Takudzwanashe Mundenga is a recent graduate of the Master of Science degree in Capacity Development and Extension program. He was featured in an OAC article and with the Office of Graduate Studies Q&A article discussing his experience at the University of Guelph and the CDE program.
During the week of July 27th, 2023, a small group of third-year Master of Landscape Architecture students had the opportunity to visit New York City as part of an experiential and climate action grant from Prof. Nadia Amoroso.
SEDRD is proud to announce that Dr. Nasir Khan has been awarded Canada’s prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the 2022-23 competition, worth $70,000 a year, for two years, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development will host its second Banting fellow out of five SSHRC Banting fellows that the University received over the last decade.
Immigration and migration are having dramatic impacts on rural communities throughout Canada. Prof. Ryan Gibson recently explored trends in Canadian immigration and their impacts on economic development, policy, and rural communities in a recent guest lecture at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México.
Four University of Guelph graduate students (three from the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, and one from Geography) were selected to participate in the inaugural Research Methods for South Asia Field School hosted by the Third World Studies Center, University of the Philippines in Manila, and co-taught with colleagues from the University of Montreal. This twenty-student course provided an opportunity to learn new and innovative approaches to conducting more engaged and meaningful scholarship with rights and stakeholders in the region.
Congratulations to Brad Smith, BLA 2006 Alumnus, who was awarded the 2023 University of Guelph Alumni Volunteer Award. This award by UGAA was established to recognize and thank alumni who have demonstrated loyalty and commitment to their alma mater by supporting the University of Guelph through significant volunteer leadership.
The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.
The recent Canadian Rural and Remote Housing and Homelessness (CRRHH) symposium hosted June 6-8, 2023 emphasized the significance of collaboration, localized solutions, and an understanding of the unique challenges faced by rural and remote communities.
Reflecting on the symposium which featured diverse efforts, several key sessions stood out:
Congratulations to our recent graduates in landscape architecture who received awards at the Ontario Agricultural College convocation awards ceremony held June 15, 2023 at the University of Guelph.