McMaster Archive

June 17, 2022

Meet Engineering valedictorian Annika Yardy

Get involved in activities outside of class and try out summer research!

June 17, 2022

Heersinks visit campus to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship

A flurry of official openings and celebrations of innovation and entrepreneurship are accompanying the visit to McMaster University by Alabama-based philanthropists Marnix and Mary Heersink.

June 16, 2022

Two exceptional students receive Governor General’s Academic Medals 

Zachary Vrhovsek and Mitchell Cooke are not only outstanding in academics, but they have contributed to the university community and its impact beyond the campus. 

June 16, 2022

Meet Science valedictorian Sanya Vij

"Put yourself out there and connect with people you look up to — you never know who will take the time of day to take you under their wing and help you out."

June 16, 2022

Meet Science valedictorian Nicole Wong

"If an opportunity both interests you and falls outside your comfort zone, that is a definite sign to go for it!"

June 16, 2022

Satisfaction in McMaster services has dramatically improved

A program that tracks satisfaction scores finds that experience with staff-provided services at McMaster have improved notably over the last five years.

June 16, 2022

 ‘Talking Earth’ performance launches Chancellor Santee Smith’s public artwork

Internationally recognized artist Santee Smith undertook three performances to launch her public ceramic art display, which will be permanently displayed at the entrance of the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.

June 16, 2022

Mac Eng faculty, alumni elected as fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering

Fellowship to the prestigious academy is extended to those who have demonstrated their dedication to the application of science and engineering principles to advance social, environmental, economic and technical solutions.

June 16, 2022

Meet Science valedictorian Cindy Chin

"Run YOUR race. Every student is different and will go through a different journey — that applies to both undergrad and in life."

June 15, 2022

Convocation 2022: Students share their journeys to the finish line

McMaster graduates share lessons learned and memories they'll take with them as they cross this finish line and start their own exciting new journeys.

June 15, 2022

Meet Social Sciences valedictorian Harjot Shoker

"Wanting to be successful and working hard to achieve your goals is a good thing, but when 'hustle culture' takes the front seat in your life, it becomes immensely toxic."

June 15, 2022

Meet Social Sciences valedictorian Angelo Marmolejo

"Life isn’t just about work, volunteering or education. It’s about the little things, living your life and just being around the people you love."

June 14, 2022

Black Grad Magic: Historic celebration launches a rich tradition

Pomp, circumstance, tears, gowns — and live steelpan music. Welcome to McMaster's inaugural Black Graduation Celebration.

June 14, 2022

Meet DeGroote School of Business valedictorian Chirag Sheth  

“Growth and improvement won’t happen overnight, it’s a long game. Focus on doing small things to get better every single day and eventually they start to add up.” 

June 14, 2022

Meet DeGroote School of Business valedictorian Momina Qureshi 

"Your undergrad is great time to put yourself out there through saying yes to unique opportunities. Worst case scenario, you don’t like it and don’t have to do it again!"

June 13, 2022

McMaster University’s inaugural associate vice-president, Equity and Inclusion moving to UBC

Arig al Shaibah, McMaster University’s inaugural associate vice-president, Equity and Inclusion is moving on to the University of British Columbia (UBC) where she will lead that institution’s Equity and Inclusion Office.

June 13, 2022

Meet Faculty of Humanities and Arts & Science program valedictorian Isabel Diavolitsis

"It’s always more worth it to have tried to do something, failed fantastically, and learned from it than to never have attempted it in the first place."

June 10, 2022

A home base for queer and trans BIPOC students 

Learn how the Queer and Trans Colour Club celebrates, supports, connects and advocates for racialized queer and trans community members.  

June 9, 2022

Pride Month: Highlighting McMaster’s student-led Pride Community Centre

The Pride Community Centre (PCC) is a student-led, peer support service provided by the McMaster Students Union (MSU) specifically for students who identify as part of the 2STLGBQIA+ community.

June 9, 2022

McMaster welcomes new Vice-Provost (International Affairs) and Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

Professors Bonny Ibhawoh and Steve Hranilovic start in their new roles July 1.