Video: go behind the scenes at the racetrack with jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson

Horse jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson is one of Canada's top athletes

Although she may not be a household name, jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson is one of the country’s most successful female athletes. The University of Guelph alumna is Canada’s most winning female jockey with more than 1,200 career victories, and she has earned well over $60 million in purses for her mounts.

Behind the lens: explore professor Massimo Marcone’s ‘cabinet of curiosities’

Renaissance collectors accumulated their treasures in rooms called cabinets of curiosities. Today, Prof. Massimo Marcone’s office in U of G’s Food Science Building is a wunderkammer whose collections reflect his world travels in search of exotic edibles — and light bulbs.

Behind the lens: watch Greg Denton paint the final canvas in a 100-portrait project

As the city’s 2015 artist-in-residence, Denton was commissioned to complete a public art project marking the centennial of the writing of In Flanders Fields by Guelph poet John McCrae. For “100 Portraits/100 Poppies: Sitting in Remembrance,” Denton, an instructor in U of G’s School of Fine Art and Music, painted portraits of local military personnel,