News Archive


2021


October

'Miracle I survived'

Fall graduate earns business degree after life-changing challenges

Business revitalization

Curriculum redesign aims to cultivate business professionals of tomorrow

Providing opportunities

A Q&A with 2021 J.D. Eaton Award recipient Peg Hunter

Momma candlelighter

A Q&A with 2021 Outstanding Community Service Award recipient Lori Pike

Responsible supply chains

New researchers bolster sustainability expertise at business faculty

September

Matchmakers

Program provides MBA students, startups with ‘invaluable’ experience

'Get engaged'

Donor and alumna Wendy Hannam's heart remains at Memorial

August

Hire, work, retain

Gardiner Centre to launch inaugural certificate in immigration policy

July

'Vision and energy'

Head of Memorial’s Centre for Social Enterprise appointed

The awards go to...

Memorial's 40th annual Alumni Tribute Award recipients revealed

June

Getting further ahead

Business student gains insider view with Husky Centre internship

'Someone like me'

Business graduate aspires to support Indigenous communities with law career

May

'Positive impact'

Business faculty launches third annual research bulletin

Awards & Scholarships

Business students receive over $200,000 in financial support

Top 10 per cent

Celebrating the 2019-2020 Dean's List

We will miss you here

A special message for the Class of 2021

Celebrating excellence

Business faculty launches online series of student, research achievements

Honouring achievement

Business faculty to hand out awards for excellence, community service

April

Career bridge

Business faculty earns national ‘win-win’ accreditation

'Educational beacon'

Alumni duo win $450,000 funding to develop forest school road map

'Literally' life-changing

CIBC undergraduate bursary helps student along academic journey

Best practices

April is Records and Information Management Month

Meaningful inclusion

Kristy Sheppard brings Indigenous lens to business faculty’s advisory board

March

Heroes or villains?

Dr. J.Y. Tang wins award for research on dominant leaders

Funding boost

Mel Woodward Cup invests $40,000 in student-led hearing loss, health tech companies

'Different beast'

Teaching Tuesdays: Jennifer Kelly

Thinking globally

A Memorial University MBA student helps local company expand into European markets with support from the Husky Centre

February

VOLTFUSE sees opportunity in pandemic

Wage subsidies from Husky Centre help local businesses adapt

January

'Natural partnership'

Business faculty joins global network focused on responsible research


2020


December

Support, connect, empower

Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship receives community impact award

Made in Nain

SmartICE expands horizons through experiential learning and social enterprise

System overhaul

Health care task force with Memorial ties to develop 10-year plan

Mutual learning

Business students help SMEs, non-profits through ‘win-win’ program

November

Top tier

Global recognition for Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship

Above and beyond

Centre for Social Enterprise launches Impact report

October

Inuit leadership

Business executive-in-residence edits volume of perspectives and voices

First graduate

Co-housing leader among Canada's inaugural class of MBA-SEE

A place for the outliers

Memorial launches N.L.'s first social enterprise incubator

'Useful point of connection'

Former top CEO begins new industry role at business faculty

September

Collaborative effort

Memorial researchers collaborate to advance artificial intelligence

Fall 2020 COVID-19 response

Information for business students

August

Continuing connection

Cambridge profs named adjuncts at Memorial’s business faculty

Top CEOs

Memorial entrepreneurship leaders recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine

Group of seven

Multidisciplinary researchers secure $385,000 for foundational support

Celebrate the small wins

Teaching Tuesdays: Dr. Dianne Ford

July

'Real value'

Anonymous donor and commerce alumnus funds two students' work terms

'Current and relevant'

New accreditation offers career advancement for business students

'Skills and knowledge'

Leader appointed to Memorial’s human resources program

Community impact

Award recognizes researchers’ efforts to reinvigorate rural communities

Well-earned results

Leading and emerging social scientists awarded more than $1 Million for insightful research

June

OP-ED Dr. Alyson Byrne

Co-habitation and co-working: What lessons will be gained from working from home together and apart?

$8-million investment

Critical funding empowers researchers to take risks and make big discoveries

'Game-changing'

Student-led health tech companies win $40,000 seed funding at Mel Woodward Cup

May

Head start

Memorial kick starts course offerings for new, first-year students

Business Day firsts

Longstanding tradition goes virtual for first time in 55-year history

'Beautiful community'

Commerce graduate pursues small business during - and after- degree

April

Well positioned

The role of social enterprise in a post-pandemic N.L.

'Be vigilant'

Employers must protect workers from online harassment, says researcher

Emergency Relief

Funding for students in need

March

Atlantic Edge

Commerce student wins $30,000 Sobey award

#IWD2020

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Memorial University’s entrepreneurial trailblazers

February

Leading the charge

Memorial's business faculty rethinking 'business as usual'

Life-savers

Enactus Memorial drones flying AEDs to cardiac arrest patients

'Seen and heard'

$10,000 award 'life-changing' impact on budding student entrepreneurs

January

'Root of who we are'

Memorial alumna, student win humanitarian awards

Accelerating entrepreneurship

Growing the start-up culture at Memorial


2019


December

Hidden talents

Fibre art, gay choir singing (and debating), dog agility and a rising citizen star

Preparing to compete

Husky contributes $1 million to business faculty for new centre of excellence

November

Goals and ambitions

International student reflections: Memorial alumnus thriving in Newfoundland and Labrador

