McMaster Archive

September 28, 2023

“Factory in a box” by McMaster Engineering improves access to wheelchairs in Uganda

McMaster Engineering has teamed up with a Burlington organization to design a wheelchair built with materials that are readily available in Ugandan communities. 

September 28, 2023

Lyons New Media Centre unveils new virtual reality room and podcast studio

The two new spaces will be available to book online by McMaster students, faculty and staff.

September 28, 2023

New engineering scholarship aims to inspire global engagement at McMaster

Funding from the Waguih Ishak International Scholarship, which will be matched by the Faculty, will provide outstanding international students with the opportunity to study at McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering.

September 27, 2023

Keep safe and do not attend street parties: A message from Dean of Students Sean Van Koughnett   

Students can stay safe, be a good neighbour and avoid fines as high as $10,000 by not attending street parties being promoted by anonymous sites. 

September 27, 2023

Supporting Truth and Reconciliation, one story at a time

The McMaster Indigenous Studies Community Book Club is drawing on the power of storytelling to bring the campus community together, spark conversations about the experiences of Indigenous people in Canada and explore themes of Truth and Reconciliation.

September 27, 2023

Move your way to wellness at MacMoves Week 2023

MacMoves Week, taking place Oct 2nd to Oct 6th, is an annual initiative to encourage McMaster community members to get moving and is intended to promote a healthy campus environment.  

September 26, 2023

8 ways to engage in truth and reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a time for non-Indigenous people to pause and acknowledge the history and ongoing effects of the residential school system in Canada.

September 25, 2023

A message of support for McMaster University’s Indian community 

Bonny Ibhawoh, vice-provost (International), reaffirms McMaster's unwavering commitment to fostering a safe, supportive and inclusive environment.

September 25, 2023

“Truth and Reconciliation begins with education:” A message from the President

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is an important time to reflect on the shameful and ongoing legacy of Canada’s residential school system, to honour the survivors, and to remember children who never came home.

September 22, 2023

Training future professors with teaching and leadership skills

A unique and innovative program for postdoctoral fellows equips them with the tools they will need as professors to complement their academic expertise.

September 21, 2023

Meet this year’s artists and curator in residence

The programs bring established artists to campus to engage students and the wider campus community on issues of social justice and equity through arts practice.

September 20, 2023

McMaster author Paige Maylott publishes powerful memoir

Debuting this month, My Body is Distant: A Memoir follows Maylott from childhood to present-day as she discovers her authentic self through virtual worlds.

September 18, 2023

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023: Events and resources

A guide to events, programming and resources — on campus and in the community — that offer opportunities to learn more about effects of Canada’s residential school system.

September 15, 2023

Highlights from Student Affairs: The McMaster Student Experience

The event brought together McMaster community members to celebrate the previous year and explore some of the most pressing issues in post-secondary education.

September 15, 2023

Addressing the hippo in the room – student mental health

The Professor Hippo-on-Campus Mental Health Education Program is giving McMaster community members the tools to recognize and support students in distress

September 14, 2023

Stay safe and avoid fines up to $10,000 by not attending street parties

The City of Hamilton, Hamilton Police Service, and McMaster University are working together to discourage unsanctioned street parties.

September 14, 2023

McMaster launches new digital student experience platform, MacHub  

Students can use MacHub to contact academic advisors, navigate quick links to key university websites and find answers to frequently asked questions about academic life.  

September 13, 2023

Announcing the 2023-24 Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant recipients

Fourteen McMaster University faculty, instructional assistants and staff are receiving grants to support nine projects that will foster the creation of free online textbooks and other openly licensed digital educational materials.

September 12, 2023

McMaster students at the forefront in building a more inclusive Faculty of Science

Two new student-driven projects are aiming to create a more welcoming space that will inspire equity-deserving students to pursue science.

September 8, 2023

Ignite program helps first-year international students feel at home

The pre-orientation program supports students from all over the world, giving them an opportunity to connect, get a feel for university life, explore Hamilton and learn about the services and supports available to them.