McMaster Archive

March 6, 2020

McMaster has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for a second consecutive year

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers is an annual competition that recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

March 6, 2020

McMaster well represented at annual YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction event

Five women with connections to McMaster were recognized on March 5th at the 44th annual YWCA Hamilton's Women of Distinction Awards event.

March 6, 2020

McMaster Learning for 55+ courses now available for older adults

McMaster University Continuing Education has launched the McMaster Learning for 55+ program which gives older adults access to a variety of courses developed specifically for them.

March 5, 2020

McMaster Women in Tech to profile changemakers across campus

Because of her substantial interests, activities and advocacy related to McMaster’s technology transformation, assistant registrar Nevine Chawra has been selected as the first changemaker in the McMaster Women in Tech series.

March 5, 2020

Got e-waste? There’s a bin for that

The McMaster community can now recycle old phones, laptops, hard drives and other electronic waste, securely and sustainably using a new e-waste bin located in Mills Library.

March 5, 2020

McMaster Innovation Park expansion plans now include Hamilton Spectator Building

Ty Shattuck, the Park’s CEO, confirmed the acquisition and redevelopment of TorStar’s 44 Frid Street property and detailed how it will be transformed into a state-of-the-art facility to support MIP’s growing life sciences cluster. 

March 5, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Academic considerations and new travel information (March 5, 2020)

Updates covering academic planning and updated travel guidelines.

March 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 4, 2020

Updates on travel information, business continuity and how to help prevent the spread of illness.

March 3, 2020

Hamilton tech is on the rise

Meet local tech companies this week at Connect to Careers Job Fair’s Tech Zone.

March 3, 2020

Strategic planning process to shape the future of teaching and learning at McMaster

McMaster University is launching a Teaching and Learning Strategic Planning Process that will draw on the expertise of faculty, students and staff to identify strengths, areas for improvement, and ideas for the future of teaching and learning at McMaster.

March 2, 2020

Coronavirus updates, resources and FAQs

Ongoing updates, FAQs, health information and useful resources.

March 2, 2020

McMaster student tests negative for COVID-19

A McMaster student who was being tested for COVID-19 following a trip to Europe has received their test results and notified the university that the test was negative and shows they do not have the coronavirus.

March 1, 2020

Coronavirus update March 1, 2020

Cleaning on the first level of the Burke Science Building as detailed below has been completed. The business of the university is expected to continue as usual on Monday March 2.

February 29, 2020

Coronavirus update February 29, 2020

McMaster continues to take precautions while awaiting the results from a student being tested for COVID-19. The university has decided to be very cautious as the student was on campus once last week before going into self-isolation.

February 28, 2020

Coronavirus update February 28, 2020

McMaster is in discussions with Public Health officials in response to a student who is in self-isolation after returning from a trip to Italy. The student is awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19.

February 28, 2020

Universities and colleges release new report on campus mental health

In It Together 2020 provides recommendations for addressing the growing challenges related to students’ mental health.

February 28, 2020

Open Education Week: Making education more affordable and accessible

From March 2–6, McMaster University Library is hosting a series of events in celebration of Open Education Week, a global event to raise awareness about how Open Educational Resources can help make education more affordable and accessible to learners world-wide.

February 27, 2020

Improving sexual violence prevention and support at McMaster

New data from a province-wide survey will help bolster McMaster’s programs and education about sexual violence.

February 27, 2020

Stormy weather: How McMaster decides to call a snow day

Just what goes into the decision to declare a snow day?

February 25, 2020

How do you want McMaster Libraries to look in five years? Tell us what you think

McMaster University Libraries are inviting faculty, staff and students to complete a survey aimed at finding ways to improve library services, spaces and collections.