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Daniel Jutras to receive the Barreau’s 2016 Mérite award

In recognition of his exceptional career as a jurist and academic, Professor Daniel Jutras, Ad. E., Wainwright Chair of Civil Law and Dean of the Faculty, will receive the Barreau du Québec 2016 Mérite award.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Supplier selection considering product structure and product life cycle cost

Authors: Ebrahimipour, V., Maleki Shoja, B., Li, S. Publications: International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management Abstract: 

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Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Obituary: Michal Hornstein was one of city's most renowned philanthropists

As a young man in Poland, Michal Hornstein was arrested by the Nazis and set to be deported to Auschwitz, the notorious death camp where thousands were executed during the Holocaust. But Hornstein evaded his captors by jumping from a train and hiding in the forests of Czechoslovakia. Of the 70 people who tried to escape the Nazis on that day in 1943, only seven survived. Were it not for this twist of fate, it’s unlikely Hornstein would have survived the war, immigrated to Canada and become one of the city’s most renowned philanthropists.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

McGill business students focus on helping Syrian refugees

Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she finds particularly timely and relevant. For this semester, it was helping Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian society.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Why Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s new CEO may signal a shift from ‘disruptor’ to ‘plain vanilla’

 Less than a year ago Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s CEO Michael Pearson represented a disruption to big pharma by coming from outside the industry, using aggressive acquisitions and strategic business tactics to grow the company to a global giant.   Now the company has hired Joseph Papa as the new CEO, a 35-year pharmaceutical industry veteran with a history of taking a balanced approach to business. If the past few months of Pearson’s tenure can be described as rocky road, Papa could help bring a new flavour to Valeant.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Looking for love on a laptop

According to Jui Ramaprasad, an assistant professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management, digital dating can be remarkably – and dishearteningly – similar to off-line interfacing. “We still see these off-line social norms. Our results are derived from the idea men make the first move and that women leave this weak signal. It was more than surprising, it was disappointing – you would have hoped we have evolved beyond that.”

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Paid Summer Research Opportunity in Montreal / Washington DC

We are proud to announce that the Institute for the Study of International Development is teaming up with the Inter-American Development Bank and Google to develop a new executive education program, “Real Development, a Good Business Strategy? Closing the Gap.” As part of this project, we are commissioning original case studies written by McGill graduate students.  

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Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Congratulations ISS GSPC Photo Contest WNE 2016 Winners

The ISS Training Program would like to congratulate the winners of the NSERC CREATE – ISS Winter Networking Event 2016 Photo contest, held at Thompson House on February 24th. Category 1: Research Project First Prize: Etienne Bourbeau, Physics, McGillSecond Prize: Donald MacNearney, Biomedical Eng., McGillThird Prize: Julia Bairos, Biomedical Eng., Polytechnique

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Published on : 28 Apr 2016

ami Quebec's programs in May

Click here to know more about the ami Quebec’s pro­grams and announce­ments in May.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

MS Walk

Click here for a list of MS Walk loca­tions for Quebec.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship - call for nominations (due May 17, 2016)

The Schulich School of Music is conducting an internal competition to select its candidate for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship competition. The deadline to submit applications for institutional review is May 17, 2016. Eligible candidates must demonstrate potential to pursue a research-intensive career in an area aligned with research interests at the Schulich School of Music and with the strategic priorities of McGill University. Candidates must have fulfilled all requirements for a PhD or PhD-equivalent degree:

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Published on : 27 Apr 2016

McGill Management Students Focus on Helping Syrian Refugees

By Karen Seidman, Montreal Gazette, April 26, 2016 : "Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she finds particularly timely and relevant. For this semester, it was helping Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian society.

Published on : 27 Apr 2016

Social Innovators’ Integration Lab Welcomes Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management’s Social Economy Initiative is pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Rijpens as the new Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Social Innovators’ Integration Lab (SIIL). 

Published on : 27 Apr 2016

Security warning: Phishing & malicious attachments

A series of phishing emails, some with malicious attachments, have been reported. Samples are shown below. Please DO NOT click on any links or open any attachments, or reply to the message. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.  If you have already opened the attachment, you should contact your IT Administrator immediately! If you don't know who your IT Administrator is, contact the IT Service Desk.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2016

CaPS Summer Business Hours May - August 2016

CaPS office hours are Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.  During the summer, May – August CaPS will be closed from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm.   The Brown Student Services Bldg. is open on all Summer Fridays.  Please contact the Brown Bldg. Reception Desk at 398-8238 for assistance with your questions.   Friday access to the Brown Building is by the McTavish Street entrance.  Student casuals, trained to greet and assist visitors, will be available at the main Reception Desk situated at this entrance.  

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Published on : 27 Apr 2016