U of G Professor and Retired Professor Governor General’s Literary Award Finalists

A University of Guelph professor and a retired professor have been named as finalists for two Governor General’s Literary Awards. Prof. Karen Houle, Department of Philosophy, has been selected as a finalist in the English poetry category for her latest poetry collection, The Grand River Watershed: A Folk Ecology. The collection’s publisher, Gaspereau Press, says …

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U of G Prof Among Ontario’s Most Outstanding University Teachers

Prof. Dan Gillis, School of Computer Science, will receive a prestigious Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) teaching award. The annual awards recognize Ontario’s most outstanding university teachers. Gillis said he is humbled and overwhelmed by the award. “I’m incredibly grateful to the students, colleagues and community partners who came together to support my …

2019 Scholarship Winners

2019 President’s and Chancellors’ Scholarships Awarded

Thirteen incoming undergraduate students at the University of Guelph received top entrance awards during the 2019 scholar awards ceremony held on campus Aug. 30. Seven students received President’s Scholarships, which recognize high school achievements, leadership abilities, and citizenship activities. Three students received Chancellors’ Scholarships honouring current and former U of G chancellors and awarded for …

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U of G Prof Named Among Elite CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Prof. Wei Zhang, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is among 14 international researchers named Canadian Institute for Applied Research (CIFAR) Azrieli Global Scholars for 2019-21. The CIFAR program provides $100,000 over two years to early-career scholars who are considered potential research leaders. Zhang plans to invest the funding in state-of-the-art laboratory infrastructure to develop …