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Lang graduate student presents research at international leadership conference

Lang graduate student Afra Mehwish travelled to Santa Cruz, California last month to present a research paper at the International Leadership Association’s Women and Leadership conference.

Mehwish, a candidate in Lang’s MA Management program, attended the conference with advisor and co-author Elizabeth Kurucz to present their paper on the workplace experiences of menstruation and its impact on the advancement of women in the workplace.

Julia Christensen Hughes at farewell event

After ten years of leadership, U of G community celebrates Lang’s founding dean

University of Guelph’s business dean Julia Christensen Hughes was surrounded by more than 100 friends, faculty, staff and alumni on Tuesday to celebrate her accomplishments and tenure, as she ends her second term as dean.

Christensen Hughes has served as U of G’s business dean since 2009, serving two terms and stewarding the school to several incredible milestones.

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Lang business students to present at CSA academic challenge championship

Two Lang business students are travelling to Ottawa this week to compete in the CSA Academic Challenge Championships at the 2019 CSA Group Annual Conference.

The CSA Group Academic Challenge is an annual competition where students share forward-looking ideas and competitive proposals about industry practices and issues that are influenced by standards.

Lauren Chan with Dean Julia Christensen Hughes

Two Lang business graduates receive top U of G convocation awards

Each year, the University of Guelph recognizes select students and faculty members for teaching, service and academic achievements during the spring convocation ceremonies.

Congratulations to Lang’s very own Andrew Nixon and Lauren Chan for winning two of the University’s top convocation awards.

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Four prominent business leaders to receive honorary degrees

Convocation is a special time during the academic year, where graduands and their guests will often have the privilege of being addressed by a notable business leader who the University of Guelph is conferring with an honorary doctorate in recognition of their achievements.

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Lang students help address challenges facing Campobello Island

Last month, Lang business students returned to Campobello Island to work with the island community to address the complex sustainability issues they face.

It was the second year that Lang business students have travelled to the island as part of an experiential learning course in business consulting.

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Lang real estate students hit podium in Las Vegas case competition

Last week, four Lang undergraduate students from the real estate and housing program travelled to Las Vegas, Nevada to compete in the Retail Real Estate Case Competition, an international invitation-only case competition.

Congratulations goes out to the Lang team, who placed third overall at the competition. The team consisted of Kevin Kovachis, Breanna Rozon, Samantha Marshall and Julian Merigliano. Along with a podium finish, the team collected $5,000 in prize money.

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Lang professor receives UN Excellence Award for Service

Lang business professor Rumina Dhalla has been announced the recipient of the Excellence in Service award from the United Nations PRME Chapter North America. The award is one of three Excellence Awards, which recognize the ongoing efforts of individuals in advancing the six United Nations Principles for PRME in the areas of research, teaching and service.

She will formally receive the award at the UN PRME Chapter North America’s 5th Regional Meeting, hosted in Cleveland, Ohio from June 2 to 4.

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