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MacKinnon Groundbreaking Ceremony

MacKinnon Groundbreaking Ceremony

Construction on the MacKinnon Building aimed at building a new ImprovLab and updating the existing theatre, student spaces and main entrance will launch with an official groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 24, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

The University community, architects, funders and supporters are invited to attend the event to be held in the MacKinnon quadrangle.

Renovations will cover 45,000 sq. ft of space that currently houses performing arts.

Successful PhD Defense

Congratulations to Margo Beckmann who successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled Losing Our Religion?: Empathy and Compassion in the Fin de Siècle Novel on May 8, 2019.

Book Launch for Karen Houle and Lindsay Lerman

Congratulations to Karen Houle on the publication of her new book of poetry, The Grand River Watershed, and to one of the alumni of our PhD program, Lindsay Lerman, on the publicaion of her novel, I'm from Nowhere.

A book launch for both will be held at Fixed Gear Brewery (20 Alma St., Guelph) on October 9th.

Please see the details here