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Old Macdonald has a stamp

Macdonald College is one of 21 subjects selected by Canada Post to be featured on special commemorative stamps. The launch of the stamp last fall marked the official beginning of a year-long celebration of Mac's 100th birthday.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Mac keeps memory alive

Along the sidelines of the old Macdonald College football field, a ring of oak trees has stood for 75 years in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War I. Now a permanent memorial – a bronze plaque on a granite base – tells the story of how the trees were planted by students to honour the 34 young men from Macdonald College and Macdonald High School who perished in the war.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

International Polar Year: McGill researchers explore Inuit health

What factors contribute to the health of the Inuit and their ability to deal with change? A study headed by Grace Egeland, professor with the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and researcher with the Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment (CINE) at McGill University, will attempt to answer this question as part of the myriad questions being asked and answered within International Polar year, which starts today.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2007

International Polar Year: McGill researchers target climate change

Polar communities are the first to observe the effects of climate change and Canada’s North is no exception. In the area of Old Crow Flats located in northern Yukon Territory, the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has sought the help of a group of seven researchers to measure the impact of climate change on their internationally recognized wetland. One of them is Murray M. Humphries, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Resource at McGill and member of the university’s Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment (CINE).

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Published on : 01 Mar 2007

Macdonald Campus celebrates centenary

One of McGill's crown jewels, Macdonald Campus, turns 100.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2007

Mac woodsmen a cut above the competition

The Mac men's lumberjacks prove to be rotten hosts when they leave the competition in their sawdust at the 47th annual McGill Woodsmen Competition at Macdonald Campus.

Published on : 08 Feb 2007

Final exam schedule now available

The final exam schedule for Macdonald Campus courses is now available.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2007

Global warming needs global learning

A half dozen of the world's top environmental scientists gathered as part of the Macdonald Centenary Symposium to look ahead to the environmental challenges of the next 100 years.

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Published on : 23 Nov 2006

Macdonald Centenary Symposium proceedings on web

The webcast of the Macdonald Centenary Symposium is now available online. To access the links, please click on "More information" below.

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Published on : 09 Nov 2006

Macdonald remembers

Permanent war memorial rekindles memory of fallen soldiers.

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Published on : 09 Nov 2006

Macdonald Campus 2007 Award for Teaching Excellence

Nominations are now being accepted for the Macdonald Campus 2007 Award for Teaching Excellence. Nomination forms can be found on the Awards web page.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2006

2006 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

This report, by Johanne Gélinas from the Office of the Auditor-General of Canada, was released on September 28, 2006. To access the Commissioner's reports, click the link below.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2006

Macdonald Campus Library opening

As of Monday, October 2, full service will be available on Levels 2 and 3 in the library. All print books and journals will be available. Access will be through Level 1 of the Barton Building. Materials placed on reserve for classes will also be available on Level 2. Computers and photocopiers will be located on Levels 2 and 3. You can return books on Level 2 at the Service Desk. After hours there

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Published on : 28 Sep 2006

Parasitology application deadlines for September

Application for Fall (September) 2007: Open as of September 29, 2006. International deadline: March 1, 2007. Canadian deadline: June 1, 2007.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2006