McMaster Archive

April 5, 2019

Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials

Café X event explores how digital technology is transforming postsecondary education.

April 5, 2019

It’s exam season — remember, you worked hard to get here

It's the end of another academic year. Classes wrap up on April 9 and exams run from April 11 until April 29. “Preparing sensibly for exams is really important,” says President Patrick Deane in his latest monthly video.

April 4, 2019

Students explore nature through interdisciplinary courses

Students from the Arts & Science program and the Faculty of Science explore nature in two interdisciplinary courses.

April 3, 2019

McMaster places second in world for impact

McMaster University has placed second in the world in a new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale.

April 3, 2019

Hamilton-based McMaster start-up secures $105M (USD) to commercialize potential cancer treatment

Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company founded at McMaster University and based at the McMaster Innovation Park (MIP), has secured $105M (USD) in private financing to help advance a new approach to cancer therapy.

April 2, 2019

Human Library event aims to help students develop meaningful relationships

The Human Book Collection, started by fourth year Health Sciences student Kaesavan Selvakumaran, provides an environment for students to develop personal relationships with people from different lifestyles and backgrounds than their own.

April 1, 2019

Putting learning into action: The impact of community-engaged education

Fourth-year sociology student, Sabrina Denicola, shares her experiences with community-engaged education and the tremendous impact it's had on her, both inside and outside of the classroom.

April 1, 2019

New student group takes the topic of space to new heights

The new McMaster Aeronautics and Space Student Institute is a new partnership that aims to bring existing student groups currently involved in space-related initiatives together for collaborative work.

March 29, 2019

The untold (until now) story of Mac’s Iron Ring

What started as a Kipling prank 18 years ago is now an iconic part of the McMaster campus.

March 28, 2019

Meet the student who turned down Oxford and Harvard to learn how to help people in crisis

Ahmad Firas Khalid, a PhD candidate in McMaster’s Health Policy program, is exploring ways to bring health evidence into the hands of those making decisions in crisis zones, where time is of the essence.

March 27, 2019

McMaster participates in Cities in Action climate change summit

Four-day event brings together researchers, community leaders, youth and industry partners to raise awareness about climate change and its impacts on the area.

March 27, 2019

Social psychology students present capstone projects

How has moving away from home affected fourth-year students’ personalities? How do women in STEM programs perceive themselves? Sixty-six final-year students from SOCPSY 4ZZ6, a course . . .

March 26, 2019

Words Matter: Updated McMaster style guide now available

Commas and hyphens and style, oh my! McMaster staff members now have an updated editorial style guide for their writing and editing questions.

March 25, 2019

Starting up a startup with the help of The Forge

Thoughts on entrepreneurship from one of last year’s startup pitch competition winners.

March 25, 2019

New cannabis program launches at McMaster Continuing Education

McMaster's Continuing Education has opened enrolment for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms.

March 22, 2019

Why every day is World Water day for Global Health grad

"Climate change is disproportionately impacting marginalized communities in [Northern Canada], and it's imperative that we address the issue of water and the role it plays in that."

March 22, 2019

Have you heard about the Society, Culture and Religion program?

New name, new course offerings, new minor. Starting this fall, Society, Culture and Religion programs will be more flexible, more dynamic and more student-focused.

March 22, 2019

New student-led exhibition explores the intersection of science and art

Visualizing Science, a new exhibition on display until March 29 in the Waller Family Lobby (L.R. Wilson Hall), is a unique student-run collaboration featuring artworks created by students and staff from across campus, all inspired by science.

March 21, 2019

The Forge McMaster announces $100K Student Startup Competition winners

Twelve finalists. More than $100,000 in funding. Who was victorious?

March 21, 2019

MSU celebrates teaching excellence with 2019 Teaching Awards

Faculty, sessional instructors, TAs and staff honoured at annual ceremony.