McMaster Archive

February 1, 2019

“I wanted to think about the kind of world I want the next generation to be living in”

McMaster graduate student Aloka Wijesooriya has been named a runner-up in a global competition that asked students to consider what a world where companies care and people come first could look like.

January 31, 2019

Great-West Life invests $100,000 in mental health research fellowship

A new post-doctoral fellowship will allow an early-career researcher to undertake interdisciplinary research focused on solutions for mental-health problems arising from education and work-related challenges.

January 31, 2019

“It’s not just about living longer. It’s about living well.”

Parminder Raina to explore the effects of longer lifespans on individuals and society in a "Science in the Park" event.

January 31, 2019

Thrive Week comes to McMaster Feb. 4-8

Thrive Week, taking place from February 4 to 8, includes programming and workshops dedicated to mental health and wellness. The week of events is an invitation for those who want more for themselves.

January 30, 2019

“I was always in a role providing help for others”

Orson Morrison, who was recently presented with an Impact Award from the Alumni Association, has built a career around working with children, adolescents and families involved in the child welfare system and those impacted by poverty, social exclusion, violence and abuse.

January 30, 2019

I want to help those with a mental illness know how to be a successful student

No student plans to include mental illness in their university curriculum but the onset of serious illness often happens during these years of young adulthood. I learned this from firsthand experience and I want to prevent you from going down the path I did.

January 29, 2019

Interdisciplinary minor in sustainability is creating the next generation of sustainable thinkers

Unique program enables students to take courses from different faculties and programs for a holistic view of sustainability.

January 29, 2019

McMaster open January 29

Crews have spent the night clearing snow and cleaning walkways and paths. The University will open for classes this morning and all events and activities . . .

January 28, 2019

McMaster students, staff, graduates and faculty nominated for YWCA Hamilton’s Women of Distinction Awards

Women and workplaces with McMaster connections make up more than one-third of all nominees

January 25, 2019

Transforming undergraduate education at the DeGroote School of Business begins with new teaching model and new building

A significant gift will enable the university to plan and build the McLean Centre for Collaborative Discovery at the DeGroote School of Business, over what is now the Innis Library, with the building being specifically designed to facilitate a new and evolving model of teaching business to students from all faculties.

January 23, 2019

McMaster launches 2019-2021 IT Strategic Plan

Three-year plan outlines strategic directions for IT throughout the McMaster community.

January 22, 2019

Committee to recommend new McMaster president established

10-member committee is made up of students, staff, faculty, alumni and members of the Board of Governors.

January 22, 2019

Science students explore the power of storytelling

With a little help from artists, storytellers and other experts, McMaster Life Sciences students learned to flex their creative muscles and tell science-based stories of their own as part of an innovative new course offered by the School of Interdisciplinary Science.

January 21, 2019

Interdisciplinary team of Mac students to tackle space waste

A team made up of engineering, science and business students will be competing in the Canadian Reduced Gravity Experiment Design Challenge.

January 21, 2019

NEUDOSE satellite project passes CSA milestone

A team of student and faculty researchers from McMaster, who have designed and built a satellite to be launched into deep space, reached a major milestone this week.

January 17, 2019

Human resources review underway

A detailed review of human resources functions and services at McMaster has begun to evaluate and advise on strengths and opportunities for all HR-related programs and support offered to employees, retirees, leaders and administrators.

January 16, 2019

Hands-on learning in the Harbour

iSci, Life Science and Arts and Science students had the chance to learn first-hand about the impact of invasive fish species in Hamilton Harbour as part of an innovative new experiential learning course.

January 15, 2019

Angela Grossmann’s Troublemakers comes to McMaster Museum of Art

Canadian artist Angela Grossmann and curator Lynn Ruscheinsky to open major exhibition and present public talk

January 15, 2019

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. through one of his letters

A letter from Martin Luther King Jr. to McMaster religious studies professor emeritus Alan Mendelson marks King's birthday.

January 14, 2019

Social Sciences introduces two direct-entry programs

Programs in economics and health and society will accept students directly from high school, starting this fall.