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Macdonald Farm closed to visitors this summer due to construction of new Community Engagement Centre

McGill University’s Macdonald Campus Farm is embarking on an ambitious project to renovate the century old dairy barn into a new centre to welcome visitors to the world of food production.  The only operating dairy farm on the island of Montreal, the Macdonald Campus Farm, welcomes school visits during the months of May and June only.

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Published: 30 May 2017

The Kohlrabi Collective: Creating a Connected Local Food System

McGill students are champions of the local and sustainable food movement. The McGill Farmers’ Market, the Macdonald Student-Run Ecological Gardens (MSEG), and Organic Campus are student-run projects, independently established to produce, promote, and distribute local food at McGill.

Read more in The Sandbox.

Published: 19 May 2017

Classes and exams cancelled Monday, May 8th

Because of flooding issues, day and evening summer classes and exams are cancelled on Monday, May 8, 2017, at both McGill’s Macdonald Campus and its downtown campus.

McGill Newsroom.

 

Published: 7 May 2017

Highway 20 overpass construction to begin May 8

Updated May 5, 2017

The Quebec Ministry of Transport has confirmed the resumption of the Macdonald Campus Hwy 20 overpass renovation project on May 8 until August 15.

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Published: 2 May 2017

Légalisation de la marijuana: deux québécois dans la filière verte

Vincent MarissalLa Presse

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Published: 24 Apr 2017

Intitative to fund scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana

Dr. Grace Marquis, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, has received $500,000 CAD from the Queen Elizabeth Scholars initiative to fund researchers and scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana.

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Published: 19 Apr 2017

Gestion des eaux de ruissellement - Montréal annonce un nouveau partenariat avec l'Université McGill afin d'identifier les meilleures pratiques de plantation d'arbres

Bioresource Engineering professors Grant Clark  and Shiv Prasher, along with colleagues Dr. Maryam Kargar (Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Manager), Masters student Marcelo Frosi, Dr....

Published: 19 Apr 2017

Campus Highway 20 overpass construction to resume

The Quebec Ministry of Transport has advised that it will recommence major repairs to the campus Highway 20 overpass as of May 1, 2017. The project is projected to end on August 15, 2017. Click on the maps above to see an enlarged views of the construction and detour zones.

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Published: 19 Apr 2017

McGill's Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne gets funding boost

McGill University’s Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue received some good news last Friday when the Quebec government made two funding announcements that will help boost the Faculty of Agricultural Environmental Sciences.

Read more in The Gazette

 

Published: 5 Apr 2017

Student captures 2nd place in NSERC - Science, action! competition

Congratulations to M.Sc. candidate Émile Brisson-Curadeau (Supervisor: Prof. Kyle Elliott, NRS) for capturing second place in "NSERC -" Science, action!" competition contest for "La sentinelle des mers". 

ABOUT ÉMILE

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Published: 5 Apr 2017

Macdonald Campus Seed Library Launch

There were happy faces all around at Monday's launch of the Macdonald Campus Seed Library. The project, initiated by Liaison Librarian Dana Ingalls, offers seeds and gardening resources to members of the McGill community. According to Ingalls, "many public and academic libraries are expanding services to meet community needs. They are lending tools, artwork, exercise equipment, and more....

Published: 24 Mar 2017

Elena Bennett @Davos

For those of you who missed it, take a few minutes to watch Elena Bennett's presentation @Davos. "By dwelling on the possibility of a dystopian environmental future, we run the risk of making the prediction self-fulfilling. We need more inspirational visions – but which are realistic and believable."

Watch on McGillMacCampus Youtube

Published: 24 Mar 2017

Interview with Nathalie Haddad

Nathalie Haddad, MSc(A) '02 (Human Nutrition), was a pioneer in the UAE healthy meal delivery market when she founded her company, Right Bite, in 2004. Since then, the nutritional consultation and meal delivery service has helped its clients lose [...] 250,000 kg excess weight, she tells Caterer Middle East....

Published: 24 Mar 2017

Classes cancelled Wednesday March 15

Because of the difficult weather and transportation issues caused by the blizzard, classes on both our campuses will be cancelled for the remainder of today, March 15, including evening courses. Tests and exams will be rescheduled as necessary. Managers are asked to understand that some staff who managed to get into work today might have to leave earlier than normal....

Published: 15 Mar 2017

McGill tries to chop down competition at lumberjack event

More than 140 competitors from six Canadian universities and colleges competed in the 57th annual McGill intercollegiate woodsmen competition Saturday at McGill’s Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. The Mac lumberjills left the competition in the sawdust came by winning the women’s division with 1170.03 points, edging out Dalhousie, with 1124.37. The win allowed the Mac women to solidify their hold in first place in the six-team Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Association ...

Published: 31 Jan 2017

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