McMaster Archive

March 1, 2021

Mac grad Stephanie Kay is a finalist for a McCall MacBain scholarship

Kay is one of only 50 candidates chosen out of more than 700 applicants. The scholarships are awarded based on character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity.

March 1, 2021

Professor emeritus has last words on death and dying

Dr. Ronald Bayne was one of Canada's first geriatricians and a lifelong advocate for better care for older adults. Dr. Bayne died on Friday after deciding to take advantage of the opportunity for medical assistance in dying.

February 26, 2021

317 miles, four wheels and two world records: 60 years since the greatest bed-pushing story ever told

It's been 60 years since an elaborate plan involving near-military precision, support vehicles, a custom-made bed and a relay of 100 to 125 maroon-and-grey pushers beat the odds — and the Aggies from Guelph.

February 26, 2021

Indigenous health researcher and advocate Nadine Caron to give annual Chanchlani lecture

Indigenous health researcher and advocate Dr. Nadine Caron is the recipient of 9th Annual Chanchlani Global Health Research Award, and will deliver this year’s Chanchlani lecture.

February 22, 2021

New vision statement for McMaster is ‘a unifying statement for our community’

The first step in McMaster’s strategic planning process articulates a commitment to impact and inclusion.

February 22, 2021

Mac grad celebrates learning new things in podcast series

Learn with Lels takes you on an adventure of lifelong learning with Kaitlin “Lels” Jingco, '14

February 22, 2021

Experimental Reduced Gravity Team launches first-ever re-flight experiment

The McMaster Experimental Reduced Gravity Team (MERGE) boarded a Falcon 20 parabolic flight that simulated a reduced gravity atmosphere to continue their study of refuelling satellites in space.

February 19, 2021

It’s a busy time for Bertrand Russell scholars

The journal Russell marks 50 years of continued publication under archivist and expert Ken Blackwell, and historian Andrew Bone publishes a substantial volume of Russell's Collected Papers.

February 18, 2021

Canadian International Council to host Leo Johnson, Mac grad and founder of Empowerment Squared

Johnson will talk about Empowerment Squared's ongoing efforts to build the first public library in Liberia.

February 18, 2021

Introducing McMaster’s new vision statement: A letter from the president

The new statement reflects a collective aspiration for the future of McMaster.

February 18, 2021

McMaster partners with Canadian universities to target greenhouse gas emissions and climate risk

Canadian universities are using their combined investing clout to help address the climate crisis.

February 17, 2021

Planning underway for the Fall 2021 Semester

A letter to the McMaster community from Provost and Vice-President, Academic, Susan Tighe.

February 17, 2021

“This sign is a tribute to Adam’s effort”

Adam Chiaravalle was a passionate advocate for sustainability. Now, his friends and colleagues are finding a way to honour his memory.

February 16, 2021

New agreement fast-tracks degree for college graduates

McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences is making it easier for college graduates to achieve their educational goals.

February 16, 2021

McMaster Continuing Education offers a new course in infection prevention and control for caregivers

The free, self-paced course is aimed at families and caregivers, and teaches best-practice infection control techniques for home and health-care settings.

February 16, 2021

Shape your experience: McMaster students asked to complete new census survey

The survey, which was launched on February 3, will help McMaster identify, and ultimately address, important differences in how diverse students experience campus life.

February 16, 2021

McMaster campus closed due to inclement weather: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Employees who have been working on campus will not come to work unless deemed essential, while employees who have been working from home will continue to do so.

February 13, 2021

COVID-19 update: Hamilton moving into the red zone

The red zone regulations mean some broader opening of retail and restaurants throughout the city, but little will change on campus as McMaster continues to conduct the majority of its work and learning remotely.

February 12, 2021

Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour investigations update

A number of the investigations launched in relation to the Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour department have now been completed.

February 12, 2021

Unanimous support for VP Faculty of Health Sciences second term

Paul O’Byrne has been reappointed to a second five-year term as vice-president and dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences.