McMaster Archive

June 30, 2022

Feast your eyes, hold your nose: Arthur the corpse flower is ready to bloom

Arthur, one of the three mature corpse flowers on campus, is set to bloom any day now. The enormous, rare plants take years to bloom, and their name comes from their signature stench of rotting flesh.

June 29, 2022

Parminder Raina, pioneer in research on aging, appointed to Order of Canada

Raina is receiving one of the country's highest honours in recognition decades of research to understand and improve older adults’ health and quality of life.

June 29, 2022

IBH students tackle real-life challenges for community organizations

The first full graduating cohort from the Integrated Business and Humanities (IBH) program helped community organizations tackle real-life challenges as part of the Capstone in Community Engagement course this past term.

June 28, 2022

Artists look to bring memories to life in a guidebook of the city

Two McMaster graduates are lending their artistic talents to a guidebook that looks to celebrate memory and shared spaces in Hamilton.

June 28, 2022

McMaster approves 2022-23 consolidated budget

Described as a forward-looking financial plan, the budget is the result of a strong collaborative effort supported by faculties and areas across the university.

June 23, 2022

Refreshed curriculum re-imagines traditional notions of leadership through humanities and equity lens

The McMaster Humanities Leadership curriculum, which offers opportunities for undergraduate students across all Faculties to develop their own approach to leadership, has been refreshed to to deepen its focus on equity, diversity and inclusion.

June 23, 2022

McMaster grad takes on top job at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

“Be intellectually curious and adopt a learning mindset and keep that with you through your career," says Mac grad John Graham, head of the CPPIB.

June 22, 2022

New catalogue featuring Omni search tool now live at McMaster libraries

The new library catalogue is expected to better meet the needs of McMaster’s academic community thanks, in part, to a search tool called Omni which is now in use at 18 university libraries across Ontario.

June 21, 2022

A Grand day of STEM activities for Indigenous high school students

Six Nations Polytechnic partners with McMaster University and the University of Waterloo to explore STEM field work in the Grand River.

June 21, 2022

In conversation with Robert Innes, incoming chair of McMaster’s Indigenous Studies department

McMaster Daily News sat down with Robert Innes, incoming chair of the newly created Indigenous Studies department, to discuss building on the successes of existing Indigenous Studies program at McMaster.

June 21, 2022

MIRI director Savage Bear (formerly Tracy Bear) on advances in Indigenous research at McMaster

McMaster Daily News sat down with Savage Bear, formerly known as Tracy Bear, Director of McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI), to discuss advances made by the Institute and its collaborative partners.

June 21, 2022

Reflecting on advances in Indigenous education and research at McMaster

To mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, a look at some of the strides made to advance Indigenous education and research at McMaster over the past year.

June 20, 2022

McMaster announces acting associate vice-president, Equity and Inclusion

Anand has led the Equity and Diversity portfolio in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences since 2018.

June 20, 2022

McMaster supports graduate students displaced by Taliban

Two forcibly displaced students from Afghanistan share how qualifying for funding through the McMaster Students At Risk Bursary (SARB) will allow them to continue their educational journeys.

June 20, 2022

Portable electron microscope brings a hidden world into view

Grade 5 students in Dundas got to use an extremely sophisticated scanning electron microscope that can display features on the scale of nanometres, or billionths of a metre.

June 20, 2022

Grant partnership to support research to help students learn and work across disciplines

The MacPherson Institute's Kelsey Harvey explains how McMaster University and Canadore College are partnering on a new project to better prepare students for the real-world work environment.

June 20, 2022

15 research projects awarded over $2.4 million in SSHRC grants

Fourteen researchers across several faculties received Insight Grants and one researcher received a Partnership Development Grant.

June 17, 2022

‘We’re all in the university of life’ — Scenes from the Indigenous graduation ceremony

The first in-person Indigenous graduation ceremony in years was held on Thursday, June 16. Warm, welcoming and celebratory, here are some highlights from a very special celebration.

June 17, 2022

Spring 2022 convocation: A celebration of our graduates

Twelve convocation ceremonies were held across May and June to mark the achievements of graduates across McMaster's six faculties.

June 17, 2022

Meet Engineering valedictorian Aya Aboughanem

"There’s no set path or timeline for anyone, so don't stress about the future too much."