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Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) Information Session

Thu, 2016-01-14 11:00 - 14:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Lobby, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Interested in international studies with a Caribbean flavour, while earning 15 credits? Then the BITS Field Course is for you!

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A New Geological Epoch, The Anthropocene

Mon, 2016-01-11 14:22

 

Scientists say it's time to declare a new geological epoch, one defined by human activity and the permanent mark it has left on the earth.

McGill Professor Peter Brown, director of Economics for the Anthropocene, is featured on CBC Radio News.

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Rolling whole grains into chewy business succecss

Wed, 2016-01-20 15:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Faculty Lounge (MS2-022), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: Free

You are invited to participate in the first Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series of 2016, featuring guest speaker Andrea Courey, Founder and former president, Grandma Emily's Granola.

Contact Information

Contact: Eduardo Ganem-Cuenca
Organization: Macdonald Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-8779
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4 O'Clock Forum: Environmental Contaminants in Birds; Molecular to Organismal Level Effects

Thu, 2016-02-18 16:00
Raymond Building : R3-048, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

The first 2016 lecture in the 4 O'Clock Forum series features "Environmental Contaminants in Birds; Molecular to Organismal Level Effects", with Prof. Jessica Head, Department of Natural Resource Sciences.

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Air Canada Backs Effort to Build Homegrown ‘Green’ Jet Fuel Infrasructure

Fri, 2015-12-11 13:51

The University of Toronto, McGill University  [BioFuelNet - Don Smith] and the International Air Transport Association are also part of the project as members of the BioFuelNet Aviation Task Force. Funding is coming from the Green Aviation Research and Development Network, which gets its support from the federal government and Canada’s aerospace sector.

Read more in  The Toronto Star

 

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Life lessons on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur with Peter McAuslan

Tue, 2015-12-01 08:50

| EDUARDO GANEM CUENCA

 

It’s a tough job market out there, and students can no longer rely on getting a job right out of university. Students from McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences longing to start business ventures of their own now have a new toolkit to help them reach their goals—the Entrepreneurship and Innovation program.

Contact Information

Contact: Eduardo Ganem Cuenca
Organization: Macdonald Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-8779
Mobile Phone: 514-632-4505
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Lest We Forget - Remembrance Day Ceremonies at Macdonald

Thu, 2015-11-05 13:41
 
| November 6 2015

Faculty, staff and students from McGill's Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences joined with their campus partners - John Abbott College and Macdonald High School - as well as with Veterans from the Veterans' Hosital in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue and invited guests from the local community to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can enjoy the freedoms and privileges we have today.

Dean Anja Geitman shared her personal experience:

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Honorary Degree Recipient Receives Nobel Prize in Medicine

Mon, 2015-10-05 10:14

 

Dr. William C. Campbell, D.Sc.'07, is among the three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, announced October 5, 2015, by the Nobel Prize Committee. William Campbell received his Honorary Doctorate at the Macdonald Campus convocation in 2007.

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Breakfast Television visits the Mac Campus Farm

Fri, 2015-10-02 09:16

 

City TV's morning show, Breakfast Television, spent an early morning on the Macdonald Campus Farm to hear about McGill's agriculture programs and try to learn some farm skills. Visits were made to the Dairy Barn, the Horticulture Centre, and the high tunnels; reporter Wilder Weir talked with Farm Director Paul Meldrum and Mike Bleho about the various programs offered at Macdonald and the "McGill Feeding McGill" program.

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