College of Business and Economics gets new home

College of Business and Economics gets new home

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After two years of renovations and upgrades, Macdonald Hall is the new home of the College of Business and Economics (CBE).

U of G recognized for energy efficiency

U of G recognized for energy efficiency

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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.

Getting a taste of food basics

Getting a taste of food basics

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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.

Students launch ‘green’ coffee cups campaign

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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.

U of G receives $30 million for new spaces, laboratory upgrades

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The University of Guelph will receive more than $30 million from the federal and provincial governments to enhance research and innovation facilities.

Coursework: adding a pop culture twist to computer science class

Coursework: adding a pop culture twist to computer science class

Posted by: on Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments

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 Prof. Stefan Kremer, School of Computer Science, for “Introduction to Intelligent Systems,” a third-year artificial intelligence (AI) course.

Author Lawrence Hill joins U of G

Author Lawrence Hill joins U of G

Posted by: on Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments

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.

U of G breaks ground on new football facility

U of G breaks ground on new football facility

Posted by: on Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments

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.

Students to compete in Olympics

Posted by: on Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments

Swimmer Evan Van Moerkerke and triathlete Jason Wilson will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio in August.

OVC receives $23-million provincial investment

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The University of Guelph has received $23 million from the provincial government to support critical infrastructure renewal at the top-ranked Ontario Veterinary College (OVC).