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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.  

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.