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Donation Drive: Menstrual Hygiene Products

Help us support our U of G students' during Women's History Month by donating menstrual hygiene products as we work towards ending period poverty and ending the stigma around menstruation. Menstrual Hygiene Items that can be donated: Tampons Pads Menstrual Cups All donations will go to the Guelph Student Food Bank to support our own

Skills for Research Impact Workshop: Social Media

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Learn all about the web 2.0! Discover how to choose social media platforms that are appropriate for your goals and audiences, and get tips on creating engaging posts. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to: Identify the benefits of using social media for knowledge mobilization Assess their own online brand and goals for

Arboretum Workshop: Virtual Bird Song – Woodpeckers and Flycatchers 

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of 5 bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual

The Art of Health Winter Workshop Series, Workshop #3: Introduction to Music Therapy

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

An informative and experiential introduction to the use of Music Therapy in healthcare settings. Music therapy is a discipline in which Certified Music Therapists (MTAs) use music purposefully within therapeutic relationships to support development, health, and well-being. Music therapists use music safely and ethically to address human needs within cognitive, communicative, emotional, musical, physical, social,

Caribou Conservation and One Health in Canada – Dr. Quinn Webber

Summerlee Science Complex Atrium

Caribou are an iconic Canadian species, but their populations are in decline throughout Canada. Anthropogenic disturbance, environmental degradation, and climate change are among the most important drivers of declines. While caribou conservation and management practices in Canada are varied, taking a One Health approach to tackling complex conservation problems could help improve resiliency of caribou

Arrell Food Cinema Series presents First We Eat

The Bookshelf Cinema Ontario, Canada

Join us for the Arrell Food Cinema Series presentation of First We Eat, a documentary from filmmaker Suzanne Crocker about only eating locally-grown food around Dawson City, Yukon for one year. This screening is taking place at the Bookshelf Cinema in Guelph on March 30 and will feature a panel discussion with local food systems

Virtual Bird Song – Wrens and Friends

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual

Supporting Your Gut Microbiome Through Your Diet

Gryphon Centre Arena Ontario, Canada

Delve into the relationship between diet and gut microbiome diversity in this workshop which includes a live-food demo. This workshop will be touching on: prebiotics, probiotics, fermented foods, and fiber-rich foods, as well as conducting a hands-on fermentation activity where we will be making Kimchi! Join us as we: Explore what gut microbiomes are Understand

In-Person: Terrific Turtles

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

We have 8 different amazing species of turtles in Ontario, but a frightening fact is that all 8 of these species are listed as ‘at risk’ in our province. Come and take advantage of the opportunity to meet live specimens of many of these species and learn about their individual habits and skills for surviving

Truth or Treason? Sources for the Study of the Jacobites

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us for the exhibit launch of Truth or Treason? Sources for the Study of the Jacobites featuring special guest speaker, Dr. Leith Davis. The University of Guelph’s renowned Scottish Studies Collection boasts an outstanding array of Jacobite-related materials that speak to the complexity of the Jacobite movement, the deep divisions it generated, and broad

Upcoming Exhibit Launch: Truth or Treason? Sources for the Study of the Jacobites

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Archival and Special Collections (A&SC) at the McLaughlin Library invites you to attend the launch of the Truth or Treason? Sources for the Study of the Jacobites exhibit on Monday, April 3 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Robert Whitelaw Room in the library. The launch will include a keynote talk by Dr.

Senate Meeting

OVC Lifetime Learning Centre 25 McGilvray Street

Senate meetings are open to the public. Please e-mail univsec@uoguelph.ca to register. For more information about the agenda, location and timing of the meeting please visit the Secretariat's Governance Portal to access the agenda package. Agenda packages are published approximately one week in advance of the meeting.

In conversation: Jason Lujan with Rhéanne Chartrand (Online)

Ontario, Canada

This conversation invites audiences to tour Art Gallery of Guelph exhibition Under a Star-Filled Sky virtually with artist Jason Lujan and curator Rhéanne Chartrand as they discuss this particular iteration of Lujan’s creative process. Lujan will explore how the exhibition fits the trajectory of his art-making, highlighting how this installation responds to place and collecting

Movement Monday – Chair Yoga: Get Fit Where you Sit

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Chair Yoga is the way to ​go when you are reluctant to get into the yoga clothes and get on the mat - challenge yourself with Chair yoga. Chair Yoga is a gentle yoga practice that adapts various traditional postures for practice in the chair or with the support of a chair. It is a

Observation Session (In-Person) and Virtual Constellation “Walks”

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

We’ll look at a few of the objects that were discussed over the virtual winter sessions making use of a large telescope and Night Vision hardware that can be used to make very faint objects appear much brighter. The observing event is very much weather dependent so there will be a rain date (or two…).*

4th Year BLA Integrative Design Studio Exhibit

Bullring 107 Trent Lane, Guelph, Canada

The 4th year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture students will be holding a public display of their final design projects for the LARC*4710 Integrative Design Studio course. These projects were supervised by Professors Sean Kelly and Nadia Amoroso. All are welcome to attend the exhibit.

In-Person: Sensational Snakes

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Snakes are often misunderstood and maligned. We would love to change the negative perception of these animals by teaching the truth about them. Please join us at this workshop and learn to identify and understand our native Ontario species of snakes. We will cover their habits, ranges and habitats. Live specimens will be available to

Virtual Pond Workshop

Arboretum 250 Arboretum Road, Guelph

Ponds teem with a diversity of prey and predators that conduct their lives largely unseen below the surface. The online portion of this workshop will introduce you to some of these fascinating animals. The importance of vernal pools will be highlighted. These temporary ponds are crucial to the reproductive success of various creatures including wood