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Lang hosts first-ever Canadian inter-university Tax Conference and Case Competition

With faculty support, Lang accounting students hosted the inaugural Lang Tax Conference over the weekend, Canada’s first inter-university tax conference and case competition. The idea behind the Lang Tax Conference was conceived by Prof. Sonia B. Dhaliwal, the faculty lead on the conference with a vision to instill curiosity in the minds of students and give them a platform to showcase their critical thinking and tax research skills.  

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For Lang alumnus and serial entrepreneur, business success is all about looking ahead

If there’s one thing that Tony Ambler (BComm ’74) has learned throughout his illustrious career, it is that business success doesn’t just happen by accident.

Ambler, who has founded multiple multi-million-dollar businesses, is always looking ahead to potential trends that are on the horizon. This ability, paired with his knack for clearly communicating the value of his innovations, is why the UofG alumnus always has the right touch when building his businesses.

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Lang MBA ranked best in Canada for sustainability focus

Corporate Knights’ new ranking lists the Lang School as #1 MBA in Canada, BComm #2.

The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics has been named one of Canada’s leading business school for its focus on sustainability, according to a ranking conducted by Corporate Knights, one of the world’s largest media publishers with an explicit focus on responsible business.

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Lang graduate students receive $225,000 in research funding

Four Lang graduate researchers are among the latest Canadian researchers to receive funding through the federal government’s granting agencies.
The graduate students received a combined $225,000 in funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), which helps fund and support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities.
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U of G, Lang School mourns death of food laureate Anita Stewart

It is with profound sorrow that the University of Guelph marks the passing of Anita Stewart, U of G’s food laureate and founder of Cuisine Canada and Food Day Canada.

A long-time culinary journalist, food historian, U of G food champion, and self-described food activist and disruptor, Anita Stewart died Oct. 29. Niagara Falls is to be lit up in red and white Oct. 30 in her honour.

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Lang School celebrates inaugural Lang Scholars

The Lang School recently celebrated the inaugural recipients of the Lang Entrance Scholarships, which recognize outstanding incoming students at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The scholarships were established in 2019 as part of the transformative $21-million gift by Stu and Kim Lang to name the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. The entrance scholarships are available for incoming undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in Lang’s executive programs (MBA and MA Leadership).
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Gryphons celebrate record number of student-athlete academic award winners

The University of Guelph recently celebrated a record number of student-athlete academic award winners from the 2019-2020 season, with 1-in-3 varsity student-athletes achieving 80% or higher during the season.
The Lang School is proud to recognize that 40 Lang Business varsity student-athletes were among this year’s Gryphon Student-Athlete Academic Award Winners.

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