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July 3: Prof. Sylvain Charlebois writes on economic consequences of animal welfare; Prof. Kerry Godfrey writes on business programs at U of Guelph

In this article from the StarPhoenix, Professor Sylvain Charlebois writes about the impact of animal welfare on agriculture. Following the release of a video from a B.C. dairy farm showing abuse, Charlebois notes the changes emerging in the industry such as increased transparency, in addition to university research and animal welfare programs.

Also in the news this week, Professor Kerry Godfrey writes about the business programs at the University of Guelph in Global Responsibility Magazine. 

July 2: Dean Julia Christensen Hughes announces new appointments

Dr. Julia Christensen Hughes, Dean of the College of Business and Economics, announced two appointments today. Effective August 1, Dr. Statia Elliot will become the Director of the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management for a five year term, renewable. Statia brings with her 10 years of management and consulting experience within the industry and has been a faculty member at the University of Guelph since 2007. 

June 30: Intrigue Media nabs Small Business of the Year Award at Guelph Awards of Excellence

Photo of Paul Demarco, Julia Christensen Hughes and Rob MurrayTwo U of G commerce alumni who started a business while students at the University of Guelph received the Small Business of the Year Award at the Guelph Awards of Excellence last week. Intrigue Media founders Paul Demarco and Rob Murray launched their digital advertising and marketing firm to gain practical business experience during their degree.

June 26: University of Guelph brothers win Make Rental Happen Challenge

Daniel and Kyle FochTwo University of Guelph students recently received first place, $5000 and high praise from a panel of judges at York Region's Make Rental Happen Challenge. Brothers Daniel and Kyle Foch beat out rental housing proposals from post-secondary students across Canada and Yale University in the United States. Their proposal included building street level retail space for artists with affordable housing above.

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