McMaster Archive

November 18, 2022

Meet science and engineering valedictorian Sara Moetakef Imani

"Success in every profession, is to love what you do and try to make an improvement around you."

November 17, 2022

Fiona Campbell gives pain medicine and pain policy a shot in the arm

The recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award in Science works across clinical practice, education and research, developing pain education initiatives for health professionals, children and families.

November 17, 2022

Meet Health Sciences valedictorian Sergio Raez-Villanueva

"Success is going to sleep and feeling like you made the best out of your day," says Sergio Raez-Villanueva. "Success should not be compared between individuals, it should be measured from within."

November 17, 2022

Six decades of leadership and impact, from Canada to Kenya

From decades of UN work to fostering a new generation of local and global leaders in Kenya, Bob Munro has spent his life making a difference.

November 17, 2022

Two exceptional students receive Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal

The Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal is awarded to a student who achieves the highest academic standing at the graduate level. 

November 17, 2022

Meet Business, Social Sciences & Humanities valedictorian Samantha Hirsch

"I wanted to show [my daughters] that anything is possible — you can be a mom, you can get your MBA and you can work at a job that you are passionate about."

November 17, 2022

Meet the fall convocation’s honorary degree recipients

Bertha Skye, Allison McGeer and Qurraisha and Salim Kareem will receive honorary degrees for their immense contributions to enriching communities and advancing health and well-being.

November 16, 2022

Walking the walk: Talking sustainability and climate action with COP27 observer Paris Liu

The fourth-year engineering student and co-president of Zero Waste McMaster is in Egypt this week for the United Nations’ annual global climate summit.

November 16, 2022

Mac grad’s robotic arm offers students a chance to solve the problems of tomorrow

Jetson Infinity offers easily programmable robotic arms that be used to solve day-to-day problems.

November 15, 2022

McMaster continues to strongly encourage masking & vaccination

McMaster continues to strongly encourage our community to wear masks indoors and urges everyone to stay up to date on vaccines for COVID-19 and influenza. 

November 15, 2022

McMaster medical student named Rhodes Scholar

Rishi Bansal, a third-year McMaster medical student and graduate of the Arts and Science program, is a 2023 recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

November 15, 2022

Startup Survivor winner makes it easy to put your best foot forward 

Five innovators. One grand prize. Five minutes to win it. These are the student-founded startups that took home $35,000 in cash awards for their innovative business ventures at the Forge Startup Survivor. 

November 15, 2022

McMaster grads & business owners hit the road to give to communities in need

The co-founders of Toques From The Heart, a company that sells toques, went on a road trip this month, donating 4,000 toques to those in need.

November 15, 2022

University Library Impact Report highlights strategic work

The 2021-22 Impact Report highlights the library’s strategic work during the past year through stories of innovative learning solutions, steadfast research support and meaningful outreach initiatives.

November 14, 2022

From idea to impact: Marking Global Entrepreneurship Week at McMaster

Stay tuned to this page as we share stories all week long about the exciting research, innovation and student-led projects helping to make a brighter world.

November 11, 2022

Archive shares remarkable story of Royal Canadian Air Force wireless operator and air gunner

“This is an incredible story of survival, heroism and the accidents of history.”

November 11, 2022

‘Today, we remember’ 

Campus community members are invited to join a livestreamed Remembrance Day event and honour the contributions of people ‘who gave so much to secure for us a lifetime of opportunity.’ 

November 10, 2022

School of the Arts’ Fall Major production explores trans histories, gender fluidity & queer possibility

Force of Habit runs from November 11 to November 20 in the Black Box Theatre in L.R. Wilson Hall.

November 10, 2022

Meet the nominees for the McMaster’s Innovation Showcase awards

Contenders for the Innovator of the Year and Lifetime Innovator awards have made outstanding contributions with their research and have transformed their discoveries into startups and technologies with global impact.

November 9, 2022

Transport minister meets with McMaster transportation experts

Researchers at the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics shared their expertise in supply chain resilience with Canada’s minister of transport.