McMaster Archive

January 3, 2020

Using art to explore the role of animals in the Anthropocene era

Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space, which opens on January 4, brings together works by five North American artists who use animal imagery to critically address how animals -- including humans -- interact with the world around us.

January 2, 2020

Four McMaster leaders appointed to the Order of Canada

Philanthropist and community builder David Braley, Nobel laureate Donna Strickland, business leader Bob Beamish and emeritus professor John Collins have been recognized with some of Canada's highest civilian honours.

December 19, 2019

Connecting across disciplines benefits students and educators

Making connections with students and between faculties emerged as an important theme at the recent Research on Teaching and Learning Conference, an annual gathering hosted by the MacPherson Institute.

December 18, 2019

“It was so much more than reducing IT waste”

A group of six McMaster students spent their fall semester giving used computers a second life by collecting them, getting them refurbished and donating them to local kids.

December 18, 2019

McMaster will close for the holidays at 4 p.m. on December 24

Main St. campus and One James North will be closed until January 2, 2020.

December 18, 2019

World’s tiniest gingerbread house created at McMaster

In a feat of skill and technology, Travis Casagrande, a research associate at the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy, has created and stacked two richly detailed decorations barely taller than the diameter of a human hair.

December 17, 2019

McMaster wins Health Promotion Canada award for Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy

The award recognizes organizations that embody the core values, beliefs and ideals of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion through advocacy, programming, policy development or community development.

December 13, 2019

Eight holiday gift ideas created by McMaster engineering alumni

‘Tis the season for giving -- but searching for the perfect gift can be a daunting task. Luckily, there's help, thanks to eight alumni from the Faculty of Engineering.

December 12, 2019

McMaster ranked third in Canada by UI GreenMetric World University Ranking

International environmental rankings are based on the university’s commitment to developing an “environmentally friendly infrastructure.”

December 12, 2019

McMaster names new president

David Farrar is about to become McMaster’s next president. The appointment has now been approved by both the Senate and the university’s Board of Governors after an international search spanning more than nine months.

December 11, 2019

McMaster Discovery Program inspires a passion for lifelong learning

Nineteen Hamilton residents graduated from McMaster's Discovery Program this weekend, a free university-level learning experience for Hamilton community members who have faced barriers to education.

December 10, 2019

McMaster chef heats up experience at Nobel Banquet

So how exactly does a Canadian university chef end up across the ocean cooking for prize winners, royalty and celebrities at the Nobel Banquet?

December 9, 2019

“A number walks into a bar…”

Arts & Science student wins a writing contest for a STEM-themed short story featuring a character named Zero.

December 9, 2019

New Faculty of Science initiative aims to better support those on parental and other leaves

McMaster’s Faculty of Science has developed the Life Events Support Program, an innovative new initiative aimed at providing research support for faculty members on parental, short-term, medical, and other types of leaves.

December 5, 2019

You have HR questions. We have answers.

Not sure where to start for answers to your employment questions? The Human Resources Service Centre has a new service desk intake system with a guaranteed status update within 48 hours and a tracking system for your query.

December 4, 2019

Faculty of Engineering to mark 30th anniversary of shooting at École Polytechnique

McMaster’s community remembers the 14 women – 12 of them engineering students – who were shot in 1989 simply for being female.

December 4, 2019

A day for remembrance and action

McMaster will mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with an annual art installation and community gatherings.

December 4, 2019

Two McMaster researchers receive fellowships from International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

PhD candidate Anita Acai and postdoctoral fellow Cherie Woolmer are among the first to receive the fellowships, making McMaster the only institution to be recognized with two people in the inaugural cohort.

December 4, 2019

New course offers students the opportunity to “choose their own adventure” outside their home program

Students will have the opportunity to explore Hamilton and the surrounding area, learn from innovative instructors, enjoy a small-class setting, and complete three unique workshops as part of the course.

December 4, 2019

Celebrating and commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

To commemorate and celebrate December 3, the AccessMac Program in the Equity and Inclusion Office and the McMaster Accessibility Council (MAC) announced the launch of the second Accessibility and Disability Inclusion Update 2018-2019.