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Sacred Green @ Mac Campus

Tue, 2013-02-12 12:30 - 13:30
Centennial Centre : Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

All students and staff are welcome to a lunch meeting with Rev. Neil Whitehouse, Interim Director McGill Chaplaincy Services, who will address how the struggle for global change to life-sustaining societies affects us personally.   

This uses  the work of buddhist eco-theologian Joanna Macy (Coming Back to Life).  The approach is to move through four themes: thanksgiving, acknowledgement of the burdens of alarm, seeing with new eyes, and going forward.  

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The Industry of Food: why we eat what we eat

Thu, 2013-02-07 10:00
Centennial Centre : Ballroom, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Join Macdonald faculty, staff, students and alumni for the annual celebration of Sir William C. Macdonald, founder of Macdonald College, one of McGill's greatest benefactors and the fourth Chancellor of the University.

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Development of the Malaria Parasite: Shedding Light using Live Cell Imaging

Thu, 2013-02-21 16:00
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The second 4 O'Clock Forum seminar will be given by Prof. Petra Rohrbach, Institute of Parasitology.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Jaswinder Singh
Email:
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Economics of Genetically Modified Crops

Thu, 2013-01-17 16:00
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

4 O'Clock Forum starts its winter seminar series with a talk by Prof. Anwar Naseem, Agricultural Economics, Department of Natural Resource Sciences.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Jaswinder Singh
Email:
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Interruption of telephone service at Macdonald campus

Sat, 2012-11-17 07:00 - 15:00

Due to maintenance, all telephones on Macdonald campus will be out of service on Saturday, November 17, starting at 7:00 am.  By around 7:45 - 8:00 telephone service will be restored to the Security Office and other high priority circuits.  Individual phone lines will be restored one-by-one throughout the day.  The maintenance should be completed by about 3:00 pm.

Please consider bringing a mobile phone with you if you plan to be at Macdonald campus that day. We apologize in advance for this inconvenience.

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Ensuring Global Food Security: Unlocking the potential of smallholder agriculture

Thu, 2012-11-01 10:00
Raymond Building : R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The McGill Institute for Global Food Security, as part of the Margaret A. Gilliam Lecture Series in Food Security, invites you to a special presentation by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

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Fifth McGill Conference on Global Food Security

Tue, 2012-10-16 17:00 - Thu, 2012-10-18 15:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8
Price: General admission $375; Students (with ID card) $55

Food Prices and Political Instability

Almost 1 billion people in the world today, most living in developing nations, are food insecure, undergoing periods when daily food intake is below minimum survival levels. 

Contact Information

Contact: Kim Reany
Organization: McGill Conference on Global Food Security
Email:
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