addition of Janice Bourque, Managing Director of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, and Pierre Legault, President and CEO of Nephrogenex Inc, to its Board of Directors. Both appointments were approved by Poxel’s shareholders at the Annual Shareholder Meeting held in Paris last Friday, January 29, 2016.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Workforce diversity boosted by recommending a friend

Referring friends and associates for job vacancies can help to create a diverse workforce, a new study from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University finds. Word-of-mouth recruitment, the most common way to fill jobs, has previously been thought to cause segregation at work: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016