McMaster Archive

October 2, 2022

McMaster thanks our partners for keeping the community safe

McMaster thanks our partners, the Hamilton Police Service and the City of Hamilton, for their comprehensive approach to managing unsanctioned street parties near campus this weekend.   

September 30, 2022

In photos: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at McMaster 

The orange crosswalk in the heart of campus is a reminder of our responsibility to learn about Indigenous history and cultures.

September 30, 2022

Video: Panel discussion on Truth and Reconciliation

On the eve of Orange Shirt Day, McMaster community members gathered to discuss the histories of Indigenous peoples in Canada and the work that needs to be done around truth and reconciliation.

September 29, 2022

A conversation on Truth and Reconciliation

President David Farrar and Savage Bear, director of the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute, discuss the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and how the McMaster community can deepen their own learning about Indigenous history and cultures.

September 29, 2022

Hamilton police report a fatality after a fire at a McMaster-owned property

“Our sympathies go out to the person who died and to their family,” said President David Farrar. 

September 28, 2022

‘Mahsa is the spark that lit this fire’ ⁠— Iranian students speak up for human rights

"We share your outrage and resolve in supporting women’s rights and an unwavering commitment to human rights and dignity" says Sonia Anand, acting associate vice-president, Equity and Inclusion.

September 28, 2022

Office of the Vice-President, Research welcomes new Manager, Research Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence

The Office of the Vice-President, Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce that Emmanuel Songsore has joined the OVPR as Manager, Research Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence (EDIE).

September 28, 2022

McMaster Remembers

On Wednesday, October 5, McMaster is hosting its first annual University Memorial Service, which pays tribute to McMaster faculty, staff, students, alumni and retirees who have died in the past year.

September 28, 2022

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

The City of Hamilton has a new Nuisance Party Bylaw and University District Safety Initiative as part of efforts to discourage large, unsanctioned events like street parties.

September 28, 2022

Rapid tests available to McMaster community ahead of reading week

COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits will be distributed near the Starbucks in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) on Wednesday, October 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or until supplies last.  

September 27, 2022

Archives Alive returns with virtual talk tracing history of the beloved and beauteous chapbook

This edition of the popular Archives Alive series will focus on chapbooks, small, affordable forms of literature that covered a range of topics and were available in Europe as early as the 16th century.

September 25, 2022

In photos: Indigenous Health Learning Lodge welcome gathering celebrates a transformative new space

In advance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, a welcome gathering was held at the Indigenous Health Learning Lodge (IHLL).

September 23, 2022

GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 clinic coming to McMaster’s campus Sept. 27th

The GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 clinic, which will be offering the bivalent COVID-19 booster, will be outside Mary E. Keyes Residence from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Walk-ins will be accepted.

September 23, 2022

National Truth and Reconciliation Day Panel Discussion

Members of our campus community are invited to attend the National Truth and Reconciliation Day Panel Discussion hosted by Indigenous Studies faculty.

September 23, 2022

‘I’m making difficult connections and having difficult conversations’

Zahra Tootonsab, a PhD student in the Faculty of Humanities and a Wilson Leadership Scholar Award recipient, shares the influences on her work in environmental activism and water security.

September 23, 2022

Annual Gandhi lecture will focus on climate change

Mustafa Santiago Ali, the vice president of environmental justice, climate and community revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation, will deliver the 21st annual Mahatma Gandhi Lecture on Non-Violence.

September 23, 2022

Ignite Program gives first-year international students tools to thrive at McMaster

The Ignite Program helps first-year international students living in residence get acquainted with campus and the city, and get connected to resources that will help them excel during their time at McMaster.

September 21, 2022

McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony

The names of McMaster alumni and Nobel laureates Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland will become permanent fixtures on campus. 

September 21, 2022

Wilson Leadership Scholar Award recipients reflect on program’s lasting impact

Launched in 2016 by Lynton “Red” Wilson, Chair of the Wilson Foundation and Chancellor Emeritus of McMaster University, the award recognizes and nurtures leadership potential in undergraduate and graduate students at McMaster, which hosts the award.

September 21, 2022

In photos: A celebration of a transformational $50M investment in Canada’s future leaders

A celebration was held Tuesday to mark Lynton "Red" Wilson’s remarkable $50-million investment to establish a comprehensive leadership college at McMaster University.