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Professor Chris Buddle appointed as the new Dean of Students of McGill

 

Please join the Mac Community in congratulating Professor Chris Buddle on his new appointment as Dean of Students, McGill University.

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Published: 14 Jul 2016

ALASKA'S SHOREBIRDS EXPOSED TO MERCURY

 

Shorebirds breeding in Alaska are being exposed to mercury at levels that could put their populations at risk, according to new research from The Condor: Ornithological Applications.

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Published: 13 Jul 2016

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.»

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Published: 12 Jul 2016

FARMING CAMP AT MACDONALD CAMPUS COULD CULTIVATE LOVE OF AGRICULTURE

 

A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the [Macdonald] campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue…

Macdonald campus, therefore, is a God-send.  

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Published: 12 Jul 2016

EXPLORING THE BIOFUELS OPPORTUNITY

 

(Interview with Dr. Donald L. Smith Professor, McGill University; Director and CEO, BioFuelNet Canada)

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Published: 12 Jul 2016

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: 23 Jun 2016

La chaire de recherche sur le bien-être des vaches laitières est déjà en activité

 

La chaire de recherche sur le bien-être des vaches laitières est déjà en activité.

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Published: 8 Jun 2016

WHY DON'T WE JUST GET RID OF MOSQUITOES ALTOGETHER?

 

With peak biting season for mosquitoes just around the corner, many of us might be tempted to wonder why don't we just get rid of the darn things altogether.Mosquitoes, after all, are attracted to many of the same things that attract humans during the summer months. "If you're outside having a barbecue with a bunch of friends, that's just a welcome sign for mosquitoes," said Chris Cloutier, a naturalist at the Morgan Aboretum.

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Published: 7 Jun 2016

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

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