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UPstart Venture Challenge gives emerging startup a $30,000 boost

December 20, 2017

Toronto, ON – On the evening of Dec. 7, eight emerging Queen’s startups pitched their businesses to a jury of angel investors during the second annual UPstart Venture Challenge. The event was organized by the Queen’s Venture Network and hosted at LoyaltyOne in Toronto.

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

December 12, 2017

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.

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

December 7, 2017

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.

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Smith recognizes faculty and student for research excellence

November 28, 2017

Kingston, ON – Anton Ovchinnikov, Distinguished Faculty Professor of Management Science and Operations Management, and Yu Hou, Assistant Professor of Accounting, are recipients of the 2017 Smith School of Business Research Excellence Awards.

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A stitch in time: remembering the Moniesons

September 25, 2017

Kingston, ON —There’s a new piece of art gracing the walls of the Monieson Centre for Business Research and PhD/MSc Research Program office.

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