CCS Managed Computer Servers Aim to Maximize Performance

In an effort to increase energy efficiency, decrease costs and maximize computer performance, Communications and Computing Services (CCS) has introduced a series of managed computer servers to U of G. This builds on the department’s commitment to service, says Cort Egan, manager of communications in Organizational Services within CCS. “Virtual servers remove the dependency on …

Retirement Party for Marg Carter to Be Rescheduled

A celebration planned for May 12 to honour Marg Carter’s retirement from the University of Guelph and United Steelworkers Local 4120 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. The University community will be advised when a new date is set.

Master’s Student Wins $60,000 Scholarship

A master’s student in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology has captured a $60,000 scholarship from the Dairy Farmers of Ontario. Yfke Pasman will use this funding to continue her work on the prevention of economically important diseases in dairy cattle. Her research examines state-of-the-art antibody engineering technology. She is supervised by Prof. Azad …

Relax, Reduce Stress with U of G Stress Management Educator

Two health and wellness programs are set to start at U of G this month. A 12-session relaxation and stress management skills training program begins May 18. Meetings are held Tuesdays and Thursdays in UC 332. The cost is $40 for U of G students, $60 for members of USW Local 4120, and $120 general. …

Teaching and Learning Conference Looks for Collaboration

The annual Teaching and Learning Innovation Conference will be held May 11 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rozanski Hall. This year’s theme is collaboration in the classroom. The day starts with a keynote presentation by Lisa Lattuca, an associate professor of higher education and a senior research associate in the Centre for Study …

U of G to Host Workshop for Business Faculty

The state of the environment, society and global sustainability is on the minds of a growing number of people from myriad sectors. These topics are top-of-mind for educators as well. Faculty from across Canada are set to join students and representatives from industry, government and the community on May 4 for “Integrating Sustainability Into Business …

HR Offers New Electronic Pay Advice

Starting May 13, University employees will have the option of downloading an electronic pay advice instead of receiving the printed version. “We are excited about this new initiative and contributing to the ongoing sustainability efforts of the University,” says Martha Harley, assistant vice-president (human resources). “Many people have expressed interest in us moving in this …

Student Journalist Honoured

Natalie Osborne, a second-year biomedical sciences student, has been recognized by the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists. Osborne was honoured for producing an online radio story  featuring U of G professors Steve Miller, Kendall Swanson and Brian McBride of the Department of Animal and Poultry Science and post-doctoral researcher Yuri Montanholi. The researchers are using …