WUSC Hosts Talk By Somalian Refugee

As part of International Development Week, World University Service of Canada presents a talk by Dahabo Noor Abdi, a Somali woman who completed high school in a Kenyan refugee camp and university  in Canada through sponsorship, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Centre. A pub night fundraiser for Haiti runs …

Net Impact Competition Tackles Sustainability Issues on Campus

NET IMPACT COMPETITION TACKLES SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES ON CAMPUS The U of G chapter of Net Impact, an international network committed to making business a force for positive social and environmental change, is inviting students to take part in a competition to help tackle sustainability issues on campus. Teams of up to five students will be …

Deadline Nears For Last Lecture Applications

Applications are being accepted until Feb. 12 for this year’s student last lecturer. The Last Lecture was designed to provide an opportunity for graduating students to reflect on their time at U of G. Application forms are available at www.studentlife.uoguelph.ca/LastLecture.shtml.

TSS Hosts ‘EdTech Un-Conference’

Keeping up with changes in learning technology can be challenging, but Teaching Support Services (TSS) plans to tackle the challenge in a unique way when it hosts “The EdTech Un-Conference” Feb. 17 during Reading Week. The event aims to bring U of G faculty and instructional staff together to share information on how they’re using …

Omega-3 Effects Under Study

Omega-3s are good for you in the long term, but a new Guelph study has found they have the immediate effect of inhibiting the body’s ability to remove blood clots. The research by Prof. Lindsay Robinson, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, revealed that the fish oil fatty acids increased blood fat and clotting factor activity …

Leave for Change a Win-Win Program

A public information session will be held Feb. 17 for people interested in learning more about Leave for Change, a U of G-sponsored program that gives regular full-time staff and faculty an opportunity to volunteer their expertise during short assignments in developing countries. The session runs from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Room 103 of …