OVC 2017 Violet Komodos take their bows on convocation stage

June 22, 2017

Ontario Veterinary College Dean Jeff Wichtel with Honorary Doctorate recipient Dr. Mike Cranfield, OVC 1977The OVC Class of 2017, the Violet Komodos, set off on the next phase of their careers in veterinary medicine with convocation ceremonies last week. 

Honorary Doctorate Dr. Mike Cranfield, OVC 1977, reminded graduates they are entering “a very complicated, complex world, one...

OVC professor named University Professor Emeritus

June 19, 2017

Dr. Laurent Viel, in the Ontario Veterinary College’s Department of Clinical Studies, was named University Professor Emeritus at Convocation ceremonies last week. Viel has taught at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College since 1984. 

Viel is renowned internationally for his exceptional contribution...

OVC graduate to receive Honorary Doctorate at Spring Convocation

June 14, 2017

A One Health advocate dedicated to improving the life of wildlife and endangered species and the humans and other species who share their habitats will be recognized with an Honorary Doctorate at spring Convocation. 

A 1977 graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, Dr. Mike Cranfield is co-director of Gorilla Doctors at the...

Two U of G PhD Candidates Awarded Vanier Scholarships

June 12, 2017

Two University of Guelph PhD candidates — one studying maternal and neonatal care for Inuit, the other studying innovative strategies to fight cancer — have received the most prestigious doctoral awards in Canada.

Laura Jane Weber and Ashley Ross were announced last week as recipients of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

The scholarships...

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