Powdered cricket brownies, anyone? As part of the preliminary pitch for their semester-long assignment in the Ideas Congress (ICON) course, a team of Guelph undergraduates recently handed out home-baked goodies — complete with insect ingredients — to classmates.
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.
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
Political scandals have been around for as long as politics have been around. That might explain the popularity of “Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics,” a distance education course for credit towards certificates in leadership and in public policy and administration. It’s the second most popular online course offered at U of G. So, what’s the
From Bonnie Depew’s dairy farm in western Pennsylvania, it’s only about two hours’ drive to the Penn State campus where the university offers a short course in cheese making. So why did she come all the way to the University of Guelph to learn to make artisanal cheese?