McMaster Archive

February 11, 2021

New podcast offers inspiration from alumni with unconventional career journeys

"The MacCast -- Unconventional" launched February 8, 2021.

February 11, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Feb. 11, 2021

The case involves an international student who tested positive on Feb. 4 who had already been quarantining in residence after arriving in late January.

February 10, 2021

MacPherson zine project seeks to create a vibrant space for students and alumni with disabilities

Organizers welcome contributions from individuals or groups with lived experiences of disability.

February 10, 2021

McMaster provides tuition-free access for current and former foster kids

McMaster will be making places available for up to 20 students from these groups and accepting applications regardless of the age of applicants if they meet eligibility requirements.

February 10, 2021

McMaster’s Watershed Trust: Reimagining an ecological treasure

The Watershed Trust – Phase 1: West Campus Redesign Initiative is a university-wide collaboration aimed at reclaiming and reimagining an important, ecologically sensitive wetland located on and near Parking lot M.

February 8, 2021

Archway has a big impact on first-year students

McMaster’s Archway program is providing first-year students with resources and community to help them overcome the challenges of learning online during the pandemic.

February 8, 2021

Student Success Centre responds to Fall Experience Survey with resources and supports for instructors

Students, staff and faculty all have a role to play in helping students succeed with online learning, and supporting students also means supporting instructors and faculty, says the SSC.

February 5, 2021

Spring, Summer and Intersession 2021 terms to be held virtually

Undergraduate academic activities will continue remotely, with only a few exceptions for students who need specialized equipment.

February 4, 2021

McMaster ranked among the most international universities in the world

Mac places 38th in the world in Times Higher Education ranking.

February 3, 2021

New sociology scholarship increases opportunities for Black graduate students

The Daniel G. Hill Scholarship is part of a wider effort to increase diversity in the department, and to provide support for equity-seeking groups after enrolment.

February 3, 2021

DeGroote business students place first overall at central Canada undergraduate business competition

The DeGroote School of Business won "School of the Year" at the JDC Central undergraduate business competition, thanks to a record-breaking performance by its 44-student team.

February 2, 2021

Planning for spring convocation is underway

With physical distancing limitations still in place in Ontario, spring convocation will be virtual – but there’s still plenty to celebrate.

February 2, 2021

Humanities offers new bursaries for Black students

The departments of history and communications studies and multimedia have created bursaries for incoming and current Black undergraduate students based on financial need.

February 1, 2021

Made at McMaster

A community organization that got its start as a student club at McMaster has just received a substantial grant to help young people in Toronto, Ottawa and Hamilton explore African cultures, ideas, philosophies and traditions.

February 1, 2021

‘Regulatory lag is a drag’

Meet Vass Bednar, Mac grad and executive director of the innovative new Master of Public Policy in Digital Society program.

February 1, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month at McMaster

Black History Month begins at McMaster with a message from Arig al Shaibah, associate vice-president of equity and inclusion.

February 1, 2021

New graduate program prepares public policy professionals for the digital age

The master's degree in public policy in digital society covers data privacy, presidential censoring, and everything in between.

January 29, 2021

Peer awards honour McMaster leaders

Six employees from McMaster’s management group (TMG) received awards at the virtual TMG Forum yesterday.

January 29, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Jan. 29, 2021

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus involving a staff member. The staff member tested positive on Jan. 27, and . . .

January 29, 2021

Have an idea to make McMaster a healthier place? The McMaster Okanagan committee wants to hear about it

Creative McMaster-focused wellness projects can receive up to $5,000 in funding from the McMaster Okanagan Special Project Funding program.