Research Communicators Bring Home Gold

The Research Communications team received two top awards Sept. 30 at the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation annual conference in Quebec City, Que. The 2016 Agri-Food Yearbook Making an Impact, highlighting the OMAFRA-U of G partnership, won the gold award in the category for general periodicals. Published by the Office of Research, the magazine is edited …

Places to Eat on Campus This Summer

Summer hours are in effect for your favourite food spots around campus. Find out what’s open when! Grad Student Lounge – University Centre Drop in for salads, sandwiches, pizza, pasta and burgers. Monday to Friday – noon to 6 p.m. The Bullring The CSA’s “campus living room” offers all-day breakfast, is committed to local food, and has …

Three Social Media Accounts You Should Follow in March

Check out these social media superstars from around the University for interesting ideas and creative content. They’re three accounts well worth following this month. Brightmuslimwomen on Instagram – U of G photography student Sondoce Wasfy is broadening perspectives on Muslim women with her Brightmuslimwomen Instagram account. Check out her photos that show the great accomplishments …

U of G Welcomes New Registrar

Following an extensive search, U of G has appointed Ray Darling as registrar, effective March 1. Most recently, Darling served as registrar at the University of Waterloo. Earlier, he was registrar at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a recognized leader in strategic enrolment management. He has more than 25 years of experience in post-secondary education, …

2017 Provincial Pre-Budget Submission to Ministry of Finance

In January, the University of Guelph delivered its provincial pre-budget submission to the Ontario Ministry of Finance. U of G thanked the provincial government for collaborating with the post-secondary sector as the government implements a number of policy initiatives, including the tuition framework, a new funding formula for universities and the Ontario Student Grant (OSAP) reforms. …

Engineering students win international awards

Undergrad earns Best Demo award Madison McCarthy, a U of G undergrad engineering student, recently received international accolades for his work that prevents isolated wireless network failures and helps ensure crucial data can get where it needs to be. Together, McCarthy and engineering professor Petros Spachos received the IEEE Best Demo Award for their paper …

Could your smartphone save your life?

University of Guelph research puts a health lab right in your pocket Your smartphone can share photos with your friends, hail you a taxi, and reserve a table at your favourite restaurant. And one day, thanks to a partnership between the University of Guelph and Google, it could also save your life. The top drawer …

University Centre renovations planned for 2017

In the coming months, the University Centre will undergo a long-anticipated renovation to make better use of space on the first floor and in Peter Clark Hall (PCH). Construction is expected to begin in early 2017. The renovations will help address the space requirements of our growing student population. Anticipated changes: New open lounge and …

Three social media accounts you should follow in October

Check out these social media superstars from around the University for interesting ideas and creative content. They’re three accounts well worth following this month. @UofGUnitedWay – Follow the official U of G United Way Twitter account to stay up-to-date on our progress toward our goal of $600,000 … and beyond. Find out about fun events happening …

Grad Student Wins OCUFA Fellowship

A University of Guelph graduate student has been awarded a fellowship from the faculty association representing Ontario college and university professors. Chérine Stevula, an MA student in Latin American and Caribbean studies and international development, was selected by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) for the 2016 Henry Mandelbaum Graduate Fellowship for master’s …