McMaster Archive

February 21, 2018

Socrates leader joins McMaster

Rina Fraticelli will be joining McMaster on April 1.  She brings to this position a diverse background in artistic creation, research and policy-making, and community development.

February 20, 2018

Connecting students with entrepreneurship

The Student Success Centre has developed new events and partnerships with The Forge and Small Business Enterprise Centre to help interested students be more intentional with their entrepreneurial ideas.

February 16, 2018

Ontario launches sexual violence survey of all full-time students

Full-time graduate and undergraduate students at McMaster will receive an email invitation beginning February 26 with instructions on how to access the confidential on-line survey, which should take about 20 minutes to complete.

February 15, 2018

McMaster and Hamilton partners in successful Supercluster bid

Federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains announced the winners of Ottawa’s $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative that received more than 50 applications from across the country.

February 15, 2018

Faculty of Humanities celebrates student award winners

Almost 300 students were recognized for their academic and research achievements at the 37th annual Faculty of Humanities Awards Assembly.

February 15, 2018

McMaster is ready for Canada’s only SANS technology

A new building on campus will be home to the country's only Small Angle Neutron Scattering — or SANS — instrument. It will be used to study complex materials right down at an atomic level.

February 14, 2018

McMaster reaffirms commitment to supporting Indigenous community

President Patrick Deane joined other leaders extending their deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Colten Boushie, the wider Indigenous community and all Canadians who are hurting at this difficult time.

February 12, 2018

McMaster community members honoured with John C. Holland Awards

Sharon Nwamadi and Kayonne Christy were both recognized at a ceremony celebrating leaders in the local black community Saturday night. 

February 9, 2018

Showing the world the value of investing in the Hamilton area

Members of the federal government's new investment promotion agency were on campus Friday touring labs in infectious disease research and advanced manufacturing.

February 9, 2018

Equity is a ‘non-negotiable’ part of a university, says President Deane

“We want to build on our good work of the past, and to take it to the next level,” says Deane.

February 8, 2018

Taking accessibility to the next level

How McMaster's Hospitality Services team is removing barriers to its diverse selection of meals.

February 8, 2018

Workshop lays groundwork for future collaboration with French research community

A joint workshop hosted by McMaster and France's CNRS – the European Union's largest fundamental science agency – brought together McMaster and French researchers to discuss the development of new and expanded research and academic partnerships.

February 7, 2018

Carpool incentive proposal earns McMaster students public health pitch

Compensating drivers for carpooling could help tackle air pollution in the Greater Toronto Area. The concept proved to be winning for a team of students in McMaster University’s MSc Global Health program.

February 6, 2018

New exhibit celebrates achievements, contributions of Jewish Canadians

Canadian Jewish Experience: A Tribute to Canada 150 - on display in the foyer of Mills Library until February 16 - highlights the important role Jewish Canadians have played in many facets of Canadian life.

February 5, 2018

McMaster celebrates Black History Month

McMaster Womanists, MacAfricans, the President’s Advisory Committee on Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC), McMaster Students Union, and The Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) at McMaster have organized a number of events for Black History Month.

February 5, 2018

The Travel and Expenses policy is changing

The Financial Affairs team has heard your concerns and partnered with research support offices and stakeholders to make some updates to the Travel and Expenses policy so submitting expenses is less time consuming.

February 2, 2018

Fostering global engagement at McMaster

McMaster faculty, staff and students gathered to discuss the internationalization of higher education at a recent talk that explored the importance of global engagement at McMaster and the opportunities and challenges it presents.

February 1, 2018

McMaster Engineering Strikes a Chord at UofTHacks

Two McMaster Engineering students and best friends win the Actions Google Challenge at the UofTHacks event with a new music teacher application.

February 1, 2018

Play ball: World Congress showcases links between sports, business, and technology

This year's McMaster World Congress will focus on the theme of Sports Management and Analytics. The Congress showcases industry and academic professionals who are ready to discuss exciting and relevant topics with McMaster students from all faculties.

January 31, 2018

McMaster alumni appointed to Order of Ontario

Three people connected to McMaster have been named to the Order of Ontario