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Business Leader Ratan Tata Receives Honorary Degree at Schulich Convocation

Ratan N. Tata, Chairman Emeritus of one of India’s largest conglomerates and a global leader in corporate social responsibility, received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from York University during the Schulich's Spring Convocation ceremony.

Schulich’s Hult Prize finalists explain winning concept

In an article published in The Huffington Post, Hemanth Soni, Chief Technology Officer of the first Schulich team to win the right to compete in the Hult Prize global finals in New York in September, explains the team's winning idea for an inexpensive way to diagnose type-2 diabetes mellitus in urban slums. Read his article.

Schulich celebrates 45 years of Arts and Media Administration MBA Program

On Monday, May 5th, seventy-five ARTM alumni, graduating students, faculty, advisory board members and staff gathered to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Schulich’s MBA Program in Arts and Media Administration and to honour the program’s founders: Jim Gillies, Paul Schafer, Brian Dixon and Joe Green.

Schulich’s first entrepreneur-in-residence sits down with The Globe and Mail to discuss his success stories and screw-ups

Chris Carder, co-founder of design and technology lab Kinetic Café, was named Schulich's first entrepreneur-in-residence in January

Schulich’s J. Mark Lievonen Scholarship invests in Future Leaders in Canada’s Health Industry

19 November 2014

TORONTO, ON – Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – The Schulich School of Business at York University is pleased to announce the establishment of the J. Mark Lievonen Scholarship for MBA students enrolled in the School’s Health Industry Management Program (HIMP), which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The J. Mark Lievonen Scholarship was established by [...]

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Real Estate and Infrastructure Program hosts Perspectives Lecture

06 November 2014

Nearly 300 students, alumni, and industry professionals attended Schulich’s 9th annual Real Estate and Infrastructure Perspectives Lecture at Toronto’s King Edward Hotel on October 23. The highly successful event was presented by the Schulich Program in Real Estate and Infrastructure, and the Schulich Real Property Alumni Association (SRPAA). Keynote speaker Edward Sonshine, LLB ’70, Chief [...]

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Fourth Annual Schulich International Case Competition Focuses on CSR Communication

04 November 2014

Over 70 students and 35 representatives from mining companies, industrial groups and other stakeholders attended the 4th annual Schulich International Case Competition (SICC) held from October 24th – 25th at Schulich School of Business. Driven by the global, innovative and diverse nature of modern day business, SICC gives future business leaders a chance to break [...]

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Schulich Alumni Win Big in Ontario Municipal Elections

03 November 2014

The recent Ontario municipal elections featured several successful Schulich alumni.  Bonnie Crombie, MBA ’92, was elected Mayor of Mississauga; John Campbell, MBA ’99, was elected as a Toronto Councillor representing Ward 4 in Etobicoke Centre; and Case Ootes, MBA’72, was appointed chairman of John Tory’s Mayor Transition Team. Bonnie Crombie, a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, [...]

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Financial Times Ranks Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA #1 in Canada & Among Top 15 in North America

22 October 2014

TORONTO, ON – Monday, October 20, 2014 – The Financial Times of London has today ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the #1 EMBA program in Canada and 11th among EMBA programs based in North America or involving North American schools. This is the eighth year that Schulich has been eligible to [...]

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Schulich Adjunct Professor, Trina McQueen, Women in Film and Television 2014 Crystal Awards Special Jury Award of Distinction Recipient

21 October 2014

Trina McQueen, O.C., Adjunct Professor in the MBA Program in Arts & Media Administration at the Schulich School of Business, will be awarded the Special Jury Award of Distinction at the 2014 Women in Film and Television Crystal Awards Gala Luncheon on December 2nd. The special award is being presented in recognition of  McQueen’s enormous [...]

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2014 Schulich Alumni Recognition Award recipients to be honoured at annual gala

14 October 2014

The Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the School’s 2014 Alumni Recognition Awards, honouring achievements in four categories: Outstanding Executive Leadership, Outstanding Progress and Achievement, Outstanding Public Contribution and Outstanding Contribution to the School. Michael Cooper, MBA ’86, President and CEO of Dream Unlimited Corp., is being honoured for Outstanding Executive Leadership; John Ruffolo, BBA ’88, CEO, OMERS Ventures, is being honoured for Outstanding Progress and Achievement; J. Mark Lievonen, BBA ’79, MBA ’87, President, Sanofi Pasteur Limited, is being honoured for Outstanding Public Contribution; and Howard Lichtman, MBA ’82, President, The Lightning Group, and Co-founder, Ethnicity Multicultural Marketing and Advertising, is being honoured for his Outstanding Contribution to the Schulich School of Business.

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Schulich MBA Program Ranked #1 in the World in Responsible Business

09 October 2014

The MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business was today ranked #1 in the world according to the results of a global survey conducted by Corporate Knights, the world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on responsible business. The Global 100 Sustainable MBA survey assessed how well business schools from around the world are integrating social, ethical and environmental impact management issues into their MBA programs. The survey results will be published in the Fall 2014 issue of Corporate Knights, to be distributed on October 23rd, and are available online.

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Corporate Knights, Schulich School of Business open 2015 Business for a Better World MBA case competition

02 October 2014

Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, and the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto are proud to launch their second-annual Business for a Better World Case Competition. MBA students can find details and register online at http://www.corporateknights.com/affiliates/2015contest/. The competition challenges MBA student teams from around the world to improve the sustainability performance of a corporate case subject relative to their industry peers. The 2014 case subject was Suncor Energy. The three finalists were required to present their detailed business plan in front of a high-profile judging panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with the team from the Stockholm School of Economics walking away with first prize.

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New Hyderabad campus opens doors to Schulich’s MBA in India Program

26 September 2014

The new Hyderabad campus for Schulich’s MBA in India program officially opened its doors on September 26, the latest step in the School’s pioneering commitment to become one of the world’s leading transnational business schools. The high-tech campus, which features a videoconferencing link to Schulich’s Toronto campus, is part of a recent twinning arrangement between Schulich School of Business, York University and GMR School of Business, an educational initiative of GMR Varalakshmi Foundation of the GMR Group, India’s leading infrastructure major.

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