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MFRE Receives 2016/2017 Peter Larkin Student Development Award!

MFRE Receives 2016/2017 Peter Larkin Student Development Award!

The Peter Larkin Award is granted to a graduate program or department that has contributed to student development in honour of Peter Larkin’s commitment and passion for teaching and graduate education. The selection committee (comprised of faculty, staff and students) were impressed with the MFRE Program’s “student academic preparations, systems to recognize early students who […]

Sumeet Gulati, MFRE prof, cited in The Economist about Washington State’s carbon tax
Skyline of Montreal from the top of Mont-Royal.

Juan Fercovic and Sumeet Gulati, MFRE alumnus and prof, identified Montreal households as the greenest in Canada

Their study “Comparing Household Greenhouse Gas Emissions Across Canadian Cities” was published in Science Direct. Picture: Clément Belleudy, Flickr.

MFRE visits Donia Farms!

MFRE visits Donia Farms!

The MFRE Students visited Donia Farms, a dairy farm located in Delta BC, featuring more that 800 milking cows.

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Two MFRE alumni are lead authors on a new report outlining the economic cost of a major oil spill in Vancouver waters

“Potential economic impact of a tanker spill on ocean-dependent activities in Vancouver, British Columbia” by Harmony Bjarnason, Ngaio Hotte and U. Rashid Sumaila. (Photo: Kent Lins, flickr)

MFRE alumna Airlie Trescowthick was recently named a Tomorrow Maker for her contribution to Australian agriculture
MFRE Alumnus to Speak at Skoll World Forum

MFRE Alumnus to Speak at Skoll World Forum

CME Group Trading Challenge

CME Group Trading Challenge

For the third year in a row, MFRE registered three teams for the CME Group Trading Challenge as part of the Futures Trading of Agricultural Commodities course. (Photo: Lars Plougmann, flickr)

NEW Entrance Scholarship Opportunities under the MFRE Award

NEW Entrance Scholarship Opportunities under the MFRE Award

A new scholarship opportunity has just become available for outstanding students who have had first-hand experience in the food and/or agricultural sectors in Canada, and will contribute that experience to the MFRE program.

MFRE Student Selected as Delegate to Skoll World Forum

MFRE Student Selected as Delegate to Skoll World Forum

Congratulations to MFRE student Isaac Jonas, who has been selected as a Young Leaders Initiative delegate for the 2015 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, taking place in Oxford in April.