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Three new businesses win at UPstart Venture Challenge

December 9, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – The fourth annual UPstart Venture Challenge, Dec. 3 saw eight teams pitch their startups to a panel of Queen’s alumni in the hopes of winning a share of the $55,000 prize.

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Smith alumni named among Canada’s Most Powerful Women

December 2, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Three Smith alumni were named to The Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) annual list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100. The list includes women who are proven achievers and strong contributors to their organizations and communities.

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Awards recognize excellence among Smith faculty and PhD students

November 27, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Four Smith School of Business faculty and three PhD students received awards for research, teaching and supervision earlier this month.

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New prize honours late Smith professor Jeff McGill

November 25, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – For Smith professor Jeff McGill, recognition from the Revenue Management and Pricing (RMP) Section of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) was a special highlight. In 2008, McGill won the Historical Research Prize. In 2013, he won the Practice Prize (with Smith colleagues Yuri Levin and Mikhail Nediak).

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New Institute for Sustainable Finance will harness Canada’s “best and brightest” to advance a prosperous transition to a sustainable economy

November 19, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Today marks the official launch of the new Institute for Sustainable Finance. Building on its mandate to align mainstream financial markets with Canada’s transition to a prosperous sustainable economy, the Institute unveiled the establishment of the Canadian Sustainable Finance Network (CSFN), an independent and diverse alliance of academics, researchers and educators who will address the most pressing questions of this field, and our time.

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