McMaster Archive

February 2, 2023

Maintaining the momentum: Black History Month at McMaster launches with a memorable kick-off event

Inspirational moments. Moving speeches. Electric beats. Welcome to the Black Expo: Maintaining the Momentum.

February 1, 2023

McMaster Engineering students slide into the week with a concrete toboggan

After months of work, a team of McMaster engineering students got together with teams from across Canada to race their concrete-footed creations down a Kelowna hillside in the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race.

February 1, 2023

Encouraging our community to reflect on Anti-Black Racism

A message from the McMaster University Equity and Inclusion Office.

February 1, 2023

Celebrating Black Excellence – February 2023

This year’s theme, 'Black Excellence: Maintaining the Momentum,' is focused on reflecting and punctuating Black excellence, past, present and future.

January 31, 2023

Provost to deliver State of the Academy address on March 1

The in-person event is set for Wednesday, March 1 at 2:30 p.m. at L.R. Wilson Hall.

January 31, 2023

Pilot project eliminates author processing charges for all PLOS journals

McMaster University Libraries are partnering with the Public Library of Science (PLOS) in a pilot project to remove financial barriers to publishing research.

January 30, 2023

Grad students, we want to know more about your research

Graduate students from across faculties are invited to get creative and craft one-minute films describing their research in a way that's accessible for a broad audience.

January 30, 2023

Black History Month: Events happening this week at McMaster

Virtual and in-person events are happening throughout the month of February to mark Black History Month here at McMaster and in our community.

January 27, 2023

Parks Canada supports protecting natural lands surrounding McMaster University

McMaster is one of nine partners making up the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System receiving funds from Parks Canada to protect natural lands.

January 27, 2023

Search begins for Wilson College director and endowed chair

The academic leaders will develop further academic programming, build an equitable and diverse community of students and researchers, contribute to scholarship in civic studies and build McMaster’s reputation for research and teaching excellence.

January 26, 2023

A memorable kickoff for Black History Month celebrations

A full-day Black Expo on Feb. 1 in MUSC will feature Black-owned business vendors, steelpan music, spoken word poetry by Eddie Larty, a digital art exhibition and more.

January 26, 2023

Future Fellows Program seeks applications from diverse range of future thinkers

The Future Fellows Program is seeking applicants from academic and non-academic backgrounds whose work has the potential to impact Canada’s future in a profound way.

January 26, 2023

“I look forward to all that we’ll accomplish together in 2023”: Letter from the President

"I’m inspired by your passion and dedication, and I feel fortunate to be part of a community that is so engaged, and cares so deeply about our campus, our city and the world."

January 26, 2023

McMaster signs open access publishing agreement with Wiley

The two-year agreement will provide McMaster authors with immediate open access publishing capabilities in select Wiley journals.

January 25, 2023

Justin Trudeau and cabinet visit McMaster research and innovation hub

The Prime Minister chatted with faculty and student researchers at McMaster Automotive Resource Centre.

January 25, 2023

New Student Urgent Response Team supports students in distress

The team places a mental health nurse with security officers who are specially trained in anti-oppressive practices and trauma-informed response to give students the help, resources and support they need in times of crisis.

January 24, 2023

Museum’s new exhibitions have close ties to Humanities and campus community

It may have just been coincidence that each new exhibit at the McMaster Museum of Art has some connection to the Faculty of Humanities – and if it is, it’s a happy one.

January 24, 2023

McMaster student a two-time national skating champion

McMaster student and Olympian Madeline Schizas is now a two-time national skating champion following a first place win at the 2023 Canadian Tire National Figure Skating Championships.

January 23, 2023

Explore ways to support your mental health at Thrive Week 2023

Thrive Week is a chance to come together as a community to learn about, talk about and explore ways to support our mental health and well-being.

January 17, 2023

McMaster graduate student part of winning team at international innovation challenge

Sarah Arsalan, a master’s student in the department of kinesiology, was part of the winning team at the 2022 Universitas 21 (U21) and PwC Innovation Challenge.