After more than forty years with the IOC, Dick Pound is retiring

Published: 16Jun2022

While he was still a law student, Dick Pound (BCom’62, BCL’67) competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. But that was only the beginning of the Desautels alumnus’ decades-long involvement in the...

HITLAB is using artificial intelligence to identify the hit songs of the future

Published: 16Jun2022

A hit song can capture lightning in a bottle, but what is the exact mix of characteristics that make one song a global phenomenon - and another a hidden gem. There has always been a bit of alchemy...

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 10Jun2022

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...

Delve: Can Loyalty in Investor Relationships Calm the Competitive Disruption of ETFs?

Published: 9Jun2022

On the surface, the Exchange Traded Fund or ETF is a relatively straightforward concept, but it has become a major disruptor in the sphere of money management. In the past few years, mutual fund...

EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal Online Information Session: August 10, 2022


Michel Filion, director of recruitment and marketing, will present the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program key features, its benefits, differentiating factors, admission criteria and admission process...

Ukraine’s strong territorial defence owes much to strong sense of civic duty

Published: 8Jun2022

Russia’s attack on Ukraine was not unexpected, but its scale surprised many. “There was a common expectation of escalation in the East and the South,” says Mykhaylo Petechuk (MBA’13), who has...

Théadora Sauvé named valedictorian for Spring 2022 Convocation

Published: 8Jun2022

Théadora Sauvé’s classmates pushed her to become a better student, and Sauvé’s hard work was be recognized at the Spring 2022 Convocation, where she gave the valedictory address. The Bachelor of...

Government of Canada Deputy Minister encourages employees to seek practical ways to encourage reconciliation

Published: 8Jun2022

Talking about racism in the workplace can be uncomfortable, but that’s how you know that it is working, according to Gina Wilson, the Deputy Minister, Diversity and Inclusion and Youth and Senior...

Prof. Betermier lands new role as Director of ICPM

Published: 8Jun2022

Sebastien Betermier, Associate Professor of Finance and Finance Area Coordinator at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has been appointed as the new Executive Director of The...


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