Being hungry can make you angry…or rather, “hangry.” It’s a real thing, U of G researchers discovered.
Oppression, discrimination and lack of access to resources place members of vulnerable populations at higher risk of domestic homicide.
When the Ontario Veterinary College’s Michelle Oblak used a 3-D printed custom titanium plate for surgery on a dog’s skull, the procedure not only marked a veterinary first in North America, but it also signalled a potential new breakthrough in cancer research. Along with Cornell University small-animal surgeon Galina Hayes, Oblak removed a large cancerous
If you only knew what lurked under the grill of your prized barbecue, you would make much more of an effort to keep it clean – or hire someone to clean it for you. Enter the Canadian BBQ Boys, a business started by U of G students Matt McCoy and Michael Sutton. After their first
One of the University of Guelph’s founding presidents, William “Bill” Winegard died Jan. 31 at the age of 94. Hundreds of people attended a celebration of life service held on campus April 6 in War Memorial Hall. “Bill Winegard played a pivotal role in helping U of G become the institution that it is today,”
A University of Guelph engineering professor is on a quest to give meat-lovers the textures they savour in beef, chicken or fish while retaining the human and environmental health benefits associated with eating plants. Mario Martinez’s research project was one of eight international plant-based meat initiatives chosen to receive funding by the Good Food Institute,
Esther the Wonder Pig, the real-life star of a hit children’s book and one of the most beloved and famous pigs on Earth, is making a very large contribution to the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). The porcine celebrity, and Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, who rescued her as a tiny piglet and
The University of Guelph has received $25 million from the Ontario government to support its ongoing energy and water conservation efforts. The money comes from the province’s greenhouse gas campus retrofits program within its larger climate change action plan. Plans include upgrading and expanding the heat recovery system, installing real-time energy monitoring meters and a
A new gift to the University of Guelph is meant to help the next generation of researchers protect one of the world’s most vital resources: water. Edward Y. (Ted) Morwick, an honorary U of G graduate and lawyer-turned-businessman, has pledged $1 million for scholarships for graduate students in water resources engineering and aquatic biology. The
Alex Trebek set ’em up and U of G alumnus Jordan Nussbaum kept knocking them down during his recent one-day reign as champion of the popular television game show Jeopardy! And U of G mathematics graduate student Michael Griffiths showed he had the right formula to excite the sophisticated taste buds of judges on the