Teaching children about endangered plants is the goal of a new University of Guelph program that aims to provide rare plants in zero-maintenance glass vessels to schoolkids across Ontario. Under an event called Conservation Through Propagation to be run by the University this fall, custom-made Living Glass orbs containing endangered Canadian plants will be sent
Better protection of groundwater supplies around the globe is the focus of a new $10-million gift to the University of Guelph’s G360 Institute. The donation by long-time U of G benefactor Edward (Ted) Morwick is intended to support significant advancements in infrastructure, innovation, research and training. About 2.5 billion people worldwide depend solely on groundwater
Indigenous and non-Indigenous approaches to environmental protection will come together in a new degree program that is the first of its kind in Canada. The four-year bachelor of Indigenous environmental science and practice program (BIESP) will be launched in the fall. Based in the Ontario Agricultural College’s (OAC) School of Environmental Sciences, the program emphasizes
U of G provided $4 million in new funding to support international students and reduced student compulsory fees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cast members from the acclaimed television series
The Office offered congratulations to this year’s U of G graduating class.
The University of Guelph made a strong showing in three international rankings this year.
Ever-changing provincial and public health directives. A potential second wave of infections. No current vaccine. A concerned greater Guelph community. These were among the challenges facing University of Guelph leaders as they planned the fall 2020 semester.
All winter and summer 2020 graduates were mailed a convocation “keepsake box” prepared by the Office of Ceremonies and Events.
Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic), has been appointed to lead the University of Guelph on an interim basis for two years beginning Aug. 2. U of G’s Board of Governors made the unanimous decision March 24. The Board also announced that the search for the University’s ninth president and vice-chancellor has been suspended due
Recent grads of the University of Guelph’s College of Arts are getting a kick-start on careers in the Guelph community through a new philanthropist-funded apprenticeship program. All new grads of the college can apply for the program. The Guelph Arts Apprenticeship Program (GAAP) is a partnership among the University, the City of Guelph, local businesses