Business News Archive 2021

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A message from Dean Kyle Murray

Dean Kyle Murray reflects on another memorable year in the Alberta School of Business.

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A year in review: 2021

As 2021 comes to a close and we approach 2022, we take a look back at some of the top stories of the past year.

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Awards and Accolades - November 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Awards and Accolades - November 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity: where are we now?

The Alberta School of Business launched its EDI Strategic Plan one year ago.

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From the military to academics and beyond

Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Beare, ‘21 MBA, volunteers with a program on campus that supports current and future veteran students.

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Engaging with data to affect change

Alberta School of Business alumnus and co-founder of Darkhorse Analytics is helping businesses make better evidence-based decisions.

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A feminist recovery

PhD student in the Alberta School of Business and Faculty of Native Studies advocates for Indigenous women across the country.

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Awards and Accolades - October 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Building a place to stay

Investing in innovation a key strategy for Edmonton’s downtown core according to Alberta School of Business alumna.

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Studying in Canada

A Canadian education is more than a degree. It is a chance to experience the Canadian lifestyle and values first hand, and make friends from around the world.

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Expanding student experience

There are many opportunities to step outside your comfort zone in the Alberta School of Business.

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Let’s meet...our new faculty!

There have been a number of additions to the Alberta School of Business community since remote work began in 2020.

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Business professor wins prestigious award

Jennifer Jennings’ paper recognized for significantly changing the conversation in the field of entrepreneurship research.

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Awards and Accolades - August 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Developing an entrepreneurial mindset

An interdisciplinary approach to collaboration, entrepreneurship and innovation on campus.

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Returning to office life

An Alberta School of Business professor offers insight into the transition back to the workplace.

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Awards and Accolades - July 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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From brick and mortar to tech startup

Alumna-owned business recognized for pivot of the year

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Growing from failure

Four Alberta School of Business alumni share their experiences of setbacks or failures, and what they learned from them.

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Awards and Accolades - June 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Supporting Indigenous Retail

A sector of retail posed for growth post pandemic

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Introduction to Indigenous Business

A course offered by the Alberta School of Business explores Indigenous business perspectives and knowledge.

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Losing your job and starting again

Three Alberta School of Business faculty members offer insights into being let go and finding a fresh start.

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The Retail Reset

Turbulent times force companies to adapt. How quickly and smartly they do so dictates their ability to survive and thrive.

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Have you met... Dr. Kyle Murray

On July 1st, 2021, Kyle Murray will step up as Acting Dean of the Alberta School of Business.

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PhD student receives prestigious Trudeau scholarship

Kylie Heales will pursue research on how women in developing economies can move out of poverty through entrepreneurship.

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Connecting with human experience

Alumna Charlotte Nesbitt on the importance of learning constantly and being open to opportunities.

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Awards and Accolades - May 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Opportunities to share, to learn and to experiment

The MBA program at the Alberta School of Business supports learning and growth through unique and transformational classes.

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Leveraging business as a force for good

MBA students using their skills and classroom experience to create a more sustainable business environment.

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Awards and Accolades - April 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Making use of the useless

University of Alberta student group prototyping compostable, biodegradable plates from spent grains.

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A career of one’s own

Women from the Alberta School of Business discuss the mentorship they have received from other women, and the positive impact it has had on their lives.

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Achieving Peak Performance: An Adventure in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Chocolate and adventure go hand-in-hand for this Edmonton-based company.

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Awards and Accolades - March 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Rising from failure

Star football players Trevor Harris and Greg Ellingson share stories of failure and overcoming adversity.

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There’s a new player in town

Four MBA graduates are bringing new ideas to Edmonton’s food scene.

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Removing barriers to create a safe and inclusive learning environment

As assistant dean, EDI, Michelle Inness is committed to supporting diverse student experiences

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The Captain and the Mad Hatter

The first two women Alberta School of Business graduates walked the convocation stage nearly 100 years ago, paving the way for generations of future businesswomen.

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The Land is a Woman

Choosing to challenge through the art of spoken word.

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Lifting up Black success

Alberta School of Business alumnus launching database of Black entrepreneurs, organizations

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Awards and Accolades - February 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Covid-19 pandemic: one year on

Four Alberta School of Business Faculty reflect on the challenges and opportunities of the past year

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From business to baker

Alberta School of Business alumnus to star on latest season of the Great Canadian Baking Show

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Joel Gehman appointed director of the Canadian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

Newly appointed director of the Canadian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CCCSR), Joel Gehman, shares his plans as he embarks on the new role.

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Growing Edmonton's Future

Canadian Western Bank supports students and business owners with significant three-year gift.

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53 years and counting

Alberta School of Business continues its streak as the first and longest continually accredited Business School in Canada.

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Awards and Accolades - January 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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Best Foot Forward

Expert tips for job seekers on how to stand out from the crowd.

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