McMaster Archive

August 3, 2022

McMaster to open new location at 180 Bloor in Toronto

More than 90 years after relocating to Hamilton, the university is building an 8,000-square-foot event and collaborative learning space across the street from its first home in downtown Toronto.

August 3, 2022

McMaster’s partnership with CityLAB to continue as experiential learning hub made permanent

CityLAB brings together students and faculty from three post-secondary institutions, community stakeholders and City of Hamilton staff to consider solutions to challenges and opportunities faced locally.

August 2, 2022

McMaster launches Good Neighbour campaign

Students moving to the Westdale and Ainslie Wood neighbourhoods this fall have the chance to get to know the families, businesses and other students nearby, and can help make the neighbourhood a great place to live. 

August 2, 2022

Students at Roman villa project help unearth 2,000-year-old artifacts

Amphorae, Roman coins and soot-blackened cookware: McMaster students are literally unearthing fascinating insights into first-century life as they return to an archeological dig in Italy.

August 2, 2022

Tributes flow in for John Bienenstock

John Bienenstock, known internationally as a visionary physician, scientist, academic and a leader at McMaster University, is receiving tributes from his university colleagues. He died July 25 at age 85.

July 29, 2022

Why McMaster donors give: Edward Ballik’s story

The Ballik Indigenous Bursary will provide critical support for the 500+ Indigenous learners at McMaster.

July 27, 2022

Students write playbook that helps women, trans and gender diverse individuals experiencing homelessness access health care

The playbook will serve as a practical guide for communities looking to host events where females, trans and gender diverse persons experiencing homelessness can access health care.

July 27, 2022

Touching history: Collaboration between library and history department gives students a hands-on look at the past

A pilot course born out of a partnership between the history department and the William Ready Division of Archives and Special Collections is giving students the opportunity to engage directly with historical source materials in a hands-on way.  

July 26, 2022

National Academy Orchestra to play an unexpected concert at L.R. Wilson Concert Hall

Conducted by Alain Trudel, the concert will feature piano soloist and former McMaster School of the Arts artist-in-residence and associate professor Valerie Tryon, who will be playing the Liszt Piano Concert No. 1.

July 26, 2022

McMaster wins a record 3 gold medals at cooking competition

A culinary team representing McMaster Hospitality Services in the Canadian College and University Food Service Association (CCUFSA) conference’s annual culinary challenge won a record three gold medals.

July 26, 2022

Speaking the Language of Directorship

Earl Davis explains how the DeGroote School of Business' Chartered Director Program has given him the ability to truly have his voice heard around the board table.

July 22, 2022

Mac grad’s startup personalizes osteoarthritis therapy on the go

Matthew Rosato aims to help millions living with osteoarthritis and mobility challenges through his health tech startup, which was recently recognized by the Arthritis Society of Canada.

July 22, 2022

Family medicine and De dwa da dehs nye>s partner to create Indigenous well-being centre

Located in the McQuesten neighbourhood, the Biindigen Centre will house a health-care centre and offices of Niwasa Kendaaswin Teg, a multiservice Indigenous organization, as well as Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services.

July 19, 2022

New name, new look, same data: Dataverse is now Borealis

The host for McMaster Dataverse — the institutional data repository — has rebranded as Borealis. Logins and core services are unchanged.

July 18, 2022

New professor launching burn injury research program

Marc Jeschke and his research team are working on using 3D-printed skin and stem cells to treat people with severe burns.

July 15, 2022

McMaster welcomes local industry and government leaders for Hamilton Nuclear Showcase

Together with the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries, the showcase offered a chance to see Hamilton’s world-class nuclear research, services, engineering and innovation sector.

July 13, 2022

Meet McMaster’s 2022 Schulich Leaders

Ten students have been named McMaster’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships, Canada’s most coveted undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) scholarships.

July 13, 2022

Supporting the next generation of Indigenous research scholars

Six early scholars from across Canada got the chance to experience graduate student life at McMaster thanks to the eight-week intensive Indigenous Undergraduate Summer Research Scholars program (IUSRS).

July 12, 2022

Arts & Science Program welcomes new director

Beth Marquis began her five-year term on July 1, when longtime director Jean Wilson completed her tenure as leader of the unique program.

July 11, 2022

New minor in Latin American studies explores diverse experiences

The interdisciplinary minor offers insights into the diversity and breadth of Latin American experiences for those new to the subject, and a chance for Latinx students to see themselves in the university curriculum.