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‘We can all take pride in our accomplishments’

‘We can all take pride in our accomplishments’

June 30, 2015

A message from the president.

Concordia’s new food service provider focuses on ethical dining

Concordia’s new food service provider focuses on ethical dining

June 29, 2015

Aramark is bringing a local, sustainable menu to campus this fall.

Concordia appoints a new chief financial officer

Concordia appoints a new chief financial officer

June 26, 2015

Sonia Trudel brings extensive expertise in finance and accounting.

Summer book list: 15 great reads

Summer book list: 15 great reads

June 17, 2015

Caterpillar studies? Clive Cussler? Concordia students, staff and faculty share their favourite tomes for the hammock.

Concordia and CUFA reach agreement, in principle

Concordia and CUFA reach agreement, in principle

June 19, 2015

Next steps involve ratification and approval.

Jazz Fest memories: Dizzy's antics ... and high praise from Tony Bennett

Jazz Fest memories: Dizzy's antics ... and high praise from Tony Bennett

June 16, 2015

Music instructor Dave Turner recalls 35 years of playing with the greats.



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We need to find new and creative ways to think about and manage the balance between work and family. Flexible work structures go a long way toward creating this balance […] More than that, though, we need a shift in public — and especially workplace — thinking about caregiving. If the raising of children, and caregiving in general, are valued as important endeavours, then not only will flexible work options be available, but the attitude to those options will enable parents to engage in their dual roles successfully.
Troika (European Commission, European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund) cares for Greece the same way a shepherd cares for his sheep in Thrasymachus’s understanding of rulers in Plato’s Republic. He feeds them, offers them shelter, and protects them from wolves because he enjoys having lamb chops for dinner.
Manufacturers are making progress in creating aircraft that have reduced impact on the environment. Pratt & Whitney is pioneering low-emission engines. Bombardier Aerospace is reducing its environmental impact by reducing energy consumption, water and greenhouse gas emissions. […] A number of companies offer travellers the chance to reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing carbon offsets.

Nadia Bhuiyan, ever greener flying.

Pour emmener ton produit au marché, il faut savoir comment communiquer avec ton audience. Il pourrait y avoir deux campagnes Kickstarter pour le même produit, avec des messages différents, et le résultat serait très différent. La campagne permet donc de valider non seulement le produit, mais aussi le message.

 Xavier-Henri Hervé, sociofinancement et marketing.



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