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Campus Mile: Kick-Off to Healthy Workplace Month 2023

Johnston Green

Staff, faculty and students are invited to celebrate the launch of Healthy Workplace Month with the sixth annual U of G Campus Mile! This year, we will be hosting the event in-person on Johnston Green and Parking Services has generously donated an Annual Red Parking Pass for one lucky participant of the Campus Mile !

Tremaine Visiting Speaker’s Series with Dr. Jennifer Heemstra: A chemical biology toolbox for probing A-to-I RNA editing

University Centre - Peter Clark Hall

Research Seminar: “A chemical biology toolbox for probing A-to-I RNA editing.” RNA undergoes extensive modification through enzymatic post-transcriptional editing events. Adenosine-to-inosine (A-to-I) editing is one of the most widespread and impactful of these modifications and is catalyzed by adenosine deaminases acting on RNA (ADARs). Resulting inosines base pair with cytosine, essentially re-coding adenosine sites to

Tremaine Visiting Speaker’s Series with Dr. Jennifer Heemstra: Why success is more likely when you’re willing to fail

Richards Building 101 Reynolds Walk

Mentorship seminar: “Why success is more likely when you’re willing to fail.” Failure can be a word that makes us cringe, yet most of us appreciate its value…at least in some areas of our lives. If we’re playing sports or busy at a hobby and find ourselves faced with a situation where failure is possible

CIRCLE 2023 Graduate South Asia Conference

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) is hosting a three-day, virtual multidisciplinary conference. The conference will showcase cutting-edge research related to India, South Asia, Indian and/or South Asian diasporas, structured around keynote lectures and panel sessions. There is no cost to attend the conference, and we ask those who are interested

Tremaine Visiting Speaker’s Series with Dr. Jennifer Heemstra: Women in STEM Speaker’s Panel

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Jennifer Heemstra is joined by the former Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Guelph and current Dean of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Mary Wells; Professor and Associate Director of Graduate Studies for the School of Computer Science, Dr. Stacey Scott; Professor and Second Year

Diplomacy, Geopolitics and Development: An Interaction with Vikas Swarup

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Students are invited to join an open dialogue session hosted by U of G’s Guelph Institute of Development Studies on diplomacy, geopolitics and development with the University’s Global Thought Leader in Residence, Vikas Swarup. Mr. Swarup is the former Indian High Commissioner to Canada and a best-selling author. Coffee, tea and goodies will be served. RSVP

Philosophical Perspectives on One Health

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The One Health Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Gus Skorburg as the next speaker in our One Health seminar series. He will speak on "Philosophical Perspectives on One Health" on Wednesday, October 4, 12:30 to 1:20 in McLaughlin Library, Room 384.

Wrongful Conviction Day

Richards Building 101 Reynolds Walk

Join Criminal Justice and Public Policy for a talk in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. Guest speaker is Ron Dalton, exoneree.

Landscape Architecture Climate Action Symposium

Landscape Architecture 124 Reynolds Walk

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a Climate Action Symposium featuring three guest panel members including Brigitte Shim, University of Toronto; Jane Welsh, Project Manager for the City of Toronto; and Laura Solano, Partner/Principal of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc.

Understanding Anxiety and Depression

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Mental health problems are an increasing concern in workplaces. Participants will gain an understanding of two of the most common mental health concerns, anxiety and depression. This session will provide CBT strategies for regulating one’s emotions and tips for supporting others who may be experiencing difficulties. Facilitator: Homewood Health Register through Qualtrics! Questions? Email wellnessatwork@uoguelph.ca

Take Your Break: Free Hot Beverage for All Employees

Guelph Campus Ontario, Canada

Taking regular breaks during the work day can help you de-stress and re-charge. Stop by Brass Taps or the OVC Cafeteria between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. for a free hot beverage. An assortment of delicious snacks will also be available! Bring along your colleagues. This opportunity is available for all U of G employees. The

The Working Mind Course For People Managers

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Workplaces are playing a greater role in promoting positive mental health among employees. The Working Mind (TWM) is an evidence-based training developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada designed to provide practical knowledge and skills to address mental health in the workplace. Participants will learn how to: -Recognize the impact of stigma and discuss

Deep Dish Dialogues explores Indigenous food education

MacDonald Institute 68 MacDonald Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

On October 12, Deep Dish Dialogues will be exploring ways to learn about Indigenous food and culture through food. Ted Norris from Further Education Society of Alberta will be sharing details about the Cooks with Stones program. In addition, Red River Métis Chef Dean Herkert from Bistro on Notre Dame will be sharing how he

Vikas Swarup To Deliver Public Lecture at U of G on Global Citizenship

OVC 415 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The University of Guelph’s Global Thought Leader in Residence Vikas Swarup will deliver a public lecture next week titled “Global Citizens in Uncertain Times.” All are welcome to attend. RSVP: provost@uoguelph.ca Swarup will discuss the imperative of global citizenship at a time when the world is more integrated but also more fragmented than ever before. His talk will

Wellness Friday: The Emotional Effects of Retirement

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Planning to retire can be a source of both excitement and anxiety. Whatever the emotional response, retirement marks a transition to a new life stage and lifestyle in which daily routines, identity, and roles all change. This session will introduce participants to the emotional effects of retirement. Participants will get an opportunity to reflect on

Ms Meri Mak Fashion Show 2023

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

The Meri Mak Spring/Summer 2024 women’s capsule collection by Denise Mansur presents a sequence of realities – reflections, refractions, observations. For this runway show, Meri Mak invites attendees to reconsider the viewpoint that women need to conform to succeed in a corporate environment, to conceive an experience around the collection. Tickets are available on a

Get to know your campus Athletics & Recreation Facilities!

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Looking to start a new fitness or wellness journey? Did you know that all staff/faculty on campus have access to a subsidized rate to use the on-campus facilities? Join us on a tour of what programming/services and equipment is available to our staff/faculty members and why the Athletic facilities might just be the best fit

Future Thinkers Speaker Series feat. Dr. Lenore Newman

Ontario, Canada

The Ontario Agricultural College invites you to this year’s Future Thinkers speaker series Monday, October 16th, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Join us for a thought-provoking conversation led by our keynote speaker Dr. Lenore Newman titled ‘The auroch’s banshee wail: farming in an uncertain future.’ Humanity is locked into a race between rapidly worsening climate

Session: Steps to Supporting a Colleague in Distress

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

"Steps to Supporting a Colleague in Distress" is a guide for staff and faculty to equip themselves with the skills to be able to recognize signs of distress, respond, and refer to appropriate resources. This training is intended to accompany the guide to support staff and faculty in gaining confidence and equipping themselves with the