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  Simon Fraser University has opened the Charles Chang Innovation Centre, a new graduate student residence and innovation facility in downtown Vancouver.

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On the heels of the NHL draft, research from SFU Beedie School of Business professor Peter Tingling suggests that the draft tactics of NHL teams are often no better than randomly assigning players across the entire draft.

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A historic gift from SFU Beedie School of Business alumnus Charles Chang underscores the School’s commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Vega founder Charles Chang makes one of the largest gifts in SFU history.

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Beedie School of Business alumni enjoyed success at the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 2016 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs).

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Vancouver entrepreneur Andrew Harries appointed to newly created position. 

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Zabeen Hirji, Beedie School of Business alumna and Chief Human Resources Officer at the Royal Bank of Canada, has received the Professional Achievement honour at the 2016 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards.

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SFU’s Beedie School of Business offers researchers a way to bring their world-changing thinking to practical applications in the global marketplace.

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Beedie School of Business alumni Haley and Maney Grewal share more than just their looks. The twin brothers also share a passion for entrepreneurial endeavours – one that was nurtured in the Beedie BBA program.

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Beedie School of Business students again featured prominently in this year’s Surrey Board of Trade’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards.

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A $1.3 million gift from RBC will enable Simon Fraser University to prepare the next generation of Aboriginal leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation.

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Globe and Mail on April 8, 2014.  By Jennifer Lewington, Globe and Mail.

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A team of five Simon Fraser University students has netted the title of Enactus Canada’s Financial Education Challenge Western Canada regional champion – the fourth consecutive year a team from Enactus SFU has taken home the title.

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The following article was published by BC Business on March 30, 2015. By Jessica Barrett.

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The following article about a new report prepared for B.C.’s Financial Institutions Commission by Beedie School of Business PhD student Mingxin Li was published by CBC  News on March 11, 2015.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students Alex Mason and Mthabisi Mhlanga will take to the international stage to represent Canada in the KPMG International Case Competition.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students Alvin Li, Steven Li, and Alexander Golikov fought off strong competition from a field consisting largely of Masters- and PhD-level students to net first place at the prestigious PRMIA Risk Management Challenge.

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As one of two SFU students selected for this year’s prestigious Next 36 program, Mechatronic Systems Engineering student Gursher Sidhu is fulfilling a lifelong ambition to pursue a career in entrepreneurship – with a little help from the mentoring initiatives available at SFU.

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Taylor Ward’s innovative energy concept has set a winning pace.

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Simon Fraser University undergraduate student Ryan Smith will spend Thursday, February 19 walking in a CEO’s shoes. He surpassed competitors from five local universities to secure a spot at the helm of Goldcorp alongside CEO and President Chuck Jeannes in B.C.’s inaugural CEO for a Day competition.

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Simon Fraser University undergraduate students Gursher Sidhu and Lauren Watkins have been named to the 2015 cohort of The Next 36, a national initiative aimed at transforming Canada’s most promising post-secondary students into leading entrepreneurs.

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The following article about research by Beedie School of Business assistant professor Brent McFerran  was published in the Globe and Mail on January 26, 2015.

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Student’s concept of insoles that would store electricity when we walk snares berth in international design competition.

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Undergraduate students at the Beedie School of Business continued their recent run of success at the prestigious JDC West case competition, earning two gold medals and a total of three podium places in individual categories.

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Three teams of undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business have earned podium places at the prestigious Inter Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), Canada’s oldest and longest running business case competition.

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A new certificate program from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business will teach scientists and engineers the skills necessary to make their inventions a commercial success.

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business indicates that food and drink manufacturers are contributing to the world’s growing obesity crisis through deceptive and confusing marketing.

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The following article was published in the Globe and Mail on January 9, 2015. By Jennifer Lewington.

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The following article was published in Business in Vancouver’s Sounding Board December edition.

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A team of MBA students from the Beedie School of Business has progressed to the final round of the prestigious Business for a Better World Case Competition, where they will take the stage at the 2015 World Economic Forum.

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RADIUS, the Beedie School of Business’ social venture lab and incubator, has partnered with the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing on a new national investment fund for ventures committed to tackling social and environmental challenges.

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A non-invasive home blood-testing device, an online counseling service, and a “big-brother” style service for grandparents and young children were some of the health-related startup ideas showcased by undergraduate students from faculties across Simon Fraser University.

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Darrell Burnham, Beedie School of Business alumnus and executive director of Coast Mental Health, has been announced as the winner of the Service to the Community Award in Simon Fraser University’s 2014 Outstanding Alumni Awards.

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RADIUS, the Beedie School of Business’ social innovation lab and venture incubator, has launched two new initiatives designed to transform students at Simon Fraser University into the next generation of game-changing social entrepreneurs.

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The Canadian healthcare system is one that Canada can rightly be proud of – but that is not to say that there is not work needed. Specific improvements relating to equality, cost, and access would address the challenges faced by the system, for the benefit of all Canadians.

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Beedie School of Business students, faculty and staff gathered to express their gratitude to the Beedie family for their record-setting $22 million gift at the second annual Beedie Appreciation Night.

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A trio of awards recognizing outstanding efforts in promoting diversity in business were presented today at the Simon Fraser University 2014 Nancy McKinstry Awards for Leadership in Diversity.

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Ian McCarthy, associate dean of graduate programs at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, has for the second year in a row been included on a prestigious list of the top 50 professors using Twitter.  

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Georgia Straight on August 20, 2014, and features comment from Beedie School of Business lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation Sarah Lubik.

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University will this fall welcome back Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to the Segal Graduate School to garner leadership insights from some of BC’s top CEOs in the Leadership Talks Series.

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is proud to host the SFU Nancy McKinstry Awards for Leadership in Diversity at the Segal Graduate School on September 17, 2014.

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Over the course of a decade, five brothers in Bavaria, Germany all started business ventures in the food service industry with varying degrees of success. Given their near-identical backgrounds, what are the psychological and micro-social factors that affected the subjects’ entrepreneurial resilience, ultimately leading to their success and failure? Jessica Di Bella, Head of Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Mannheim in Germany, explored this topic in a fascinating presentation in […]

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in 24 Hours Toronto on August 11, 2014, and features comment from Beedie School of Business associate dean Ian McCarthy.

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It is with great sadness that we announce that Professor Alan Rugman passed away on the morning of July 8, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer.

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The following article was published in the Globe and Mail on July 28, 2014.

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business indicates that bias towards the effects of Affirmative Action (AA) exists in not only people opposed to it, but also in those who strongly endorse equality.

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In 2014, the Beedie School of Business introduced a new award honouring its undergraduate alumni for their excellence in leadership and their contributions to the social, educational, and economic well being of current Beedie students or alumni.

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The following article about Beedie School of Business professor Judy Zaichkowsy’s research was published by NBC News on July 21, 2014.

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A research paper by Beedie School of Business Associate Professor Nilesh Saraf has been recognized as one of the best and most highly cited research papers published in management journals in the last 15 years.

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Professor Blaize Horner Reich has been appointed dean of Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, beginning her new role September 1.

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