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Do you realize that you are part of the reason that Macdonald Campus Students’ Society (MCSS) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year? From its origins in College residences, the MCSS and its associated committees assumed more and more responsibility in shaping and supervising student life. […]


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McGillRemembers Thanks to the efforts of Natalie Waters, Head Librarian, Macdonald Campus Library and Learning Centre, a suite of Macdonald College publications will be digitized this summer. Says Waters, “Up until now the publications in the collection have been spread between the University’s two campuses, with the primary collection residing at Macdonald. The impetus for the project is based on regular requests for access to our historical records, including scholarly works, extracurricular pursuits, outreach activities and genealogical information.” […]


April 2013

Through the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Graduate Program, the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has been training the next generation of water professionals in interdisciplinary concepts and methods for adaptive, integrated, and participatory water resources management. We contacted three of our alumni from the IWRM program to learn about the directions they have taken in their career path. Each of them shared a glimpse of their work in this featured article: IWRM Alumni in Action. […]


April 2013

A new MSc (Applied) in Bioresource Engineering — Integrated Food and Bioprocessing — will be offered this fall. The program will give students an understanding of how agricultural and food production systems interact, and the tools and techniques required to design, manage and sustain the planet’s biomass. […]


April 2013

The Faculty is pleased to announce the launching of the Macdonald Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. […]


December 2012

Dean Madramootoo, Professor Vijaya Raghavan and Professor Donald Smith were recognized for their significant contribitions to their respective fields. […]


December 2012

McGill University scientists awarded 2.79 million dollars to improve potato, for increased food security of indigenous communities in Colombia, based on functional genomics |McGill press release Scientists from McGill University, led by Professor Ajjamada Kushalappa, in collaboration with scientists from Universidad Nacional de Colombia and the indigenous communities education institute Fundelsurco, are to develop potato […]


December 2012

The summer of 2012 saw fifty-one Macdonald Campus students participate in the Internship Program offered through the Bieler Family Internship Office. There were thirty-three companies involved with the program, four of which hosted two or more students. In addition, seven Macdonald Campus professors had interns working under their supervision, doing research in their labs. There […]


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BioFuelNetOn May 30, the Honorable Gary Goodyear, Minister of Science and Technology, announced the funding for 3 new centers of excellence, with one of them being at McGill. The one at McGill is of course BioFuelNet, led by Professor Don Smith.


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| Linda Do BSc Food Chemistry Undergrad We all know ‘you are what you eat’. But do you always know what you are eating? We all want to overcome the hurdles of life…and we can do that with food, because after all, that is what food science is about. “Molecular gastronomy is an important sub-discipline […]