GOSS TO HEAD KEMPTVILLEProf. Michael Goss, Department of Land Resource Science, has been appointed director of Kemptville College, effective Sept. 1. Goss has had a working relationship with Kemptville since 1991 through his research, as a leader in the Canadian Agri-Food Research Council and as director of the resources management and environment research program under the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food contract.
SCOTTISH COLLOQUIUM SET
U of G's Scottish studies program and the Scottish Studies Foundation will hold their annual spring colloquium and family history day April 23 at Knox College, 59 St. George St., Toronto. Keynote speaker is U of G librarian Tim Sauer, who will discuss the digitization of the works of Guelph founder and Scottish author John Galt. Cost of the event is $25 general, $20 for members of the foundation. To register, call Ext. 53209 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
U.S. FOOD SECURITY EXPERT TO GIVE ANN OAKS LECTURE
The 2005 Ann Oaks Lecture Series in the Biological Sciences presents Deborah Delmer, associate director of food security for the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, May 11 at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Rozanski Hall. She will discuss “Agriculture in Developing Nations: Challenges and Opportunities.” A reception will follow the talk in the Rozanski Hall concourse.
ALL ABOUT BIRDS
The Ontario Veterinary College's Wild Bird Clinic and Avian/Exotics Clinic present “All About Birds” May 14 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at OVC's Lifetime Learning Centre. The day will offer a close-up look at the world of parrots, raptors and owls. Guest speakers are Michael Taylor of the Avian/Exotics Clinic, pathobiology professor Dale Smith, Mark Hagen of Rolf C. Hagen Inc. and Dianne Holloway, president of the Amazona Society. Cost is $40 general, $25 for students, until May 6, $60 after. All proceeds go towards avian disease research and the avian internship and D.V.Sc. programs.
GUELPH INTERACTION RUNS APRIL 29, MAY 5 Guelph Interaction, an annual program designed to introduce U of G and the university experience to students in grades 10 and 11, runs April 29 and May 5. Between 600 and 800 students are expected to attend each day. Participants attend two sessions from about 40 offerings, which are led by U of G faculty, staff and students.
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