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New U of G Awards Support Students from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour Communities

The University of Guelph has launched several new scholarships, bursaries and other financial awards for students from Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) communities. The financial awards spanning many of the colleges and departments across campus are part of an action plan recently announced by U of G president Dr. Charlotte Yates to address racism …

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U of G Researchers Gathering Experiences of Grocery Store Workers for Future Pandemic Protocols

Grocery store workers have faced many potential health risks as they’ve worked through this pandemic, with some now asking to be prioritized along with other essential frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccines once they become more available. Now, University of Guelph researchers are hoping to learn more about the experiences of these workers and whether the …

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Grad Jael Richardson, Author of Gutter Child, To Be Featured in U of G Athletics Podcast

In recognition of Black History Month, the University of Guelph will host a podcast Feb. 18 featuring graduate Jael Richardson, a well-known Canadian author and founder of the Festival of Literary Diversity. U of G’s Department of Athletics will host Richardson in an interview-format podcast on the department’s Gryph Nation Radio.  The live event will …

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U of G Biologists’ First Canadian Sighting of Bee Species Points to Climate Change Impacts

A bee species recorded for the first time in Canada by University of Guelph researchers may provide further evidence that critical pollinators and other creatures are widening their natural ranges under climate change. The team members also say this first-ever Canadian sighting of the American migrant underlines the importance of maintaining a unique habitat in …