McMaster Archive

February 20, 2020

“We recover in order to help others recover”

Upcoming LIVELab concert explores addiction through music and art.

February 20, 2020

Mac grad nominated for Canadian Screen Award

Kate Drummond was 35, with a decade of teaching under her belt, when she decided to take a year off to explore her dream of acting. This week she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for best lead performance in the TV movie, Nowhere to be Found.

February 19, 2020

Second annual Student Appreciation Day attracts crowds to the Campus Store

Event promotes textbook affordability and sustainability – and gives away a ton of prizes.

February 14, 2020

Student commuter hostel makes staying on campus easier

The McMaster Student Commuter Hostel offers undergraduate, master's and PhD students affordable short-term overnight accommodations on campus.

February 13, 2020

Strategic planning process to shape the future of teaching and learning at McMaster

McMaster University is launching a Teaching and Learning Strategic Planning Process that will draw on the expertise of faculty, students and staff to identify strengths, areas for improvement, and ideas for the future of teaching and learning at McMaster.

February 12, 2020

Tell your research story in the 2020 Three Minute Thesis Competition

Could you explain years of research in just three minutes? McMaster’s 2020 Three Minute Thesis Competition is happening March 18-19. Registration closes March 2.

February 12, 2020

A 24-Hour Case of experiential learning

For the second year in a row, the DeGroote School of Business hosted the 24-Hour Case for all first-year Bachelor of Commerce students. Participants had only 24 . . .

February 12, 2020

Applications open for graduate Wilson Leadership Scholar Award

Nominations and applications for the graduate Wilson Leadership Scholar Award are now open. Up to three graduate Wilson Leaders are chosen each year, and can be in any faculty or level of graduate study. 

February 12, 2020

Why do students who live in residence have a higher graduation rate?

Housing and Conference Services is launching a new fellowship to find out the answer.

February 11, 2020

McMaster student first Canadian to be awarded prestigious aerospace fellowship

Hira Nadeem’s goal as an emerging aerospace engineer is simple: to "bring space down to earth." In her final year of electrical engineering at McMaster University, she’s now one step closer to making her mark in the aerospace industry as a Brooke Owens Fellow.

February 10, 2020

Coronavirus update

Ongoing updates, FAQs, health information and useful resources.

February 7, 2020

Are you smarter than a middle-schooler?

On Feb. 8, approximately 230 students at STEM Hacks will take on a series of engineering and science challenges. The competition will be hosted by Mathstronauts, a Hamilton-based non-profit that offers ways for kids to get engaged in STEM subjects.

February 7, 2020

Bachelor of Technology engineering programs receive business school accreditation

Three BTech programs at the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology are the first engineering programs in Ontario to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

February 5, 2020

Bursary to help new Canadians “build a strong foundation” through education

Two donors have established a new bursary that will fund the full tuition costs for a refugee or new Canadian undergraduate student enrolled in the Faculty of Science. And they’re hoping to encourage more donors to do the same.

February 5, 2020

Pioneer of climate change and health to deliver Chanchlani lecture

Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, professor and director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin will receive this year’s Chanchlani Global Health Research Award and deliver a lecture at McMaster University on February 10.

February 4, 2020

“Be brave and express your true voice”

McMaster’s outgoing Writer in Residence, Iranian-born writer and poet Nilofar Shidmehr, shares her thoughts on the link between science and literature, her love of the Iranian literary tradition, and why it's so important to be authentic as a writer.

February 3, 2020

McMaster midwifery first to be accredited in Canada

McMaster’s Midwifery Education Program has another first to add to its accomplishments. It is the inaugural program to receive accreditation from the Canadian Association for Midwifery Education.

February 3, 2020

McMaster University joins Digital Credentials Consortium to establish technology for digital academic credentials

A new report authored by 12 universities charts path for developing infrastructure to issue, share, and verify digital credentials of academic achievement.

January 31, 2020

iSci students conquer in the capital

Integrated Science students take top spot in federal government data challenge.

January 31, 2020

Women and workplaces with Mac connections nominated for YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Awards

Nominations, which were announced January 30, “honour and celebrate trailblazing women who have excelled in their fields,” according to the YWCA’s website.