Jerry Chomyn

Prof Discusses Legacy of Tom Wolfe on CTV News

Jerry Chomyn, head of University of Guelph-Humber’s media studies program, appeared on CTV News on May 15 discussing the legacy of Tom Wolfe following the death of the author and journalist on May 14. Chomyn discussed Wolfe’s role in New Journalism, a style of news writing and journalism developed in the 1960s and 1970s that used …

McDonald’s Adds Bagels to Menu, U of G Prof Talks to National Media

Prof. Mike von Massow appeared in several national media reports on May 9 talking about Canada’s “breakfast wars” as McDonald’s Canada has added bagels to its menu, putting it in competition with other major restaurant chains. A professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Von Massow was interviewed by The Huffington Post, Toronto …

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Prof’s Commentary on Fisheries Act Featured in Policy Options

Geography professor Jennifer Silver, along with University of British Columbia researcher Nathan Bennett, wrote an article published in Policy Options May 8 discussing how Bill C-68 would update the Fisheries Act and address Indigenous rights. The article discusses how Bill C-68 could spur major improvements to Indigenous and coastal communities by including human dimensions in Canadian …

Prof. Emma Allen-Vercoe

New CBC Documentary Features U of G Prof

A U of G professor is featured in a new CBC Nature of Things documentary that premiered in April called Myth or Science: The Power of Poo. Prof. Emma Allen-Vercoe, who is world-renowned for her research on the microbial world inside the human gut, was interviewed for the doc. The film looks at real-life experiments using human waste and …

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Earth Day: U of G Has Experts

To recognize Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, U of G News highlights researchers working on protecting and preserving Earth. They are available for media interviews.    Prof. Merritt Turetsky, Department of Integrative Biology Climate Change and Wildfires An ecosystem ecologist, Prof. Merritt Turetsky investigates the impact of climate change on the Canadian landscape, including the …