UGRA goes to Costa Rica in 2023

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting reservations to join our next UGRA Adventure to Costa Rica: A World of Nature trip featuring Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano & Manuel Antonio National Park. This is a small group tour with Collette Vacations with a maximum group of 24. The trip will be 13 days from February 19 - March 3, 2023 and also includes 24 meals.

The Making of a Museum, a Memoir by Judith Nasby

Retiree Judith Nasby, Curator Emerita of the Macdonald Stewart Art Gallery, has published Making of a Museum, a Memoir  - relaying the origins of the Art Gallery of Guelph.  It is published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.  The Making of a Museum, a Memoir brings the gallery’s history to vivid life in stories and images and recounts Nasby’s extensive career as a gallery leader, with anecdotes and insights into how art institutions are created.


Yorklands Green Hub - Opening Green Doors to the Future

Innovating, educating and collaborating to open green doors to the future

Yorklands Green Hub aims to create for Ontario’s public domain a self-sustaining education, demonstration, and research hub at the former Ontario Reformatory site in Guelph, Ontario.

Yorklands Green Hub will bring together businesses, organizations, and people of all ages and interests – to learn, work, share and innovate, with the common purpose of being engaged stewards of our land, food, water, cultural heritage and our overall wellbeing.

UGRA Fall Forum Speaker Summary - Dr. Samantha Brennan

Alan Filewod introduced feminist philosopher and ethicist Dr. Samantha Brennan, Dean of the College of Arts, who provided an update on happenings in the COA. Dr. Brennan also kindly incorporated the information prepared by Music Professor Kimberly Francis, who had been unavoidably called away at the last moment.

McGill University Retiree Association - Managing Your Digital Assets

A Video Recording of the Fall Virtual Lecture that was hosted by the McGill University Retiree Association (MURA) on Thursday, October 28, 2021 featuring Nancy Cleman, Ad.E., Partner, Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon is now available on YouTube.  The presentation was entitled “Managing your Digital Assets: Yesterday, today and tomorrow.” 

CURAC/ARUCC Health Bulletin #19 on Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain in Adults: Challenges in Understanding and Care

Bulletin #19 of the CURAC/ARUCC Health Care Policy Committee focusses on chronic pain not caused by cancer. When pain persists for three months or longer, it is defined as chronic.

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