McMaster Archive

June 1, 2020

That arrow on the floor is a good sign

As researchers begin the phased return to research, a slate of new safety measures will help people follow public health and distancing protocols.

June 1, 2020

COVID-19 and older adults: A discussion with Maura Marcucci

An online discussion hosted by the Socrates Project will explore different aspects of pandemic’s impact on older adults.

May 29, 2020

Supporting our Students: An engineering student’s story

SOS is an ongoing series that highlights how COVID-19 is impacting McMaster students. This instalment is by an engineering student who wished to remain anonymous.

May 29, 2020

Beginning a new life in changing times

Massoud, a new PhD student, has been planning his move from Iran to Canada since February. He and his wife, Faezeh, would arrive early enough to find a place to live and make that space their home -- and then COVID-19 happened.

May 28, 2020

New campus health and safety signage available, information on accessing campus, and other updates

Information on new campus building signage, accessing campus and HR resources.

May 27, 2020

Under the Archway: Helping students understand their financial support options

This series explores support services for students at McMaster. These supports align with the university’s new Archway program, which provides a personal support program for incoming first-year students.

May 26, 2020

Dancing to support COVID-19 research

Health sciences student and Zumba instructor Natasha Verhoeff organized a free virtual Zumba dance class from her family’s Toronto home, and invited participants to donate to the McMaster COVID-19 Research Fund.

May 25, 2020

Fall term classes will be online: President’s letter

To provide clarity for McMaster's community, the university has announced that classes for the fall term will be online.

May 25, 2020

Supporting our Students: Jamie’s story

SOS is an ongoing series that highlights how COVID-19 is impacting McMaster students. This instalment is by Jamie Sippert, a Masters student in the Department of History. Jamie is starting a Ph.D this fall.

May 22, 2020

COVID-19 update: May 22, 2020

McMaster is beginning to phase in on-campus and fieldwork research. For the complete update, please go to the COVID-19 information site.

May 21, 2020

Supports aim to make virtual spaces more accessible as work and learning shift online

May 21 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day which shines a light on the digital barriers faced by those with disabilities. To mark this event, McMaster’s Office of Equity and Inclusion is highlighting the many resources available to those with disabilities now working and learning online.

May 21, 2020

MacDATA fellows using cutting-edge techniques to analyze data in new ways

Nine students have been awarded fellowships from McMaster’s MacDATA Institute to pursue interdisciplinary research projects that are using a range of data science methodologies to gain new insight into a number of research areas.

May 21, 2020

Under the Archway: Supporting students and their academic success in first year

This series explores support services for students at McMaster. These supports align with the university’s new Archway program, which provides a personal support program for incoming first-year students.

May 21, 2020

Positive outlook leads new McMaster doctor through obstacles

The first person in his immediate family to go to university, Tyler Pitre was drawn to medicine because of a caring physician who helped his family through a difficult time.

May 21, 2020

Meet the Health Sciences valedictorian

If you could have any superpower what would it be? What is your definition of success? Meet Akachukwu Nwakoby, the valedictorian for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

May 20, 2020

Online celebrations honour McMaster’s Class of 2020

Because of COVID-19, McMaster has postponed its in-person convocation ceremonies -- but that doesn't mean the university isn't celebrating now.

May 20, 2020

Meet the Nursing valedictorian

If you could have any superpower what would it be? What is your definition of success? Meet Kolina Tavares, the valedictorian for the School of Nursing.

May 19, 2020

“It’s always good to know someone from your hometown in an unfamiliar country.”

Webinar series helps build community and connection for incoming international students.

May 16, 2020

COVID-19 update: May 16, 2020

Research activities will start to increase no later than June 1. As well, operations groups across the university are preparing for the next phases of . . .

May 15, 2020

New Socrates webinar explores research ethics in the time of COVID-19

Research is essential during a pandemic – but what ethical issues need to be considered?