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September 29, 2006

Media Spotlight Shines on U of G

The media spotlight is set to shine on the University of Guelph in the coming days.

Tonight, Prof. Julia Christensen Hughes, director of Teaching Support Services, will be featured on CBC TV's the National. She will be discussing her new study on academic misconduct.
On Sunday, Christensen Hughes will be featured on CBC radio’s The Sunday Edition. She will be discussing her academic misconduct study with Michael Enright. The interview will air between 9 and 11 a.m. on CBC Radio One.
On Oct. 2, at 8:40 a.m., Christensen Hughes will discuss her new research on CTV's Canada AM.

This Sunday, three Ontario Veterinary College students will be featured guests on the CTV Southwestern Ontario current affairs program, Provincewide. Kristen Brown, Michelle Oblak, and Janet Sunstrum will talk about their experiences in the 2006 Global Vets club. Provincewide, with host Daiene Vernile, airs at 6:30 p.m. on CTV Southwestern Ontario (CKCO), Channel 12 in Guelph.

Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 5 p.m., David Waltner-Toews, a professor in the Department of Population Medicine and founding president of Veterinarians Without Borders Canada, will appear on the CITY-TV program, Animal House Calls, on CP24. He will be joined by Global Vets student Lara Zahra, and they will discuss the work of Canadian veterinarians. The program, hosted by Ann Rohmer, airs on Channel 24 in Guelph and will be repeated Tuesday and Thursday at 11:35 p.m.

In addition, the University of Guelph was featured recently in a CTV national news report and in the Globe and Mail.

Chemistry professor Richard Manderville and Massimo Marcone, an adjunct Food Science professor, appeared on CTV’s national news Thursday. They were discussing a new Health Canada study that says many commercial cereals contain one or more mycotoxins — naturally occurring toxins produced from micro fungi which often attack grain crops. Read the story/see the newsclip

And today, Prof. Alan Wildeman, vice-president (research) is the focus of a news article in a special section in the Globe and Mail. Wildeman discusses advancing biotechnology for the public good. The article is available online to subscribers to Globe and Mail. The newspaper is also sold on campus.

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