McMaster Archive

June 14, 2024

In photos: Celebrating our Spring 2024 graduates

Congratulations graduates — you did it! We can’t wait to see what you do next.

June 14, 2024

Indigenous history month 2024

An update on resources, events, community-driven research and more.

June 14, 2024

‘Finding light in dark places’ — The Mush Hole to be performed on campus

The Faculty of Humanities is hosting two performances of the award-winning work created by artist and McMaster Chancellor Santee Smith. 

June 14, 2024

Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour BA student on finding herself in the Baby Lab

Graduating student Emma Resendes shares how pushing herself to take on new opportunities, including working as a research lab manager, helped her grow as a person.

June 13, 2024

McMaster welcomes MPs to Hamilton for life sciences roundtable and facility tours

The roundtable was a forum for discussion on pandemic preparedness, radiopharmaceuticals, and biomanufacturing, and highlighted the role that McMaster’s research plays in advancing and diversifying the local and national economy.   

June 13, 2024

Meet DeGroote School of Business valedictorian Marcus Marchese

"As I reflect on my time at McMaster, I realize my confidence in my abilities grew significantly because of the people who pushed me to look at the bigger picture, ask the right questions, and trust my instincts."

June 13, 2024

Meet DeGroote School of Business valedictorian Avneet Kaur Bhasin

"The people of McMaster helped me transform into a confident person. It’s the lessons that I learned through these relationships that will continue to positively shape my future."

June 12, 2024

Graduating Iraqi refugee’s best day at Mac was a life-changing conversation

Masarra Al Dakka shares her experience living as a refugee, her path to Convocation and the one conversation she had at McMaster that changed her life.

June 12, 2024

McMaster graduate on juggling academics with being a frontline care worker during the pandemic

Michelle Jamieson also worked at various community non-profits and even started her own business while completing her degree.

June 12, 2024

Meet Faculty of Science valedictorian Elise Shupe

"University is as much about finding what you do want to do as what you definitely do not want to do, and learning this about yourself is just as valuable."

June 12, 2024

Meet Faculty of Science valedictorian Srishti Sharma

“Embrace your own journey, learn from it, and remember that it's okay to forge your own unique path.”

June 11, 2024

Student startup named runner-up in national entrepreneurship competition 

Mann Parikh, founder of NerView Surgical, placed second out of more than 100 student entrepreneurs at the 2024 Enactus Canada National Student Entrepreneur Competition. 

June 11, 2024

Why McMaster donors give: David Daly

McMaster graduate David Daly established an academic grant to help students who demonstrate financial need while pursuing graduate studies in Economics.

June 11, 2024

Graduating physics student joining elite international graduate program

Besart Lajci is one of the few students from around the world to be admitted to the Perimeter Scholars International program.

June 11, 2024

BTech graduate’s journey of persistence and legacy

Brian Osei-Boateng shares the key lessons he learned during his time in the Faculty of Engineering’s Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Program.

June 10, 2024

Meet Faculty of Science valedictorian Alyssa Georgescu

The aspiring clinical psychologist talks battling imposter syndrome, embracing individuality and why she thinks failure is the best teacher.

June 10, 2024

Meet Faculty of Social Sciences valedictorian Chloe Valentine

The political science graduate says her time at McMaster has taught her to find balance and that everyone’s journey is unique.

June 10, 2024

‘I feel relieved, but it’s all a bit bittersweet’

After six years of juggling school and work, Connor Woods reflects on his journey through Mac and the people who helped him get through it all.

June 10, 2024

‘You don’t have to do it in the same way as anyone else’

Danielle Ledden, cognitive science of language graduand and Governor General’s medal winner reflects on her time at Mac ahead of convocation

June 10, 2024

Graduating co-op student spent year in Nova Scotia working on leading edge of renewable battery science

Before she leaves McMaster, Breanna Pinto wants to pay tribute to all the community members who showed her warmth or helped her during her undergraduate journey.