U of G alum Roberta Bondar shares space flight-inspired vision of Earth

U of G alum Roberta Bondar shares space flight-inspired vision of Earth

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Melt Water, 1999, taken at Ward Hunt Island ice shelf, Nunavut

Travelling five times faster than a speeding bullet, and 300 kilometres above the Earth’s surface, Roberta Bondar, B.Sc. (Agr.) 68, witnessed immense beauty from the window of the space shuttle Discovery. That experience changed forever the way Canada’s first female astronaut saw and understood our planet.

U of G Gets Largest-Ever Gift, $20M Supports Agri-food Research, Scholarship

U of G Gets Largest-Ever Gift, $20M Supports Agri-food Research, Scholarship

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It is a long and complicated path from evading Taliban threats in Afghanistan to transforming Canada’s beef industry, but that’s the route being traced by a former refugee now at the University of Guelph.

Vimy Ridge Oak Trees Planted on Campus

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Two oak saplings planted at the University of Guelph have roots in a Great War conflict considered by many to mark a coming of age for Canada.

Gryphons Read Connects Students, Community

Gryphons Read Connects Students, Community

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A new University of Guelph initiative headed by renowned author and U of G professor Lawrence Hill brings together first-year students and community members to read and discuss a single book.

U of G Part of National Network to Improve Health, Well-Being

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The University of Guelph is helping lead a Canadian university movement to promote health and well-being on campuses.

U of G Helps Spark ‘The Conversation Canada’

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The University of Guelph is a founding partner in a new national media network of professors and researchers who write articles about their work for distribution in Canada and internationally.

Articles published by The Conversation Canada draw upon university expertise and innovative research, and connect to current world events and topics.
They are posted online (https://theconversation.com/ca) under Creative Commons, and are freely available. The Canadian Press/La Presse Canadienne distributes the content on its news wire for republishing.

“The Conversation is a wonderful platform for U of G researchers to share their innovative discoveries and provide perspectives based on their scholarly excellence,” says Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research), who is a long-time contributor to The Conversation.

Since beginning in Australia in 2011, The Conversation network has expanded to several countries, including the United Kingdom and the United States.
More than 30,000 academics already take part worldwide. The Conversation attracts 5.2 million users per month to its global site, and reaches 35 million people through Creative Commons republication. Some 22,000 media outlets around the world use content from The Conversation, including Maclean’s, The Washington Post, The Guardian and Time magazine.

The Conversation Canada was founded by 17 Canadian universities including U of G, along with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Universities Canada.

Lyme Disease Fight is Personal for U of G Researcher, Alum

Lyme Disease Fight is Personal for U of G Researcher, Alum

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$1.4-Million Research Lab Honours Memory of Canadian Wine Industry Trailblazer

U of G Names Two New Deans

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The University of Guelph will welcome two new deans to campus this fall and in early 2018.

University Wins Legacy Award

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The University of Guelph has won a national award for its original 1965 campus master plan.

New OVC Grad Achieves Highest Possible Score on Veterinary Licensing Exam

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When Rose Rumney went online to check her score for the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE), the number 800 was listed beside her name. Her first thought was: 800 out of what?