#MacShares Apple Pies!

On September 25, a community event was held in the McGill Food and Nutrition Labs – a day of apple pie baking ! More than 80 volunteers turned out to peel, cut, roll dough, make and bake apple pies. [Read more…]

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Distinguished Alumni Awards

Three alumni were recognized with Distinguished Alumni Awards during the Sir William Macdonald Luncheon at Homecoming [Read more…]

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Sally Armstrong – the Ascent of Women

Human rights activist, journalist and author Sally Armstrong, a special guest at Homecoming, spoke on the current plight of women in the world. [Read more…]

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Recognizing Outstanding Students

Before 220 attendees, the Faculty recognized more than 125 outstanding Macdonald students at the 2017 Scholastic Awards Reception. [Read more…]

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News from University Advancement

This year, we celebrated Macdonald’s 110th Anniversary and are looking forward to McGill’s Bicentennial in 2021. [Read more…]

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From the Dean


This year, Macdonald College celebrated 110 years since its founding. Even today, we are still fulfilling Sir William’s goal of “Mastery for Service”, touching the lives of communities all over the globe. It is a goal worth striving for. [Read more…]

Macdonald Homecoming a huge draw


The Macdonald Campus was a hotbed of activity during the University’s Homecoming celebrations. More than 200 alumni renewed friendships, relived shared experiences of yesteryear and participated in exceptional programming that helped strengthen ties to Macdonald researchers and students of today. [Read more…]

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The Food Revolution: What’s Next? Food Science 30th Anniversary Symposium


The Food Revolution: What’s Next? The Food Science 30th Anniversary Symposium panel discussion aimed to shed some light on present and future food. [Read more…]

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Launching the Next Generation of Engaged Scientists, and some Food for Thought


In these days of instantaneous exchanges of information and ideas, effective communication skills have become essential. Students have had opportunities to learn new skills in both technology and communication. They are learning to communicate their science using analogy and narrative as a way to get people to understand and to make a resonant point – from evolution to climate change, scientific truth needs advocates who can speak in a common, personal language. [Read more…]

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