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COA bids farewell to Dr. Sofie Lachapelle

The College of Arts bids farewell to Dr. Sophie Lachapelle, our colleague and friend, as she moves on to become Dean of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University this fall.

Scholar Strike statement from the College of Arts

The College of Arts acknowledges the significance of the Scholar Strike on September 9th and 10th. This social justice movement originated in the U.S from a tweet by Dr.

The Catalyst COVID-19 Fund

The University of Guelph’s recent internal funding competition, the Catalyst COVID-19 Fund, benefited from a considerable boost from a College of Arts alumnus. This Fund was established to provide seed funding for the rapid development of research focused on contributing to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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.