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Entrepreneur-in-Residence Shares Business Sense

Petra Kassün-Mutch left the glamorous world of publishing to start a successful cheese making company. Now she’s helping U of G students become their own “big cheese” as the new entrepreneur-in-residence at the College of Management and Economics.

“You can harness the power of business to do good,” says Kassün-Mutch, adding that she will not only advise students on how to start their own business, but how to build enterprises that help address social and environmental problems.

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Lianne Foti Teaches Sustainability through 'my world, my choice'

The well-being of the environment, society and business are core focal points for Lianne Foti when communicating the mission of ‘my world, my choice!’. Lianne Foti is an Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor for Marketing and Consumer Studies who shares CME’s value of sustainability through her role as co-founder and executive director of ‘my world, my choice!’, an educational program that teaches students about sustainability and challenges them to grow as leaders in their schools and communities.  

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Ross McKitrick, Expert in Environmental Policy, Awarded CIGI-INET Grant

The Governing Board of the Institute of New Economic Thinking (INET) together with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) have jointly awarded Department of Economics Prof. Ross McKitrick a $107,250 grant for his 3-year project “State-Contingent Environmental Policy”.

The CIGI-INET Program on New Economic Theory, Practice and Governance serves to advance research on issues of critical importance to economics and international governance.

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Jian Zhou Awarded the William N. Kinnard Young Scholar Award

Jian Zhou was recently awarded the William N. Kinnard Young Scholar Award by  ARES, the American Real Estate Society – a leading real estate research and education organization whose mission is to influence real estate through leadership and decision making.  Jian was nominated by Associate Professor and REH Advisor, Jane Londerville, and received the award in recognition of his high quality research contributions to the real estate discipline achieved in the first ten years of receiving his PhD.  

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