Macdonald Campus (agriculture and environment) news
June 26, 2009 Congratulations to undergraduate Bioresource Engineering students: Marie Manchester, Amy McClintock and Jenna Senecal-Smith who have won the Environmental Design Competition of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) in Reno, Nevada. They presented their project work extremely well and answered questions from the audience and judges with great ease.
Winners of the 2009 Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE) Technical Conference in Prince Edward Island
Excellent news: 1.David Giard has won third place in the Paper Competition at the 2009 Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE) Technical Conference in Prince Edward Island. 2.Marie Manchester, Amy McClintock, and Jenna Senecal-Smith won the 2009 Undergraduate Thesis Award for McGill University. 3.Limei Chen won the Graduate Thesis Award for McGill University.
Bioresource Engineering students Louis-Martin Dion, David Molesworth and Guillaume Proulx-Gobeil won first place in the "2009 NABEC-ASABE Student Design Competition" They will be presenting their project "An Alternative Energy Source for the Raymond Greenhouse: Wood Pellets" at the NABEC-ASABE Conference in Halifax, Nova-Scotia on July 27th
The Macdonald Campus Library will be open until 10:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays from Saturday, April 11 until Saturday, April 25. Access to the building after service hours is restricted to users with valid McGill photo ID cards. These extended opening hours are made possible through the financial assistance of the Macdonald Campus Students' Society.
Starting Monday, February 9th, staff members and students will get a 20 cent discount on warm beverages when they bring their own mug. Our goal is to reduce the current figure by 50% by the end of the semester. We’re counting on you to help us take that number down.
Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) Field Semester dates announced for summer 2009. BITS dates: May 25 - Aug. 26, 2009 For further information on BITS registration and course activities go to: http://www.mcgill.ca/bits/
These awards are meant to stimulate interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering and to encourage students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. Value: $4,500 from NSERC and a minimum of $1,125 from the University. Please visit the Macdonald Campus Student Affairs Office website for more information.
The Macdonald Campus Library will be extending their opening hours for the exam period in December. The Library will close at 10 pm on Friday December 5, Saturday December 6, Friday December 12, and Saturday December 13. The Library would like to thank the Macdonald Campus Students' Society for making these extended opening hours possible.
Professor Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, has been elected President of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID).