McMaster Archive

December 3, 2021

McMaster celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The day to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society is being marked at McMaster with presentations, panel discussions and events aimed at facilitating learning, development and research related to disability.

December 3, 2021

How to plan for the workplace this Winter

A guide with various resources to support staff and faculty planning as more individuals return to in-person work.

December 3, 2021

Update on McMaster’s Snow Day Policy

With wintry weather edging closer, the university has reviewed its snow closure policy (officially called the Storm Emergency Policy).

December 2, 2021

McMaster graduates continue to be highly employable, say global rankings

The university ranked 5th in Canada and 78th in the world overall in the 2021 Global Employability Ranking.

December 1, 2021

McMaster-designed game for health-care learners earns GALA 2021 award

TriagED, a McMaster-designed game to test health-care learners’ responses to mass casualty events, has won the GALA 2021 Serious Game Conference Award.

November 30, 2021

Mac researcher partners with Ontario Science Centre to let visitors travel back to the Ice Ages

Evolutionary geneticist Hendrik Poinar has teamed up with the Ontario Science Centre on an interactive exhibit that shows the incredible impact ice has had on earth and its inhabitants.

November 30, 2021

Social Sciences establishes bursary for Black students

An anonymous donor is matching community donations that go toward helping more Black students achieve their goals.

November 29, 2021

McMaster Museum of Art sponsors new public art installation for Supercrawl 2021

In Nitewaké:non, artist Melissa General examines her Indigenous identity and the longing she feels to return home.

November 26, 2021

Fall 2021 convocation: A message from the deans

Deans across McMaster's faculties offer their best wishes and thanks for contributing to McMaster's vibrant campus community.

November 26, 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation: Meet Governor General Academic Gold Medal winner Claudia Turco

Claudia Turco's scholastic achievements while obtaining her PhD in kinesiology have earned her the Governor General's Academic Gold Medal.

November 26, 2021

Fall 2021 convocation: Meet Honorary degree recipient Tebello Nyokong

A trailblazer in the field of chemistry and graduate of McMaster will receive an honorary doctorate during today’s Faculty of Science convocation ceremony.

November 26, 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation: Meet Faculty of Science valedictorian Shawn Hercules

Shawn Hercules is graduating with a PhD in biology and is the valedictorian for the Faculty of Science.

November 25, 2021

Fall Convocation 2021: Meet honorary degree recipient Don McLean 

Known for his unflinching commitment to ecological issues and speaking truth to power, local activist Don MacLean’s honorary degree recognizes his decades of service to Hamilton and the planet.  

November 25, 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation: Honorary degree recipient Harold Brathwaite

Of all the honours the late Harold Brathwaite received, having a high school named after him was the among those he cherished most.

November 25, 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation: Meet Governor General Academic Gold Medal winner Beth Culp

Beth Culp's scholastic achievements while obtaining her PhD in biochemistry and biomedical sciences have earned her the Governor General's Academic Gold Medal.

November 25, 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation: Meet Faculty of Health Sciences valedictorian Shania Bhopa

Shania Bhopa is graduating with her Master's in global health and is the Fall 2021 valedictorian for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

November 25, 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation: Meet Social Sciences valedictorian Allison Leanage

Allison Leanage is graduating with her PhD in sociology and is the valedictorian for the Faculty of Social Sciences.

November 24, 2021

Events at McMaster: Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

The Dec. 6 committee at McMaster is holding a virtual round table discussion exploring the impact of the pandemic on gender-based violence.

November 24, 2021

McMaster graduate and supporter hosts kitchen party for frontline heroes

Philanthropist Walter Schroeder, ’69, MBA is hosting “A Newfoundland Kitchen Party,” a free variety show on December 3 for frontline workers from McMaster University and the surrounding communities.

November 23, 2021

Movember funds peer-support app for public health workers

Developed at Mac, OnCall is one of four Canadian initiatives supported by Movember's Veterans and First Responders Mental Health Grant program.