McMaster Archive

September 14, 2021

Immune Nations: New MMA exhibition highlights complexities of vaccination

For its debut presentation in Canada, the evidence-based art exhibition addresses the role of global vaccination through collaborative art and research projects. 

September 13, 2021

Meet Pasha Malla, 2021-22 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence

The program is led by McMaster University’s Department of English and Cultural Studies of the Faculty of Humanities in partnership with McMaster University Library and Hamilton Public Library. It is supported by the Taylor family.

September 10, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-up Clinic on Campus

McMaster University is hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-up Clinic on Tuesday, September 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the tent on the lawn in front of the Burke Science Building on campus.  

September 9, 2021

24,000 students, faculty, and staff provide COVID-19 vaccination proof in MacCheck

In the first three days after launching on September 6th, 24,000 McMaster students, faculty members and staff have uploaded their proof of vaccination in MacCheck.  

September 9, 2021

A guide to a safe, respectful return to campus

A handy reminder as you join our community: This is your home, and we appreciate your help taking care of it and of each other. 

September 8, 2021

Training required to attend a McMaster location

Students, faculty and staff who are coming to any McMaster location or affiliate location for the first time ever or for the first time since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 are required to complete Back to Mac COVID-19 Training.  

September 7, 2021

Back to Mac: Snapshots from Day 1

That bounce in your step, that little sizzle of energy you feel? It’s because our community is slowly, steadily, safely coming back to Mac. Here’s how Day 1 went. 

September 7, 2021

Vaccination proof required for visitors, volunteers, contractors, and lessees

Beginning September 7th, anyone attending a McMaster campus or facility location (including hospital settings) is required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

September 7, 2021

McMaster community, Welcome Back to Mac

Whether you’ve been on campus throughout the pandemic, are returning to a familiar place, arriving in Hamilton for the first time, or joining us remotely, welcome back to McMaster!

September 6, 2021

MacCheck COVID digital tool now available to upload proof of vaccination

The MacCheck digital tool is now available via website browser on any device (smartphone, laptop or tablet).

September 3, 2021

Back to Mac: Instructor Guide to September

With days to go before the start of the fall semester, instructors have questions about what to expect. This guide is intended to provide key information you will need for the first few weeks of term. 

September 3, 2021

Back to Mac: Employee Guide to September

With days to go before the start of the fall semester, employees have questions about what to expect. This guide is intended to provide key information and resources you will need for the first few weeks of term. 

September 3, 2021

Back to Mac: Student Guide to September

Whether you have been on campus throughout the pandemic, are returning to a familiar place or are arriving in Hamilton for the first time. This guide gives you the most important information and resources you will need for the first few weeks of term.

September 2, 2021

McMaster’s vaccination mandate takes effect Sept. 7. Here’s what you need to know

Starting September 7, all McMaster faculty, students and staff will be required to upload proof of vaccination to the MacCheck digital tool and complete daily COVID health screening to go to any McMaster campus or location.

September 2, 2021

McMaster ranked among the top 80 universities worldwide

McMaster has been named among the world’s top 100 universities for the fifth year in a row, according to a key international ranking that spans more than 1,600 institutions worldwide.

September 1, 2021

Ask a McMaster expert: Medical conditions and COVID-19 vaccine exemptions

We spoke with Dr. Zain Chagla, associate professor of Medicine to answer questions about the rare cases where there may be a medical exemption, and how vaccines are proven to be safe and effective.  

September 1, 2021

Updated physical distancing rules on campus

On Tuesday, the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities provided direction on physical distancing requirements for the Fall.

August 30, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Aug. 29

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus involving a student/staff member who was last on campus August 29 in MUSC.

August 27, 2021

Equipping students with the skills to tackle some of the planet’s most pressing justice challenges

Learn more about two newer SUSTAIN courses that tap into lived experience and encourage students to draw connections between equity and sustainability.

August 27, 2021

Remembering Paul MacPherson  

Businessman, philanthropist, professor and McMaster grad Paul MacPherson ’57 leaves a remarkable legacy – one that will continue to be felt at McMaster for generations to come.