Join Macdonald faculty, staff, students and alumni for the annual celebration of Sir William C. Macdonald, founder of Macdonald College, one of McGill's greatest benefactors and the fourth Chancellor of the University.
On the program:
The contributions of seven students to the Macdonald Community and student life will be recognized with Gold Key Awards;
EW Crampton Award and Lecture: Integrative biology of environmentally-induced autoimmune type 1 diabetes
The Earle W. Crampton Award is given in recognition of Distinguished Service in fields dealing with Nutrition and Food, and consists of an inscribed plaque and an honorarium. The recipient will deliver the Crampton Award Lecture on the Macdonald Campus during the spring semester of each academic year; the lecture is open to the public.
Lumberjacks and Jills from eight universities in Eastern Canada and the United States will test their mettle at the 54th annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen Competition, Saturday January 25.
Wood chips will fly as over 100 competitors vie for individual, doubles and team honours in traditional woodsmen events that include axe throwing, log rolling, pole climbing, water boil, snowshoe race and more. The events are a showcase of Canada’s rich history in forestry as celebrated by a whole new generation of lumberjacks.
The third talk in the "4 O'Clock Forum" series will be given by Prof. Tim Geary, director of the Institute of Parasitology.
The second talk in the "4 O'Clock Forum" series will be given by Professor Don Smith, Plant Science Deaprtment.
A new term of "4 O'Clock Forum" kicks off on January 23rd with a talk on food security by Prof. Hugo Ramiro Melgar-Quiñonez, School of Dietetics & Human Nutrition and Director, McGill Institute for Global Food Security.
PhD Oral Defense: ENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF PHENOLIC LIPIDS FROM KRILL OIL IN SOLVENT-FREE MEDIA AND THEIR MICROENCAPSULATION
PhD Oral Defense by: Sarya Aziz, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Every year, sudents in Landscape Design FMTP 097 are required to put together a photo display on a theme. Each display consists of 3 photos. This year, students must photograph plants in one of the following themes: containers (pots, window boxes…); ground surfaces (walkways, paths…); vertical surfaces (fences, trellises…); seats (chairs, benches…).
Come and vote for your favourite display.
Macdonald Centraide Campaign. Join us for a fresh bagel and coffee on Thursday, November 28 in the Macdonald Stewart Lobby. All proceeds to Centraide - miniumum suggested donation is $2
Handling Regionalisation at the Global Scale in Life Cycle Impact Assessment: Impact World+ Methodology
We are pleased to announce a special seminar, titled "Handling Regionalisation at the Global Scale in Life Cycle Impact Assessment: Impact World+ Methodology." This seminar will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, from 9h30 to 11h30, in the Macdonald-Stewart-building, room B-016. The guest lecturers for the seminar are core members of CIRAIG and team leaders for Impact World+, a globally regionalised life cycle impact assessment methodology.