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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Re-validate your e-mail account"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Re-validate your e-amil account". A sample of the email is shown below. Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source. It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2014

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

http://www.douglas.qc.ca/news/1268?locale=en        

Published on : 16 Jun 2014

ISID Publishes Two Policy Papers on Comparative Policies in Regards in Aboriginal Peoples

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to release two policy papers concering aboriginal peoples in an international perspective.  The first, by Katie Saulnier, is entitled "Aboriginal Self-Determination:  A Comparative Study of New Zealand, Australia and the United States".  The second, by Ben Geboe, is entitled "An Overview of Community Development Initiatitves Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America".  Both of these policy papers, produced by

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Published on : 16 Jun 2014

International study yields important clues to the genetics of epilepsy

An international team of researchers has discovered a significant genetic component of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy (IGE), the most common form of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by sudden, uncontrolled electrical discharges in the brain expressed as a seizure.

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Published on : 16 Jun 2014

Bidding farewell to Roderick A. Macdonald (1948-2014)

A teacher, first and foremost, Roderick A. Macdonald will be remembered as one of the most important scholars and thinkers in McGill University’s history. He was a mentor and inspiration to generations of students and law professors, and a transformative force at the Faculty of Law, the University, in Canadian society, and in the broader world.

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Published on : 13 Jun 2014

Nine habits leaders need to break

“Keep learning” is the mantra of modern management. You have to keep up with the constant stream of new information, new technology, new paradigms – new everything. But sometimes one of the keys to progress is “unlearning.” Dumping old skills and habits is often more valuable than learning new ones. Here’s my list of the top things that managers need to unlearn immediately.

Published on : 13 Jun 2014

Mr. Marwan Kanaan won the Engineering Class of 1890 Award for outstanding teaching by a course lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering

Congratulations are in order for Mr. Marwan Kanaan a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Marwan is a teaching superstar who has received great praise from his students for his great teaching abiliites. Marwan received his award at the Faculty of Engineering Convocation ceremony on May 29th, 2014. Well done Marwan!

Published on : 13 Jun 2014

Colombo interlibrary loan database unavailable Friday, June 13, 5:00pm until midnight Saturday June 14

The Colombo interlibrary loan database will be unavailable to McGill users and staff from 5:00pm on Friday, June 13, 2014 until the end of the day on Saturday, June 14, 2014. As a result, McGill users will not be able to submit interlibrary loan requests during this period.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Two Groundbreaking Academic Mergers & Acquisitions Studies Win IRRC Institute Investor Research Award at Millstein Governance Forum

Two academic research papers that promise to spark new scrutiny of corporate actions such as mergers and acquisitions have won the prestigious Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) annual investor research competition that focuses on the interaction of the real economy with investment theory. The winning research teams will be presented with a $10,000 award for each paper:

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Peneliti Kanada Berharap Serangga dapat Atasi Masalah Pangan Global

Berkurangnya pasokan makanan dunia sempat membuat PBB tahun lalu memromosikan hidangan dari seranggayang kaya nutrisi, tinggi protein, rendah lemak dan mudah didapatkan. Selain itu dalam konferensi 'Serangga sebagai Pangan Dunia' baru-baru ini, para ahli pangan juga mensosialisasi serangga sebagai pangan ramah lingkungan. 

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Dominic Poulin choisit les Redmen de McGill

Le défenseur Dominic Poulin a finalement tranché et joindra le réseau de hockey universitaire, cet automne, dans l’uniforme des Redmen de l’Université McGill de Montréal.

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Pour un management dynamique des finances publiques

Invité dernièrement à la Chambre Française de Commerce et d’Industrie du Maroc (CFCIM) pour débattre du thème pluridisciplinaire : « Pour un management dynamique des finances publiques », M. Noureddine Bensouda, Trésorier général du Royaume a présenté un exposé explquant son parti pris ce type de management. 

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Moving beyond ‘us’ and ‘them’ on global teams

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mark Mortensen from [international business school] Insead.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

[Canada-China Youth Business Forum] William Polushin, Founder & President of AMAXIS Inc.

Canada William Polushin is Founder and President of AMAXIS Inc. He is also Founding Director of the Program for International Competitiveness, and a Lecturer in international business at the Desautels Faculty of Management.Watch video: Freenewspos

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Creating health awareness: A social media enabled collaborationd

Authors: Lapointe, Liette; Ramaprasad, Jui; Vedel, Isabelle Publication: Health and Technology Abstract:

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014