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Geneviève Saumier named as co-rapporteur of a Special Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

In June 2016, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convened a Special Commission to prepare a draft Convention on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. The Hague Conference appointed Professor Geneviève Saumier as a Co-Rapporteur of this Special Commission. She is one of two people charged in preparing the Explanatory Report that will accompany the finalized Convention, and she will be present during Convention negotiation rounds.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Phishing email: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca"

There is a fraudulent email circulating with the subject: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca". It contains links to a malicious site that looks identical to the Outlook Web App login page. The URL in the link has been blocked and is now inaccessible from within the McGill network; however recipients off campus must beware.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2016

PHOTO CONTEST for IDS Students!

Attention IDS undergrads and DSO graduate students! Are you heading out to the field for an internship or research project this summer? Do you plan on taking a camera? If so, share your experiences with the ISID community! Enter your photo in the ISID photo competition

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Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Enrico Quilico (MA, 2015) inspiration to brain injury survivors

Enrico Quilico (MA, 2015), alumnus of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is helping to raise funds for Brain Injury Canada by participating this weekend's Ironman Triathlon in Lake Placid, VT. Over ten years ago, Quilico was involved in a motorcycling accident. He was lucky to survive. Now, after rehabilitation for his severe brain injury, he is a graduate of education programs at both McGill and Concordia, and will be teaching adult literacy this autumn.

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Harvard Business School’s bricks-and-clicks spree

As dean of Harvard Business School, part of Nitin Nohria’s job is to mythologise its vast campus. The inauguration last month of yet another new building offered a perfect marketing opportunity. Not all are convinced that it equates to real experience, however. Henry Mintzberg, a McGill University management professor, is a long-time critic of MBAs and the case method, which he sees as too theoretical. He characterises the Field innovation as “young know-nothings shooting off their mouths about things they don’t understand”.

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

DISE PhD candidates co-edit new book, "What's a Cellphilm?"

Katie MacEntee, Casey Burkholder, and Joshua Schwab-Cartas, PhD candidates in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, co-edit a new book, What’s a Cellphilm? Integrating Mobile Phone Technology into Participatory Visual Research and Activism, produced by Sense Publishers.

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Innover pour ne pas mourir

La Presse donne la parole aux grands dirigeants du Québec. Chaque vendredi, un patron répond à cinq questions posées par le chef d'entreprise interviewé la semaine précédente. Et ainsi de suite. LE PARCOURS D'ALAIN BELLEMARE EN BREF Âge : 55 ans Études : Alain Bellemare est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en génie mécanique de l'Université de Sherbrooke et d'un MBA de l'Université McGill. En poste depuis : février 2015 Nombre d'employés : 65 000, dont 17 000 au Québec

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Natif de Lacolle: Alain Pinsonneault nommé Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Québec

Natif de Lacolle, Alain Pinsonneault est un professeur à l'université McGill et un chercheur de renommée internationale. Ses travaux portent notamment sur les impacts des technologies de l'information sur les organisations. Il a été décoré de l'Ordre national du Québec par le premier ministre Philippe Couillard, lors d'une cérémonie qui s'est tenue le 22 juin, à l'Assemblée nationale. Lire l'article complet: Coup d'Oeil, le 23 juin, 2016 

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Mac Food Science students on a winning streak

For the second consecutive year, Macdonald Food Science teams have won big, Two teams — Rephyll and Fitamin Multimeal — took first place in their categories at the annual New Product Development Competitions, held as part of the 2016 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Conference.

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Animal Science Professor honoured by American Dairy Science Association

  Congratulations to James McGill Professor Xin Zhao who received the 2016 West Agro Inc. Award from the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA). The award is given to one individual each year "to recognize outstanding research of milk quality as affected by control of mastitis, management of milking, and practices in production of milk." The award was presented at a ceremony during the annual meeting of the ADSA in Salt Lake City,  Utah.    

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Downtime for Colombo ILL on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Update, July 26, 10:50am: This morning's work on the Colombo ILL system is complete. There should be no more downtime. Please take note of the new Colombo ILL login URL: https://mcgill.vdxhost.com/zportal/zengine?VDXaction=HTTPXMLLogin.

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Published on : 22 Jul 2016

MBA学费越贵越吃香?

6年前,麦吉尔大学(McGill University)德桑特尔斯管理学院(Desautels Faculty of Management)做出了一个对加拿大商学院而言空前的决定,把MBA学费提高到足以负担该课程所需经费的水平。 Read full article: Pingxiaox, July 22, 2016

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Published on : 22 Jul 2016

Hydro One Appoints Torys LLP Senior Partner to Lead Legal Team

Hydro One Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment ofJames (Jamie) Scarlett as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Hydro One Inc., effective September 1, 2016. Mr. Scarlett earned his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of McGill in 1975.  Read full article: Money News, July 21, 2016

Published on : 22 Jul 2016

Hydro One appoints Scarlett EVP, chief legal officer

Hydro One Ltd. has appointed James Scarlett as executive vice-president and chief legal officer, effective Sept. 1, 2016. ...Mr. Scarlett earned his law degree (JD) from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his bachelor of commerce degree from the University of McGill in 1975.  Read full article: Stockwatch, July 21, 2016 

Published on : 22 Jul 2016

Hydro One Appoints Torys LLP Senior Partner to Lead Legal Team

Hydro One Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of James (Jamie) Scarlett as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Hydro One Inc., effectiveSeptember 1, 2016. ...Mr. Scarlett earned his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of McGill in 1975.  Read full article: WDRB, July 21, 2016

Published on : 22 Jul 2016