November 2020

The Macdonald Campus Community has long been supportive of environmentally conscious practices, always proving itself eager to propose and adopt progressive solutions to help ensure society’s present needs are met without compromising the resources needed to sustain future generations. The Campus stewards extensive ecological resources in the region, but is aware of the importance of continuously improving the campus’ ecological footprint. [Read more…] [Lire…]


November 2020

Dr Karen Lapsley McGill’s Macdonald Campus has a reputation for being a tight-knit community, and over the course of her career in Food Science, Dr. Karen Lapsley, BSc(FSc)’74, discovered just how vast that tight-knit community is. [Read more…] [Lire…]


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| Valerie McLeod [Read in English…] En 2014, l’Université McGill a annoncé des cibles à court et à long terme de développement durable avec le dévoilement de sa Stratégie Vision 2020 : première étape d’un ambitieux plan, à cet égard, visant à atteindre une cote Platine en développement durable d’ici 2030 et la carboneutralité sur ses […]


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| Stephanie Wereley [Read in English…] Karen Lapsley, Ph. D. appuiera les efforts futurs de la Faculté de SAE Le campus Macdonald de l’Université McGill est réputé pour sa communauté très unie, et au fil de sa carrière en science de l’alimentation, Karen Lapsley, B. Sc. (Sc. A.) 1974, a découvert à quel point cette communauté très unie est vaste. […]


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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…]


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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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| Valerie McLeod [Read in English…] Bien que les Retrouvailles aient pris corps différemment en 2020, la nouvelle présentation virtuelle des classes de maître et autres événements de célébration a permis aux diplômés d’assister à des discussions fascinantes sur divers sujets, à leur convenance, dans le confort de leur foyer. L’une de ces classes — […]


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[Read in English…] Marc Bieler, ancien de McGill, s’engage à faire un don sans précédent de 15 millions de dollars à l’École de l’environnement pour propulser le savoir, la recherche et le rayonnement en environnement Les scientifiques confrontés à des questions complexes apparemment insolubles utilisent souvent le terme « problèmes pernicieux ». À n’en pas douter, certains […]


September 2020

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…]


September 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…]