McMaster Archive

September 25, 2020

COVID reporting tool now available in Mosaic, what to do when coming to campus, and library updates

Also: what you need to know if you're coming to campus, as well as library updates.

September 25, 2020

Class project gets Hamilton talking about toilets

Students’ social media campaign draws attention to an issue that’s only gotten worse with COVID-19 closures: a lack of public bathrooms.

September 25, 2020

“we remain profoundly and infinitely connected”

McMaster Museum of Art installs a new neon sculpture by Hiba Abdallah.

September 24, 2020

McMaster University Continuing Education to offer micro-certification in data analytics

Developed in partnership with the National Institutes of Health Informatics, three innovative eight-session courses will allow participants to demonstrate specific in-demand skills for employers.

September 24, 2020

“Lean into the challenges”

As the first virtual semester gets underway, Mac has welcomed thousands of first-year students with dedicated virtual programs, activities and communities.

September 23, 2020

SHIFT 2020 starts today – and here are all the thinkers who are participating

SHIFT 2020, a three-day online festival of ideas spearheaded by the Socrates Project, starts today and runs until September 25. All events are free, but registration is required.

September 22, 2020

Clean Team, assemble!

McMaster’s Rapid Response Clean Team is keeping campus clean and safe.

September 22, 2020

Help shape the future of McMaster

Over the next five weeks, President David Farrar is asking faculty, students, staff and alumni to share their thoughts on the direction McMaster should take over the next 30 years.

September 22, 2020

College-university partnership creates diploma-to-degree program for Indigenous Studies students

Students in Indigenous-focused courses at Mohawk and Lambton colleges can continue their studies at McMaster or Wilfrid Laurier, gaining a diploma and an honours degree in just four years.

September 21, 2020

Engineering startup to compete for $30K in LiONS LAIR competition

ImaginAble Solutions will participate in the final round of the LiONS LAIR competition from Sept. 21 to 24.

September 17, 2020

Seeing the world as a garden

Adrianne Xavier brings the interconnectedness of a traditional Three Sisters garden to her research and her new role as acting director of McMaster’s Indigenous Studies Program.

September 16, 2020

New MacDATA fellows ready to tease new insights out of complex data

Seven McMaster graduate students are using data science approaches to provide new insights into a number of areas of research.

September 16, 2020

McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine is a global success

People from more than 75 countries have accessed the free digital version of the made-by-McMaster resource, which is the first comprehensive Canadian textbook of internal medicine.

September 15, 2020

Connecting with students online – one loaf of bread at a time

Biology prof Rosa da Silva takes science students into her kitchen for a Welcome Week lecture on breadmaking,

September 15, 2020

McMaster professor Salim Yusuf honoured with national award

Salim Yusuf is the first McMaster faculty member to receive the prestigious McLaughlin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada.

September 14, 2020

Employers are eager to meet and hire Mac students at the Online Fall Career Fair

More than 70 employers will be participating in the Student Success Centre's Online Fall Career Fair, which will be held on September 16 and 17 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

September 14, 2020

Winter term will be online: Provost’s letter

On the recommendation of a group with broad representation of academic and campus leaders, McMaster will be extending this fall’s online delivery of academic programs into the winter term.

September 13, 2020

Confirmed COVID case at McMaster (September 13)

The university has been notified of a confirmed COVID case involving an employee. The areas where the employee was while on campus were thoroughly cleaned over the weekend.

September 12, 2020

Preventing the next pandemic

The second instalment in a series of virtual conversations with McMaster researchers tackling the world’s biggest challenges pairs infectious disease researcher Gerry Wright with author and journalist Maryn McKenna.

September 11, 2020

Mask distribution, bookable study space and online support for students

McMaster's COVID-19 update for Friday, September 11, 2020.