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Student-run conference on sustainability with shot at guaranteed job interviews

Over the weekend, Lang business students welcomed over 100 student delegates at the Lang Sustainability Conference, the largest student-run conference at the University of Guelph.

The conference invited delegates from across Canada for an immersive three-day experience focused on exploring and discussing business solutions to the social, environmental and economic challenges facing the world. Delegates included students from the University of Guelph and seven other Canadian universities.

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Lang professor receives award for teaching innovation and excellence

Congratulations to Lang professor Kathleen Rodenburg on receiving a 2019 Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of Guelph Faculty Association (UGFA).

The Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching is an annual award that recognizes up to seven U of G faculty for their outstanding contribution to teaching and learning. UGFA announced the winners last month, which included six other faculty members from across the University.

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Lang MBA ranked among world's best for sustainability

The executive education program continues to be globally ranked in the most recent Corporate Knights Better World MBA list.

The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics MBA program has been recognized as one of the world’s best for its focus on sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

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Lang students raise money in support of breast cancer research

Last month, Lang students from the Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management Student Association hosted their annual Think Pink fundraiser, raising money in support of breast cancer research and awareness.

The fundraiser included a photobooth, silent auction and cupcake sales, which raised $931 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.


Researchers of all disciplines collaborate to tackle environmental issues

The launch of a new institute at the University of Guelph will enable researchers from all disciplines to tackle the world’s environmental problems through innovation and interdisciplinary collaborations.

The Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) will build on the University’s expertise in the environment and sustainability by bringing together researchers from all U of G disciplines, from business and engineering to fine arts and biology.

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Lang students start semester off with podium finish

U of G students from the Guelph Student Investment Council travelled to Toronto last month for the annual Queen’s Finance Association Conference (QFAC). The conference ran from September 26th to 29th and featured keynote addresses, interactive workshops, a dynamic finance case competition, and exclusive networking events and dinners.

Ted McKechnie speaking to students

Interdisciplinary business course hears from leader in Food Industry

Ted McKechnie, a well-recognized thought leader in the Canadian food industry, was at the University of Guelph this week to give a guest lecture to food science and business students as part of an interdisciplinary food product development course.

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