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From Farmland Irrigation to Martian Exploration: 125 Years of Physics in Guelph

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“I believe the scientific farmer is going to be the farmer of the future. […] If farming is to be made a success in this country, it has to be done on a scientific basis.” — J.B. Reynolds (1867-1948) With that pronouncement in 1895, the Department of Physics was born at the newly-formed Ontario Agricultural College (est. 1874). Since then, the Department of Physics at the University of Guelph has grown to become one of the most respected in Canada. With a rich history of research and a strong commitment to innovation in teaching, Guelph Physics has come a long way since its...
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Alumni & Reunion Week 2021

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Join us for a virtual celebration and connect with your U of G alumni family around the world. While we can’t be together on campus this year, we are planning a great line-up of virtual class reunions, networking and learning opportunities, contests and much more! Watch for your evite and check back here for updated program and registration details. CEPS departments and schools are hosting many exciting alumni week celebrations. Please check the event website regularly for updates. More...

School of Computer Science 50th Anniversary & Alumni Awards Celebration

Celebrate The School of Computer Science’s 50th anniversary with an event honouring our rich history and achievements. The event will include a special celebration of our 2021 SoCS Alumni Award Winners, featuring 2021 ‘Medal of Achievement’ winner and keynote speaker, Tim Bray (BSc ’81).  Registration required. Free. Register Here

Physics 125th (+1) Celebration

Overview Join us as we celebrate 125 years (+1) of the Department of Physics at the University of Guelph. Our event will feature invited speakers, showcase our history, recognize some of our incredible achievements, and provide an opportunity for alumni to socialize with faculty, staff, students, and each other.  Invited speakers: Dr. Scott VanBommel, Senior Research Scientist, Washington University in St Louis, Guelph Physics Alumnus (2010, 2013, 2017)  ...

Three Cheers: A Celebration of Alumni Excellence

Let’s end the week by raising a glass to celebrate excellence. Hosted by actor and improvisor Nigel Downer (BA ’01), we’ll honour three distinguished U of G alumni: Yvonne Su, BA ’11 (Young Alumni Award), Bill Laidlaw, BA ’74 (Alumni Volunteer Award) and Mark Lautens, B.Sc.’81, H.D.Sc. ’16 (Alumni of Honour). Registration required. Free. Register Here
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LGBTQ2IA+ Student Experiences in the Pandemic Panel

Join U of G for a panel discussion as we elevate the voices and experiences of LGBTQ2IA+ students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our panelists will share their experiences and expertise on the unique challenges that this community has faced during and as a result of the pandemic, and offer ideas and strategies on ways that LGBTQ2IA+ students can navigate and manage these complexities. Registration is required to attend. Please check out the LGBTQ2IA+...
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Best of ChemEd 2021

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Overview Join us this summer for this free three-day virtual event hosted by American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT). Our Best of ChemEd star lineup includes engaging and popular ChemEd presenters from Canada, US, Brazil, UK and Ireland. Together ChemEd 2023 (University of Guelph) and 2025 (Colorado School of Mines) committees are organizing the “Best of ChemEd” virtual symposium with the help of AACT. Engaging sessions each day along with social events will highlight what ChemEd is all about – a community of chemistry teachers sharing ideas, resources and...

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