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Students collaborate to address industry challenges in agriculture

On Friday, March 6th the University of Guelph hosted the third annual Improve Life Challenge, a one-day immersive experience where interdisciplinary student teams work with community partners to develop solutions to real-world problems.

The theme for this year’s Improve Life Challenge was Hack the Farm in a Climate of Change, which focused on challenges facing the agriculture and food sector including aging demographics, advancements in technology, and pressure for sustainable practices.

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Two Lang students to compete at UofG grad research competition

On Wednesday, March 4th the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics hosted the Lang Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, a competition for graduate students to consolidate and present their research in three minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges.

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Lang students engage with senior Sportsnet reps in 2nd year course

On Tuesday, February 25, Lang students in a second-year sports business course had the opportunity to engage with a panel of several senior staff at Sportsnet, including guest speaker and Lang alumnus Anthony Attard, the Senior Vice President, Sponsorship, Marketing and NHL Sportsnet at Rogers Media.

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Support the Lang Students’ Association as they team up for charity

In support of the Coldest Night of the Year campaign, the Lang Students’ Association has put together a team with the goal of raising $1,000 and beyond. The money raised will support Lakeside Hope House, a local charity organization that provides programs and front-line services for those in our community who need it the most.

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NFL Canada, Golf Canada among industry reps at student networking event

Last week, Lang students from the Guelph Sports Management Association (GSMA) hosted Nothing but Networking, an event to provide U of G students with the opportunity to meet and connect with several sport industry representatives.

The event featured industry representatives from NFL Canada, Golf Canada, the Guelph Nighthawks, PepsiCo Foods, Fluid Design/Guelph Rowing, TekSystems, and Gryphon Athletics.

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Lang students recognized for academic achievements at Dean’s Scholarship Luncheon

On February 5th, the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics recognized the School's top academic business students at the annual Dean’s Scholarship luncheon.

The Dean’s Scholarship, which recognizes the top academic students from across the Bachelor of Commerce program, was awarded to 25 undergraduate business students. Award recipients were invited to the luncheon to recognize and celebrate their accomplishments and provide the chance to network and develop connections with the Dean’s office.

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Lang students hit podium at real estate case competition

Last weekend, Lang real estate and housing students competed in Ryerson’s Expand Your Empire real estate case competition, placing third overall among student delegates from schools across North America.

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Lang students compete for cash prizes in data analytic case competition

The Accounting Society of Guelph (ASG) hosted its annual Crack the Case competition last weekend, welcoming 40 student delegates to compete for cash prizes.

The competition was divided into two divisions, with prizes available for the top teams in a senior and junior division. The competition was open to all Lang students, but the cases were tailored to the accounting industry.

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