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The spring 2024 issue of Smith Magazine has dropped

Posted on May 21, 2024
Cover of the 2024 spring issue of Smith Magazine, featuring Jody Conrad of Krux Analytics.

Kingston, Ont. – The spring issue of Smith Magazine is now available online and in print. Block some time in your calendar to read the latest articles here, including features, alumni profiles, school news and insights from faculty and alumni experts, including: 

Drilling into data

Krux Analytics founder Jody Conrad, EMBA’18, is helping the mining industry dig more efficiently in a metal mining boom.

It’s a family affair

Assistant professor of entrepreneurship Sarah Burrows studies the dynamics of family businesses and why only some are built to last.

Getting on board

Joining a board can seriously boost your career. But how do you land a seat? And what should you know first? We asked four Smith alumni experts for advice.

Beauty brand builder

A career in cosmetics took Tim Coolican, BCom’01, around the world. Now he’s taking an upstart beauty brand global too.

The wide world of influencers

The influencer industry is massive, growing fast and barely understood. Robert Kozinets, PhD’97, explores how it all comes together.

The speed of Sam

During his career as a sprinter, Sam Effah, MMIE’21, broke records and wowed crowds. Now he’s helping to grow the next generation of Canadian athletes.


Mystery writer Melodie Campbell, BCom’78, answers our questions; Celebrating 30 years of Oil Thigh Designs; Commerce student winners of the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award are leaving a lasting legacy at Smith; Get to know assistant professor of strategy and organizations Juan Francisco Chavez R.

Download the complete spring issue of Smith Magazine.