McMaster Archive

December 5, 2019

You have HR questions. We have answers.

Not sure where to start for answers to your employment questions? The Human Resources Service Centre has a new service desk intake system with a guaranteed status update within 48 hours and a tracking system for your query.

December 4, 2019

Faculty of Engineering to mark 30th anniversary of shooting at École Polytechnique

McMaster’s community remembers the 14 women – 12 of them engineering students – who were shot in 1989 simply for being female.

December 4, 2019

A day for remembrance and action

McMaster will mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with an annual art installation and community gatherings.

December 4, 2019

Two McMaster researchers receive fellowships from International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

PhD candidate Anita Acai and postdoctoral fellow Cherie Woolmer are among the first to receive the fellowships, making McMaster the only institution to be recognized with two people in the inaugural cohort.

December 4, 2019

New course offers students the opportunity to “choose their own adventure” outside their home program

Students will have the opportunity to explore Hamilton and the surrounding area, learn from innovative instructors, enjoy a small-class setting, and complete three unique workshops as part of the course.

December 4, 2019

Celebrating and commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

To commemorate and celebrate December 3, the AccessMac Program in the Equity and Inclusion Office and the McMaster Accessibility Council (MAC) announced the launch of the second Accessibility and Disability Inclusion Update 2018-2019.

December 4, 2019

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, 2019

Judy Fudge receives Bora Laskin Award

The award recognizes Fudge’s commitment to social progress and outstanding contributions to Canadian labour law.

December 3, 2019

Psychology professor named one of Canada’s most powerful women

Allison Sekuler, a professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, received a Women's Executive Network 2019 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award.

December 3, 2019

Diana Sherifali appointed inaugural Heather M. Arthur chair in inter-professional health research

Diana Sherifali, a clinician scientist of the School of Nursing, has been named the inaugural Heather M. Arthur Population Health Research Institute/Hamilton Health Sciences Chair in Inter-Professional Health Research at McMaster University.

December 2, 2019

Enhanced Wi-Fi: Coming to a campus building near you

In response to feedback from the IT Services Review and a McMaster community survey conducted earlier this year, the university is launching a multi-year, campus-wide wireless enhancement project.

November 28, 2019

McMaster joins in development of Hamilton Health Team

McMaster's Department of Family Medicine is helping provide leadership for the Hamilton Ontario Health Team, which was announced by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott this week.

November 28, 2019

McMaster grads continue to be highly employable, say new rankings

Mac is one of the top five universities in Canada for graduate employability, according to Times Higher Education's 2019 Global Employability Rankings.

November 27, 2019

Engineering student’s project RISEs in global competition

Lianna Genovese’s device helps those with limited fine motor skills write, draw and paint.

November 27, 2019

McMaster medical student will be Rhodes Scholar

First-year medical student Nina Acharya was with a group of childhood friends at her Hamilton home when she received the phone call from the Rhodes Trust informing her of her selection.

November 22, 2019

Respect, generosity and empowerment: Alba DiCenso reflects on 35 years at Mac

1974 Nursing graduate Alba DiCenso, a pioneer in evidence-based nursing and advanced practice nursing, has helped transform health systems and has shaped health policy in Ontario and internationally. This week, DiCenso receives the Distinguished Alumni Award at the fall 2019 convocation.

November 22, 2019

Santee Smith installed as McMaster’s 19th chancellor

“Life is a journey, isn’t it. I hope that, like me, you make the journey and circle back to McMaster.”

November 22, 2019

Meet today’s Engineering valedictorian

If you could have any superpower what would it be? What is your definition of success? Meet Maryam Badv, the valedictorian at the November 22 afternoon convocation for the Faculty of Engineering.

November 21, 2019

Six engineering startups to watch

In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, here's a look at six companies founded by McMaster engineering students, faculty, and alumni.

November 21, 2019

It’s OK to ‘fail’ or change course: Bruce Miyashita says he’s still learning

1984 ArtSci graduate Bruce Miyashita, known for his business leadership, mentorship and philanthropy, receives the Distinguished Alumni Award at the fall 2019 convocation.