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IDS at the University of Guelph offers interdisciplinary undergraduate studies and collaborative graduate programs to support students interested in long-term changes, global inequality, diversity, and poverty.
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IDS Alumnus, Tyler Valiquette, and IDS/Political Science PhD Candidate, Yvonne Su, co-founded a not-for-profit organization called Vote SavvyVote Savvy is a non-partisan organization promoting political engagement with youth.  Visit their website and watch their video to get Vote Savvy!

Congratulations to our 2015 IDS undergraduate prize winners!
Excellence in International Development Studies prize
Steven Rai
International Development Studies prizes
Stephanie Smith (Economic and Business Development)
Rebecca Jacobs (Environment and Development)
Julia Falco (Gender and Development)
Laura Penney (Historical Perspectives in Development)
Sarah Sowinski (Latin American Studies)
Danielle Mihok (Political Economy and Administrative Change)
Molly Stollmeyer (Rural and Agricultural Development)

Prof. Stephen Henighan, School of Languages and Literatures, is one of five finalists for the 2015 Canada Prizes, awarded by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, for his book Sandino’s Nation: Ernesto Cardenal and Sergio Ramirez Writing Nicaragua, 1940-2012.

When does food become garbage? Can waste reduction efforts improve local food security? Are recycling bins public property?  Dr. Kate Parizeau of the Geography department launches new innovative website to help answer these questions and more.

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