What once started as meeting for faculty and graduate students to share research results, techniques, and ideas, has now grown into a public symposium for anyone interested in advancements in animal welfare. On May 14th, the 7th Annual Animal Welfare Research Symposium took place at the University of Guelph.
Vanessa Cipriani is currently completing her third year in a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a major in Environmental Economics and Policy. Her combined passion for both the environment and economics led her down her current education path, which continues to develop as she learns more about her fields of interest. Here are some of her thoughts and experiences with OAC and the University of Guelph.
Professor Andy Robinson has been appointed to a new coordinating role as the Professor in Teaching Excellence for the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) effective April 1, 2014.
Chloe Van Acker is a first year student in the Food Science major of the Bachelor of Science program. She comes from a family of proud OAC graduates and is continuing the family tradition with her interest in food production and product development. Chloe gives us her "first year" perspective on what events to attend, where to eat on campus and where to hang out in Guelph.
Food safety is on the mind of most Canadian consumers. Knowing that your grocery store and all of its suppliers have been trained on food safety requirements and processes would be reassuring, right? Well, an innovative partnership between Loblaw Companies Limited and the Department of Food Science at the University of Guelph is doing just that.
Megan Klemencic is currently majoring in Environmental Biology. Megan has immersed herself in the Guelph community, allowing her to experience all that U of G and the city have to offer. Her commitment to her studies has taught her to not only value, but to understand the environment and all of its processes. Megan recently shared her thoughts with us on her program and U of G.
Todd Hagedorn is in his third year of the B.Sc.(Env) Ecology major. He is enrolled in the co-op option of the major and has been enjoying the opportunity to gain field experience. As an outdoor enthusiast, the beautiful Guelph campus and community is a great fit for Todd. Read on to learn more about his experience as a student.
Valerie Freemantle is a third year student in the B.Sc.(Env.) program. She is in the co-op stream of the program and enjoys the variety that her courses provide. Read on to learn about some of her favourite places to hang out on campus and her favourite courses so far.
Jordan Graham is an environmental biology major in the School of Environmental Sciences. He is also in the co-op stream of the program. When he is on campus, he enjoys playing hockey, touring the Arboretum and eating breakfast at Creelman Hall.
Meet Alex Robinson, a master's student who has a passion for the environment, animals and agriculture. Alex started at Guelph for her undergraduate degree and decided to stick around for her masters. Read below to find out why Alex loves the University of Guelph and the city of Guelph so much.