Macdonald Campus attracts some of the greatest minds. These labs, libraries and fields are where passionate individuals find an output of their knowledge and curiosity. There are ideas, innovation, and drive that demand to be seen by not just Mac Campus of Mcgill, but all of Montreal -and beyond-.
Blood Drive in the Ceilidh on WEDNESDAY, Sept 20th, 9:30am-3:30pm
Give Blood, Give Life!
This past summer on July 25th my friend and colleague Terry Wheeler lost his courageous battle with cancer. Terry was an Associate Professor of Entomology in the Natural Resource Sciences Department as well as an Associate Member in the McGill School of Environment. Terry was an outstanding researcher who worked at the interface of taxonomy, phylogeny and the ecology of insects.
Every Monday night, Students who wish to learn the French language are welcome to attend the FREE Language Café.
The Café is hosted by MSOAR and the Housing Office.
All are welcome and no French language background is required.
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Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Special Presentation
Thurs, Sept 28th at 2pm in Faculty Lounge (MS2-022)
Agenda 2030 and Zero Hunger: Where to begin?
Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, Ph.D, DSc
Former President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Macdonald Undergrads and graduate students are invited to craft their stories at 4 interactive storytelling sessions with Matt Goldberg, founder of Confabulation. Interested students are expected to attend all 4 sessions: Wednesdays Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 at 12pm –1:30 pm.
Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs volunteering programs abroad. We examine various social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profit organizations, and communities.
On Thursday, September 21, stop by the Macdonald Stewart Lobby to meet representatives from the Sustainability Projects Fund. We are here to answer your questions and hear about your project ideas!
MCSS is in search of a subcommittee for communications.
What does that entail?
It could range from designing a poster, to offering your expertise and contribution to Mac Campus’s brand new magazine: IGNITE.
Viens découvrir les ressources qu’offre le CRAAQ aux futures agronomes!
Présentation de l’organisation et des outils web (tels qu’IRIIS phytoprotection, SAGE pesticides, Agri-Réseau, références économiques) qui sont à votre disposition.
Been waiting to get an STI test but haven’t had the time? Well, Mac’s Nurse through the McGill Student Health Service is hosting FREE drop-ins to screen for Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing (STI) on Tuesday, October 3rd from 1:30-3:30 pm in the Centennial Centre. Be sure to bring your McGill ID and health insurance cards.
There will be a general information on the McGill Field Study Semesters on Thursday September 21st at 5pm in Burnside Hall room 308.
This session targets the U2 and U3 students who might be interested in applying to one of the McGill field study semesters.
Operation Wallacea (OpWall) will be on campus to promote their Science – Environment international volunteer opportunities – Tuesday Sept 26 in MS2-084 at 4:30pm. http://opwall.com
AIESEC Info Session
Where: Macdonald Campus Library Room 202
When: Wed, Sep 20th. 4:30pm-5:30pm
Want to join AIESEC McGill's Macdonald campus team? Want to go abroad for a working experience at any time of the year? This is your chance!
Concerned about waste management on campus?? So are we! Let's talk about what needs to be changed and what we can do about it.
Gorilla Composting will be meeting in the EcoNiche (Centennial Center) at 5pm on Thursday, September 21st. Snacks will be provided!
Want to know how to eat healthier with local food and easy recipes?
Come to the food booth run by Dietetics students, Friday, Sept 22nd, starting at 11am, in the MS Faculty Lounge, (MS2-022) to taste the delicious sample and learn how to treat your body well with food from Mac Market. This week we will provide an eggplant side dish sample.
MEDLIFE is a non-profit student organization that was established with a view towards alleviating global poverty through the distribution and promotion of Medicine, Education, and Development. So, if you always wanted to join MEDLIFE, but the travel downtown was too far, then Mac MEDLIFE is for you!!!
Terry Fox Run will be on Thursday, September 28th from 12pm-3:30pm. Participants can walk or jog 2.5 km or 5km. We hope to see you there!
Come try augmented reality (AR) at the entrance of the Mac Campus Library on Thurs, September 21, from 2pm to 4pm
Join colleagues and classmates in the Food and Nutrition Labs, to turn apples from our orchards into pies for community organizations. As a bonus - have a slice of apple pie and a coffee on us!
Are you interested in working, volunteering, studying or living overseas?
Check out opportunities in more than 100 countries at the 2017 Go Global Expo! (www.letsgoglobal.ca)
Welcome back everyone!
The Out of the Garden Project will be back this year with healthy, local, and affordable food in a few short weeks.
In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled and check us out on social media for more updates.
See you soon!
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For both graduates and undergraduates students:
Passionate about sustainability around the world? You must have heard about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals! Come in mass to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) Youth Training on Wednesday 25th October 2017 from 4-8 pm in the SSMU Building downtown.
Interested in learning about different aspects related to biotechnology industry?
We are pleased to introduce BioConnect’17 conference "Today's Passion, Tomorrow's Innovation", on Friday, November 3rd 2017 at McGill New Residence Hall in Montreal
Want to join your fellow artists at McGill and kick start your artistic career?
As your Graduate Career Advisor, I want to invite the artist in you to join us on Wed, Nov 1st to sell or exhibit your artwork.
Not an artist but appreciate art? Save the date and come to browse or do your holiday shopping.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:30pm-7pm at the Redpath Museum - 859 Sherbrooke St W
The Harvest Festival is a fundraising event hosted by the Bread Basket Lac-Sainte-Louis, a non-profit community organization, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.
Come support if you can.
Tim Campbell, an Access Services Advisor from the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) will be at Mac to meet with students on:
Wednesday September 13th from 9am-4:30pm
Tuesday September 19th from 2:30pm-4:30pm
Please call 514-398-7992 to book an appointment!
The goal of this workshop is to provide a medium for discussion for our faculty and students and allow them to be exposed to new and exciting research in the field of mass spectrometry with a focus on food/nutrition/environment and agriculture.
Bartending course at the Ceilidh, from 6pm-9pm on the following dates:
Session 1: Sept 25, 26 and Oct 2, 3
Session 2: Oct 16, 17 and Oct 23, 24
Cost: $65. Cash only.
Sign up at the MCSS counter.
Hurry, there is limited space!
Student Services, room 124, Centennial Centre, Macdonald Campus.
Fall 2017-2018 schedule.
o Student Health Services – Nurse
- Monday, Wednesday & Thursday.
o Counselling – Psychologist :
- Every day (except Wednesday).
Join us for the MAC MIDWEEK
Begins: Wednesday, September 20th Time: 12pm–1pm Place: R3-047, Raymond Bldg.
Mac Spiritual Liaison: Vicki Cowan: email@example.com
The Yearbook Committee is looking for new members to join, if you are looking for a place where you can be creative and autonomous, this is the place for you! If you want to work on a project that captures the good times and memories mac students spend on campus, the yearbook committee is where you need to be.
September 20 - November 22
How are you being fulfilled by your research?
Meaningful Science is a 10-week guided conversation series for graduate students in STEM-fields that will help you develop your identity as a scientist, challenge and articulate your worldviews, and engage you in a discussion on responsibility and social impact of science.