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McGill holds sustainability forums

Friday, September 23, marked the first of three open forum meetings that invited members of the McGill community to discuss sustainability at McGill....

Published: 4 Oct 2016

Marie Le Cannellier: President of MTL Relations

Meet Marie Le Cannellier, a U3 Management student who calls Chicago home. Marie recently became President of MTL Relations, an organization that aims to get you out of the McGill bubble by making it easier for you to connect with students from all universities in Montreal. Read on if you want to learn more about Marie and MTL Relations!

Published: 4 Oct 2016

Ariane Simondet On Frosh, Inclusivity and Involvement

Midterms are slowly approaching, and we cannot help but reminisce on the warm, carefree days of Frosh. Whether you were a first-year embarking on your university journey, or a frosh leader looking to get involved, we can all agree that Frosh was one heck of a time. To help you trace back to those summer days, Her Campus McGill interviewed Ariane Simondet, Management Frosh's Director of Inclusivity.

Published: 30 Sep 2016

Brett Hickey to Speak at the Southern Capital Forum's 2016 Annual Conference

Brett Hickey, CEO of Star Mountain Capital, LLC, a Specialized Asset Management Firm in New York, Will Speak at this Year's Annual Conference in Georgia. 

Published: 22 Sep 2016

MDIIM Student Associates applications now open!

2016-17 Student Associates applications now open!

Are you a full-time Desautels student looking to participate in high-profile events, interact with special guests, and engage with students around integrated management? Then we invite you to apply to the MDIIM Student Associates Program! 

Published: 7 Sep 2016

A Knight is Reborn

Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: GUD) ("Knight"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Samira Sakhia, former CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. ("Paladin"), will be joining the Knight team as President and member of the Board of Directors. In her new role, beginning on August 31, 2016, Samira will report to Jonathan Ross Goodman, CEO of Knight.

Published: 19 Aug 2016

Road to Rio: Olympic fencer Joseph Polossifakis speaks about tactics, success and overcoming hardship

In this weekly series we feature an Olympic athlete who juggles work and sport. The Q&As give you their insights for peak performance and top tips to help you whether you’re at work, or working out.

Published: 19 Jul 2016

2016 MBAs To Watch: Fatoumata Diane, Cambridge (Judge)

Fatoumata Diane

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Age: 26

Hometown: Conakry, Guinea

Undergraduate School and Degree: McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce

Published: 22 Jun 2016

Loyalist convocations featuring guest speakers

A quartet of special guests will be speaking at Loyalist College for the 49th Annual Convocation Ceremonies. The four ceremonies, which take next Thursday and Friday, recognize new graduates and celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends.

...Later that day, at 2:30 p.m., president and chief executive officer of Cogeco Connexion, Louise St-Pierre, will speak at the School of Media, Arts + Design and the School of Continuing Education.

Published: 3 Jun 2016

Global Power Announces Appointment of Two New Directors to its Board

Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (OTC:GLPW) (“Global Power”) today announced it has appointed two independent directors to its Board of Directors.  Following this appointment, the Global Power Board of Directors now consists of 10 members.  The newly appointed directors are as follows: 

Published: 2 Jun 2016

Diary: Lessons from Chilecon Valley

EIGHT flights, two developing countries, five cities, 25 meetings with 25 different companies in 10 different industries. If I told you that you could do this in less than 10 days, you would probably think I was crazy. And then I would tell you about the Hot Cities of the World Tour at the University of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, which has followed such a hectic schedule for the past eight years....

Published: 31 May 2016

FAEQ deliver bursaries to Laval's Polossifakis, Lefebvre and Roy

A trio of Laval student-athletes were among the 55 deserving student-athletes who shared $184,500 in individual bursaries as part of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) at the Foundation’s annual Sponsorship spring cocktail party that was held in the John Molson Room in Montreal earlier this month. The FAEQ also celebrated the performances of numerous bursary recipients, who have already qualified or are in the process of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games....

Published: 26 May 2016

FAEQ awards $30,000 in bursaries to incoming McGill student-athletes

Six incoming freshmen to McGill have been pegged to share $30,000 and are among the 35 recipients of recruitment bursaries totalling $165,000, announced last week by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. The amount includes five awards of $3,000 apiece, distributed to Canadians from outside Quebec who have chosen to pursue their educational and athletic careers in a Quebec university.

Published: 26 May 2016

Arctic Art has Changed, Gallery Owners say

Mark London grew up in the Elca London Gallery, of which he has been director for the past 25 years.

“The gallery and I were conceived at the same time,” says London, son of Jonas London, an office manager and McGill University commerce graduate, and Elca London, who held a master’s degree in psychology from McGill and worked at psychiatric hospitals. His mother’s means of earning a living was about to take a creative turn when Mark was in utero.

Published: 18 May 2016

Walking for a cause

One day, almost 10 years ago, Christine Boutros felt something she will never forget.

She remembers it like it was yesterday: “You know when you sit on your leg for too long and it feels tingling? I thought it would pass but it didn’t,” she explained.

A few months later, Boutros, at the age of 45, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. “It was kind of surreal,” she said.

Published: 12 May 2016