U of G’s Genetic Archive Now Open To The World

DNA strand

The University of Guelph is home to a genetic Noah’s ark representing Canadian creatures from mites to whales. Now this massive archive – one of the planet’s largest collections of DNA samples – is available to researchers worldwide. U of G’s Centre for Biodiversity Genomics has joined the Global Genome Biodiversity Network, a grouping of

Vaccarino Reappointed President

President Vaccarino

Franco Vaccarino has been reappointed as president of the University of Guelph. “President Vaccarino’s first term has been filled with many successes,” says Kevin Golding, chair of the University’s Board of Governors. Golding added that “there is enthusiasm among faculty, students and staff, as well as government and external stakeholders, for U of G and

$5-Million Gift Supports Sustainable Food Engineering

Food Engineering

The University of Guelph has created Canada’s first academic chair in sustainable food engineering, backed by a $5-million gift from the Barrett Family Foundation. It’s one of the largest single donations in U of G history. Based in U of G’s School of Engineering, the Barrett Family Chair in Sustainable Food Engineering will focus on

$713-Million Agri-Food Research and Innovation Partnership Renewed

Agri-Food research and innovation partnership renewed

The provincial government is investing up to $713 million toward a unique partnership between the University of Guelph and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). The goal is to further discovery and innovation, and position Canada as a world leader in agri-food. The OMAFRA-U of G partnership brings together academia, government

MFA Grad Wins Coveted National Painting Prize

In an immaculate studio in Berlin, Canadian artist Ambera Wellmann, MFA ’16, creates the painstaking and complex paintings that have made her an acclaimed figure in contemporary art. Wellman has described her somewhat surreal work as having a subconsciousness of its own. She made a big noise on the Canadian art scene in 2017 when