U of G Researcher Reveals Canadian Humanitarian Groups Are Finding Innovative Ways to Navigate Pandemic

As Canada marks National Volunteer Week, a new report by University of Guelph researchers says Canadian international development groups have found ways to continue supporting development and humanitarian projects abroad despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Completed under a new collaboration involving U of G and professionals from Canada’s international development sector, the report highlights how small …

A woman and a man wearing matching gree nshirts hold a sign that reads MealCare

Student-Run MealCare Project Donates Food to Local Charities

University of Guelph students Kiana Gibson and David Sahai are celebrating a major milestone this month: 16,000. That’s the number of pounds of campus-prepared food they’ve been able to help divert from landfills and donate to local Guelph charities in the last three years through an initiative they helped to co-found called MealCare Guelph. As …

GuelphGrad on Tour Postponed to June

The University of Guelph will hit the road around Ontario once again to celebrate this year’s graduates in a unique way with #GuelphGrad on Tour. Although the pandemic has postponed in-person convocation ceremonies, winter 2021 and summer 2021 graduates will still get a convocation-like moment of walking across the red carpet at #GuelphGrad on Tour. …

lartge boats on murkey brown water filled with people migrating because of floods

How Droughts and Floods Lead to Migration — and 7 Things Governments Can Do to Help

To mark World Water Day, an annual United Nations observance day that highlights support for the achievement of water and sanitation for all by 2030, this Conversation commentary discusses a strategy to address migration of vulnerable populations around the world due to extreme water events. By Cameron Fioret, PhD candidate, U of G’s Department of Philosophy, and Nidhi Nagabhatla, adjunct assistant professor in Earth, Environment & Society, Faculty of Science at McMaster University