$8.6-Million OVC Campaign Aims to Improve Companion Animal Care

With more Canadian pet owners seeking advanced treatment options for companion animals, a new multimillion-dollar project will support critical care and specialty veterinary services at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). OVC Pet Trust launched the $8.36-million infrastructure project to accommodate complex case referrals amid a current shortage of veterinary professionals and an increase in pet

U of G Earns UN Plaudits for Sustainable Impacts

The University of Guelph placed 16th worldwide for sustainable impacts on society, according to a new global ranking. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings assessed the progress of more than 1,500 universities from 100 countries and territories toward meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The 17 goals—which include providing inclusive and equitable quality education,

Yates Installed as U of G President

Dr. Charlotte Yates was installed as the University of Guelph’s ninth president and vicechancellor in March She becomes U of G’s first woman president. Her installation took place during a small, in-person ceremony on campus that was livestreamed to a global audience. Among attendees were dignitaries including numerous First Nations and Métis leaders and government

U of G Signs National Charter to Combat Racism, Promote Inclusion

The University of Guelph is part of a historic national movement to combat anti-Black racism and promote Black inclusion on university and college campuses. Forty post-secondary institutions signed the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education. The Charter is a national action plan for fighting structural racism and inspiring positive

Dr. Mary Anne Chambers Named Chancellor

Dr. Mary Anne Chambers, a former Ontario cabinet minister, longtime champion of the University of Guelph, and lifelong education and community advocate, has been named as the University’s next chancellor. She is the tenth chancellor since the University’s creation in 1964. “Mary Anne Chambers embodies our University’s purpose and promise to ‘Improve Life,’” said U