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STÉPHANIE BÉLANGER-NAUD À L'ASSAUT DU CHAMPIONNAT CANADIEN

 

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

Published: 12Jul2016

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

 

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

 

Published: 23Jun2016

Macdonald Undergraduate Student Fall Orientation

28Aug2016
to
2Sep2016
Centennial Centre 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

Join us in welcoming new undergraduate students to Macdonald!

A series of special and informative events have been planned to help integrate new students into the Macdonald Community.

Macdonald Homecoming

27Oct2016
to
30Oct2016
Centennial Centre 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

Mark your calendars for 2016 Homecoming - October 27-30

This Homecoming, we welcome classes ending in "1 and "6" as they celebrate anniversary years, but everyone is welcome to join in the festivities at Mac on Saturday October 29th.

A. Jean de Grandpré Distinguished Speaker Series: Space – Science, Pop Culture and Beyond

22Sep201618:00
to
19:00
Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

You are invited to join us for this year's A. Jean de Grandpré Distinguished Speaker Series. This year's theme is Space – Science, Pop Culture and Beyond.

Macdonald start-ups win big at McGill’s Dobson Cup entrepreneurship competition

 

| EDUARDO GANEM CUENCA and KATHY MACLEAN

Students from McGill’s Macdonald Campus seem to have figured out the winning combination of talent, skills, risk –and above all, the unwavering determination it takes to convert an idea into a viable business venture.

Published: 16May2016

Valérie Toupin-Dubé awarded Equiterre's Laure Waridel Bursary

 

Congratulations to Valérie Toupin-Dubé, BSc(AgEnvSc) '16, winner of Equiterre’s Laure Waridel Bursary. The bursary was established in 2008 by Equiterre and the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins for students committed to pursuing and disseminating research on environmental and social action.

Published: 4May2016

Minoring in entrepreneurship, majoring in success

Popular culture loves the mythology of the self-made success, the boot-strapping individual who eschews formal education to blaze a path to success. But, while superstar dropouts can capture our imaginations – think Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg – they are the exceptions, not the rule. Especially in Canada: a study by the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity, for example, found that nearly 90 per cent of the founders of Canada’s top 250 tech companies are university graduates.

Published: 6Apr2016

Government of Canada invests $27 million to extend the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program for another five years

 

Minister Lawrence MacAulay was on campus to participate in the Symposium and Wrap-Up meeting for the “Effects of Agricultural Water Management Systems on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Eastern Canada” project led by Chandra Madramootoo (Bioresource Engineering).  The project was funded by the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases program.

 

 

Announcement by The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Macdonald Campus of McGill University, March 30, 2016

Published: 30Mar2016

Two New Food Security Projects Announced

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Global Affairs Canada have announced six new projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF). The projects will develop, test and apply ways to scale up innovations in food security and nutrition. These projects will scale up effective, pilot-tested innovations so that they reach poor rural populations, particularly women and small-holder farmers. Two projects have been awarded to Macdonald professors.

Published: 8Mar2016

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