The Co-operators Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship (CBaSE) has unveiled the first cohort of its Hub Incubator Program. Originally intending to accept four businesses into the Hub, CBaSE offered spots to five due to the high calibre of candidates.
With the National Energy Board's hearings for Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion coming up in August, Department of Economics and Finance Professor Ross McKitrick presents arguments about how the decision to expand, or not expand, should be explored and the economic and environmental issues at play.
After a long winter lots of people are surely dreaming of firing up the BBQ and grilling a nice steak, but the cost of that steak will be more than it was last summer.
In this article from the Western Producer, Associate Dean and Professor Sylvain Charlebois comments on the possibility of dairy exports following the Canadian Food Summit held in Toronto. Read "Dairy sector urged to embrace exports."
Growing up, Najma Amin always assumed she would pursue a career in medicine like her parents, but in ninth grade her plans changed when a conversation with her uncle ignited her interest in business. Now in her second year at the University of Guelph, the Management Economics and Finance (MEF) student has already presented at her first conference, and is set on making her education work on an international level.
The 100 Days of Happiness challenge is sweeping social media, but does it actually help participants feel happier? Dr. Jamie Gruman, who is chair of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, discusses the challenge, its intended benefits and possible drawbacks in this coverage from CBC.
Dean Julia Christensen Hughes announced today that Dr. Stephen Kosempel has been appointed Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance effective April 1, 2014. Dr. Kosempel has been with the department since 1999 and has acted as Interim Chair since January 2012.
A new mobile app sweeping university campuses has landed at U of G. Spearheaded by fourth-year marketing student Sasha Dan, uMentioned was created by a student at Queen's University and allows members of its university-specific network to post comments and photos. To learn more about this app, read "uMentioned Guelph app comes to U of G".
On Saturday, March 22, The University of Guelph’s Entrepreneurship Society (ESatUoG) will host CollabNow: Breaking Barriers, an event that aims to unite students from all on-campus colleges to explore the themes of entrepreneurship and collaboration.