Update about Dave Scott-Thomas, U of G’s Running Program

The University of Guelph is deeply concerned and troubled by information it recently received concerning Dave Scott-Thomas, who was terminated on Dec. 16, 2019, from his position as the head of U of G’s track and field and cross-country program. The University strives to provide student-athletes with an environment that is safe, positive, respectful and …

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U of G Presidential Candidate Brief Finalized

The candidate brief for the University of Guelph’s ninth president and vice-chancellor has been finalized and is available on the presidential search website. The brief reflects the input of over 3,000 members of the University community who engaged with the Presidential Selection Committee through surveys, e-mails and in-person meetings. As the committee moves towards considering …

Billes Reappointed Chancellor

Martha Billes has been appointed to a second term as chancellor of the University of Guelph. U of G’s Senate approved the reappointment during its November meeting, extending her tenure until April of 2023. “I am delighted that Martha has agreed to continue as our chancellor,” said president Franco Vaccarino. “She has done a wonderful …

U of G Releases Annual Report on National Femicide Rates

A woman or girl is killed every three days in Canada, with a total of 118 killed by violence in 2019, according to the latest report from the University of Guelph-led Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability (CFOJA). The annual #CallItFemicide report provides statistics and insights into the killing of women and girls in …

U of G Genomics Projects Awarded $2.5 Million From Government, Industry

From breeding climate-adapted dairy cattle to improving disease resistance in winter wheat to brewing better craft beer, seven agriculture and agri-food research projects led by University of Guelph experts will receive more than $2.5 million under the Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3).   Funding for eight genomics projects across Ontario – including seven initiatives led by U of G researchers – …

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U of G Strengthens, Grows Partnerships in India

Following an intensive series of discussions, the University of Guelph has signed four partnership agreements with major post-secondary institutions in India. These formal agreements in research, education and outreach strengthen U of G’s role as a global leader in veterinary medicine and One Health, said Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research). Campbell signed the agreements during a …