McMaster Archive

August 20, 2019

Student Choice Initiative ready for a September roll-out

In response to the Government of Ontario’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI), McMaster has developed an online opt-out process that will be available to students from September 12 – 20, 2019.

August 19, 2019

Move-in weekend happening August 24 and 25

In anticipation of an exciting weekend on campus, Housing & Conference Services has partnered with Campus Security and Parking Services to create move-in driving routes that minimize the impact of traffic on our neighbours and the community.

August 14, 2019

McMaster Experimental Reduced Gravity Team (MERGE) takes first place at CAN-RGX competition

The team won first place for their slat screen system designed to minimize the effects of sloshing during satellite fuelling.

August 12, 2019

McMaster researchers receive federal funding for cutting-edge labs and equipment

Six projects receive more than $2 million in total from the Canada Foundation for Innovation's John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

August 9, 2019

MIRA to host events on social equity and global longevity

The McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) ​is hosting its International Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC) in Hamilton this month. As part of the annual visit, ​​MIRA ​will be organizing two ​special events ​that will explore social equity and the global longevity revolution.

August 8, 2019

Ontario premier Doug Ford visits McMaster Innovation Park

Ford toured McMaster biomedical, automotive and entrepreneurship facilities with Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Ross Romano, and MPP Donna Skelly .

August 7, 2019

HR review status update

The detailed review of human resources functions and services will evaluate and advise on strengths and opportunities for all HR-related programs and support that McMaster offers to employees, retirees, leaders and administrators.

August 6, 2019

Searching for researchers

Interested in earning some money and contributing to a McMaster research project? Jesse Rowley and Kevin Kos have an app for you.

August 1, 2019

Great chemistry: A safer, easier way to track hazardous materials inventory

Using this setup required some system changes across the university. Prior to using HECHMET, inventory was managed lab by lab, with each principal investigator charged with creating and updating their inventory without a centralized list.

August 1, 2019

MOU to yield new opportunities for faculty and grad students

McMaster University has signed an agreement with Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes that will see the development and expansion of of new and existing academic and research collaborations.

July 31, 2019

The story behind your favourite tree on campus

Students in the Arts & Science Program’s Trees Inquiry course have created an interactive website about the wealth and diversity of trees on campus.

July 29, 2019

New research centre will address chronic pain among veterans

The federal government announced $20 million in funding to establish the Centre of Excellence on Chronic Pain, will focus on chronic pain of veterans, setting standards of care that will help veterans across the country.

July 29, 2019

First cohort of graduate students become Wilson Leadership Scholars

Ahmednur Ali, Elise Desjardins and Stephanie Hatzifilalithis form the first graduate cohort, and the fourth cohort of Wilson Leaders overall.

July 29, 2019

High school guidance counsellors visit campus to learn how to better support students entering post-secondary

The purpose of the International Association for College Admission Counselling conference is to share undergrad admission best practices to better support high school students with their post-secondary applications.

July 25, 2019

MEDLIFE trip to Peru offered students ‘so much more’

In May a group of McMaster students traveled to Peru with MEDLIFE, a sustainable development organization that works in Peru, Ecuador, Tanzania, and Nicaragua.

July 24, 2019

Hospitality Services goes greener, adding compostable cutlery

Eat (with) your veggies. This September, Hospitality Services is upping its green game with compostable cutlery made from corn sugars, and updated organic waste bins in Centro.

July 23, 2019

“We’re not always just sharing the facts – we’re sharing enthusiasm for the learning process and science”

The first-ever ComSciConCAN brings grad students from across Canada onto campus to learn how to communicate about science.

July 22, 2019

Media Production Services wins big at CUPMAC

McMaster's in-house print & design team took home the hardware for digital printing (B&W) and people's choice for best overall piece.

July 22, 2019

A marriage of true minds: Irene and Brooke Townsend

They grew up in the Great Depression, met at Mac in 1954 — and married 56 years later. Irene and Brooke Townsend have each created a bursary to help McMaster students in financial need.

July 19, 2019

Remembering Bob “Fitz” Fitzhenry

Alumnus Bob Fitzhenry ’54 is being remembered for his unbridled enthusiasm and belief in all aspects of McMaster University whether it entailed leading-edge research labs, academic excellence, athletic supremacy or artistic creation.