U of G Lang School Launching Institute for Sustainable Commerce

The University of Guelph’s Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics has launched a new institute to support and advance cutting-edge business sustainability-related research and curriculum innovations. The Institute for Sustainable Commerce at Guelph (ISCG) will support Lang’s vision to inspire and develop leaders for a sustainable world with a mandate to advance research …

Four members of an Arctic BIOSCAN team scan the ground for arthropods

U of G Canadian Biodiversity Project Receives Funding

An ongoing, ambitious project led by University of Guelph researchers to catalogue and preserve Canadian biodiversity will receive a $7-million investment. The BIOSCAN-Canada project to inventory the country’s organisms and probe their interactions will receive $3 million from Genome Canada. “Biodiversity loss is recognized as one of the greatest problems confronting humanity,” said Dr. Paul …

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U of G Joins Other Ontario Universities in Requiring Vaccinations for Campus Residences

As part of ongoing health and safety efforts and in alignment with other universities across Ontario, the University of Guelph will require students living in its Guelph campus residences in 2021-22 to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This decision reflects discussions involving University leaders, public health officials, scientists and others. Requiring students living in residence …

U of G Prof Awarded Medal for Lifelong Achievement in Electrochemistry

World-renowned research in fundamental chemistry has earned University of Guelph professor emeritus Dr. Jacek Lipkowski one of the highest honours in the field. The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) has awarded Lipkowski the Frumkin Memorial Medal, which recognizes outstanding contributions in fundamental electrochemistry. The prize is given every two years. “This is the most senior …

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New Professional Development Courses Aim to Foster Better Leadership and Communication

Under the theme of “Improve Work,” the University of Guelph will host two online professional development programs in August to foster compassionate leadership and improve communication during challenging times in the workplace. The sessions, to be delivered virtually over two half-days, are designed for professional and organizational leaders both within and outside the University, and …

Four U of G Students Receive Prestigious Vanier and Banting Awards

Three University of Guelph PhD candidates and one post-doctoral researcher will receive the Government of Canada’s most prestigious scholarships, worth $50,000 to $70,000 a year. Tyler Black, Jude Frie and Eleonore Lebeuf-Taylor will receive Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. The awards recognize top Canadian and international doctoral students for academic excellence and research potential. The awards …

U of G Partners With Bioenterprise to Strengthen Agri-Food Innovation

Advancing food and farming innovations is the focus of a new partnership between the University of Guelph and Bioenterprise, Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine. The two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will bring together the strengths of the University’s research and commercialization resources with Bioenterprise’s national network of expertise, knowledge and …

Brett Shepherd, director of Ridgetown campus with Dr. Simon Lachance, assistant dean of academic at Ridgetown campus, from the waist up. They are holding black and red boxes with the U of G logo on them. These are graduate boxes sent to all the graduates. There is a building the background.

U of G’s Ridgetown Campus Celebrates the Class of 2021

The University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus celebrated the achievements of graduating students who have completed one of the seven academic programs offered. Graduates successfully completed their academic requirements in the Associate Diplomas in Agriculture, Environmental Management, Equine Care & Management, Horticulture and Veterinary Technology, along with graduates in the Veterinary Office Administration Certificate and the …

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U of G, OVC on Jeopardy!

The University of Guelph and the Ontario Veterinary College were featured on  “Jeopardy!” recently, prompting a flurry of high-fives, shout-outs and shares on social media during the holiday weekend. U of G was the clue, and veterinary medicine the question, during the July 2 broadcast of the long-running U.S. television quiz show. The episode included …

Prof. Manjusri Misra

Professor Receives Bioproducts Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Guelph engineering professor Dr. Manjusri Misra has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS) for outstanding contributions to advancing the field of biopolymers, bio-based composite materials. Misra received the award this week at the group’s 27th annual meeting, held virtually. The international award is the highest honour from BEPS …

University of Guelph-Humber, City of Brampton Exploring Partnership in Downtown Brampton

Campus proposed in Brampton’s new Centre for Innovation Today, Brampton City Council unanimously supported a motion to work with the University of Guelph and Humber College to bring the University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) to Brampton’s new Centre for Innovation (CFI). City staff and the institutions will now begin work on identifying required supports and business …