Making a splash back home in Turkey

Bartu Suer

As Bartu Suer’s final semester in the University of Guelph’s marketing management program loomed, his singing voice boomed over airwaves in his home country of Turkey. Suer is the lead singer of çatıkatı, a high-energy, Turkish language alternative rock band. The group started in Istanbul and continued to evolve in Guelph, where rehearsals and songwriting

U of G on Forbes Best Canadian Employers list

The University of Guelph has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the best Canadian universities to work for. Of the universities included in the list, U of G placed sixth. “It is wonderful to see U of G recognized on such a prestigious list,” says Martha Harley, associate vice-president (human resources). “The University

U of G’s MBA ranks among best in the world

The MBA in sustainable commerce at U of G’s Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics is among the best in the world at weaving sustainability and corporate social responsibility into its courses, faculty research, and institutes. The program placed in the top 20 among 146 business programs globally in the 2019 Corporate Knights

Collection at Centre for Biodiversity Genomics surpasses 5 million specimens

The Centre for Biodiversity Genomics natural history collection at the University of Guelph reached an important milestone in February, processing its five millionth barcoded specimen. The CBG’s collections unit has sorted, processed and archived barcoded specimens from around the world since 2006. Each specimen in the globally unique collection is fully digitized and sequenced and

Researchers design moonlight tracking device with NASA

Andrew Gadsden

NASA liked what it saw during a series of tests of a U of G-made robotic telescope mount. The device performed better than expected aboard a converted spy plane cruising at 70,000 feet. The first-ever moonlight tracking device will improve the accuracy of numerous Earth-observing satellites. A series of test flights took place in November.

Canadians’ grocery bills rising

shopping cart in a grocery store

The 10th annual Canada Food Price Report estimated Canadian families will dish out $487 more on food this year, for an average total household grocery bill of $12,667 a year. Rising meat, produce and seafood prices are to blame. The report was released in December. Meat prices are projected to rise by as much as

Alum donates $1 million for new food lab

Alum Donates money to Food Lab

The University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management (HFTM) recently marked its 50th anniversary by celebrating a $1-million donation to transform the program’s food lab into a state-of-the-art facility. The gift comes from Michel Eric Fournelle, who graduated from the former hotel and food administration program in 1992. “My experience as a

Why do heart failure patients suffer depression, impaired thinking?

A new study by University of Guelph researchers explains why heart failure patients often have trouble with thinking and depression. “Neurosurgeons always look in the brain; cardiologists always look in the heart. This new study looked at both,” says Tami Martino, a professor in U of G’s Department of Biomedical Sciences and director of the Centre for