McMaster Archive

May 13, 2021

“It was a joy”: Reflections from the 2020 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence 

Janet Marie Rogers may have faced one of the most challenging terms as the Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence, but she speaks excitedly about the experience of nurturing local writers and storytellers. 

May 13, 2021

Construction begins on McMaster’s 10 Bay Graduate Residence

Construction is beginning on McMaster University’s 10 Bay Graduate Residence on the southwest corner of King Street West and Bay Street South in downtown Hamilton, adding vibrancy to the community in multiple ways.    

May 12, 2021

Physics & astronomy award to connect racialized students with researchers

The Physics & Astronomy Research Experience Award is for undergraduate Faculty of Science students who identify as racialized, Black and/or Indigenous and have an interest in research.

May 12, 2021

Petro Canada-McMaster University Young Innovator Award Recipients Announced

The award recognizes the achievements of a scholar in the first eight years of their research career.

May 11, 2021

Fall 2021 residence update

McMaster has been working closely with Hamilton Public Health to create a plan which focuses on a safe return to residence for incoming first-year students. 

May 11, 2021

How to be good guests on stolen land

Artist-in-residence Cole Alvis facilitates an exploration of colonialism, abolition and social justice through theatre.

May 11, 2021

Creating access to safe milk in Kenya to prevent a future pandemic

Cross-university student team designs solution to reduce the spread of a deadly coronavirus.

May 10, 2021

AVP Equity and Inclusion Arig al Shaibah honoured with prestigious industry award

Arig al Shaibah is being recognized by the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC), earning the 2021 award in equity, diversity and inclusion.

May 10, 2021

Meet McMaster’s spring 2021 honorary degree recipients

Nine honorary degree recipients to be celebrated for their noteworthy contributions during June convocation ceremonies.

May 7, 2021

New sustainable chemistry program a first in Canada

The department of chemistry and chemical biology within the Faculty of Science has launched a new program that will prepare students to help build a zero-carbon economy.

May 7, 2021

New MacDATA fellows to study superbugs, cryptocurrency, river ice and real estate

Four graduate students have received fellowships from McMaster’s MacDATA Institute to pursue interdisciplinary projects that apply data analysis, collection and curation methodologies to a number of areas.

May 7, 2021

Athletics and recreation department update on anti-racism action plan

In response to the October 2020 review of the Black Student-Athlete Experience at McMaster, the Athletics and Recreation department today shared an update on implementing the review recommendations.

May 6, 2021

McMaster launches new strategic plan based on campus-wide feedback

After consultations across campus in 2020, a new strategic plan has been developed and designed to evolve alongside institutional priorities over the next three years.

May 6, 2021

School of Nursing celebrates 75th anniversary

The School of Nursing marks its 75th anniversary this month with a digital celebration, coinciding with National Nursing Week, starting May 10.

May 5, 2021

Housing & Conference Services short-listed for Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

McMaster's Housing and Conference Services team (HCS) was announced as a finalist for the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce 2021 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA) in the COVID Champion category.

May 5, 2021

Seven McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

University Scholars have distinguished themselves internationally and demonstrated a commitment to the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge, as well as excellence in education and serving local and global communities.

May 5, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 cases at McMaster: May 5

The university has received notification of two confirmed COVID-19 cases on campus, involving people who were on campus May 1 and April 28, respectively.

May 4, 2021

Virtual talk delves into historic newspaper of the American abolitionist movement

An upcoming Archives Alive event, presented by McMaster University Library and McMaster Alumni, is giving audiences an in-depth look at one of the most famous abolitionist newspapers in history.

May 4, 2021

Doctor-led podcast helps patients navigate the health care system 

Hsien Seow and Samantha Winemaker, two McMaster doctors, started a podcast to empower patients to take an active role in their journey through serious illness.

May 3, 2021

McMaster launches first-ever Teaching and Learning Strategy

Teaching & Learning month starts today, and to celebrate McMaster is launching our first-ever Teaching & Learning Strategy. This 5-year strategy will drive innovation in how students learn, how instructors teach, and how staff support academic activities.