Is Donald Trump’s Twitter use changing how politicians communicate?

U of G professor Tamara Small on Trump's use of Twitter

From outbursts and accusations, to off-the-cuff commentary andcriticizing foreign counterparts, U.S. President Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter has been a source of frustration and fascination. But is he impulsively sharing his thoughts or is it a brilliant media strategy? Political science professor Tamara Small researches social media use among Canadian politicians. She talks about

On the job: Allison Day takes her kitchen online

Who: Allison Day, BA ’10 Job: Blogger, food stylist and photographer, and cookbook author Beets are an often overlooked vegetable, but Allison Day, BA ’10, is trying to change that with her Yummy Beet food blog. Aside from beets, you’ll find almost every type of produce presented in a rainbow of colours along with “vegetable

Serving delicious dishes from unique locations

Guelph grad Emily Wight runs Astarte Yogurt in Toronto's PATH.

Greek yogurt is a blank canvas for Emily Wight. The former Gryphon varsity basketball player was travelling in Australia and New Zealand when she fell in love with the luxurious product that tasted delicious with any fresh topping. “Everything was geared towards getting yogurt,” says Wight, B.Comm. ’07, of the trip with her now husband.

How scientist Mike Dixon is using space technology to combat food scarcity on Earth

University of Guelph scientist Mike Dixon grows food in barren places

Prof. Mike Dixon, School of Environmental Sciences, is an expert at growing food in places where food has never been grown before. Whether it’s mimicking the harsh environment of Mars or the extreme temperatures of Canada’s Far North and the Middle East, Dixon’s research — which employs cutting-edge LED lighting and space technologies — could

How to make peace with the trillions of microorganisms that inhabit your body

The Germ Guy and University of Guelph grad Jason Tetro says we should love germs.

Most people have a love/hate relationship with germs: they love when germs keep them healthy but hate when they make them ill. A sickly childhood didn’t stop Jason Tetro, B.Sc. ’93, from becoming a germ expert and the author of two books: The Germ Code and The Germ Files. Also known as “The Germ Guy,”

Grad unsticks herself from corporate world

Kalpana Daugherty on Dragon's Den

Would you cook more often if you didn’t need to spend as much time cleaning your cookware afterwards? “The number one task consumers dislike the most about food preparation is the time spent cleaning up,” says Kalpana Daugherty. That’s what she told a panel of judges on Dragon’s Den earlier this year when she successfully