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U of G, City Collaboration Wins Grant

A collaboration between the University of Guelph and the City of Guelph is one of seven projects recognized nationally with a new award. The U of G-Guelph partnership won third place in the Civic Innovation Awards program announced by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and jury members Friday. The awards program showcases innovative collaborations between …

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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 …

Arts Prof Gets Honorary Degree

University of Guelph research professor Robert Enright will receive an honorary degree June 9 from the University of Winnipeg. A member of the School of Fine Art and Music, Enright will be recognized for contributions to the arts. A longtime Winnipeg resident, he is known as one of Canada’s most eloquent and prolific thinkers on …

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Anthropology Students Win Awards for Op-Ed Articles

Thirty University of Guelph students have won awards for writing papers about using anthropology to discuss ethical concerns. The Community Action Project, created by the Center for a Public Anthropology invited students from across North America to write about research ethics and human subjects. Under the project, the students grade each other’s papers, and the …

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Vet Students’ Pet Nutrition Knowledge Put to the Test

Most pet owners think they know what’s best for their pets, especially when it comes to nutrition, but they’re not always right. That can lead to nutritional deficiencies and health problems for their pets, says Prof. Deep Khosa, Population Medicine. She and master’s student May Kamleh are surveying prospective and first-year veterinary students at the …

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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.

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Inaugural Inquire Class Graduates

The University of Guelph has “graduated” its first cohort in the scholarship of teaching and learning. Fourteen graduate students and staff members completed the Inquire certificate program Tuesday and will present their research today during U of G’s annual Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference. Inquire is a year-long program accredited by the Staff and Educational Development …

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U of G’s Yukon Gold Featured in Maclean’s

The U of G-invented Yukon Gold potato was featured in an April 23 Maclean’s magazine article. The story discusses the 50th anniversary of the “game changing” potato and one man’s efforts to increase public awareness of the spud, including writing a textbook. The Yukon Gold potato was created in 1966 by the late Gary Johnston, a …