April 5, 2019Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials
Café X event explores how digital technology is transforming postsecondary education.
April 5, 2019It’s exam season — remember, you worked hard to get here
It's the end of another academic year. Classes wrap up on April 9 and exams run from April 11 until April 29. “Preparing sensibly for exams is really important,” says President Patrick Deane in his latest monthly video.
April 4, 2019Students explore nature through interdisciplinary courses
Students from the Arts & Science program and the Faculty of Science explore nature in two interdisciplinary courses.
April 3, 2019McMaster places second in world for impact
McMaster University has placed second in the world in a new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale.
April 3, 2019Hamilton-based McMaster start-up secures $105M (USD) to commercialize potential cancer treatment
Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company founded at McMaster University and based at the McMaster Innovation Park (MIP), has secured $105M (USD) in private financing to help advance a new approach to cancer therapy.
April 2, 2019Human Library event aims to help students develop meaningful relationships
The Human Book Collection, started by fourth year Health Sciences student Kaesavan Selvakumaran, provides an environment for students to develop personal relationships with people from different lifestyles and backgrounds than their own.
April 1, 2019Putting learning into action: The impact of community-engaged education
Fourth-year sociology student, Sabrina Denicola, shares her experiences with community-engaged education and the tremendous impact it's had on her, both inside and outside of the classroom.
April 1, 2019New student group takes the topic of space to new heights
The new McMaster Aeronautics and Space Student Institute is a new partnership that aims to bring existing student groups currently involved in space-related initiatives together for collaborative work.
March 29, 2019The untold (until now) story of Mac’s Iron Ring
What started as a Kipling prank 18 years ago is now an iconic part of the McMaster campus.
March 28, 2019Meet the student who turned down Oxford and Harvard to learn how to help people in crisis
Ahmad Firas Khalid, a PhD candidate in McMaster’s Health Policy program, is exploring ways to bring health evidence into the hands of those making decisions in crisis zones, where time is of the essence.
March 27, 2019McMaster participates in Cities in Action climate change summit
Four-day event brings together researchers, community leaders, youth and industry partners to raise awareness about climate change and its impacts on the area.
March 27, 2019Social psychology students present capstone projects
How has moving away from home affected fourth-year students’ personalities? How do women in STEM programs perceive themselves? Sixty-six final-year students from SOCPSY 4ZZ6, a course . . .
March 26, 2019Words Matter: Updated McMaster style guide now available
Commas and hyphens and style, oh my! McMaster staff members now have an updated editorial style guide for their writing and editing questions.
March 25, 2019Starting up a startup with the help of The Forge
Thoughts on entrepreneurship from one of last year’s startup pitch competition winners.
March 25, 2019New cannabis program launches at McMaster Continuing Education
McMaster's Continuing Education has opened enrolment for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms.
March 22, 2019Why every day is World Water day for Global Health grad
"Climate change is disproportionately impacting marginalized communities in [Northern Canada], and it's imperative that we address the issue of water and the role it plays in that."
March 22, 2019Have you heard about the Society, Culture and Religion program?
New name, new course offerings, new minor. Starting this fall, Society, Culture and Religion programs will be more flexible, more dynamic and more student-focused.
March 22, 2019New student-led exhibition explores the intersection of science and art
Visualizing Science, a new exhibition on display until March 29 in the Waller Family Lobby (L.R. Wilson Hall), is a unique student-run collaboration featuring artworks created by students and staff from across campus, all inspired by science.
March 21, 2019The Forge McMaster announces $100K Student Startup Competition winners
Twelve finalists. More than $100,000 in funding. Who was victorious?
March 21, 2019MSU celebrates teaching excellence with 2019 Teaching Awards
Faculty, sessional instructors, TAs and staff honoured at annual ceremony.