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SFU Beedie partners with Bank of Canada and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to host conference

Sep 7, 2017

Senior central bankers and leading academic researchers in finance from around the world congregated at the SFU Beedie School of Business’s Segal Graduate School in downtown Vancouver on August 17 and 18, to participate in a conference examining Advances in Fixed Income and Macro-Finance Research. SFU Beedie hosted the conference in partnership with the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and welcomed several senior figures from those institutions, including Carolyn […]

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Joseph Caron appointed to Advisory Council of the Jack Austin Centre

Jul 19, 2017

Former ambassador and experienced business leader Joseph Caron has been appointed to sit on the Advisory Council of the Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies. Joseph Caron has more than 40 years’ experience in connecting Canada with Asia, serving at the highest levels of government and business. Mr. Caron has served as Canada’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Canada’s Ambassador to Japan, and High Commissioner to the Republic of India. Following […]

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Jack Austin awarded honorary degree by SFU

Jun 6, 2017

The Hon. Jacob (Jack) Austin, retired Canadian senator and former federal cabinet minister, was presented with an honorary degree by Simon Fraser University at the summer convocation ceremony, held on June 6, 2017. He received a Doctor of Laws degree from the Beedie School of Business.

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Beedie team qualifies for global finals of PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

Apr 6, 2017

A team of students from the MSc in Finance program at the Beedie School of Business is on its way to the global finals of the PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association) Risk Management Challenge, after coming out on top in the regional round. Shujin (Stanley) Zhang, Yi (Helen) Li, Tianyu (Tracy) Li, and Chenyi (Aleck) An will now travel to compete in the International Challenge in London, England, where they will go head-to-head with […]

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Beedie faculty member wins Society for Consumer Psychology’s Early Career Award

Feb 22, 2017

The Society for Consumer Psychology has selected Brent McFerran, W.J. VanDusen Associate Professor of Marketing at the Beedie School of Business, as a co-winner of its Early Career Award. The award recognizes McFerran’s scientific contributions to consumer psychology. Cassie Mogilner Holmes, Associate Professor of Marketing at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was also named as a co-winner of the award.

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Non-profit co-founded by Beedie student shortlisted for Democracy Innovation Award

Nov 29, 2016

Beedie School of Business PhD student Simon Pek has recently returned from the Council of Europe’s World Forum for Democracy, where work done by Democracy in Practice, the non-profit organization he co-founded, earned them a place as one of three finalists in the Democracy Innovation Award.

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SFU Beedie senior resident fellow Yuen Pau Woo appointed to the Canadian Senate

Nov 10, 2016

British Columbia’s newest independent senator is Yuen Pau Woo, a senior resident fellow at the Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies at SFU.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment this fall. Woo has more than 25 years of experience in strategy and policy for business, government and not-for-profit organizations. He is widely recognized as a leading thinker on Asian economic issues and Canada-Asia relations, and is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond […]

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Beedie students earn podium place at Eller ethics case competition

Oct 26, 2016

A team of Beedie School of Business undergraduate students took home the silver at the 14th annual Eller Collegiate Ethics Case Competition, held at the University of Arizona from October 20-22.

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HQ Vancouver – Hub appeal: World-class Vancouver draws global travel businesses

Oct 24, 2016

Travel businesses locating – and growing – here offer a state-of-the-art blend of options. 

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Beedie PhD candidate wins prestigious Academy of International Business award

Aug 15, 2016

Beedie School of Business PhD candidate Ebru Ipek was the winner of the “That’s Interesting!” award at the prestigious 2016 Academy of International Business (AIB) conference.

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