Projects intended to lead social and environmental change have received a funding boost through IMPACT! The Co-operators Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership. Two U of G students, Émanuèle Lapierre-Fortin and Sara Wicks, were among the eight recipients of the funding.
Marion Joppe, a professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and a University Research Chair in Tourism, studies medical tourism, a term she uses to describe Westerners travelling to other countries to get medical treatments at a cheaper cost and shorter wait time. Read full at Guelph story
Professor Joe Barth, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, presented a lecture in Buenos Aires on December 3rd, 2010, based on a paper, "Goodbye Charming Cabernet, Hello Spirited Shiraz: Label Design and Personality Preferences of the Millennials" by Statia Elliott and J.E.(Joe)Barth.
The lecture was part of a certificate program in Wine Marketing offered by the Universidad de San Andrés.
Department of Business faculty member, Sean Lyons, was featured on the CBC radio program The Current. Professor Lyons discussed his research on youth employment and the millennial generation's ambitious career expectations. Read full news release
Professor Eveline Adomait, Department of Economics, College of Management and Economics, challenges her second year Industrial Relations students by holding a mock arbitration case. Industry professionals attend to evaluate the student presentations. Read full at Guelph story
In this Toronto Star editorial, Associate Dean Sylvain Charlebois speaks about the impact of rising food prices. Because input prices have increased significantly, consumers can expect higher grocery bills.
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.