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U of G Recognized as Top 5 Best HR Schools in Canada

The human resources program in U of G’s Department of Management has been recognized as one of the Top 5 best HR schools in Canada by Your Workplace magazine.   The July-August edition of the magazine notes that the human resources management program is offered with the Bachelor of Commerce program at the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics  Nita Chhinzer, …

GIER to Host Webinar on COVID-19 and the Environment

The human activity changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to ripple environmental effects around the globe, but can any of these changes stand the test of time? That’s one of the topics that will be discussed during a free webinar on Thursday, June 25, hosted by the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER). …

U of G Student Contributes to UN University Migration and Water Report

You can’t talk about global water issues without discussing ethics and justice. So says Cameron Fioret, who studies the topic as a PhD candidate working with Prof. Monique Deveaux in U of G’s Department of Philosophy.    This month, he contributed to a report called Migration and Water: A Global Overview, published by the United Nations University (UNU) Institute for Water, Environment and …

OVC Professor Emerita Leads World Veterinary Association

Professor emerita Patricia Turner in U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College has been appointed as president of the World Veterinary Association (WVA). The two-year appointment began on April 7.   Turner becomes the first Canadian and only the second woman to be appointed to the position in WVA’s 157–year history.  Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, WVA represents more than 500,000 veterinarians in more than 96 countries.  …

Engineering Prof Named Woman of Distinction

University of Guelph engineering professor Andrea Bradford is one of several women to be honoured at this year’s YMCA-YWCA of Guelph annual Women of Distinction celebration. Bradford is an internationally recognized water resource engineer who studies water management for wetlands and rivers. She researches urban water systems, low-impact development, and stream and wetland restoration. The …

Collection at Centre for Biodiversity Genomics Surpasses 5 Million Specimens

The Centre for Biodiversity Genomics’ natural history collection at U of G reached an important milestone in February, processing its five millionth barcoded specimen. The CBG’s collections unit has sorted, processed and archived barcoded specimens from around the world since 2006. Since then, the globally unique collection has grown steadily, with each specimen fully digitized, …

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U of G Presidential Candidate Brief Finalized

The candidate brief for the University of Guelph’s ninth president and vice-chancellor has been finalized and is available on the presidential search website. The brief reflects the input of over 3,000 members of the University community who engaged with the Presidential Selection Committee through surveys, e-mails and in-person meetings. As the committee moves towards considering …