McMaster Archive

September 11, 2020

Six McMaster researchers named Canada Research Chairs

Four new and two renewed Canada Research Chairs represent four faculties and a diversity of research areas.

September 11, 2020

“Experiential learning will push you to be the person you’ve always dreamed of”

Mac Humanities grad and Global Health master’s student Shania Bhopa reflects on how a placement with The Socrates Project allowed her to learn important lessons outside the classroom.

September 10, 2020

Limited bookable study space now available in Mills Library

Starting Sept. 14, McMaster students will be able to book physically distanced workspaces on the ground floor of Mills Library.

September 10, 2020

BFA students present their art in virtual graduation exhibition

Mac's BFA students' traditional year-end art show at the McMaster Museum of Art was delayed because of COVID-19. Now, their works are being featured in an online exhibit.

September 9, 2020

Welcoming McMaster’s 2020 Loran Scholars

Adam Luoma and Taim Saeed are two of this year’s 36 Canadian recipients of scholarships from the Loran Scholars Foundation – and they both chose McMaster.

September 9, 2020

SHIFT 2020 Festival asks “What would you do differently?”

The Socrates Project is looking for audience members to bring their own voices and views to SHIFT 2020, a three-day online conversation about creating a better future.

September 8, 2020

Two McMaster professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada

Mark Loeb and Dawn Bowdish, both professors of pathology and molecular medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences, are being honoured by the Royal Society of Canada.

September 8, 2020

I have confidence in our collective ability to continue to effect positive change: President’s letter

"While we may not have had the benefits of a summer of relaxing and re-charging in the usual ways, we are returning to our labs and classrooms with a renewed sense of gravity and purpose."

September 7, 2020

Top 10 things Mac students need to know as we start the weirdest term ever

Yes, everything is different. Here’s some info that should help smooth the transition into the fall term.

September 5, 2020

Academics supporting activities against anti-Black racism

The Scholar Strike for Black Lives in Canada, which takes place on Sept. 9 and 10, is an opportunity for many in the university community to show support for and learn more about these issues.

September 4, 2020

Get to know McMaster’s 2020 Schulich Leaders

Meet the 10 incoming students awarded Canada’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships for science, technology, engineering and math.

September 3, 2020

Inspiring McMaster educators receive recognition for outstanding teaching

Four individuals and one group have received the President’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning.

September 2, 2020

Updates to the COVID-19 website, fall convocation to be online and tech updates

McMaster's COVID-19 website has been updated to provide essential information as the campus prepares for the first week of classes.

September 2, 2020

Fall convocation will be held online as physical distancing rules remain in effect

With physical distancing limitations still in place in Ontario because of the COVID-19 pandemic, McMaster's fall convocation will now be held online.

September 2, 2020

McMaster ranked among the top 70 universities worldwide

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 place McMaster at 69th in the world, and 11th globally in Clinical and Health.

August 31, 2020

Security to be a critical consideration as online learning tools are selected

With the fall term around the corner, McMaster instructors are selecting a combination of technologies to support online learning. As these choices are made, an important consideration will be online security.

August 28, 2020

Celebrating Welcome Week 2020

More than 230 virtual events and programs will connect all incoming first-year students in McMaster’s first-ever virtual Welcome Week.

August 28, 2020

Drive-in theatre: Chancellor Santee Smith ‘maps the darkness’ of Canada’s oldest residential school

The Dora-Award-winning artist's new project explores the history of the Mohawk Institute, in partnership with the National Arts Centre.

August 27, 2020

In-person campus events restricted until 2021; libraries opening up bookable study space

To help curb the spread of COVID-19, McMaster has restricted all in-person student, faculty, staff events and discretionary activities until the end of the year.

August 25, 2020

New UTS website makes everything easier

New live chat, extended hours, user-specific filters and easier, faster navigation: Welcome to the new UTS website.