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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 change, global inequality, diversity, and poverty.
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Dr. Kerry Preibisch, brilliant and much loved teacher, researcher and mentor, died January 28th. To honour her memory, and to recognize the importance of her academic work and extend its reach, the University of Guelph, with her friends and family, is establishing a graduate scholarship in her name. For more information, please visit the Kerry Preibisch Graduate Scholarship Tribute page.
Upcoming Political Science Panel discussion on 100 days of the Trudeau cabinet, with Matt Hayday, Anna Esselment, Lloyd Longfield, and Tamara Small.  The discussion will take place on February 12, 11:30am - 1:00pm in MCKN 224.
The next IDS Speaker event will feature Dr. Robin Roth, from the Department of Geography, on February 12th, 2016, at 3:30pm, in Rozanski Hall 102. The lecture is entitled, "Constrained by Conservation but Liberated by Capitalism? Conservation Induced Livelihood Change in Northern Thailand".  Everyone welcome!
Please join on us on February 23, 2016, for the Hopper Lecture presented by Simon Maxwell, Senior Research Associate of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK; and Emeritus Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK.  Mr. Maxwell's talk is titled "Finding a place of one’s own: development agency choices in a new landscape."
See the other side of Cuba.  Two chances to study abroad in Cuba with the University of Guelph: Agroecology in Cuba Field School (May 2016) & Cuba Semester Abroad (Winter 2017).  Application deadline is March 1st, 2016.
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