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How ‘Mr. B’ Has Built Aldo Into a Global Shoe Powerhouse

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Footwear News will host its 2016 Achievement Awards in New York, honoring the best and brightest in the industry, including Aldo Bensadoun, the winner of the Manolo Blahnik Lifetime Achievement Award. Read on to learn more Mr. B’s accomplishments. Read full article: Footwear News, November 29, 2016 

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Former prime minister Paul Martin speaks about business, issues he’s passionate about and Donald Trump

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Paul Martin.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

How HIV affects the brain

Study tracks patients to better understand effects and possible treatments December 1 is World AIDS Day, a time to raise awareness about a disease that has afflicted 70 million people worldwide, 35 million of whom have died as a result.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Winners of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea selected during Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

Fondation Montréal Inc. (montréalinc.ca) announced last Saturday at the close of an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp the Big Winners of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea presented by the National Bank and organized in collaboration with Montréal universities.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

SunExpress appoints Jens Bischof as new managing director

 Jens Bischof has been appointed as managing director of SunExpress, a Deutsche Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines joint venture, with effect from January 1, 2017. He holds a degree of business administration (Dipl. Betriebswirt) from the University of Applied Sciences (AKAD) in Rendsburg and a master’s degree in Management from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Read full article: Stat Times, November 26, 2016

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Detecting Illegal Insider Trading

A few years ago, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York, proclaimed that insider trading is “rampant” in U.S. securities markets, a quote well known to followers of financial markets and securities law. [1] Increased efforts by the U.S. department of Justice (DoJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have been met with both success and failure. The admission of guilt in the insider indictment of SAC Capital, the well-known hedge fund, can certainly be counted as a victory. In contrast, the case United States vs.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Cindy Blackstock wins Human Rights Award

The Law Society of Upper Canada has named Cindy Blackstock, CRCF member from the School of Social Work, as one of the winners of the 2016 Human Rights Award. Established in 2013, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of human rights and/or the promotion of the rule of law provincially, nationally or internationally. It is granted biennially to individuals for their devotion to these principles over a long term, or for a single, outstanding act of service.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2016

Open forum for the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education provokes dialogue on indigenous issues

On Nov. 22, the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education hosted an open forum to discuss their progress and receive input from members of the McGill Community. The Task Force was launched Sept. 22 of this year with the purpose of creating initiatives focused on integrating indigenous viewpoints into all areas of academic life, including research and retention of indigenous students and faculty.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

McGill Reporter on the Forum on Indigenous studies and education

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, over 50 people attended the first Open Forum on the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Education at McGill. The forum was held from 3-5 p.m. in the Lev Buhkman Room of the SSMU Building.  The purpose of the open forum was to generate ideas and discussion relating to the task force’s core themes. Read more...

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Dr. Alexandre Barbier Appointed co-Director of Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

Congratulations to Dr. Alexandre Barbier, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, who will be assuming the role of co-Program Director of the Perinatal-Neonatal Fellowship Program. Dr. Barbier is succeeding Dr. Louis Bartholomew, and will be working with fellow co-Program Director Dr. Julie Bartholomew from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Jewish General Hospital to direct what has been a successful training program with a high level of international participation.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Application of New Equity Measure, Student Feedback, in Faculty of Medicine

Any instructor or Teaching Assistant who receives a comment in a course evaluation that appears to be hateful or discriminatory may request that the evaluation submitted by the student be removed from Mercury or One45 – To learn more, click here. Further information on course evaluations is available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/mercury/students/information.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

"Unpacking participatory democracy", organized for ISID by Professor of Practice in Global Governance Aruna Roy

The student press enthusiastically reviews ISID's workshop on "Unpacking participatory democracy".  Read the full article here:  http://www.mcgilltribune.com/news/isid-presents-unpacking-participatory-...

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Published on : 01 Dec 2016

CaPS Acquisitions Update - December 2016

What's new? New titles include: The nursing job search handbook Canadian workplace culture: mastering the unspoken rules 350 métiers où ça bouge More new books: CaPS - New Books These books can be borrowed at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200)

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Your thesis. Your passion. 3 minutes!

The 3MT/MT180 is a presentation and communication skills competition that takes place at universities around the globe. Participating in the competition will give you the chance to communicate your leading-edge research to a non-specialist audience. The challenge… you will have only three minutes and a single slide to do so.

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Published on : 30 Nov 2016