Mother and Daughter Vets in Ghana

Mother and daughter in mountainous landscape

Dr. Shauna Thomas, a 2019 Ontario Veterinary College grad, spent the first part of 2020 serving in Ghana with the international organization Veterinarians Without Borders.  She was accompanied on the adventure by her mother, Dr. Ingrid Van Der Linden, also a veterinarian. They both have practices in eastern Ontario.  The mother and daughter were in

Leading World Vision in The Congo

Happy young woman surrounded by African children

Anne-Marie Connor, originally from Sarnia, Ont., leads the work of the humanitarian organization World Vision in the Democratic Republic of Congo, serving as its national director. Articles in The Sarnia Journal and The National Post described her important work in the African country. Connor graduated from U of G with a masters degree in political

The Physics of Wildfire: Grad Leads Fire Attack in B.C.

A University of Guelph grad leading the fight against wildfires in southern British Columbia is finding that his physics degree has come in handy. In recent years, Bryce Moreira’s job as aviation specialist with the Kamloops Fire Centre has been intensely demanding, given the highly combustible conditions in B.C.’s forests. But Moreira, 29, says he

Alumna Takes Helm at Emily Carr U

Gillian Siddall wearing bright red glasses and a big smile.

Emily Carr University of Art and Design has a new president and vice-chancellor, and she is a U of G alumna. Gillian Siddall will take over the top job at the prestigious Vancouver-based art school on Sept. 1. The story of her hiring appeared in the Vancouver Sun and other media across Canada. Siddall served