McMaster Archive

March 17, 2023

Hamilton entrepreneur Joe Liburdi was a champion of research innovation and student success

Dozens of McMaster students have benefited from Liburdi's generosity through bursaries, award programs, sponsorship support, lab partnerships and job opportunities. He died on March 7.

March 16, 2023

Just keep going: Defence Minister Anita Anand, AVP Sonia Anand talk leadership and resilience 

The two spoke about leadership, resilience and their family history at an International Women's Day fireside chat organized by the Academic Women’s Success and Mentorship committee. 

March 16, 2023

McMaster welcomes a new director of sustainability

Green energy and sustainability expert Dave Cano will play an essential role in executing important initiatives, developing ambitious targets and defining key metrics related to the campus-wide Sustainability Strategy.

March 15, 2023

McMaster continues to divest from fossil fuel investments

Fossil fuel companies now make up 2.7 per cent of McMaster’s investment portfolio, down from 4.5 per cent in 2018. As well, 24 per cent of McMaster’s investments are in companies that offer clean technology, a number the university intends to raise markedly over the next several years.

March 14, 2023

Fireside chat with activist, educator and researcher Gary Warner 

Becoming McMaster kicks off a discussion series organized by the African-Caribbean Faculty Association of McMaster. 

March 13, 2023

Students invited to share perspectives on university’s accessibility policy

Students can complete a brief, confidential survey or join a Zoom focus group.

March 13, 2023

Defence Minister Anita Anand to speak at Women’s Day event 

Anand will join acting AVP Equity and Inclusion Sonia Anand for the fireside chat organized by the Academic Women’s Success and Mentorship committee.

March 13, 2023

Collaborating for a safe, respectful St. Patrick’s Day

As we head into St. Patrick’s Day, McMaster University, the City of Hamilton and Hamilton Police Service are working together to encourage students to stay safe, be good neighbours and avoid fines associated with disruptive parties.

March 10, 2023

Wilson College announces new minor in Leadership and Civic Studies

Students from all faculties who take the required courses can declare the minor, which will be included in the 2023-24 undergraduate calendar.

March 10, 2023

Students bring bright ideas and solutions to inaugural sustainability pitch competition

21 teams of students took part in McMaster’s first Sustainability Development Goals (SDG) pitch competition, with three winning teams taking home $2,000 in prizes each.

March 9, 2023

McMaster named top Diversity Employer for fifth consecutive year

The annual ranking recognizes organizations with successful workplace diversity initiatives in a variety of areas.

March 8, 2023

McMaster students, researchers, community advocate honoured as Women of Distinction

Five highly accomplished people with strong McMaster connections were among the honorees at the  YWCA Hamilton’s annual Women of Distinction awards ceremony last week.

March 8, 2023

DigitALL: Reflections on innovations in tech for gender equity

This International Women's Day, members of the McMaster community share insights on making digital spaces safer, more inclusive and more equitable.

March 8, 2023

New McMaster student award aims to elevate women in STEM

The new fund is named after McMaster graduate and trailblazing physicist, educator and researcher Aquila Islam.

March 7, 2023

Welcome Week wisdom: Course offers toolkit and insights for reps, from reps

A three-credit intersession course gives Welcome Week reps an opportunity to build on a sense of community, share their experiences with future reps and expand their understanding of equity-centered leadership.

March 6, 2023

Vision for the future outlined in State of the Academy address

McMaster’s Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Susan Tighe recently shared success stories and milestones from the past year and spoke of her vision for the future. 

March 3, 2023

McMaster is closing as of 4 p.m. on Friday March 3, 2023 because of the winter storm

All evening classes, tests and events are cancelled. The university will reopen at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 4.

March 3, 2023

Faculty of Social Sciences launches three co-op programs 

The co-op program options — in Economics, Political Science and Work and Labour Studies — build on the faculty's commitment to work-integrated learning.

March 1, 2023

Hamilton author and artist Gary Barwin donates chapbook collection to McMaster library

Barwin first visited the archives and research collections at McMaster library during his time as the 2017-18 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence.

March 1, 2023

Task Force on Graduate Funding: Terms of reference

The task force, comprising faculty members and students from all six faculties, will study the funding environment and challenges our graduate students face, before making recommendations for solutions.