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Parasites and Us: Eradicating tropical diseases

Public symposium to examine impact of parasitology on the human condition

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Published on : 02 Aug 2007

MITI at Mac: Graduate Teaching Workshop

Macdonald Innovations for Teaching Improvement (MITI), a project funded through the generosity of Anne and Stewart Brown, is proud to present a free Graduate Teaching Workshop at Macdonald Campus on September 6 and 7, 2007, from 9 am-2:30 pm. This workshop will be taught by Teaching Fellows from the Tomlinson Project in University-Level Science Education (T-PULSE). Space is limited/lunch provided. Application deadline: Wednesday, August 22, 2007. For more information and to apply, contact Tracy Eades at tracy.eades@mcgill.ca.

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Published on : 13 Jul 2007

Shuttle bus service on summer schedule

The inter-campus shuttle bus service will be on summer schedule from May 7 to August 24, 2007. Regular service resumes on August 27, 2007. Please visit the shuttle bus website for departure times for both campuses.

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Published on : 01 May 2007

The business side of dietetics

Second-year dietetics students got a healthy serving of practical experience in cooking healthy meals for large groups of people.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2007

Coping with water scarcity

The Brace Centre for Water Resources Management marks World Water Day with presentations by professors and students.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

Town Hall goes to Mac

Road trip! Principal Heather Munroe-Blum takes Town Hall to Macdonald Campus.

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Published on : 15 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

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

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