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Prof. Catherine Wilson’s MA History students, in collaboration with CFRU’s Chris Currie, are on CFRU this July and August airing their half-hour shows featuring 19th-century diarists from the Rural Diary Archive website.

History Students Making Radio Waves This Summer


Tune in to Radio 93.3 FM for Professor Wilson’s MA History students on CFRU this July and August.  Students of “Rural History HIST6550” have created half-hour shows in collaboration with Chris Currie from CFRU, the University of Guelph’s radio station.  Each show features a nineteenth-century diarist from the Rural Diary Archive website. 

Eric Goudie, Katie Anderson, & Mary Choy

“Careers for Historians” night, Feb 7, featured history alumni, Eric Goudie (BA’15) Theatre Coordinator, Fergus, Katie Anderson (BA’11/MA’14/BEd’15) Education Coordinator & Mary Choy (BA’08/MA’15) Health Education Coordinator, with CATIE

Worried about choosing a career?  Overwhelmed at where to start the process?  Wondering if anyone will want to hire a history student?  Then join our sessions on Careers for Historians.

On 7 February, students found encouragement, advice and inspiration when they gathered to hear history alumni talk about their careers.  The evening featured

The University of Guelph resides on the land of the Between the Lakes Treaty No. 3, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon, a covenant between Indigenous nations to live peaceably on the territories of the Great Lakes region. We recognize that today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and acknowledging them reminds us of our collective responsibility to the land where we learn, live and work.