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Four New Profs Join School of Environmental Design and Rural Development

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) is pleased to welcome Nicolas Brunet, Martin Holland, Brendan Stewart and Nadia Amoroso as new assistant professors. They all joined the school on July 1, 2017. 
The four new SEDRD faculty are providing leadership and support in the development and delivery of courses, studios, and field work at the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

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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."

Sylvanus stands on Johnston green.

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. 

Lee-Anne stands on Johnston Green.

New Swine Nutrition Professor

The Department of Animal Biosciences is pleased to welcome Lee-Anne Huber as an assistant professor in swine nutrition. Huber began her role on October 2nd, 2017.

Jobs Aplenty for Agri-food Grads, Report Finds

It’s a good time to be entering Ontario’s agriculture and food industry because there are jobs galore. In fact, there are currently four jobs for every graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), according to a new report. “It’s a sector that has to grow no matter what, because people have to eat,” said OAC dean Rene Van Acker. “But it’s also a sector that has a chronic challenge in attracting people.”

Head shot of Yu Na.

New Agricultural Business Researcher

The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) is pleased to welcome Dr. Yu Na Lee as an assistant professor in agricultural business. Lee began her role on June 19th.

Ridgetown Campus to Open Swine Education Centre

The University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus will soon be home to one of the most advanced swine learning facilities in Canada. The 6,600-square-foot Swine Education Centre will open this fall at Ridgetown, offering training and education for agriculture and veterinary technology students and industry producers. The $500,000 project is funded mostly by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs through the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario, with Ontario Pork contributing 20 per cent of the budget.

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