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In recognition of outstanding research

Professor Arvind Karunakaran is the recipient of the Industry Studies Association 2019 Emerging Scholar in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award, which recognizes his contributions made in the article, “Front-line Professionals in the Wake of Increased Digital Scrutiny: Examining the Paradox of Public Accountability.”

Published: 22 May 2019

EMBA alumna on future energy needs

Geneviève Comtois (EMBA’12), head of e-Mobility at Shell Retail North America, is the closing keynote speaker at Fuels2019, sharing insight into how one of the largest energy companies in the world is preparing for the changing transportation market.

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Published: 22 May 2019

Workplaces reveal vestiges of segregation

Despite progress in the 1960s and 1970s, the desegregation of US employment has largely ground to a halt.

In new research, Professor John-Paul Ferguson finds that individual workplaces have actually become more segregated over the past three decades.

Published: 22 May 2019

Brace yourself for the 5G revolution

The launch of the 5G network is slated to, once more, revolutionize the way users interact with their mobile devices. Tony Buu (EMBA’19), Director of Mobility Network & Technology Strategy for TELUS, comments on this new technological frontier.

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Published: 21 May 2019

A new show directed by EMBA alumnus

Through Mamma Mia!, director Serge Postigo (EMBA’15), signs his fourth musical for Juste pour rire. La Presse catches up with the cast in rehearsals one month before the premiere.

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Published: 21 May 2019

Vegan diners have a new favorite eatery

Founded by Dominic Bujold (EMBA’13) and now boasting three locations that offer a feast for the taste buds and the eyes, LOV has quickly become a preferred spot for vegans and foodies in general.

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Published: 21 May 2019

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of leaders.

On May 16, the Desautels community gathered to recognize faculty who have gone above and beyond in their teaching. Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2018-19 teaching awards!

Published: 21 May 2019

Building a better business through data analytics

Discover how Professor Juan Serpa and a team of Desautels students are using data analytics to streamline operations for Santropol Roulant.

Read more in the McGill Reporter

Published: 21 May 2019

Insights on music composition

In part of two of Professor Saku Mantere’s interview with Bill Bruford, the legendary drummer explores his dual identity as a composer and drummer, as well as his experience navigating drum culture.

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Published: 21 May 2019

Professor Hewlin on closing the leadership gender gap

In a byline for Getting Smart, Professor Patricia Hewlin explores the tangible impact that universities can make when it comes to increasing the representation of women and minorities in leadership.

Published: 21 May 2019

Air Canada sets sights on Transat AT

News has broken that Air Canada is looking to acquire Transat AT Inc. for about $520 million, sending its shares soaring to a new all-time high. Professor Karl Moore comments on the possible benefits behind this strategy.

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Published: 21 May 2019

A closer look at the Ste-Catherine Street overhaul

Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, comments on the ebbs and flows of Ste-Catherine Street – widely regarded as the heart of retail in Montreal.

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Published: 21 May 2019

Sitting down with the 2019 Manulife Prize winner

Dr. Kerry S. Courneya joins CBC Homerun to discuss what winning the Manulife Prize means to him and how it will advance his research on the benefits of exercise in cancer treatment.

Listen to interview [April 30, 2019; 9:22 min]

Published: 15 May 2019

Insights from an academic rock star

In part one of his three-part interview with legendary drummer turned musicologist Bill Bruford, Professor Saku Mantere uncovers the nature of his creative process and highlights from his rich career drumming for bands like King Crimson and Yes.

Published: 15 May 2019

Armstrong project shortlisted for industry award

The Donald E. Armstrong Building, home of the Desautels MBA and specialized Master’s programs, has been shortlisted for Grands Prix du genie-conseil Québécois in the project management category.

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Published: 15 May 2019

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