U of G Music Prof Featured in New York Times

University of Guelph musicologist Dr. Kimberly Francis, College of Arts, is featured in a recent New York Times feature article about renowned musical sisters Nadia and Lili Boulanger. The Boulangers, born in France in the late 19th century, were acclaimed in the 20th century music world, Lili as a composer, Nadia primarily as a teacher …

Marketing Professor Comments on Athletic Sponsorships

Dr. Timothy Dewhirst, a professor in U of G’s Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, contributed a commentary to the Toronto Star that examined the tensions that can arise between athletes and their corporate sponsors. Athletes often face ethical considerations about which brands they are comfortable being aligned with, he wrote. Dewhirst is a senior …

Crop Researcher Contributes Commentaries

Dr. Manish Raizada, a professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, wrote a commentary for the  Toronto Star as well as another for the Ottawa Citizen about the importance of students getting vaccinated before returning to university and college campuses this fall. He also discussed the continued use of masks to reduce the spread of …

Ecologist Offers Toronto Star Commentary on Insecticide

Dr. Ryan Norris, an ecologist and professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, co-wrote a commentary for the Toronto Star Opinion section on the use of the BTK (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki ) insecticide  to combat the LDD moth (formerly known as the “European gypsy moth.”) From backyards to parks, the caterpillars of the moths …

Prof. Lawrence Goodridge

Food Scientist Discusses Buffet Safety With CTV News

Food scientist Dr. Lawrence Goodridge, spoke to CTV Kitchener, about how buffet-style restaurants can re-open safely. Emphasizing that there’s no evidence that the virus that causes COVID-10 can be spread through food, Goodridge said he would emphasize social distancing at the restaurants. He also said people shouldn’t be too concerned about contracting COVID-19 by touching …