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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.

October 19: First accounting graduates among CME fold at Fall Convocation

For three CME graduates taking part in Fall Convocation 2010, Saturday’s ceremony represented more than just the completion of an academic degree. It was also their reward for taking a chance two years prior, when they declared their intention to major in a designation that didn’t yet exist.

October 18 HTM students grace cover of SNAP Guelph’s October issue

The faces of CME’s best and brightest are even more present in and around Guelph this month, with Housing and Tourism Management students gracing the cover of the October issue of SNAP Guelph. The photo-centric monthly newspaper chronicles community events in and around Guelph.

October 14: Marketing and Consumer Studies Chair offers perspective on home-ownership boom for Community Foundations of Canada

Community Foundations of Canada bills itself as being committed to “taking the pulse of Canadian communities.” So when, as part of its Canada’s Vital Signs 2010, the organization sought to make sense of the Canadian home-ownership boom between 2001 and 2006, they looked no further than Jane Londerville, CME’s interim Chair of Marketing and Consumer Studies. Read full article on Community Foundations of Canada website

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