McMaster Archive

July 9, 2021

Five things that teaching has taught me

Jim Letwin, executive chairman of Jan Kelley, a digital marketing agency, holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration, and has been an instructor of Marketing Communication within DeGroote’s MBA program for more than 30 years.

July 9, 2021

Jordan Derochie talks figure skating, rediscovering his Indigenous heritage

For a young Jordan Derochie growing up in Sault St. Marie, Ontario, learning how to skate was a necessity. Now he's competing for Canada internationally as one of the top figure skaters in the country.

July 8, 2021

Equipping future policymakers with coding skills

McMaster’s Master of Public Policy Partners with Juno College to provide coding labs for students.

July 7, 2021

Kelvin Ewald is mobilizing the transition to a green economy

DeGroote School of Business grad Kelvin Ewald is empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future in his role as vice president at the Macquarie Group.

July 7, 2021

Unwind this summer with McMaster library staff and their pets

Each week, McMaster students, as well as faculty and staff, are invited to an informal drop-in to meet library staff and their pets.

July 6, 2021

Dean of Engineering to assume new role at US university

Ishwar Puri, who has been McMaster’s dean of engineering since 2013, is taking on a new role as vice president, research at the University of Southern California.

July 6, 2021

Indigenous scholars get a taste of the graduate school experience

Over eight weeks, 27 undergraduate students from across the country worked with McMaster supervisors to gain new skills and advance an area of research.

July 6, 2021

McMaster and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and community rallies to share mask supply with United Way of Halton & Hamilton and YWCA

Thanks to a group of McMaster faculty, staff and community partners, more than 150,000 Level 3 masks will go to help non-profit organizations.

July 5, 2021

Meet McMaster’s 2021 Schulich Leaders

McMaster’s new group of Schulich Leaders are ready to change the world, with the support of Canada’s most coveted undergraduate scholarship for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to help them get there.

July 5, 2021

Parking update for fall 2021

Flexible parking pass options will be available to accommodate new or increasing levels of in-person activities on campus this Fall. 

July 1, 2021

‘We operate and try to be successful in two worlds’

Indigenous studies student Makasa Looking Horse, co-creator of the Ohneganos: Let’s Talk Water podcast, shares a reflection on July 1.

June 30, 2021

Voices of McMaster: Reflections on July 1

The past few years have highlighted a range of challenges and inequities in society at large and within Canada. In light of this, we have asked a range of university thought leaders to share what they are reflecting on come July 1st.

June 30, 2021

Campus ventilation systems are being assessed and upgraded

McMaster is assessing and making any required updates to the ventilation systems in buildings on campus.

June 30, 2021

Campus cleaning plan focuses on disinfecting high-touch surfaces

Safety is the top priority as McMaster’s Facility Services team prepares campus for the return of more students, staff and faculty members in the Fall of 2021.  

June 30, 2021

Ontario moves into Step 2: What this means for the McMaster community

As the province moves to Step 2 of reopening this week, there are a few changes to note related to operations on campus.

June 28, 2021

Telling the story of New York’s Indigenous ironworkers through animated film

McMaster professor Allan Downey and former student Carlee Loft received the 2020 Best Animated Short award at the American Indian Film Festival, one of the largest and most prestigious Indigenous film festivals in the world.

June 25, 2021

Brightside Neighbourhood Project earns President’s Award for Community Engaged Scholarship

McMaster history professor Nancy Bouchier and project facilitator Simon Orpana are the recipients of the prestigious award for community engagement and research.

June 24, 2021

A message to the community regarding the Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour investigation

Dear Members of the McMaster Community, It has been more than a year since McMaster began its investigations in response to a range of allegations . . .

June 24, 2021

In the News: McMaster student graduates after family overcomes domestic abuse, shelter living

Global News interviews McMaster nursing student Homayra Ahmed on her achievements as a School of Nursing grad, despite being dealt a tough hand in her last two years of schooling.

June 24, 2021

McMaster offers sincere condolences to Indigenous communities

It is with tremendous sadness that we have learned of the discovery and further exploration of hundreds of unmarked graves of Indigenous children at the site of a former residential school in Saskatchewan.