October 2020

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…]


September 2020

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…]


September 2020

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…]


September 2020

This summer the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AES) hosted 21 undergraduate summer researchers, each supervised by a Macdonald Campus faculty member. [Read more…] [Lire plus…]


April 2019

Each year, students in the Faculty are presented with a myriad of opportunities to learn, explore, and shine. From research to entrepreneurship, the students in the FAES make us proud of their achievements. […]


March 2016

Camille Fong What does it take to educate a generation of students to become thinkers, problem solvers and leaders? How can we help create a successful transition from the classroom to the world? Combine life and learning in higher education? Help students gain real-life experience and build skillsets? Learn more about Camille Fong’s internship and how it helped her grow. [Read more..]


March 2016

Pierre Tulk_150 Every year at this time, students across the country compete to undertake summer research internships with some of the country’s top researchers. Research internships provide terrific opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience; in 2015, seventeen Macdonald students participated in the program. While the majority of the student research was funded by NSERC and CIHR awards, Pierre Tulk’s work was funded through the Schull-Yang International Research Award, made possible by the generosity of McGill alumni Joseph Schull, BA’82, MA’85, and Anna Yang, BCL, LLB’88. Read more about Pierre’s journey to Panama. [Read more…]


March 2016

Groundit_Mitalie_150jpg Groundit was one of several Macdonald teams to enter the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup and to be mentored by the Macdonald Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. The program supports student entrepreneurs through mentoring activities, a new Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation offered in collaboration with the Desautels Faculty of Management, and by attracting funding to support student business ventures such as the Food and Agribusiness Convergent Innovation Prize, which will be awarded to a team entering this year’s Dobson Cup competition. Mitalie Makhani, one of the founder’s of Groundit, shares her journey. [Read more…]


March 2016

IMG_3047_150 Many of the courses offered at Macdonald are formulated to include as much hands-on experience as possible, whether in the lab, out in the field or, as in this case, in the Food Labs. Share in Emma’s experience preparing a meal for some of Mac’s athletes. [Read more…]


March 2016

FSARoundtable1_150 We are fortunate at Macdonald to have alumni who are willing to share their expertise and personal stories with our students. Every winter term, we work hand-in-hand with student groups to invite alumni to participate in mentoring round table discussions touching on career choices, how to create opportunities for oneself, and what it means to make that transition from being a student to the workforce. [Read more…]