Note: These events are in an archived issue of At Guelph and may no longer be applicable.
Naturalist Chris Earley discusses winter birds Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $45. Register by Sept. 29 at Ext. 52358.
Horticulturist Sean Fox leads a workshop on tree identification Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $40. Registration is required by Oct. 5.
Digital nature photography is the focus of a workshop led by Jon Brierley Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $55. Register by Oct. 6.
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre director Judith Nasby will give a gallery talk and lead a tour of the exhibition "Contemporary Painting From Chongqing" Oct. 3 at noon. The show continues to Nov. 5.
Opening Sept. 28 at the art centre is an exhibition of drawings called ". . . draw while. . ." by Guelph artist Ryan Price. An opening reception will be held Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.
The fall Scottish studies colloquium is Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Rozanski 102. For more information or to register, call Ext. 53209, send e-mail to email@example.com or visit www.uoguelph.ca/scottish.
The Thursdays at Noon concert series kicks off Sept. 28 with vocalist/guitarist Katrine Anderson and harpist Sharlene Wallace performing music of Scotland. The series continues Oct. 5 with Hindustani classical music and Oct. 12 with a program of jazz. Concerts are in MacKinnon 107.
OAC's public lecture series begins with the F.W. Presant Memorial Lecture Sept. 27. Dan Weary of the University of British Columbia discusses "Building a Better World for Dairy Cattle: The Science and Practice of Improved Care and Housing for Animals." On Oct. 2, the Agrologist-in-Residence Lecture features Owen Roberts of the Office of Research and Sarah Brown of Adculture considering "Students and Professionals: Working Together to Bridge the Agricultural Communications Gap." The lectures begin at 7 p.m. in OVC 1714.The speaker series celebrating 25 years of co-operative education at Guelph continues with "Off the Beaten Path" Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Peter Clark Hall.
OVC students who participated in the Global Vets program this summer will talk about their experiences Sept. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in OVC 1714.
The Stress Management and High Performance Clinic's next relaxation and stress management skills training class begins Oct. 10 at 12:30 p.m. in UC 335 and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays for 12 sessions. The clinic is also offering a five-session better sleep program on Tuesdays beginning Oct. 3. It meets at 7:30 p.m. in UC 004. For more information, visit www.uoguelph.ca/~ksomers or leave a message at Ext. 52662.
The U of G Christian Forum is sponsoring a Christian education program called "Alpha" Mondays at noon in Raithby House. For information or to register, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Joint Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement is sponsoring a seminar on "The Role of Secondary Cities" Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. in Hutt 234.
The Centre for Food and Soft Materials Science seminar series presents Ahmed Touhami of the Department of Physics discussing "Exploring Microbial Cell Surfaces at the Nanoscale" Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 3317 of the science complex.
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology's graduate student seminar series continues Sept. 29 with Jessica Cock exploring "Current Technologies Used in the Improvement of Food Safety." On Oct. 6, Jeff Hodgson discusses "Expression and Intracellular Trafficking of AcMNPV Cathepsin." The seminars begin at 12:30 p.m. in MacKinnon 115.
"An Acoustic Sensor for Prions" is the focus of Prof. Gordon Hayward, Engineering, in the Department of Pathobiology seminar series Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. in Pathobiology 2106.
The Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences launches its fall seminar series with PhD student Rebecca Reid-Jones considering "Examining Simulator Adaptation Syndrome From a Biomechanics Perspective" Oct. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in Food Science 241.
Teaching Support Services offers a range of workshops for faculty and instructional staff. Upcoming sessions include "Copyright, Teaching and You: What to Know and Who Can Help" Oct. 3, "WebCT Techniques: Preparing Electronic Documents" Oct. 5, "Faculty Mentoring" Oct. 6, Photoshop Tidbits: Layers" Oct. 10 and "Women in Academe: Establishing 'Presence' in the Classroom" Oct. 11. On Oct. 12, a luncheon for new faculty will focus on "Interpreting Mid-Semester Feedback." For more information or to register, visit www.tss.uoguelph.ca. If you have questions, contact Mary Nairn at Ext. 53571 or email@example.com.
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune, a multi-media chamber opera, runs Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. in MacKinnon 107. Admission is free.
The final examination of D.V.Sc. candidate Alexander Rodriguez-Palacios, Clinical Studies, is Oct. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in OVC 1713. The thesis is "Role of Clostridium difficile in Calf Diarrhea and Its Potential Implications to Public Health." The adviser is Prof. Henry Stämpfli.
The final examination of M.Sc. candidate Andrea Bernard, Department of Integrative Biology, is Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. in Axelrod 265A. The thesis is "Cryptic Structure and Diversity of Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Ontario Waters." The advisers are Prof. Moira Ferguson and David Noakes.
The final examination of Genqing Liang, a PhD candidate in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. in Axelrod 337. The thesis is "Herpes Simplex Virus 1-Related Cellular Transcription Factor, LUMAN/ CREB3, Is a Regulator in the Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response." The adviser is Prof. Ray Lu.
The final examination of M.Sc. candidate Craig Urekar, Integrative Biology, is Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. in Axelrod 265A. The thesis is "The Phylogenetic Position of Rana sylvatica Compared With North American and Eurasian Brown Frogs." The advisers are Profs. Jim Bogart and Roy Danzmann.
As part of the Environmental Science Research Initiative funded by the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, a workshop on "Environment and Agriculture at Guelph: Multidisciplinary Research and Its Challenges" will be held Oct. 2 from 8:50 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Arboretum Centre. Keynote speaker is Scott Swinton of Michigan State University. For more information, contact Prof. Claudia Wagner-Riddle at Ext. 52787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YMCA-YWCA of Guelph and the Guelph-Wellington Breast Cancer Support Group are sponsoring a "Catch the Wind, Catch the Spirit of Hope" ceremony and an awareness walk Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. at Silvercreek Park. For more details, call Karen Richardson at Ext. 54009.
The Guelph Food Bank's Thanksgiving food drive runs to Oct. 15. For information, call 519-767-1380.
Guelph and Wellington County Master Gardeners host a fall seminar series in October. Discussion will focus on bulbs Oct. 10 and hostas Oct. 17. Sessions begin at 7 p.m. at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. Tickets are $7 and available at the door.
The Royal City Quilters' Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month from September to June at Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd. The next meeting is Oct. 10 at 7:15 p.m.