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November 2: CME places second in Globe and Mail’s survey-based ranking

GUELPH, Ont. (Tuesday, November 2, 2010) – The University of Guelph’s College of Management and Economics (CME) ranked second among business schools of medium-sized universities in The Globe and Mail’s recent Canadian University Report. The annual national survey of students compares universities of similar size in 60 categories, and bills itself as “the first to grade universities based on what their students said about them.”

November 1: UN special advisor Kernaghan Webb to address CME grad students

Kernaghan Webb, a special advisor to the United Nations on corporate social responsibility standards, will address CME graduate students Wednesday as part of the Research Seminar Series. Dr. Webb is the founding director of the Institute of the Study of Corporate Social Responsibility at Ryerson University, where he also serves as an associate professor.

October 29: Country duo represents CME at United Way fundraiser College Idol

The country duo of Amy Nodwell and Scotty Kipfer represented CME at Thursday’s College Idol music contest. The luncheon event is an annual fundraiser for the University of Guelph’s United Way campaign. It features musical acts from each of the seven colleges squaring off in the name of the greater good.

For Nodwell, a fourth-year Marketing Management major, this year’s College Idol marked a return of sorts after sitting out last year.

October 28: Students in industrial relations course pit wits for mock arbitration day

Students in Prof. Evie Adomait’s Industrial Relations course (ECON*2200) had the chance to put their learning into practice with a mock arbitration session held this weekend at Rozanski Hall. The all-day session was hosted by Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti, a Toronto-based firm specializing in labour relations and employment law.

October 27: Prominent U.S. education blog cites passage from CME dean’s text

A leading education blog run by the San Franciso-based Center for Science and Mathematics Education recently posted a lengthy excerpt from Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, co-edited by CME Dean Julia Christensen Hughes. Under the heading Why Are Students So Passive?, the posting refers to Taking Stock as “an excellent new book” on post-secondary pedagogy and introduces the excerpt from Maryellen Weimer, professor emeritus of Teaching and Learning at The Pennsylvania State University.

October 22: Associate dean comments for national media on proposed potash deal

Sylvain Charlebois, CME’s associate dean of research and graduate studies, is a man in demand these days with relation to the proposed takeover of Potash Corp. by Australian mining firm BHP Billiton.  With the proposed deal appearing to pit Saskatchewan’s provincial government against the federal government, the story has quickly developed national prominence.

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