HFTM Prof in the News

Prof. Michael von Massow, Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, was interviewed by CBC Radio’s The 180. He also wrote an op-ed in the Globe and Mail April 29. In the radio interview, he discussed the trend of some restaurants to end tipping. In the op-ed article, von Massow wrote about the move by the restaurant …

Profs Discuss Humanely Sourced Beef with Global News

Profs. John Prescott, Pathobiology, and Sylvain Charlebois, Marketing and Consumer Studies, were interviewed by Global News April 28 about a move by a Vancouver-based restaurant chain to use U.S. beef instead of Canadian sources. Prescott discussed misconceptions around antibiotics in beef, while Charlebois spoke about how companies are shifting supply to address marketing campaigns. Prescott …

Prof’s Soy Research In the News

Engineering professor Suresh Neethirajan is making headlines this week. His new study on how soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses was covered by CBC and United Press International. Neethirajan is the director of U of G’s BioNano Laboratory.

Research on Parents, Toddlers Program Featured on CBC News

Research looking at a program designed to improve healthy behaviours in toddlers was featured by CBC News. Lead researcher Kathryn Walton was interviewed by CBC Radio’s The Morning Edition. She spoke about why parents felt the program reduced their stress levels and helped improve their children’s overall behaviour. Walton and Prof. Jess Haines, Family Relations …

Business Prof in the News

Prof. Sylvain Charlebois was interviewed by Maclean’s April 16. He discussed the trend to support Canadian grocery products. He was featured on the popular CBC Radio program The Current April 5 as part of a story on high-tech in farming practices. The marketing and consumer studies professor also did a live interview with the Business News …

‘Take a Paws’ Stress-Buster Featured on CTV

 The inaugural “Take a Paws” event at the U of G Library that involved connecting students with comfort therapy dogs as an exam stress-buster was featured on CTV news April 6. Hundreds of students signed up to participate in the two-day event in the Library. The program was organized by associate librarian Peggy Pritchard and …

Political Science Prof on CBC’s The Current

Prof. Andrea Paras was featured on the popular CBC radio program The Current today. The segment focussed on a preliminary finding of Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal that defines a miscarriage as a disability. The Political Science professor shared her personal story of suffering a miscarriage, and discussed why she believes it should be a medical priority. Paras …

Hospitality Prof in Globe and Mail

Prof. Mike von Massow was quoted in an April 5 Globe and Mail story on the rise of lunch delivery services. The Department of Hospitality, Food & Tourism professor said the trend may have an impact on overworked restaurant staff.  He worked in the hospitality industry before becoming a U of G faculty member, and teaches …