McMaster Archive

October 14, 2021

Take five minutes to shape McMaster’s Sustainability Plan

The first university-wide Sustainability Plan Survey is arriving in McMaster inboxes today.

October 13, 2021

Externs help hospitals with nurse shortage

McMaster nursing students are currently working as externs in Hamilton’s two hospital systems, helping with the hospital nursing shortage during the pandemic, while offering a pathway to full-time work after graduation.

October 13, 2021

McMaster student startups claim top prizes in The Forge Startup Survivor

Four student-founded startups working with the business incubator win $31,000 in cash awards to grow their innovative early-stage business ventures.  

October 12, 2021

From constellations to Classics

Pietropaolo joined the Classics department at McMaster as an assistant professor in 2018, and is now an associate professor. Last year, she celebrated the release of her first book, The Grotesque in Roman Love Elegy.

October 8, 2021

McMaster retains top-tier spot in Maclean’s university rankings

For the fourth consecutive year, McMaster ranks among the top Canadian schools with a broad range of research and doctoral programs.

October 8, 2021

Broadening perspectives on spiritual care and learning at McMaster 

The Spiritual Care and Learning Centre is a new initiative that stems from the Interfaith Working Group, part of the McMaster President's Advisory Committee for Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC).

October 8, 2021

Sustainability Month at McMaster begins with a spark

The Student Sustainability Ambassador Program held its first in-person event of the year at ALTITUDE on October 1 to kick off Sustainability month at McMaster.

October 8, 2021

MacCheck reminder: Upload proof of vaccination by October 17

There's still time to upload your vaccination proof to the MacCheck tool. Here's what you need to know.

October 7, 2021

The Pivot IRL: Students dive into in-person labs and design studios

There’s a buzz in the air at McMaster as students fill labs and design studios this fall, eager to collaborate with their peers and instructors in-person.

October 7, 2021

Faculty members in Humanities and Social Sciences named academic co-leads for Office of Community Engagement

Karen Balcom and Ameil Joseph will continue the Office’s focus on sustainable, reciprocal relationships between McMaster and the community.

October 4, 2021

Vaccination policy information for faculty and staff: Beyond October 17

Under McMaster’s Vaccination Policy, all faculty and staff are required to upload proof of vaccination to MacCheck by October 17th at 11:59pm ET. Please see guidance for faculty, staff and supervisors beyond October 17th.

October 4, 2021

McMaster COVID-19 testing centres closed for Thanksgiving weekend

All McMaster COVID-19 testing centres will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend (October 9 to 11). Both asymptomatic and symptomatic testing will be unavailable during this time.

October 4, 2021

New spaces open on campus for students

New spaces are open on campus for McMaster students to eat, study and participate in their online tests or lectures.

October 3, 2021

COVID-19 safety on campus reinforced following unsanctioned homecoming party

The importance of adhering to COVID-19 safety rules is being stressed following a large unsanctioned homecoming gathering off-campus on Saturday.

October 3, 2021

Unsanctioned Homecoming events put students and our community at risk says McMaster president

McMaster will be cooperating fully with Hamilton Police and supporting their work to identify those who participated in any illegal activities. We will use the Student Code of Conduct to sanction students who violated the Code’s tenets of behaviour.

October 1, 2021

Kudos to McMaster’s custodians

To mark National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day on October 2, McMaster students, faculty members and staff are invited to share their gratitude and praises on this Kudo Board.

October 1, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine pop-up clinic on campus: October 5

McMaster University is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic on Tuesday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the tent on the lawn in front of the Burke Science Building on campus.

September 30, 2021

‘No one can look away now. We can’t look away’

Community members gathered to mark Orange Shirt Day and the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at a moving ceremony at the Indigenous Circle.

September 30, 2021

Indigenous Education Council introduces new strategy

Indigenous Strategic Directions will act as a guide for the University as a whole, with four main strategic goals of research, education, student experience and leadership and governance.

September 30, 2021

Reflections on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Take a look at some of the recommended readings, actions and reflections from the Faculty of Engineering students, faculty and staff to recognize Orange Shirt Day.