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2020 Virtual Graduate Preview Week - University of Guelph

Virtual Graduate Studies Preview Week 2020

Looking to further your education? Join us this week, Monday, October 19th to Friday, October 23rd, as we take our event virtual with 1-hour live chats! 

Learn more about the diverse 100+ graduate programs available at the University of Guelph and connect with faculty, staff, and students to get answers to your questions and learn more about the programs that interest you. 

Laura Gatto's PhD Defence is on Sept 9th at 11:00am (via Zoom)

Computational Sciences PhD Candidate, Laura Gatto, will defend her Ph.D. Dissertation, entitled "Barriers to Employment and Equal Pay for Disadvantaged Groups" on Wednesday September 9th, 2020 at 11:00AM on Zoom. Details below.

New Art Collection in Reynolds

A new art collection is in the process of being put up in the front entryway of Reynolds, titled "Modern Pandemic". This art collection consists of prints from the Bachinski Chu Print Study Collection. The exhibit that used to reside here, titled "Interplay", has been moved to the basement for further viewing.

While we can't rush to Reynolds to see the new exhibit until we are all back together again, we have included some photos of the pieces that are currently up, courtesy of Sarah Mousseau.

CS Student Awarded College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Graduation Prize

Congratulations to David Noel for winning the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Graduation Prize. This prize is awarded to the student graduating with the highest cumulative average from an Honours program in the college. David will be recognized in the Summerlee Science Complex on their college awards display.

We wish David the best in whatever his bright future holds!

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2020 Spring Academic Open House

On May 20th, the University of Guelph hosted their annual Spring Academic Open House (SAOH). This year, due to concerns surrounding the health and safety of our, staff, faculty, and future Gryphons, the SAOH was hosted virtually. Thank you to all of our presenters, editors, moderators, faculty, and staff for their help making this event possible! If you were unable to attend, we have developed a set of video information sessions and video testimonials.

B.Comp. Virtual Spring Academic Open House Guide for May 20th

Join us on May 20th from 10am-1pm for the Bachelor of Computing Virtual Spring Academic Open House (vSAOH) event. Live Chat will begin at 10:30am.

Register here for the event: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/openhouse

If you are attending, you may find the attached "Guide" helpful for navigating the BComp SAOH website and making the most out of the Live Chat with faculty, staff, and students! We look forward to meeting you!

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Research Spotlight: COVID-19 and Rozita Dara

These last few months of world news has had one topic at the forefront: the novel coronavirus. This novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm, affecting the world on political, economic, cultural, and social levels. Research has shifted to combatting this virus on all fronts. Leveraging current technologies and research in AI and data science is allowing researchers to track the spread viruses through means other than official reports.

SoCS and COVID-19

As you are all aware of, we are moving through a challenging period as we all dealing with the effects of this novel coronavirus on our education system. With significant disruptions to our course structure and school ecosystem, we at SoCS want to extend and remind everyone about the support we offer everyone in these troubling times. First, please remember that you should continue to follow UoG COVID-19 news for updates within the University related to COVID-19.

International Women's Day Spotlight

On March 8th, the world celebrated International Women’s Day. This day of celebration recognizes the achievements of women around the world across the political, economic, social, technological, and cultural spectrum.