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March 25, 2021 | As part of McGill's Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule, Max Bell School professor Jennifer Welsh shared her predictions for the future of the world's multilateral institutions.

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Classified as: Jennifer Welsh, max bell school, max bell school of public policy, international relations, diplomacy
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Published on: 26 Apr 2021

Story Contest: Coming Together

Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2021

This year's Story Contest encourages Family Medicine Department members to share their stories, thoughts and experiences on the theme "Coming Together." Story telling is a powerful tool in healing. People yearn for stories, particularly stories of influence, hope, and community building. We can learn from and through authentic experiences, both of grief and joy. COVID-19 has shown us the interconnectivity of communities worldwide.

Classified as: Family Medicine
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Honourable Mahmud Jamal, BCL’93, LLB’93, has been nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Jamal will replace Justice Rosalie Abella, LLD’99, on her retirement on 1 July 2021.

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Published on: 17 Jun 2021

June 17, 2021 | The Canadian housing market is hotter than ever. Why? Because it's designed to be that way. In her article for Policy Magazine, Mikayla Zolis breaks down the factors that keep housing prices high—from restrictive zoning to opaque bidding processes.

Read the article.

Classified as: Mikayla Zolis, mpp perspectives, max bell school, max bell school of public policy, Childcare, Max Bell School students provide analysis in Policy Magazine
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Published on: 14 Jun 2021

June 17, 2021 | When the Liberal government tabled this year's budget, it came with a commitment to finishing the 50 year-long process of establishing a system which makes childcare accessible to every family in this country. In his article for Policy Magazine, MPP candidate Anil Wasif outlines what must be considered if the outcome of this pledge is to be any different from those of previous governments over the past half century.

Classified as: anil wasif, mpp perspectives, max bell school, max bell school of public policy, Childcare, Max Bell School students provide analysis in Policy Magazine
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Published on: 14 Jun 2021

Dr. Joanne Liu, Professor focusing on pandemic and health emergencies at the McGill School of Population and Global Health (SPGH) authored an op-ed in the French newspaper Le Devoir.

Classified as: SPGH, joanne liu, Covid
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

Dr. Timothy Evans, Inaugural Director and Associate Dean at the School of Population and Global Health and Executive Director of Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force Secretariat is among the experts quoted by CBC.

Classified as: SPGH, CITF, Tim Evans, Covid
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and past McGill Global Health Programs Director, is among the experts quoted by the Times of India.

"…WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan welcomed India’s “evidence-based guidelines”. A global health expert from McGill University in Canada, Dr Madhu Pai, said, “I am delighted to see these new evidence-based Covid guidelines. This will not only save lives, but also reduce costs for patients,” he added."

Classified as: SPGH, EBOH, GHP, Madhukar Pai, Covid
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

Congratulations to Sean McNally (BCom’21), this year’s valedictorian at the Desautels Faculty of Management, for his academic achievements and contributions to the Desautels community. As McNally moves on to a management consulting role at Oliver Wyman in Montreal, he reflects on his time at Desautels and his intention to continue cultivating personal and communal growth in every stage of his career.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, Convocation
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

The Desautels Faculty of Management ranks #20 among MBA programs around the world, according to AméricaEconomía. Despite the economic slowdown from the pandemic, business schools continue to experience high student demand for their programs.

Classified as: rankings, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

For the second consecutive year, McGill University is tied for 27th place among the best all-around higher education institutions in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. McGill excels in the six major areas reflected in the rankings: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, and international student ratio.

Classified as: McGill Ranking, QS Rankings
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

Professor Katrin Tinn is at the forefront of the effort to reimagine Canada’s monetary backing system.

With the right innovations in central bank digital currencies, she believes, everything from paying taxes to earning income as an independent artist could become more reliable and more efficient.

Classified as: Katrin Tinn, finance
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

As convenient becomes more synonymous with contactless, Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, sees a wealth of opportunity for retailers to innovate.

By providing more digital options, both in-store and online, retailers can set the stage for a boost in sales and customer loyalty that exceeds their investment in technology upgrades.

Classified as: Saibal Ray, operations management, Bensadoun School of Retail Management
Published on: 17 Jun 2021

Congratulations to Chen Yang for successfully defending his dissertation on 15th June 2021!

Topic of his dissertation:
Biomechanical analysis of sex-specific adaptations to muscle fatigue in repetitive upper limb tasks

Classified as: KPE
Published on: 16 Jun 2021

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