U of G Art Project, Course Part of Canada 150 Celebrations

University of Guelph students have created a contemporary art installation at Beausoleil Island in Georgian Bay Islands National Park as part of a national art initiative celebrating Canada’s 150th. U of G is part of LandMarks2017/Repères2017, which involves a coordinated national curriculum and network of contemporary art projects. Fifteen Canadian universities are working with national …

Prof to Discuss DNA Barcoding at Event Featuring Stephen Hawking, Larry King, Buzz Aldrin

The University of Guelph professor who developed DNA barcoding is among a star-studded lineup — including Stephen Hawking, Oliver Stone, Larry King, and astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Sandra Magnus – speaking at an international science event this week. Prof. Paul Hebert, Department of Integrative Biology, is the closing speaker at the fourth annual Starmus Festival June 18-23 …

Three, Including Gorilla Doctor, to Receive Honorary Degrees at Summer Ceremonies

A University of Guelph graduate who founded Gorilla Doctors, a conservancy and treatment group supporting gorillas in Africa, will be one of three recipients of honorary degrees during U of G convocation ceremonies June 12-16. Michael Cranfield will receive an honorary doctorate along with Mary Anne Chambers, a former Ontario government cabinet minister, and University …

U of G Gets $10.7 Million for Genomics Research

Three cutting-edge University of Guelph research projects in genomics –  one of today’s most rapidly developing and powerful areas of science and technology – received $10.7 million in support today to improve animal health and welfare, crop yields and food production. The investment comes from Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP), which supports university-industry …

Students Design Race Car for International Competition

University of Guelph students are off to the races this week with their made-in-Guelph, high-performance race car. The Gryphon Racing Team will compete in the Formula SAE Michigan, an annual student design competition. The event includes 120 university and college teams worldwide, and will be held at the Michigan International Speedway. Before leaving, team members showed …

U of G Student Selected in CFL Draft

A University of Guelph student was selected in the 2017 Canadian Football League (CFL) draft Sunday. Receiver Jacob Scarfone was a sixth-round draft pick for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Scarfone, a commerce student, missed the Gryphons’ 2016 football season due to a knee injury. In 2015, he set a U of G single-season record of 940 …