Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in upcoming idea cafés.
Concordia’s District 3 has contributed to the development of a game changer in wearable technology.
The Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery’s Speculations ask visitors to 'risk an interpretation'.
Concordia students are using an innovative interactive platform to pinpoint sustainable community services.
This month, the Concordia language instructor landed a top international award.
Concordia’s Clarence Epstein has been appointed to the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board.
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All of the “win-win” talk surrounding the announcements of these plans boils down to Montreal getting the capital for the projects from our retirement plans rather than having to raise it in the marketplace. It seems inevitable that the government will end up having to use its powers of taxation to ensure the break-even financial operation of these projects. Will the rating agencies therefore then decide that the investments represent a de facto addition to our public debt? I hope not.
Ian Irvine, The Caisse de Dépôt and the Champlain Bridge.
Having committed ourselves to military involvement in Iraq, we Canadians should be asking ourselves exactly what goals we hope to achieve. Personally, after recently spending three weeks in the region, I am not convinced that “preserving the territorial integrity” of the present Iraqi state should be one of them.
Richard Foltz, an independent Iraqi Kurdistan.
To maximize the productivity of their international teams, global firms need to understand important cultural differences between Western and Eastern mindsets. Brainstorming, a technique often used to generate novel ideas such as new product innovations, might not be equally effective across cultural settings. Employers need to recognize that.
Gad Saad, culture impacts creativity.
I think Mordecai Richler certainly deserves a street or a park. There are a lot of areas in what we now call the Plateau and Mile-End that in some ways have been defined by the way Richler depicted them in his fiction. So I think probably something greater than a gazebo would be warranted.
Jason Camlot, remembering Mordecai Richler.