Bounce back

Business student rebounds in a big way after 'heartbreaking' failure

No limits

Business alumna named Labrador Institutes International Indigenous Intern

October

World Class

MCE among top five emerging entrepreneurship centres in the world

Career advancement

Local lawyer tops in Memorial's 2019 MBA graduating class

Scholarly Success

Business faculty awarded more than $800,000 in national research grants

From the edge to the top

A Q&A with Alumnus of the Year Barry Perry

'Rugged and resilient'

Business faculty strategic plan champions change, provides accountability

September

Rural renaissance

Championing social enterprise models during times of 'unprecedented challenges'

August

Immersive experience

Showcasing local social enterprises and cultural context in Petty Harbour

Diverse and sustainable

Federal, provincial governments announce $1.3 million for Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship

Jon King

New grads on fire: 10 alumni, 20-something and going places

'Really exciting'

Business student spends summer leading SmartICE project on North Coast

July

Learning partner

Business faculty recognized for leadership in experiential learning by Bloomberg

Adaptable and accessible

Living with physical disabilities inspires four women to launch social enterprises

June

Diversity gap

The disconnect between attitudes and policies at Canadian organizations

May

'In honour of him'

Graduating Sea-hawk finds solace in teammates, studies following tragedy

Mr. & Mrs. MBA

Couple discover support and motivation through pursuit of graduate degrees

MUNPA honours

Two outstanding Memorial retirees recognized

'Business gave me choice'

Memorial alumna lands gig at world’s largest social network

April

21st-century learning

Preparing students for success in a rapidly changing world

Vibrant and sustainable

Business researcher seeks success factors to boost local music industry

March

Rewarding innovation

Mel Woodward Cup invests $35,000 in student entrepreneurs

Honouring excellence

Business faculty to recognize alumni, students with annual awards

'Impact-centred'

Business professor bridging gap between academia and community

Student Success

Stress management

'No intention of slowing down'

Business student named one of the best in Atlantic Canada

February

Research Pioneer

Prestigious international fellowship for business researcher

Bold & Bright

Next generation of social scientists and humanities researchers secure federal funding

January

OP-ED Drs. Natalie Slawinski and John Schouten

Strengthening Newfoundland and Labrador through social enterprise: a 'PLACE' model

Studentview

Reflections on a degree: Graduation on the horizon

New year, new you

2019: A new year is a perfect time to plan for positive change


2018


December

Sustainable holidays

Gazette student columnist says make this Christmas a green one

'It offers hope'

Memorial researchers devise lessons from Shorefast to aid rural communities

Studentview

Checking off the local holiday season to-do list

November

Studentview

Gazette student columnist has you covered for end of term jitters

Prestigious posts

Canada Research Chair appointments amplify Memorial’s cutting-edge research reputation

The business of music

Memorial launches Canada's first joint music and business degree

October

Studentview

Celebrate the 'little wins' to help maintain a balanced mindset

Studentview

Budgeting and making money last

Studentview

Time management tips for the busy student

World stage

Memorial entrepreneurs first Canadians to vie for world cup title

September

Real money, real experience

Alumni donations enable students to invest real money in capital markets

Inspiring investment

Emera Innovation Exchange launched at Signal Hill Campus

Big boost

Emera invests $7 million for entrepreneurship programming at Memorial

Studentview

Memorial experience will ‘change your life for the better’, says student columnist

August

'Creativity is innovation'

Former ballerina leads social enterprise efforts at Memorial

Future choices

Pharmacy background a 'puzzle piece' for building viable social enterprise

Studentview

Putting your health and wellness front and centre while on campus

July

'Life-changing experience'

Entrepreneurial boot camp celebrates 10 years

Studentview

Student columnist offers advice for bouncing back from disappointment

Authentic learning

Fail Tale Cup winner applies lessons learned to Haiti-based business

June

Studentview

Max out your summer fun — even while studying or working full time

Studentview

The art of the job interview (hint: be yourself)

Pursuing excellence

Business faculty gives students more than $200,000 in financial support

May

Empowering communities

Memorial students take top prizes at Social Innovation Challenge

'Just reach out'

Bangladeshi Spring Graduate Overcomes Obstacles to Finish her PhD

Inter-generational achievement

Mother, daughter to collect business degrees at same convocation ceremony

First in financial education

Enactus Memorial finishes in semi-final round at national competition

'Valuable resource'

Pilot project offers graduate students social enterprise work experience

Studentview

Out-of-province work terms offer lessons beyond the classroom

'Wild ideas'

Commerce graduate channels creative entrepreneurial energy into her own business

Collaborating on cannabis

Memorial hosts conference focused on emerging industry

April

Studentview

Mental health: Winter term Harlow correspondent says she's 'been there'

Student Success

Getting down to business

How can I help?

Doctoral student hopes to help guide global transition to clean energy sources

Studentview

Harlow Campus: End of term reflections, advice for student

Graduate student of the month

MER Student Maryanne Chioma Aghalu

March

'Feels surreal'

Mel Woodward Cup invests $40,000 in student entrepreneurs

Regional champs

Enactus Memorial launches new project, wins regional titles

My harlow campus experience

Expectations vs. reality

OP-ED Dr. John Schouten

Sustaining Newfoundland and Labrador: A Social Enterprise Perspective

Business for good

Group melds academia, community to support social enterprises

OP-ED

Good trumps gain: lessons on enabling millennial workers from Enactus Memorial

February

Cambridge fellows

Memorial’s reputation in social enterprise gains international recognition

A delicate task

Advice to balance studies and work for university students

Career progression

Business faculty launches graduate diploma for working professionals

January

'Ties are strong'

Commerce alum new head of business faculty’s advisory board

People, planet, profits

Memorial launches first master’s degree in social enterprise and entrepreneurship

 

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