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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Bernie Ashe (BAdm 1978) named 2015 CEO of the Year

Congratulations to Bernie Ashe, CEO of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, who was awarded the CEO of the Year award, a joint initiative of the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ashe will receive his award at the 2015 Best Ottawa Business Awards at the Shaw Centre on November 18.   …Continue Reading

The power of CO-OP: Why Ottawa companies should hire a CO-OP student

Being a CO-OP student at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, it doesn’t take much deep thought to realize all of its benefits. I am given the opportunity to explore different work environments, meet key people in the job market, create a network, develop my professional skills and learn more about   …Continue Reading

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Furthers Sustainability Initiatives

A study by the CPA Canada-Accounting and Governance Research Centre (CPA-AGRC) concludes that female representation in the boardroom makes it more likely for a firm to disclose climate-change related risks. Walid Ben Amar, a professor of accounting and the Executive Director of the CPA-AGRC at the Telfer School of Management, Millicent Chang of the University   …Continue Reading

BCom Student Involved in iGEM uOttawa to Travel to Boston

Marina Kidisyuk, co-president of the uOttawa International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) program, will be in Boston with the rest of her team presenting their synthetic biology project at The Giant Jamboree. This year, the team will be creating a tri-stable switch, modelling cell differentiation in yeast that can ultimately lead to improved regenerative therapies using   …Continue Reading