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Caroline Begg awarded Principal's Prize for Teaching Excellence

Thu, 2016-11-03 12:02

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Begg (Plant Science, FMT), the recipient of the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Faculty Lecturer).  Principal Fortier presented the award at McGill's Fall Convocation held earlier this week.  Dr. Begg has long been a supporter of student-led initiatives beyond the classroom and empowers students to be involved in their own learning process.  She received the Macdonald Campus Award for Teaching Excellence earlier this year.

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Humphries named McGill Northern Research Chair

Tue, 2016-11-01 16:18

Today at a press conference in Quebec City, the Institut Nordique du Quebec (INQ) announced three Northern Research Chairs, as well as a newly recruited Science and Innovation Director, Louis Fortier.

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Seeds of a Good Anthropocene

Fri, 2016-10-07 09:10

Elena M. Bennett of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences is the lead author of Bright Spots: seeds of a good Anthropocene. "The paper describes an effort to identify and propagate social and environmental projects that could reverse a centuries-long pattern in which human prosperity has come at the cost of substantial harm to ecosystems and excluded communities. "

Read more in NYTimes

 

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Internship Poster Event

Thu, 2016-10-13 10:00 - 12:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The Bieler Family Internship Office invites you to come and view some of the exciting and rewarding internships that our students underttok this summer.

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Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Motörleaf - sleep well, grow well

Wed, 2016-10-05 15:30
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Motörleaf reinvents automation to signficantly improve urban agriculture. Advancing urban agriculture through automation is a technological and business leap forward.

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Organic pot grower living the dream in Whistler

Thu, 2016-09-29 10:05

29-year-old the lead agronomist for a Whistler marijuana company

As a 14-year-old loading soil at a Quebec poinsettia greenhouse, David Bernard-Perron [BSc (AES)'12, MSc'15] never would have expected he'd grow up to be the lead agronomist for a marijuana company in Whistler. 

But at 29, that's exactly what he's doing, and the company he works for is at the forefront of quickly growing industry.

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McGill Open House and Sneak Peek - Macdonald Campus

Sat, 2016-10-29 10:00 - Sun, 2016-10-30 16:00
Centennial Centre : (for Sneak Peek), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

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Professor Jim Fyles appointed as Macdonald's Associate Dean (Student Affairs)

Thu, 2016-08-18 14:37

Please join the Mac Community in congratulating Professor Jim Fyles on his new appointment as Macdonald's Associate Dean ( Students Affairs).

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STÉPHANIE BÉLANGER-NAUD À L'ASSAUT DU CHAMPIONNAT CANADIEN

Tue, 2016-07-12 09:35

 

Ayant grandi sur une ferme, Stéphanie Bélanger-Naud a tailladé ses premières pièces de bois après son arrivée au campus Macdonald de l'Université McGill, à Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. «C'est un sport qui m'était inconnu avant d'arriver à McGill, raconte-t-elle. Ça m'a beaucoup intriguée et j'ai rapidement eu la piqûre.»

Read more in L’Avenir et des rivières

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MALE CHICK CULLING IN EGG INDUSTRY COULD END, THANKS TO CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY

Thu, 2016-06-23 13:56

 

Harry Pelissero is the general manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario, which has been working with Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University, to develop a machine that selects female eggs before they're hatched.

Read more on CBC

 

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