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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 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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Smith School of Business Awarded Prestigious Operations Research and Analytics Teaching Award

May 6, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has awarded Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, the 2020 UPS George D. Smith Prize. The award recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of operations research and analytics.

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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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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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