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

Gryphons Read Connects Students, Community

Lawrence Hill

A new University of Guelph initiative headed by renowned author and U of G professor Lawrence Hill brings together first-year students and community members to read and discuss a single book. Gryphons Read engages students as participants as well as trainers and facilitators of small-group discussions. The common reading project involves the College of Arts,

U of G Helps Spark ‘The Conversation Canada’

The University of Guelph is a founding partner in a new national media network of professors and researchers who write articles about their work for distribution in Canada and internationally. Articles published by The Conversation Canada draw upon university expertise and innovative research, and connect to current world events and topics. They are posted online