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Our own Teaching and Learning Group launched Talking about Teaching Brown Bag Lunch Sessions on February 1. The purpose of Talking about Teaching is to create a learning community for our teachers. The initiative brings teachers together, in community, to share things they are doing to engage students, provide opportunities to discuss and model characteristics of quality teaching, to get support with teaching challenges, and to try out new ideas or concepts before introducing them […]

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Beedie School of Business News

Four PhD students from the Beedie School of Business played prominent roles at a prestigious Marketing Science conference held in Atlanta, Georgia recently. Current Beedie PhD students Adam Mills and Kirk Plangger were joined by Beedie PhD alumni Anjali Bal and Colin Campbell at the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Cultural Perspectives in Marketing Conference. The conference ran from August 28 to September 1, with a theme of Thriving in a New World Economy. The […]

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Beedie School of Business News

For many people, the notion of investing in a business involves an eventual return of capital and ultimate profitability. However, financial gain was the last thing on the mind of Beedie School of Business lecturer and PhD student Adam Mills when he made his latest investment in BBA student projects – ultimately leading to funds raised for children with chronic illnesses and disabilities. In his Business 478 strategy class, Mills tasked his students with starting […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A group of undergrad students from the Beedie School of Business have taken it upon themselves to feed their fellow students – with a focus on healthy eating. The Fruit Dealers are providing hungry staff and students with healthy and nutritious fruit cups delivered throughout SFU. Each fruit cup is priced at $4, contains three portions of fruit, and is made with the team’s special secret sauce for added flavour. The team consists of BBA […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A case study from SFU’s Beedie of Business, focused on the long-term business viability of a colourful Twitter success story, has been awarded a top prize at one of Europe’s most noteworthy marketing academic events. The case study entitled “Marketing S#*t My Dad Says” – authored by Beedie School of Business marketing professor Leyland Pitt, Beedie PhD student Adam Mills, and Phuong Nguyen, Jia-Rong Wu and Aschwin van Alphen-Sato of the Rotterdam School of Management, won the Best Case Study award at the 2011 annual Academy of Marketing Conference at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom this past July.

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