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Green Careers Week 2015

Tue, 2015-03-17 (All day) - Thu, 2015-03-19 (All day)
Brown Student Services : 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Three days of events to help you learn about environmental career options. If you're looking for ideas, inspiration, motivation and advice, then Green Careers Week is for you!

Proudly organized by McGill's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and McGill School of the Environment (MSE).


SEMINAR: Career Options in the Environment

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Macdonald Campus: Faculty Lounge, MS Building

This seminar will explain the various environmental career options within a variety of industries

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Founder's Day Celebrations at Macdonald

Thu, 2015-02-12 10:00 - 13:00
Centennial Centre : Ballroom, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Join the Mac Clan for the annual celebration of the birth of Sir William Macdonald, who founded Macdonald College in 1906!

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NEW: McGill Shuttle Bus Tracker website

Fri, 2015-01-23 10:07

If you ride the inter-campus shuttle bus, you've probably found yourself waiting at the stop and wondering when it will arrive -- especially in these frigid January temperatures.  Now you don't have to guess...

The McGill Shuttle Bus Tracker is a mobile-friendly website that uses Google Maps to show you the location of each bus along its route, and how fast it's moving.

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55th Annual Woodsmen Competition

Sat, 2015-01-24 09:00 - Sun, 2015-01-25 09:00
Watson Field : Macdonald Campus 21111 Lakeshore Road Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC , H9X 3V9

Twenty teams of Lumberjacks and Jills from eight universities in Eastern Canada and the United States will test their mettle at the 55th annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen Competition, Saturday January 24 at McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Lee Bieber
Organization: Athletics and Recreation, McGill University, Macdonald College
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Office Phone: 514-398-7789
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Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) Information Session

Tue, 2015-01-20 12:00
Raymond Building : R2-013, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Spend the summer in Barbados and earn 15 credits!

McGill’s Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) program offers an opportunity for hands-on learning about food production, resource and environmental management in a tropical setting.

Application deadline is Feb. 27. Learn more about the program at our info session. A second session will follow at 13:00.


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Perspectives on sustainable life of dairy cattle: How to make sure cows age well

Tue, 2015-01-13 10:00
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Special seminar by Dr. Elsa Vasseur, Research Associate, Organic Dairy Research Center, University of Guelph

All Staff and Students are encouraged to attend.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Kevin Wade
Organization: Animal Science Department
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7973
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A place in the top 10

Thu, 2015-01-08 16:34

Research led by Prof François Barthelat in the Department of Mechanical Engineering earned a spot on Quebec's list of top 10 scientific discoveries in 2014. Inspired by natural structures like seashells, Barthelat and his team developed a technique to strengthen glass. They were able to make glass 200 times more resistant to breakage by engraving micro-cracks in wavy configurations on its surface. The pattern of micro-cracks guided larger cracks and absorbed impact energy.

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A multidisciplinary approach to improve welfare, health and longevity in dairy cows

Thu, 2015-01-08 10:00
Raymond Building : R3-011, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Special seminar by Dr. Renée Bergeron, Associate Professor and Director, Alfred Campus, University of Guelph.

All Staff and Students are encouraged to attend.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Kevin Wade
Organization: Animal Science Department
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7973
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Lunch and Learn

Mon, 2015-01-19 12:00 - 13:30
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOUR PROFESSORS ARE UP TO AND WHAT KIND OF AMAZING RESEARCH IS TAKING PLACE AT MACDONALD?

The Office of the Associate Dean (Research), in collaboration with Macdonald Campus Student Society will host its first free Lunch and Learn event.

Over a free lunch, you will be able to meet some of the faculty’s recently hired, impressive professors, listen to short presentations about their research and learn about the exciting research opportunities taking place both within and outside your department.

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TARGeting Child Health

Tue, 2015-01-27 10:00
Raymond Building : R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Special presentation by DR. JONATHON MAGUIRE, M.D. (University of Toronto). FRCPC (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada), M.Sc., Clinical Epidemiology (University of Toronto), Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto.

Dr Maguire will present an overview of TARGet Kids! past/present/future, linking early life exposures to health problems including obesity, micronutrient deficiencies, and developmental problems.

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