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

Aggie in War Time: Alumnus remembers OAC as World War II broke out.

99-year-old retired professor, Henry Orr, smiling for the camera.

Now “almost 99” years of age, Henry “Hank” Orr, a retired University of Guelph professor, was an Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) student during one of the most tumultuous times on the Guelph campus and in the world. “I started at OAC in ’39, the year the war broke out,” says Orr, a ’43 OAC alumnus

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