McMaster Archive

January 15, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Stay at Home, stay the course

Since our university is already working and learning remotely, with very few people on campus, the impact of the province’s stay-at-home order is minimal: Stay the course.

January 15, 2021

McMaster Student Affairs appoints senior advisor for equity, inclusion and anti-racism

Clare Warner is an anti-racism educator, activist and researcher with two decades working in the field.

January 14, 2021

New dean appointed for DeGroote School of Business

Khaled Hassanein is currently the associate dean of graduate studies and research for the School of Business, as well as director of the McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre. 

January 14, 2021

Office of Community Engagement targets 500 community-campus partnerships by 2025 with new plan

The 2020 Impact Report celebrates how McMaster and the university’s community partners are working together for an inclusive and sustainable greater Hamilton.

January 13, 2021

New scholarship launched to support Black engineering students

The McMaster chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers has launched a new scholarship that will be awarded annually to Canadian Black students entering Mac's Faculty of Engineering.

January 13, 2021

Building community: Two upcoming virtual talks with university leadership

How do you build and maintain a sense of community while everyone is working remotely? Two upcoming virtual events with McMaster leaders will help answer that question.

January 12, 2021

COVID-19 update as Ontario government declares a State of Emergency

The Ontario government has declared a State of Emergency effective immediately and a Stay at Home order comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Jan. . . .

January 12, 2021

Two confirmed COVID-19 cases at McMaster: January 12, 2021

The university has received notification of two unrelated confirmed COVID-19 cases on campus.

January 12, 2021

“It’s a win-win situation”

A new career apprenticeship program in the Faculty of Humanities provides grads with paid work experience and Hamilton employers with up-and-coming talent.

January 12, 2021

There’s a (virtual) background for that!

Your Zoom background just got more fun now that there are additional McMaster branded options to choose from.

January 11, 2021

Okanagan task force to address mental health and wellbeing for students, staff and faculty

The Okanagan Mental Health and Wellbeing Task Force, which convenes for its first meeting in January, will explore ways to help students, staff and faculty address the additional stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic and remote learning.

January 8, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Jan 8

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case involving a staff member, who was last on campus on Dec. 29 in the Nuclear Research Building.

January 8, 2021

‘We miss them dearly’

One year after the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752, McMaster remembers graduate students Iman Aghabali and Mehdi Eshaghian Dorcheh.

January 7, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: January 7

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case involving a staff member, who was last on campus on Jan. 4 in Chester New Hall.

January 4, 2021

Confirmed COVID cases at McMaster: January 4

The university has received notification of three unrelated confirmed COVID-19 cases of people who visited campus.

January 4, 2021

“We all play a part in achieving a more equal and just society by holding our decision-makers accountable”

Sammie Dhillon, a student pursuing her Masters in Political Science, shares her recent experience attending the virtual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

January 3, 2021

COVID-19 update as the Winter term starts

As the university reopens for the Winter term this week, many things will be different. Learn more about campus closures, parking and what to do if you travelled during the break.

December 24, 2020

The 12 “Stays” of Safety

Stay safe out there, McMaster!

December 23, 2020

McMaster Engineering grad establishes fund to support resilient students. Her gift is multiplied sevenfold by colleagues

A $40,000 commitment to create a new scholarship for engineering students at McMaster University grew into a $300,000+ endowed fund with more than 40 start-up founders, CEOs, world-leading scientists, engineers, and economists contributing to the effort.

December 23, 2020

What’s closed over the holidays — and beyond

The university’s main campus will close for the holidays at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24, with the majority of buildings locked and secured throughout the provincial lockdown, in effect until at least Jan. 23.