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Prof Recognized as One of RBC’s Top 25 Immigrants

Prof. Mario Monteiro Prof. Mario Monteiro  received one of  RBC’s Top 25 Immigrant Awards on June 19. The awards are a people’s choice awards program that recognizes inspirational immigrants who have made a positive impact on their communities since arriving in Canada. Monteiro was featured in a recent Canadian Immigrant article that called him one of the world’s …

Women of Distinction Honours U of G Women

Twelve of 20 women who received 2018 Women of Distinction Awards last week have University of Guelph connections. The awards recognize and celebrate the achievements of women in Wellington County. They were presented May 3 at the River Run Centre. Prof. Bonnie Mallard received a Lifetime Achievement Award.  She was honoured for her groundbreaking High Immune Response …

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U of G to Mark Day of Mourning

The University of Guelph will lower its flags to half-mast at noon on April 27 to mark the Day of Mourning in Canada. The flags will remain at half-mast until nightfall on April 28. This is the 27th anniversary of the event, observed on April 28 each year to honour people who have died or been injured on the …

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UPDATE: April 21 Exam Locations

UPDATED: April 19 at 9 a.m. Exams on April 21 will be written in the following locations. Exams originally scheduled for April 14 at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – write in the main gym in the W.F. Mitchell Centre (listed as AC 122A on the exam schedule). Exams originally scheduled for April 14 at 2:30 p.m. …

Karen Bertrand to Become VP (Advancement) at Queen’s University

Karen Bertrand, the University of Guelph’s associate vice-president (major gift advancement), has been named vice-principal (advancement) at Queen’s University. The appointment takes effect June 18. “This is a wonderful opportunity for Karen,” said Daniel Atlin, vice-president (external). “While we are sorry to see her go, this is a prestigious new position for her and a …

Statement From U of G President Franco Vaccarino Re: 2018 Provincial Budget

The Government of Ontario 2018 budget, released Wednesday, invests in future opportunities and growth for Ontarians. University of Guelph president Franco Vaccarino has released the following statement: I acknowledge the Ontario government for supporting our province’s greatest resource – its people. Through investments in higher education, research and services that promote mental and physical well-being …

OVC 7th in New World Ranking, OAC Among Top 17

The University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) has placed seventh worldwide and tops in Canada in the 2018 World University Rankings. U of G’s Ontario Agricultural College ranked second in Canada and was in the top 17 in the world among agricultural and forestry schools, seven spots higher than in the 2017 rankings. The …

Statement From U of G President Franco Vaccarino Re: 2018 Federal Budget

The federal government unveiled the 2018 budget Tuesday, which included a significant investment for science research. University of Guelph president Franco Vaccarino has released the following statement: The University of Guelph applauds the federal government for recognizing the role science plays in building Canada’s future. The nearly $4 billion in funding announced today is a …

CBE Dean Heads to Davos for World Economic Forum

A global gathering of minds – mostly human but also a few artificial ones – taking place in Davos, Switzerland, this week will include Julia Christensen Hughes, dean of U of G’s College of Business and Economics (CBE). The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum will bring together more than 2,000 international leaders from …