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Smith School of Business and Mitacs launch internship program to connect students with businesses and not-for-profit organizations during COVID-19

June 29, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Smith School of Business and Mitacs – a not-for-profit organization that fosters Canadian growth and innovation – have partnered on a new internship program that will provide Smith students with valuable, practical experience as they assist companies and organizations looking to restore or modify their business operations disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Remembering Bruce Buchan, professor and school of business historian

June 19, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Professor Emeritus Bruce Buchan, a committed teacher and mentor at Smith School of Business with a passion for business history and for Golden Gaels football, died on June 6. He was 87.

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Dare to Dream 2020 winners are announced

June 15, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Four new ventures led by Smith School of Business alumni have been announced as this year’s recipients of Dare to Dream funding.

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Smith community in China sends thousands of masks to Kingston

May 20, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – As a business school with deep international ties, Smith has long benefited from its relationships around the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the Smith community have repeatedly demonstrated their eagerness to join together to help those in need.

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Smith and Queen’s Law launch AI-powered legal tools

May 14, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, millions of Canadians are out of work and facing uncertainty about returning. These circumstances can put workers, particularly those in ‘gig economy’ jobs, in situations where their legal rights are unclear. MyOpenCourt, a project of the Conflict Analytics Lab – a partnership led by Queen’s Faculty of Law and Smith School of Business – will now help these workers understand their rights – and options.

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