At-Home Homecoming 2020

Fall at Mac This year’s Homecoming was different from what we all know and love about a Mac Reunion. While we were not able to reconnect in person, there were many virtual opportunities for alumni to participate. [Read more…]

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In Memoriam: Emeritus Professor John R. Ogilvie (1930 – 2020)

John R. Ogilvie, 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, a leader in agricultural and bioresource engineering, died on March 20, 2020 at the age of 90, in Guelph, Ontario. [Read more…] [Lire…]

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Community commitment in the spotlight at Forces AVENIR gala

Macdonald Dietetics students Alyshia Guan, Asmaa Housni, Danielle Kasis Akal and Kristina Madjuga were recent Forces AVENIR award winners (health category) for their work as part of the Collaboration Interprofessionelle Montréalaise Étudiante (CIME). [Read more…]

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Message from the Dean

The fall semester is well underway and although we continue to face challenging circumstances and restrictions, every day I feel extremely proud of the hard work, resilience and flexibility of everyone in our community in delivering our academic programs and providing a safe environment for all. Life on campus is significantly different this year, and although it can be easy to dwell on some of the current hardships, it is more important than ever to try focusing on all that is still great at McGill and Macdonald! [Read more…] [Lire…]

A new chapter for Environmental Studies at McGill

Scientists grappling with complex and seemingly unresolvable issues often refer to them as “wicked problems”. Arguably, some of the nastiest are those related to the deteriorating health of our environment. Now, their efforts have been given a huge boost, through a landmark $15-million philanthropic investment in the McGill School of Environment from McGill alumnus and agri-food entrepreneur Marc Bieler, DipAgr’58, BA’64, and and his wife, Marie Bieler, BSc(Agr)’80. [Read more…] [Lire…]

Treena Wasonti:io Delormier: Building Bridges

Treena Wasonti:io Delormier, BSc(NutrSc)’93, MSc’96, Associate Professor in the School of Human Nutrition, recently-named Canada Research Chair Tier II in Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition and Food Security, and Associate Director for the Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition and Environment (CINE), is using her work to build respectful and mutually beneficial connections between institutions like McGill and the Indigenous communities she partners with. [Read more…] [Lire…]

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