Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences news
In an OpEd piece in The National, a new English-language daily in Abu Dhabi, Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill writes that in the early 1960s, parts of the world, particularly Asia, were affected by back-to-back droughts that led to massive starvation, famine and deaths.
To: All McGill Staff and Students. Last night, AGSEM, the union representing Teaching Assistants and Demonstrators at McGill, declared a strike against the University.
Macdonald Innovations for Teaching Improvement (MITI), a project funded through the generosity of Anne and Stewart Brown, is proud to present a free Graduate Teaching Workshop at Macdonald Campus on September 6 and 7, 2007, from 9 am-2:30 pm. This workshop will be taught by Teaching Fellows from the Tomlinson Project in University-Level Science Education (T-PULSE). Space is limited/lunch provided. Application deadline: Wednesday, August 22, 2007. For more information and to apply, contact Tracy Eades at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The inter-campus shuttle bus service will be on summer schedule from May 7 to August 24, 2007. Regular service resumes on August 27, 2007. Please visit the shuttle bus website for departure times for both campuses.
Our Centenary celebrations will span parts of both 2006 and 2007, allowing us to recognize the year of incorporation of Macdonald, as well as the year the first students were admitted for studies. Please visit the Centenary site often. It will be a great source of up-to-the-minute information on plans in progress. See you there!
You are invited to attend the town hall meeting on the Macdonald Campus Master Plan, to be held on Tuesday, November 15, at 3 pm, in the Centennial Centre Ballroom.
Please be advised that the summer shuttle bus will run again this year. The service will start on Monday, May 2, and run until Friday, August 19. Please check the Macdonald website for further details.