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Congratulations to the "No Tippy Tappy" Fall 2014 Project Winners

MCS*4910 Project Winners Congratulations to the "No Tippy Tappy" (NTT)  Project Winners. "The Wasps" which included Gilian, Ashah, Maxwell and, Omaima (pictured with NTT Administrator Sherol Steinberg, far right) were awarded first place for their presentation proposal for "No Tippy Tappy", a local company that conducts training programs and soccer camps under the direction of former professional player Ross Smith (pictured far left).

Congratulations to the REH case competition finalists

REH Case Competition Student Finalists We are overjoyed to congratulate our student finalists Justin Aguiar, Sean Atkinson, Chris Dynes, Dan Foch, Lindsey Lippert and, Otto Wramhed. The case competitions continuously complement what is learned in the classrooms and once again, this year a select number of University of Guelph Real Estate and Housing students took part in the Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition.

For CBaSE's Amy Faria, returning to U of G was a home coming

Amy Faria MCS Alumni  The Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship (CBaSE) recently celebrate its fifth anniversary, and the addition of a new team member. This new team member came in the form of Student Enterprise Program Manager and two-time University of Guelph Alumna, Amy Faria. Since graduating with her MSc. in Markerting and Consumer Studies, Amy has spent time teaching, traveling and, volunteering internationally.

Real Estate and Housing students tour sustainable and energy efficient real estate

Real estate and housing students Assistant Professor Avis Devine takes her sustainable real estate students on a tour of sustainable and energy efficient real estate in Toronto and Mississauga. The tour was hosted by a variety of developers, investors, and consulting firms, including Avison Young, Oxford, Allied REIT, and Sweeney & Co (architects).

Associate Professor Sunghwan Yi explains emotional triggers of shopping splurges & suggests ways to overcome this problem

Picture of Associate Professor Dr. YiHave you ever spent to much money on a reward for yourself? Maybe after receiving a promotion or completing a big project? While you are not alone. According to Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies Associate Professor Dr. Yi, many people choose to treat themselves after an achievement and this is just one of the three main emotional triggers connected to overspending.

Khalil Rohani earns the University of Guelph's first PhD in Management

 The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies would like to acknowledge and congratulate Khalil Rohani on not only successfully defending his PhD in Management thesis, over the summer 2014 semester, but also becoming the programs first PhD candidate to do so. Mr. Rohani's academic milestone is shared amongst the faculty and staff in the Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies and throughout the College of Business and Economics.

Professor Sylvain Charlebois explains why our food doesn't cost more

Associate Professor Sylvain CharleboisAccording to a report on Yahoo! Canada Finance, the answers and reasons are unsettling as to why our food does not cost more. The report explains that, cheaper food prices can often mean that cost-saving additives are present in the products we purchase.

M.Sc. student Drew Harden receives grant from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for investigating unintended consequences of designated smoking areas

After completing his undergraduate degree, Drew Harden's sights weren't set on pursuing graduate education. He landed a job as a software tester and looked forward to working as a project manager, but soon realized his passion was in market research and consumer insights. Now in his second year of the M.Sc. in Marketing and Consumer Studies program, Harden is enjoying pursuing his research passion and is the proud recipient of a $20,000 research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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