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12 Dec, 2017

Students look to solve global food security at Queen’s challenge

Kingston, ON – The Queen’s International Innovation Challenge was recently held, with the finals in Toronto on Nov. 24. Teams came up with solutions for one of the world’s most pressing issues: food security. We spoke with Dean McKeown, Associate Director, Administration, at Smith School of Business’ Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics, about this year’s event.

07 Dec, 2017

What’s up for 2018? School of Business expert makes economic predictions at Business Forecast Luncheon in Kingston

Kingston, ON – Canada’s surprisingly hot economy will cool slightly in 2018 as the Bank of Canada looks to ease growth and avoid high inflation. But potential for a long and messy U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA could get in the way of continued good times.

23 Nov, 2017

Smith teams score big at case competitions round the world

Kingston, ON – If this was baseball, it’d be a grand slam. In hockey, a hat trick plus an extra tally for good measure. Smith School of Business Commerce students have racked up an impressive four wins in a row at international case competitions in recent months.

16 Nov, 2017

Master of Finance - Beijing students travel to Kingston for convocation

Kingston, ON – Eleven students from the Queen’s Master of Finance (MFin) program in Beijing made the trip to Kingston this week to celebrate alongside fellow graduates of Smith’s professional master’s and graduate research programs during fall convocation.

31 Oct, 2017

Smith celebrates in Calgary

Calgary, AB — Smith school pride was well represented in Calgary last week as part of #SmithYYC, a series of events honouring the school’s 20th year in Alberta.