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Professor Anna Korteweg wins inaugural Jeannette Wright Award

5 Dec 2011 - 3:11pm

Last month the Department created the Jeannette Wright Award for Graduate Mentoring. 

The first call for nominations has proven to be a success: many graduate students responded by nominating different faculty members. 
There can be no doubt that mentoring by a number of our faculty members is much appreciated and thus worthy of recognition. Hence, reaching a final decision was not easy. 

Professor Weiguo Zhang - All in the Family

5 Dec 2011 - 3:10pm

Studying family dynamics in rural China has been a preoccupation for Professor Weiguo Zhang for the past twenty years, but working last year in this area with undergraduate students through the Research Opportunity Program (ROP) has served to further flame the passion he has for the topic more.

Harriet Friedmann's on TVO's The Agenda and the Globe and Mail

5 Dec 2011 - 3:07pm

Link to Part I of The Agenda's "Pressures of Progress" series: How are we going to feed nine billion people by 2050?

Link to Globe & Mail article on "For the first time, food becomes a political priority," by Jessica Leeder. Published Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011