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 …

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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 …

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 …

U of G Receives $1.8 Million From Province for Agri-Food Research to Enhance Soil and Water Quality

The Government of Ontario has announced a $1.8-million investment in University of Guelph agri-food research to help find ways to enhance soil health and water quality. The investment, designed to protect the environment and foster efficiency in the agri-food sector, will be delivered through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance. It will fund U of G …

What’s Open at U of G on the Long Weekend?

The University’s normal business operations will be reduced on Aug. 5 for the Civic Holiday. Normal operations resume Aug. 6. What’s open and what’s closed Service areas open on Aug. 5 include: Athletics Centre University Centre (excluding food vendors) Ontario Veterinary Health Sciences Centre Animal Hospitals Animal Health Lab Please check their specific websites for …

Yates Reappointed Provost, VP Academic

The Board of Governors has endorsed and approved the reappointment of Charlotte Yates to a second five-year term as provost and vice-president (academic) at the University of Guelph. The announcement was made today by president Franco Vaccarino. The decision follows an extensive review and subsequent recommendation put forward by a committee of faculty, staff, students …

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Campbell Reappointed VP Research

The Board of Governors has endorsed and approved the reappointment of Malcolm Campbell to a second five-year term as vice-president (research) at the University of Guelph. The announcement was made today by president Franco Vaccarino. The decision follows an extensive review and subsequent recommendation put forward by a committee of faculty, staff, students and B of G …