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Ontario Invests $713 Million in OMAFRA-U of G Agreement

The provincial government will invest up to $713 million toward a unique agreement between the University of Guelph and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) to further discovery and innovation and position Canada as a world leader in agri-food.

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New Atmospheric Science Prof

The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Krayenhoff as an assistant professor in the area of atmospheric science. Krayenhoff began in his role on January 8, 2018.

"Scott’s expertise in regional climate and urban meteorology is an excellent complement to our existing strengths,” says Prof. Jon Warland, director of the School of Environmental Sciences. “I look forward to working with him on a broad range of questions about impacts and adaptations to climate change."

Food Science Experts Recommend Holiday Recipes

We asked experts in the Department of Food Science to share some of their favourite holiday recipes. Check out the below for some tried and true recipes recommended by the experts.

Sweet Recipes

Christina Marsigliese is the new food product developer in the department. She's also published a baking cookbook adnruns a baking blog called Scientifically Sweet. Picking one favourite was too challenging, so she recommended the four below recipes.

Student Podcast: Agricultural Communications

This fall, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student Bianca Taillefer produced a podcast episode as part of the EDRD 3050 Agricultural Communication course. Bianca worked with fellow honours agriculture major student James Mpofu to produce, record and edit the podcast.

U of G Grad Appointed to Canadian Senate

A University of Guelph graduate is one of two women appointed to the Canadian Senate Monday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Mary Coyle will sit as an independent senator for Nova Scotia. She completed a BA in languages and literature and a master’s degree in rural planning and development at U of G.

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New OAC Liaison Officer

The OAC Dean's Office is pleased to announce Carleigh Johnston as the new Liaison Officer. She began in her role on December 4, 2017.

In this role, Carleigh will lead OAC’s liaison and outreach programs and events tailored to potential students, their parents, secondary school teachers and guidance counsellors.

New Academic Assistant to the Associate Deans

The OAC Dean's Office is pleased to announce Melissa Ball as the new Academic Assistant to the Associate Deans beginning on November 27, 2017.

In this new role, Melissa will provide support to the Associate Dean, Academic and the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies for matters related to graduate, undergraduate and diploma programming delivered by the College.

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New Agri-food Trade and Policy Professor

The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) is pleased to welcome Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor as an assistant professor in agri-food trade and policy. Afesorgbor began his role on October 2nd, 2017. 

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