Matthew Muzzatti, Cassie Russell, Jenny Liu and Charles-Etienne Ferland pose in front of backdrop that says 2018 Hall of Fame

Graduate Students Capture Entomology Awards

Four MSc students in the School of Environmental Sciences captured six awards at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of America, Canada and British Columbia, held in Vancouver, November 11-14, 2018.

The students, all members of Prof. Rebecca Hallett's research group, were recognized for their excellent performance in the Student Presentation Competition at the Joint Annual Meeting and through the Entomological Society of Canada’s student awards.

Researchers receive agronomy awards

Congratulations to our researchers who were honoured at the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Canadian Society of AgronomyInternational Annual Meeting held Nov 4-7 in Baltimore.

New Academic Programs Manager

The OAC Dean's Office is pleased to announce Rebecca Hodges as the new Academic Programs Manager for the College. Rebecca will begin in the role on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

New Development Manager

Alumni Affairs and Development and the OAC Dean’s Office  is  pleased to announce Shannon Fawns as the new development manager for the College. Shannon began in the role on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Our sympathies: William Tossell

It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Dr. William Tossell (OAC ’47) on October 10th, 2018. William was a strong agricultural advocate and dedicated employee to the university, where he was Chair of Crop Science and the first Dean of Research. Friends may call at Gilchrist Chapel - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, 1 Delhi Street, Guelph on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 1 - 3 and 7 - 9 p.m.

Our sympathies: Ivan Stinson

It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Ivan Stinson (OAC ’49) on October 4th, 2018. Ivan was a sincere friend and supporter of the college. A celebration of life will take place on Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at 1:30pm at the Arboretum at the University of Guelph.

Four people stand together posing for photo in pilot plant

Event recap: Celebrating 50 years of the Department of Food Science

On Saturday, September 29th, 145 people gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University of Guelph’s Department of Food Science.

Alumni, faculty, staff and friends came together to celebrate the milestone, but the history of the department dates back even farther to 1885, which was when the department’s predecessor, the Department of Dairying, was established.

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