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Burgers and baseball

Get your buns in the barn for the annual Mac Campus BBQ.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Special Seminar

Dr Alfons Lawen, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, on "The plasma membrane NADH-oxidoreductase, VDAC1 and the regulation of apoptosis." Tuesday, April 20, 12:00-1:00 pm, Institute of Parasitology, Room A-101.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2004

How does your garden grow?

The annual Easter Plant Sale at Macdonald Campus provides a variety of potted plants, cut flowers and gardening plants at prices ranging from $2 to $10.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2004

Easter plant sale

Macdonald Campus students will be selling their flowers at the Raymond Greenhouses on April 8, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Information: David Wees (david.wees@mcgill.ca).

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Published on : 01 Apr 2004

Branching out with math

Pierre Dutilleul is a statistician who studies trees. Examining how branching patterns affect light-gathering efficiency in plants can improve our understanding of photosynthesis, and by extension, food production and the environment.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Judy Campbell-Gordon: McGill's domestic goddess

Judy Campbell-Gordon runs the Macdonald Campus Southam food laboratory, better known as the test kitchen.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Convocations Spring 2004

This year's convocation ceremonies for faculties on both the downtown campus and Macdonald campus will take place outdoors under a canopy.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2004

Students with axes to grind

At the Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships, college students from across Eastern Canada and New England will forgo the cold to compete in an array of timbersports: the axe throw, the standing block chop, log decking and the cross-cut saw. Wood chips will fly, logs will roll and lumberjacks and lumberjills will most likely leave with some scrapes and bruises.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Macdonald lumberjacks

More than 250 students from across New England and Eastern Canada and will battle it out during the 50th annual Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. When: January 31, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Watson Field, at McGill's Macdonald Campus, 21,111 Lakeshore Rd., Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Admission and parking are free. Everyone is welcome. Information: 514-398-7789.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2004

Waste into want: rural innovations come to the city

Suzelle Barrington has developed a way to reduce the odour of farm waste, and she wants to bring her composting techniques to the city.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Update on negotiations with MUNACA

McGill University's unionized administrative and support staff employees represented by MUNACA have voted to reject the University's contract offer and to give their union a mandate to exercise pressure tactics up to and including strike action.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Centennial Project

A new library is in the works for Macdonald Campus

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Good Dome Makes Good Neighbours

Not to be confused with those inflatable jumping castles for kiddie parties, the new manure dome on the Macdonald Campus landscape has area residents breathing a bit easier. The hog herd at the Macdonald Farm may be happy pigs but their manure generates quite a smell in the summer months. Now a double-layered, green inflatable dome takes care of the unpleasant odour from the manure tank.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003