McMaster Archive

December 11, 2018

One small step toward a more sustainable campus

Two civil engineering and society students are helping to reduce waste on campus with the Bring Your Own Container (BYOC) initiative.

December 10, 2018

Nursing professorship named for McMaster professor emerita

Denise Bryant-Lukosius has been selected for the Alba DiCenso Professorship in Advanced Practice Nursing. Her five-year term was effective July 1, 2018.

December 7, 2018

Chemistry grad bequeaths more than $1.7 million to enhance student research

The gift, from Audrey Cameron (Class of ’72), a PhD in organic chemistry, will be used to establish a fund that will have a direct impact on science students, providing new experiential learning opportunities in the lab. 

December 6, 2018

McMaster observes Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

McMaster’s Anti-Violence Network and Indigenous Studies Program are observing the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women today on campus.

December 5, 2018

McMaster campus memorials provide quiet places to reflect

McMaster has several memorials on campus, many of them recognizing incidents of gender-based violence.

December 5, 2018

Getting by with a little help from friends at McMaster

Exams begin December 7 and run until December 20 when the fall term will come to an end. There are many helpful resources on campus to support students during this time of year. 

December 4, 2018

Survive the exam crunch with a little help from McMaster libraries

McMaster libraries have countless resources to help students at any time of year, but during the exam period when stress levels soar, and students are studying feverishly, Mills, Innis and Thode Libraries have lots of services and stress-busters that can help make this hectic time a bit easier.

December 3, 2018

Celebrating and commemorating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an opportunity to recognize the challenges faced by those with disabilities, as well as the progress individuals and disabilities communities have made around the world, including here at McMaster, in advocating for equity and equality.

November 29, 2018

Experiential learning takes Global Health student beyond borders

A practicum at Sick Kids Hospital led to a life-changing research trip to Ghana.

November 28, 2018

Seventeen McMaster researchers included in 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list

McMaster researchers from two faculties have been included on the annual international list of most-cited researchers published by Clarivate Analytics.

November 28, 2018

McMaster welcomes back Stefan Ptaszek as head football coach

McMaster is naming Stefan Ptaszek as its new head football coach, welcoming the Vanier Cup champion back to lead the Marauders team.

November 27, 2018

Engineering alumna reflects on a career in materials science

Materials Science and Engineering PhD alumna Lynnette Madsen has had a career that's moved from industry to academia to the National Science Foundation.

November 27, 2018

Finding the words: The art of writing

Past authors from McMaster’s Writer in Residence program spoke about the art and business of writing at a recent event held in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Writer in Residence program hosted by McMaster University Library.

November 26, 2018

Tributes given to educational innovator Del Harnish

Delsworth Harnish, vice-dean of undergraduate education for the Faculty of Health Sciences, has died after a short illness. A memorial service will be planned for early in the new year.

November 23, 2018

Lettuce: be cautious

When the US government warned about the dangers of eating Romaine Lettuce, MAC biologist Herb Schellhorn's phone started ringing.

November 23, 2018

Solving the world’s problems with the help of human-like robots

Humans and robots living harmoniously side-by-side sounds like something from a utopian science fiction novel. Geordie Rose is realising this dream as founder and CEO of

November 23, 2018

From biology to neuroscience; from Mac to the Ivy League

Natalie D’Silva won’t be at fall convocation to get her PhD, but she’s got a good excuse.

November 23, 2018

Meet today’s science valedictorian: Shaarujaa Nadarajah

What emoji best represents you? What is your definition of success? Meet Shaarujaa Nadarajah, today's valedictorian at the November 23 convocation for the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering.

November 22, 2018

Business grad made a tough call — and the right one

After playing in every Marauders football game in his first two years, Dan Younan realized he couldn't do his best on the field and in school, so he made his choice.

November 22, 2018

Meet McMaster’s newest honorary degree recipients

Three people with distinguished careers will receive honorary degrees from McMaster at this fall's convocation.