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U of G’s Global Skills Opportunity Projects to Help Students Gain International Study Experience

The University of Guelph has received almost $1 million in federal funding to increase the participation of traditionally underrepresented students in study and experiential learning abroad. Over a hundred U of G students will be able develop global skills through two newly launched projects made possible by the Government of Canada’s Global Skills Opportunity (GSO) …

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Prof Wins Prestigious Award for Innovation in Livestock Disease Resistance

A University of Guelph professor has won the prestigious NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation for outstanding and exemplary collaborations between industry and post-secondary institutions. Dr. Bonnie Mallard, a professor in the Ontario Veterinary College, has received the $200,000 national award for her leading research in genetic regulation of the immune system. She aims to develop preventive …

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Students to Help With Donkey Sanctuary Cleanup

University of Guelph student volunteers will head out to the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada in Puslinch, Ont., to help with property cleanup this weekend as part of the third Project Serve event of the year. Project Serve is a community engagement initiative that sees U of G students volunteer their time with worthy local organizations. …

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Lang School of Business and Economics Ranked Among World’s Best for Sustainability

The University of Guelph’s Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics has again ranked among the world’s top sustainability-focused business schools. The sustainable business magazine Corporate Knights ranked the Lang MBA program 5th in the world and 2nd in Canada for its focus on sustainability. This marks the first time that the program ranks …

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U of G Researcher to Discuss Pandemic’s Impact on Stranger Interaction at UN Event

Interacting with strangers in large cities is challenging at the best of times, but how did the lockdowns, mask rules and physical distancing guidelines of COVID-19 pandemic change that? That’s what University of Guelph sociologist Dr. Mervyn Horgan with the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) is currently researching along with a team …