Jeunes chercheurs dynamiques, affiches dynamiques

Cet été, la Faculté des sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement (FSAE) a accueilli 21 chercheurs du premier cycle, chacun étant supervisé par un membre du corps professoral du campus Macdonald. [Lire…] [Read more…]

McGill-Mac Campus Alums named to Canadian Agricultural Youth Council

We were thrilled to learn that several members of the McGill-Macdonald Campus community were selected from more than 800 applicants to sit on the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council. In this issue of Focus on Macdonald, we are pleased to introduce readers to MSc student Cesarée Morier-Gxoyiya, BSc(AgEnvSc)’18, Steven Paolitto, BSc(AgEnvSc)’19, and MSc student Rose Seguin, BSc(AgEnvSc)’17. [Read more…]

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Navigating the new academic year

Valérie Orsat, Associate Dean (Student Affairs, Macdonald Campus Each new school year is unique, and back-to-school in fall 2020 has taken a very different shape than usual. The campus is still as beautiful as ever with summer’s end, however with much reduced student presence since most of our courses are being taught entirely through remote platforms. The fall term has presented challenges and increased stress for both students (faced with the unexpected) and course instructors (faced with the uncertainty of the teaching medium). [Read more…] [Lire…]

Virtual Programming – Our New Outreach

We have been offering timely science topics to the community for 21 years through our Food for Thought Lecture Series, and felt the need to continue offering interesting and thought-provoking lectures/discussions for the Fall term. For the past four years, the Series has opened with our very special A. Jean de Grandpré Distinguished Speaker Series. The Series was established to honour Chancellor Emeritus M. A. Jean de Grandpré (1984 to 1991), a long-standing member of the McGill Board of Governors and one of Canada’s most distinguished business leaders. [Read more…]

At-Home Homecoming 2020

Although ongoing health and safety concerns have resulted in the disappointing decision to cancel an in-person Homecoming, alumni are invited to a different kind of fall celebration: At-Home Homecoming. So, from the comfort of your home, you can enjoy a slew of interesting virtual events. [Read more…] [Lire…]

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