McMaster Archive

October 18, 2021

96 per cent of McMaster students are fully vaccinated

With the university’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy fully in place as of today (October 18), McMaster’s students, faculty and staff have overwhelmingly uploaded their proof of vaccination.

October 18, 2021

Everything you need to know about the McMaster Nuclear Reactor

Does it generate power? Does it glow? Can I take a tour? Learn some fun facts and test your knowledge of the nuclear reactor on campus this Nuclear Science Week.

October 18, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Keegan Johnson is making a difference one small step at a time

McMaster Marauders men's basketball and computer science alumnus Keegan Johnson is taking the leadership and resilience he learned on the basketball court to all other areas of his life, including his newest business venture: Let's Go Fitness.

October 17, 2021

After the vaccination mandate deadline: Next steps for students, faculty and staff

As of October 18, 2021, McMaster’s Vaccination Policy requires all students, faculty and staff to have uploaded proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to MacCheck or have an approved human rights exemption. 

October 15, 2021

Donate your used tech to help local families — and the environment

Students, faculty and staff can donate used computers, mobile devices and other tech to help Hamiltonians in need at the ACCESS Tech IT reuse drive.

October 15, 2021

Athletics Anti-Racism Advisory Group introduces “Take 5” education and training campaign

As part of its work to cultivate a more inclusive environment, the Athletics and Recreation department has launched an anti-racism education campaign this term.

October 15, 2021

McMaster joins Canada’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network

As part of McMaster’s ongoing commitment to advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the university is proud to be a new member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Canada.

October 14, 2021

Take five minutes to shape McMaster’s Sustainability Plan

The first university-wide Sustainability Plan Survey is arriving in McMaster inboxes today.

October 13, 2021

Externs help hospitals with nurse shortage

McMaster nursing students are currently working as externs in Hamilton’s two hospital systems, helping with the hospital nursing shortage during the pandemic, while offering a pathway to full-time work after graduation.

October 13, 2021

McMaster student startups claim top prizes in The Forge Startup Survivor

Four student-founded startups working with the business incubator win $31,000 in cash awards to grow their innovative early-stage business ventures.  

October 12, 2021

From constellations to Classics

Pietropaolo joined the Classics department at McMaster as an assistant professor in 2018, and is now an associate professor. Last year, she celebrated the release of her first book, The Grotesque in Roman Love Elegy.

October 8, 2021

McMaster retains top-tier spot in Maclean’s university rankings

For the fourth consecutive year, McMaster ranks among the top Canadian schools with a broad range of research and doctoral programs.

October 8, 2021

Broadening perspectives on spiritual care and learning at McMaster 

The Spiritual Care and Learning Centre is a new initiative that stems from the Interfaith Working Group, part of the McMaster President's Advisory Committee for Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC).

October 8, 2021

Sustainability Month at McMaster begins with a spark

The Student Sustainability Ambassador Program held its first in-person event of the year at ALTITUDE on October 1 to kick off Sustainability month at McMaster.

October 8, 2021

MacCheck reminder: Upload proof of vaccination by October 17

There's still time to upload your vaccination proof to the MacCheck tool. Here's what you need to know.

October 7, 2021

The Pivot IRL: Students dive into in-person labs and design studios

There’s a buzz in the air at McMaster as students fill labs and design studios this fall, eager to collaborate with their peers and instructors in-person.

October 7, 2021

Faculty members in Humanities and Social Sciences named academic co-leads for Office of Community Engagement

Karen Balcom and Ameil Joseph will continue the Office’s focus on sustainable, reciprocal relationships between McMaster and the community.

October 4, 2021

Vaccination policy information for faculty and staff: Beyond October 17

Under McMaster’s Vaccination Policy, all faculty and staff are required to upload proof of vaccination to MacCheck by October 17th at 11:59pm ET. Please see guidance for faculty, staff and supervisors beyond October 17th.

October 4, 2021

McMaster COVID-19 testing centres closed for Thanksgiving weekend

All McMaster COVID-19 testing centres will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend (October 9 to 11). Both asymptomatic and symptomatic testing will be unavailable during this time.

October 4, 2021

New spaces open on campus for students

New spaces are open on campus for McMaster students to eat, study and participate in their online tests or lectures.