After a long winter lots of people are surely dreaming of firing up the BBQ and grilling a nice steak, but the cost of that steak will be more than it was last summer.
In this article from the Western Producer, Associate Dean and Professor Sylvain Charlebois comments on the possibility of dairy exports following the Canadian Food Summit held in Toronto. Read "Dairy sector urged to embrace exports."
The 100 Days of Happiness challenge is sweeping social media, but does it actually help participants feel happier? Dr. Jamie Gruman, who is chair of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, discusses the challenge, its intended benefits and possible drawbacks in this coverage from CBC.
Dean Julia Christensen Hughes announced today that Dr. Stephen Kosempel has been appointed Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance effective April 1, 2014. Dr. Kosempel has been with the department since 1999 and has acted as Interim Chair since January 2012.
A new mobile app sweeping university campuses has landed at U of G. Spearheaded by fourth-year marketing student Sasha Dan, uMentioned was created by a student at Queen's University and allows members of its university-specific network to post comments and photos. To learn more about this app, read "uMentioned Guelph app comes to U of G".
On Saturday, March 22, The University of Guelph’s Entrepreneurship Society (ESatUoG) will host CollabNow: Breaking Barriers, an event that aims to unite students from all on-campus colleges to explore the themes of entrepreneurship and collaboration.
On Wednesday, March 19, students, faculty and alumni from the University of Guelph’s Real Estate and Housing (REH) B.Comm. major will join industry professionals at The Ritz-Carlton in Toronto to celebrate 20 years of real estate education at Guelph. Hosted by the Real Estate and Housing Student Association (REHSA) and Allied Properties REIT, along with several other industry sponsors, the gala evening will welcome 150 people and include a formal dinner and lively panel discussion featuring top industry leaders.
The College of Business and Economics Student Association launched its annual 5 Days for the Homeless campaign on March 9, raising money for Wyndham House. Located in Branion Plaza, student volunteers have declared themselves homeless for the week and will be sleeping outside, eating only donated food and living without many basic amenities.
Another School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management alumnus is preparing to show off his culinary skills on a top cooking show. Vittorio Colacitti, a 2004 HAFA graduate, will compete on Top Chef Canada airing Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on Food Network Canada.