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Presidential Selection Committee Seeks Community Input 

The selection committee for the University of Guelph’s ninth president and vice-chancellor seeks input and advice from the University community through an online survey and public forums.   The committee will use community feedback to help develop the  position profile for hiring U of G’s next president.  Through an online survey and upcoming presidential search forums, community members will be invited to share ideas on opportunities and challenges facing U of G during …

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U of G Will Have Large Presence at RAWF

From expertise in pollinator preservation to the use of 3-D printing technology in animal surgery, the University of Guelph’s world-leading research will be on display at the 97th edition of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this fall. The fair begins Friday and runs to Nov. 10. The Toronto-based event celebrates food, agriculture, livestock and horsemanship. …

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U of G Builds On Environmental Expertise With New Institute

Tackling the world’s environmental problems through innovation and interdisciplinary collaborations is the focus of a new institute at the University of Guelph. The Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) will build on the University’s expertise in the environment and sustainability by bringing together researchers from diverse fields. “GIER includes researchers from all seven colleges at …

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 …