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Erik Kudelka's heroic struggle not just to graduate from McGill, but to survive

 

It has taken Erik Kudelka 11 years to graduate from McGill University, so the Macdonald Campus convocation Friday will be momentous day for him.

 

Read Erik's story in The Montreal Gazette.

 

 

Published: 3 Jun 2016

McGill Alumni Association launches McGillConnect

 

Are you interested in connecting with other McGill alumni, sharing experiences and opportunities, or accessing the McGill network to reach career goals? If so, come check out #McGillConnect, an exclusive career network created for the McGill community.  

 

WITH THIS NEW PLATFORM YOU CAN:

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Published: 25 May 2016

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.

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Published: 16 May 2016

When the cows come home, how long will they stay?

 

In the barn with McGill’s new NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle

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Published: 4 May 2016

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.

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Published: 4 May 2016

Less body fat for toddlers taking vitamin D

 

Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development

A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life appears to set children up to have more muscle mass and less body fat as toddlers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.

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Published: 2 May 2016

« L’HONORIS CAUSA, JE LE PRENDS POUR TOUTES LES FAMILLES AGRICOLES »

 

« L’HONORIS CAUSA, JE LE PRENDS POUR TOUTES LES FAMILLES AGRICOLES » La nouvelle a été divulguée sur Facebook : Maria Labrecque Ducheneau sera récipiendaire d’un doctorat honorifique (honoris causa) le 3 juin prochain. Le doctorat lui sera décerné par la rectrice de l’Université McGill, Suzanne Fortier, lors de la collation des grades des étudiants en sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement.

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Published: 25 Apr 2016

Lawrence Goodridge interviewed on Hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

 

LAWRENCE GOODRIDGE, DEPT. OF FOOD SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY, WAS INTERVIEWED ON CBC RADIO’S HOMERUN AT 5:40 PM ABOUT AN OUTBREAK OF HEPATITIS A LINKED TO BERRIES SOLD AT COSTCO.

LISTEN: CBC Homerun

 

Published: 25 Apr 2016

WANTED: PLAIN TALK FROM THE LAB

 

Excitement was in the air last May at a glitzy Toronto reception for “rockstar” professionals not accustomed to glitz: research scientists from six Canadian universities... At McGill University, insect scientist Chris Buddle submitted one study to a journal in “more of a casual, non-jargony language, (trying) to write it in a way that’s a bit more engaging, and not the typical dry scientific writing.”

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Published: 18 Apr 2016

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....

Published: 6 Apr 2016

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.

 

 

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Published: 30 Mar 2016

Province to boost agrifood competitiveness and industrial innovation

|KATHY MACLEAN, COMMUNICATIONS, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

 

There was good news all around for the Quebec agri-food sector in the recent provincial budget.

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Published: 23 Mar 2016

BioFuelNet conçoit les biocarburants de l’avenir

 

Dans l’édifice qui accueillait autrefois la brasserie Dow, angle Peel et Notre-Dame, rebaptisé Carrefour d’innovation INGO, est installé un groupe de recherche qui se consacre au développement des carburants de l’avenir. BioFuelNet regroupe 75 chercheurs de 27 universités canadiennes et travaille avec 90 partenaires industriels. Sa mission : développer une industrie de biocarburants avancés prospère et durable. ...

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Published: 22 Mar 2016

EXOMARS OUTBOUND IN SEARCH FOR LIFE SIGNS

 

Professor Lyle White, Natural Resource Sciences, is interviewed on his role in Mars exploration and the Exomars Space Probe.

Listen to the interview

 

 

 

Published: 22 Mar 2016

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