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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.  We currently have nearly 600 undergraduate students and over 50 collaborating graduate students.  Join us on Facebook!


Kelsey Rideout, IDS alumnus, released a cinepoem called Rain, a poetic response to the violence taking shape in palestine and the middle east. The piece was filmed by another IDS alumnus and top 20 under 20, Abid Virani.

Seven undergraduate CSAHS Award Opportunities in Fall 2014! (incl. Travel and Experiential Learning Grants!) Apply by Oct. 1st, 4pm, 2014.

Dr. Adam Sneyd, Dept. of Political Science, wrote an article on the closure of Ottawa's North-South Institute - Canada's leading development think tank.

Dr. Evan Fraser, Geography professor teaching global food security, has received a prestigious research award from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.  He will receive one of three 2014 Trudeau Fellowships, worth $225,000 over three years. He is the first U of G professor to receive the honour.

Matthew Little (IDS-Population Medicine PHD candidate) and Erin MacIver-Must (IDS-Geography PHD candidate) have been awarded prestigious Vanier scholarships worth $50,000 a year for three years.  Congratulations Matthew and Erin!

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