Faculté des sciences de l'agriculture et de l'environnement

27Aug2017
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1Sep2017

Welcome to the Macdonald Campus! In order to get you settled in and familiar with Campus life, we have planned an exciting week of Orientation and Frosh events. We looking forward to meeting you!

The preliminary Orientation schedule is now available online. Event registration will open in early August.

Classified as: Orientation 2017, new students
31Aug2017
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1Sep2017

2017 Fall Orientation for incoming Macdonald Graduate Students will take place on Thursday, August 31st and Friday, September 1st.

Newly-admitted graduate students joining the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in September 2017 are invited to attend Orientation events offered at both the Macdonald and downtown McGill campuses.

Classified as: Macdonald Graduate Students Fall Orientation
6Sep201707:00
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08:30

Our 18th season of bringing timely science topics to the community will kick off on Wednesday, September 6th. Subsequent lectures are every other Wednesday from September to November.

Our theme this year is Nourishing the Body: the inside story on nutrition and health.

Our exciting panel of speakers will cover topics ranging from the food we eat to the policies governing it.

Details on the individual lectures will be posted as available. Free parking is available.

Classified as: Food for Thought Lecture Series
7Sep201717:00
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19:00

An event to honour winners of prizes, awards, recognitions and major research funding from the 2016-17 academic year.

By invitation only.

Classified as: Mac Kudos 2017
8Sep201714:30

FAES Faculty Council Meeting.

To access agenda and documents, please login on the Faculty Council login page. Note that this page is restricted to members of the FAES Faculty Council only.

Classified as: FAES faculty council
11Sep201716:00
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18:00

Mark your calendars for the annual Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Poster Presentations. Come and learn what some of our outstanding students have been up to during the summer months.

 

 

Classified as: USRA Poster presenations
12Sep201710:00
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11:30

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
16Sep201710:00
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16:00

The Macdonald Farm will be having an Open House in conjunction with Naturally, Sainte-Anne on Saturday, September 16th.  The Dairy Barn will be open to the public, with staff on hand to explain how we take care of the cows and calves, and just what goes in to producing high quality milk.   

Classified as: Macdonald Campus Farm, Open House
16Sep201711:00
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20:00

Join Macdonald alumni, classmates, and Dean Anja Geitmann on the links for a fun day of golf and/or dinner. You have the option of playing either 9 or 18 holes of free golf or just come for dinner. This year we will also honour Bob Pugh's 10 year commitment and engagement in reconnecting alumni and being the lead on numerous fundraising initiatives. We will also celebrate his 89th birthday! Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend. Consider organizing a mini class reunion!

Classified as: Macdonald Alumni Golf Day
18Sep201714:00
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15:00

This workshop will focus on the practical aspects of building a LinkedIn profile using the new interface. You will be walked through the steps on how to enhance your page and will discuss what relevant elements to include. In addition, you will receive some tips & tricks when it comes to job search strategies and building your LinkedIn network.

*** Bring your laptops so that you can work on your profile during the workshop.

*** If you have not done so already, please create a LinkedIn profile before coming to the workshop.

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
20Sep201707:00
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08:30

Our 18th season of bringing timely science topics to the community will kick off on Wednesday, September 6th. Subsequent lectures are every other Wednesday from September to November.

Our theme this year is Nourishing the Body: the inside story on nutrition and health.

Our exciting panel of speakers will cover topics ranging from the food we eat to the policies governing it.

Details on the individual lectures will be posted as available. Free parking is available.

Classified as: Food for Thought Lecture Series
20Sep201709:30
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16:30

Grad students - would you like to improve your TAing skills, use your time more efficiently, and learn how to be more effective in front of a class? Be a better TA now and a better teacher in the future? Here’s your chance!

Classified as: Graduate Students, teaching workshops
21Sep201710:00
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11:30

Attending career fairs can be a key component of a job search strategy. Having a plan in place will help you make the most of your career fair experience. This workshop will help you determine how to prepare beforehand and provide concrete tips on interacting with recruiters. We'll also cover what to do after the fair so that you can turn your conversations into lasting contacts.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Understand the steps to take prior to attending a career fair

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
25Sep201712:00
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17:00

On Monday, September 25th, Mac faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us in the Food and Nutrition labs to make apple pies for the various charitable organizations that the School of Human Nutrition works with that provide food to the needy.

La Tablée des Chefs staff and students have enthusiastically agreed to help us prep for this day, and will dedicate a day of their own time to pie making – we expect that through our joint effort,  we can provide 200 pies to these organizations just in time for the Thanksgiving weekend. 

Classified as: #MacShares, apple pies, Community Building
26Sep201710:00
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14:00

McGill University's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the Bieler Family Internship o­ffice proudly invite you to McGill University's Macdonald Campus Career Fair

 

This fair is targeted to organizations in the following industry sectors:

Classified as: Macdonald Campus Career Fair

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