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Professor Ram Jakhu appointed Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Ram Jakhu has been appointed Director of the Research Center and the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), for a one-year term that will begin on June 1, 2016, when the outgoing director, Professor Paul S. Dempsey, will be stepping down.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

BCom Student Case Competition Team Advance to International PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

A BCom student case competition team  won the Montreal PRMIA Risk Management challenge for the second consecutive year. The roster of the McGill-Desautels team includes Simon Altman, Evan Coulter, Liam Maclure, and Valentyn Litvin. They are coached by Professor Sebastien Betermier. The team will compete in Chicago for the International Championship early March, against 7 other finalist teams. PRMIA is the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association.  

Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Human Resource Approaches to Retirement: Gatekeeping, Improvising, Orchestrating, and Partnering

Authors: Lee, M. D., Zikic, J., Noh, S.-C., Sargent, L. Publication: Human Resource Management Abstract:

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Creating facades of conformity in the face of job insecurity: A study of consequences and conditions

Authors: Hewlin, P.F., Kim, S.S., Song, Y.H. Publication: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Abstract:

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Extending the multifoci perspective: The role of supervisor justice and moral identity in the relationship between customer justice and customer-directed sabotage

Authors: Skarlicki, D.P., van Jaarsveld, D.D., Shao, R., Song, Y.H., Wang, M. Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Abstract:

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

18 University Students selected to be CEO for a day

Some of the most recognized national and international companies are opening their doors to give third and fourth year university students a first-hand glimpse of what it takes to be a leading Canadian CEO. Championed by global executive search firm, Odgers Berndtson, the CEO x 1 Day program has selected 18 students from across the country for the unique chance to shadow some of the country’s most highly accomplished industry leaders for one day.

Published on : 05 Feb 2016

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

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