More than five years ago, Scott VanBommel watched a rocket roar into the sky, propelling the Curiosity rover to Mars. Now the University of Guelph student hopes to become one of Canada’s next astronauts, a prospect that may line him up to be among the first humans to blast off on a voyage to the
For students who skipped home economics — or didn’t pay attention in class — Alison Crerar’s “Understanding Foods” course is feeding their brains and stomachs. It comes as no surprise to Crerar that some of her first- and second-year students don’t know how to use kitchen appliances or even how to turn them on. They
A campaign organized by students and supported by U of G’s Hospitality Services aims to encourage the use of reusable coffee mugs on campus through customer incentives and an advertising campaign to reduce single-use cups.
The University of Guelph will receive more than $30 million from the federal and provincial governments to enhance research and innovation facilities.
After two years of renovations and upgrades, Macdonald Hall is the new home of the College of Business and Economics (CBE).
U of G’s leadership in energy conservation and sustainability has been recognized with a $5.8-million energy-saving incentive from the provincial government’s Save On Energy program. The funding rewards projects that reduce energy consumption.
Lawrence Hill, one of Canada’s most esteemed writers and cultural voices has been appointed a professor in the College of Arts. He started in July.
He doesn’t play chess. And he doesn’t watch The Big Bang Theory. So how did computer science student Patrick Hartman end up tops in a class assignment for an online chess tournament modelled after the TV sitcom? Speed and strategy, says Hartman. His program won 53 of 58 games in a round-robin tournament run by
Construction is under way on an $8.5-million facility to upgrade the Gryphon football team’s locker room and offices. The Angel Gabriel Foundation, the charity started by former head football coach Stu Lang and his wife, Kim, is funding the project.
Swimmer Evan Van Moerkerke and triathlete Jason Wilson will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio in August.