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Joe Irvine (MBA 1984) Recognized for Outstanding service

The U.S.-based Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) has awarded its 2014 Canada Award to Joe Irvine, who is Director, Technology Transfer and Business Enterprise (TTBE) at the University of Ottawa, in recognition of his outstanding service to the technology transfer community. He travelled to San Francisco, California to receive the award. Joe Irvine has worked tirelessly to strengthen ties between the University’s researchers and the community at large.  Read more ›

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Telfer Alumni Shine at the Best Ottawa Business Awards 2013

On November 21, the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce organized the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBS), sponsored by the Telfer School of Management. During the event, top businesses in Ottawa were highlighted. Harley Finkelstein (JD-MBA 2009) gave an inspirational speech on his personal entrepreneurial journey. The Telfer School and Dean François Julien, who was among attendees, are proud that so many Telfer alumni are affiliated with organizations that are considered among the very best in the Ottawa. Read more ›

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Rob Ashe (BCom 1982) is Inducted to the Order of Ottawa

Mayor Jim Watson today announced the 15 residents who will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa during a formal ceremony at City Hall on November 21. Read more ›

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Denis Coderre (EMBA 2006) elected mayor of Montreal

Congratulations to Telfer alumnus Denis Coderre, who was elected as the 44th mayor of Montreal in the election that took place on November 3, 2013. Read more ›

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Shopify’s Telfer alumni entrepreneurs are Venturing into a new kind of business

Twenty-four year old Brennan Loh meets me at 9 a.m. in the reception area of Shopify’s new office space in the heart of the Byward Market. He walks me through the colourful hallways covered with floor-to-ceiling chalkboards, neon green paint, random drawings and a life-size cut-out of Chuck Norris. Shopify employees get an annual allowance to deck out their office space as they see fit, an expression of the company’s very creative and free-spirited corporate culture. Read more ›

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Congratulations to Five Remarkable Alumni!

Five remarkable alumni were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater. The Trudeau Medals, the Young Achiever's Award and the Dean's Philos Award were presented at the 2013 Telfer School of Management Alumni Association Gala of Excellence, which was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on October 26, 2013. Read more ›

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Forty Under 40 Michael Alam talks about his experience in the Telfer Executive MBA

“I could have probably gone through 20 years of heartache in real-life jobs before learning what I did in the two years of the program.” Read more ›

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Telfer Alumni in the 2013 OBJ Forty Under 40

Once a year, the Ottawa Business Journal nominates professionals for their business achievements to be in their forty under 40 list.  Read more ›

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