The McGill Cancer Auction Committee, co-chaired by Rosalie Lesser & Lindsay Lubov, had a record-breaking year after its event on Friday, raising close to $30,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society. This year's auction items included flight tickets, spa gift certificates and Igloofest passes.
MBA students Liam Sobey, Nina Coutinho, Brigitte Crockford, Angel Bohorquez Colombo, and Anais Xia won the Company Prize at the USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge alongside other prestigious business schools from across the world. This global consulting challenge consists of three different presentations to three different panels on a common topic. This year's sponsor is Yahoo!.
The McGill delegation to the Financial Open Case Competition won a podium in four of the six disciplines, placing the school third overall.
The Human Development program is proud to announce the winners of the “2014 Article of the Year Award”, intended to highlight and recognize our HD students’ research accomplishments in their respective field of study. The recipient of this year’s “Article of the Year Award”, is Amanda Saxe, a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Tara Flanagan. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Amy Shapiro, Ph.D. student, who is the recipient of an honorable mention award.
Osler Library of the History of Medicine temporarily closed for HVAC and roof repairs from April – October 2014
A major renovation of the McIntyre Medical Building’s HVAC infrastructure is underway. This project, funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, involves extensive roof work directly above the Osler Library as well as a replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout the Library and the McIntyre Building.
Leith Sharp comes to McGill February 27th, 2014, here she answers some pertinent questions: Published on Feb 20, 2014 | McGill Reporterby the McGill Reporter Staff
Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable. Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale InternationalWritten by S.C.
More than 40 students and alumni from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University are visiting Mongolia this March, to help them understand the realities of doing business in a fledgling emerging market. The Bachelor of Commerce students will travel to the deprived districts of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital, as part of the ‘Hot Cities’ tour, a revolutionary initiative led by students which aims to bring them out of the classroom and into emerging commercial markets.
More than 40 students and alumni from the Desautels Faculty of Management at the Canadian McGill University will visit Mongolia this March to help them understand the realities of doing business in a fledgling emerging market.
Scheduled maintenance notification: BioOne and Taylor & Francis unavailable beginning Saturday, March 1 at 11am
Due to essential maintenance, BioOne and the Taylor & Francis online platform will be unavailable March 1, 2014. The maintenance window will start at 11 a.m. and may last up to 16 hours. Content and services on bioone.org will be unavailable as well as all Taylor & Francis content including e-journals. Unfortunately, due to license restrictions, the content is not available from any other site.
The Department is excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Starr to McGill. Dr. Starr moved to DISE from the University of Victoria, and is going to be strongly focused on teacher education. She is experienced in this area and completed her PhD on the topic, so will be well-placed to help us think about how to evolve our programs.
C’est connu, les plans d’affaires se déroulent rarement comme prévu. Les entrepreneurs qui s’en sortent sont capables de se réinventer. Parlez-en à la direction de Canus qui, en 2004, avait un chiffre d’affaires de 19 millions de dollars. Dix ans plus tard, il est de… 15 M$. C’est ce qui est arrivé à André Beauregard (EMBA'14), qui compte maintenant doubler ses ventes chez les détaillants américains.
“Helmet design has become more sophisticated, yet still a lot of athletes are getting concussions,” says Dr. David Pearsall, Co-Director of the McGill Ice Hockey Research Group and an expert in biomechanics. “The question remains: what are we missing in term of helmet testing measures?” See the complete story in the McGill Reporter.