U of G to Analyze Provincial Changes to Tuition, OSAP, Fees

Following today’s unveiling by the Ontario government of new policies on tuition, student fees and student assistance, the University of Guelph will be determining how the changes will affect the University’s budget planning process. The changes involve university and college tuition levels for all funding-eligible enrolment; student ancillary fees; OSAP award amounts; and the repayment …

Ryan Sheahan Named Head Coach of Gryphon Football

The University of Guelph’s Department of Athletics has named Ryan Sheahan as head coach of the Guelph Gryphons football program. Sheahan joins U of G after four seasons at the University of Calgary, where he was the Dinos assistant head coach and offensive coordinator. “I am tremendously excited for the opportunity to work with the …

Improving Food Safety Goal of $1-Million Gift

With food recalls from romaine lettuce to cauliflower generating perennial headlines, a new $1-million gift from two University of Guelph grads will establish a professorship intended to improve food safety in Canada and abroad. Prof. Lawrence Goodridge, a three-time U of G grad, will join his alma mater this month from a faculty position at …

U of G Veterinarian Speaks to CBC on New Tick Hot Spots

Dr. Katie Clow, a U of G veterinarian and post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Pathobiology, was featured in a Jan. 8 CBC report on Ontario’s tick population. An expert in the ecology and epidemiology of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases, Clow studies ticks, carriers of Lyme disease. She told CBC that knowledge of tick ecology …

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Anthropology Lecturer Recognized for Focus on World Problems

Victor Gulewitsch, a U of G sessional lecturer in anthropology, has been awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Global Citizenship Award by the Center for a Public Anthropology. Named after one of the 20th century’s leading anthropologists, the award recognizes Gulewitsch’s efforts to bring greater public awareness to anthropological issues and for his exemplary participation in …

U of G Exceeds United Way Fundraising Goal

The tallies are in on U of G’s annual United Way fundraising campaign, and more than $631,000 has been raised to support local United Way programs. U of G President Franco Vaccarino revealed the campaign total today at a campaign closing event. “Through our commitment to the United Way, we work together to improve the …

U of G Profs Named to 2018 ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ List

U of G professors Paul Hebert, Merritt Turetsky and Stephen LeBlanc have been named to the prestigious Clarivate Analytics list of “Highly Cited Researchers” for 2018. The list, published annually, includes researchers ranking in the top one per cent by citations for field and publication year. According to the Clarivate Analytics website, the “Highly Cited Researchers” list …

New Associate Vice-President (Academic) Named

Prof. Cate Dewey has been appointed as the University of Guelph’s associate vice-president (academic). The announcement was made today by Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic). “Prof. Dewey is a positive leader with great initiative and passion and enthusiasm for higher education,” Yates said. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position, …

U of G Earns High Global Ranking for Agricultural Sciences

The University of Guelph is Canada’s top institution, and among the best universities worldwide, for agricultural sciences, according to an international ranking released today. Guelph placed 12th in agricultural sciences, the highest-ranked of all Canadian universities, in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report about best global universities. The rankings cover the top 1,250 institutions spanning 75 …