McMaster Archive

May 3, 2021

Applications invited for McMaster Open Educational Resources Grant Program

The McMaster OER Grant Program provides successful applicants with funding to create new open textbooks or customize existing open textbooks.

April 30, 2021

Ontario continues to welcome international students

International applicants and students are being reached to help clarify reports that Ontario wanted to change provincial access for international students.

April 30, 2021

‘Sometimes you have to take the leap into the deep end of the pool’ — Grad Chris Buttenham on the Unconventional podcast

In the latest episode of Unconventional, Sociology grad Chris Buttenham shares the journey that led him to co-own and run Obie, a digital platform that enables businesses to quickly find and capture knowledge at work.

April 30, 2021

Fall 2021 updates for students: What we know and what we’re working towards

Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Susan Tighe shares what we know at this point for fall term planning and what we’re working towards. 

April 29, 2021

McMatch helps students connect with prospective off-campus housemates

McMatch, McMaster’s Student Housemate Connector, is a new online platform from Housing & Conference Services where students can connect with each other to find housemates for their off-campus homes.

April 29, 2021

Virtual conference to explore the intersection of policy, culture and digital platforms

Leading researchers and public figures will address questions related to platform regulation, the digital economy and diversity on- and off-screen

April 28, 2021

May is Teaching and Learning Month for educators at McMaster

McMaster University wraps up the winter term with opportunities for reflection and development with the launch of Teaching and Learning Month starting on Monday, May 3. 

April 28, 2021

‘I probably have a maroon M somewhere’: An interview with Quentin Broad

The Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award recipient talks about his commitment to Mac, the big move from finance to non-profit, and how a hug clinched the deal.                                                                    

April 28, 2021

Students collaborate with the Dundas Museum to design historical walking tours

As many museums and historical tours are closed due to the pandemic, McMaster students collaborated with the Dundas Museum to design walking tours that the community can safely enjoy.

April 27, 2021

Dean Puri honoured with Engineering Excellence award

Dean Ishwar K. Puri has been awarded with the Engineering Excellence Award from Professional Engineers Ontario.

April 26, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: April 26

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus involving a staff member who tested positive on April 23.

April 26, 2021

Deadline to apply for postdoctoral fellowships in aging research extended to May 14

More than $370,000 in new funding opportunities fare available for postdoctoral fellows with interests in aging.

April 26, 2021

Supporting student success at McMaster

Championing initiatives that support student development, student life and successful student outcomes is the priority for Arlene Fajutrao Dosen, McMaster’s new director, student success. 

April 23, 2021

McMaster students provide campus and community with free, virtual tax services

Meet the McMaster Tax Squad, a team of student volunteers that provides free, virtual tax services to fellow students and community members.

April 23, 2021

Mac student develops mask extenders for Brampton’s South Asian community

As National Volunteer Week comes to a close, the Daily News team caught up with second year Life Sciences student Simrat Arri to learn more about her work and why volunteering has been so important to her over the past year.

April 23, 2021

Two faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

As the most research-intensive university in Canada, we know that knowledge is most impactful when shared. This is a lesson well-taught by Mahmut Parlar and Mohit Bhandari, McMaster’s two newest Distinguished University Professors.

April 22, 2021

McMaster program connects students and older adults during a year of social isolation

Offered by the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA), the 'Meet My Hamilton' program demonstrates the value of creating spaces where older adults and students can connect.

April 22, 2021

Student-led products combine innovation and sustainability

This Earth Day, celebrate by learning more about three McMaster student ideas that all aim to recover the earth by doing things differently.

April 21, 2021

2020 Writer-in-(Electronic)-Residence program wraps up after a year like no other

Poet Janet Marie Rogers will finish her time at McMaster with two virtual events, including a reading with Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate, Louise Bernice Halfe.

April 21, 2021

McMaster places 14th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

The university moved up three positions in the international rankings and placed first in Canada for impact on good health and well-being.