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Integration of Sustainable Development Goals discussed at PRME Regional Meeting at University of Guelph

Individuals from across North America representing academia and industry are gathering at the University of Guelph this week to discuss the integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their organizations. These discussions are the focus of the 4th Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Regional Meeting North America, hosted by the College of Business and Economics.

Student collaboration key in interdisciplinary product development course

What do marketing students and food science students have in common? While their majors may indicate that they have very different interests, the University of Guelph’s Product Development Management course is teaching students how to use these differences to their advantage through collaborative learning.  

College of Business and Economics professors receive SSHRC Insight Grants

The College of Business and Economics is proud to announce that five of its faculty members have been granted SSHRC Insight Grants. Economics professors Mike Hoy, Kris Inwood, René Kirkegaard, Alex Maynard and Ilias Tsiakas, have been collectively awarded with more than $360,000 to support their research projects.

Canada’s first female astronaut provides lessons in leadership to MA students

One of Canada’s most notable leaders addressed MA Leadership students last week, giving her perspective on leadership as an ever-evolving quality.  Dr. Roberta Bondar, who is, among many other accomplishments, Canada’s first woman astronaut and the world’s first neurologist in space, spoke about her life experience and gave students a glimpse of how she continued to shape herself as a leader, while navigating and persevering through high profile life events.

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