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PhD Candidate Diana Alessandrini takes business cycle research to tenure-track position at Auburn University

PhD candidate Diana Alessandrini is getting ready for the next step in her academic career. Currently completing her PhD in Economics, she has already accepted a tenure-track position at Auburn University in Alabama where she will continue her research on the effects business cycles have on people’s decisions regarding education and the labour market.

Name: Diana Alessandrini
Hometown: Cesena, Italy
Program: PhD in Economics

May 8: Tourism Education Futures Initiative Conference comes to U of G June 4 to 7

The University of Guelph and the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management are preparing to welcome approximately 60 international delegates to the eighth Tourism Education Futures Initiative Conference (TEFI8) from June 4 to 7. This year’s theme, “Transformational Learning: Activism, empowerment and political agency in tourism education” is in keeping with TEFI’s mission to push boundaries, think creatively and inform and support tourism educators and students to transform the world for the better.

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Marketing management student Chelsea Galoni prepares to start PhD at Northwestern University

For Chelsea Galoni, business is in her blood. Coming from a long line of business owners, it makes sense that she would pursue her commerce degree, but her plans after graduation don’t include following in her family’s footsteps and starting her own business. Instead she’s pursuing her PhD at Northwestern University straight from undergraduate studies.

Name: Chelsea Galoni
Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario
Major: Marketing Management
Year: 4th

April 24: Prof. Sylvain Charlebois interviewed about raw milk access

Photo of Sylvain CharleboisCanadian access to raw milk has been banned since 1991, but debates over whether this ban should be lifted has been gaining momentum recently. This past Tuesday, the Science to Policy Symposium held at U of G focused its discussion on whether the product should be sold legally in Canada.

April 22: U of G's Food Institute gains big name in Canadian food

The University of Guelph's Food Institute has gained a renowned expert in its Senior Director, External, Paul Uys. Uys joins the Food Institute with decades of experience developing well-known food brands with Loblaw Companies Limited such as No Name, President's Choice Organics and PC Blue Menu. To learn more about Uys and his vision for the Food Institute, check out this article from the Ontario Agricultural College.

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