The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Abdollah (Omid) Payrow Shabani, Professor, Department of Philosophy, who passed away December 23, 2023.

Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast on January 5 in Omid’s honour.

Support services and initiatives are available for all faculty, staff and students, including:

  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, 519-824-4120 Ext. 58909
  • Student Counselling Services, 519-824-4120 Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310

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