Department of Economics Professor Ross McKitrick's new book explores the complex relationship between economic growth and the environment and how environmental targets cannot be met without considering the economics. Published this month, McKitrick's book Economic Analysis of Environmental Policy, provides tools for developing policy analysis skills applied to current challenges and debates. Read full news release
Andrew Ross, post-doctoral researcher in the Departments of Economics and History, is studying the history of hockey; the sport and the commercial enterprise. Read full at Guelph article
Three CME projects have been funded by the Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) program, a new initiative under the University's partnership agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). These projects are Professor Melanie Lang's Interdisciplinary Product Development Course through the Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship (CBaSE) and two projects by Professor Sara Mann; Young Workers in Ontario's Rural Labour Market and Human Resource Management Practices in the Agri-sector.
Help the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management support the United Way. Buy a raffle ticket (3 tickets for $5) in Macdonald Stewart Hall 101 (MACS 101). The draw will be held on Tuesday, November 30.
CME Dean Julia Christensen Hughes spoke recently at the Social Sustainability Conference, hosted by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. She and president Alastair Summerlee were quoted in the Guelph Mercury. Read more...
A team representing the University of Guelph just returned from New York City where they competed in the Cornell Real Estate Case Competition.
Dr. Tanya Mark, Faculty Member, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies was the keynote speaker at the 2010 OMAFRA Agriculture Development Branch Conference in London, ON, on November 16th. She presented research on changing consumer demographics in Ontario, their impact on consumer trends, and implications for the agricultural community in order to meet client needs in this changing environment.
Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) announced 13 research projects aimed to assess and highlight innovative and effective teaching/learning practices at Ontario’s colleges and universities. Focusing on the teaching/learning challenges facing large-enrolment introductory courses, Dean Julia Christensen Hughes and Researcher Barb Bloemhof's research project will examine if the approaches used in introductory accounting courses increase student engagement with the course content.
The Library hosts a special event to celebrate its Culinary Archives, the most complete collection of its kind in the world. Chefs from the local restaurant Borealis will hold a cooking demonstration featuring recipes from the culinary collection. Learn more about the Culinary Archives Cooking Demonstration
Two CME faculty members won awards at the annual Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) conference this year. Under the theme of Enterprising Our World, Sustainable Business in Action, members were encouraged to submit papers on a number of topics. Ron Baker received the best paper award for the Business History Division and Sean Lyons received the best paper award for the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division.