McMaster Archive

January 24, 2020

Schulich Leader Scholarship program doubles in size

Canada’s largest scholarship program now awarding 100 annual STEM scholarships.

January 23, 2020

New coronavirus: what you need to know

General information and best practices to stay healthy.

January 22, 2020

New guide making it easier to find free, high quality open textbooks

The OER by Discipline Guide, developed by McMaster University Library in partnership with the MacPherson Institute, includes a list of 180 open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER) organized by academic program at McMaster.

January 22, 2020

McMaster students meet to design Canada’s future

What does Canada need to get right in the next 10 years? Close to 100 McMaster students braved last Saturday’s snowstorm to spend a day focusing on that question.

January 22, 2020

“Every day we remember them:” McMaster Engineering community says goodbye to former classmates

A tight-knit group of friends, classmates, faculty and staff members gathered at Hamilton Waterfront’s Pier 4 on Friday, Jan. 17 to honour McMaster PhD students Iman Aghabali and Mehdi Eshaghian with a flower offering ceremony.

January 21, 2020

DeGroote students win top business school competitions

McMaster undergraduate and graduate students won a school-record of 17 trophies at national business school competitions.

January 17, 2020

Experiential course prepares students for professional disruption

A new course at the DeGroote School of Business combines a skills-focused curriculum with cross-pollination of ideas among classmates from a range of disciplines.

January 15, 2020

Grief support session and drop-in counselling available to McMaster community

The university will be holding a support session and drop-in crisis and grief counselling for students on Thursday, January 16.

January 14, 2020

Brock and McMaster renew health sciences collaboration

The two universities renewed an agreement which has seen more Niagara-trained doctors practising in the region.

January 14, 2020

Supporting students with goal setting in the new decade

This January, the Student Success Centre is encouraging students to stick to their goals for 2020.

January 14, 2020

A minute of silence on Wednesday for crash victims

Universities across the country will join together in a minute of silence at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 15 (EST) as a national moment of remembrance and honour for all those who died in the crash of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 in Iran last week.

January 14, 2020

McMaster Museum of Art exhibit reveals forgotten story of Black experience in Canada

Deanna Bowen’s solo exhibition A Harlem Nocturne explores forgotten histories of Black Canadians. The work examines race, migration, historical writing and authorship, inspired by archival research into family history.

January 13, 2020

Engineering student wins prestigious global innovation award

Third-year engineering student Lianna Genovese has won the U21 RISE Award for innovation for Guided Hands, a device that enables people with limited hand function write, paint, draw and use a tablet.

January 10, 2020

‘The loss is so profound’

Iman Aghabali, Mehdi Eshaghian and Siavash Maghsoudlou were remembered for their sense of joy, their passion for research and their promise at a McMaster vigil Friday. Friends, family and the university community came together to celebrate the lives of the young men, who were killed in the plane crash in Tehran this week.

January 10, 2020

Three McMaster grads receive first Order of Hamilton award

Kenneth Hall ’55 and ’60, Robin McKee ’80, Anne Pearson ’84 and ’93 have been recognized with the inaugural Order of Hamilton awards, announced during Mayor Fred Eisenberger’s New Year’s Levee on January 5.

January 9, 2020

‘To have their dreams cut short is tragic:’ McMaster mourns plane crash victims

McMaster’s Iranian students have organized a vigil Friday to commemorate those who died in this week’s plane crash in Tehran.

January 9, 2020

They’ll design paradise and unpave a parking lot

An internationally renowned artist and architect is working with the McMaster community to create an environmentally sustainable design for the west campus.

January 8, 2020

McMaster students believed to be among those killed in air crash

It is with great sadness that we share with our university community that it appears that members of the McMaster family were among those killed in the airplane crash in Iran on Wednesday morning.

January 7, 2020

McMaster launches sustainability action group

In order to better coordinate and generate sustainability programs campus-wide, the university has launched a sustainability action group, chaired by Debbie Martin, AVP and Chief Facilities Officer.

January 7, 2020

Exploring the “Quantum Revolution”

An undergraduate course offered by McMaster’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is providing students from a number of disciplines with an introduction to the theory behind quantum computing and other rapidly evolving quantum technologies.