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.
Multiple faculty from the College of Business and Economics are featured in various food-related articles today. In the Toronto Star, Associate Dean and Professor Sylvain Charlebois is interviewed on challenges restaurants are facing with the effects of climate change on raw ingredients. The article is centred on Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle and its warning that it may have to halt production of certain salsas and guacamole.
Following CBC's survey on cheating in Canadian universities earlier this week, College of Business and Economics Dean, and academic integrity expert, Julia Christensen Hughes is interviewed on Ontario Morning. The program also features calls from former university students talking about their experiences with the issue. Listen to "Are Canadian universities failing to crack down on cheating?"
While the California drought may increase the cost of its imports to Canada, the decrease in Californian produce may serve as an opportunity for Canadian agriculture, according to Associate Dean and Professor Sylvain Charlebois. In this CBC News article, Charlebois comments on what the future may hold for Canadian produce as the drought continues. Read "California's crippling drought could cost – and benefit – Canadians"
In this story from CBC News, College of Business and Economics Dean Julia Christensen Hughes comments on the realities of cheating at Canadian universities. CBC conducted a survey of Canadian universities that showed more than 6,800 students were disciplined for academic misconduct. In the interview, Dean Christensen Hughes states that there is a huge gap between these numbers and the rate at which students admit to cheating, which according to a 2006 study is more than 50 per cent of undergraduate students and 35 per cent of graduate students.
Making headlines - discussions from the National Food Security Forum and responses to recently released results of food waste research. This article from the Guelph Mercury summarizes conversations on food issues from Rickey Yada and Jean-Charles Le Vallee made at the first day of the Forum. Read "Canadian food on the global stage at Guelph forum"
The College of Business and Economics is making a number of headlines today ranging from the Olympic Games to tomorrow's National Food Security Forum.
University of Guelph students looking to grow their business and social enterprises now have an opportunity to apply for dedicated space, funding, mentoring and more through the Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship’s (CBaSE) new Hub Incubator Program.
Applications are now being accepted for the program, which offers the following resources and services:
Warren Jestin, noted economist, U of G alumnus and inaugural economist-in-residence in the Department of Economics and Finance, will receive an honorary doctorate at winter convocation on February 20. Jestin, who is an economist with Scotiabank, graduated in 1971 with an MA in economics. He will receive his honorary doctorate at the 4 p.m. ceremony.
First a new home and now a new brand. It’s time for a fresh perspective on business at Guelph.
The College of Business and Economics (formerly College of Management and Economics) proudly unveiled new branding today that places a greater emphasis on its distinctive business programs. Also included in this rebrand are new names for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management – now the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management – and Department of Business – which is now the Department of Management.