McMaster Archive

April 8, 2024

Total solar eclipse: Photos of a once-in-a-lifetime experience at McMaster 

It was a day — and for 96 seconds, a night — to remember. Thousands of people gathered at Ron Joyce Stadium to experience a stunning total eclipse. 

April 5, 2024

‘See where the wisdom is’ — Wilson College’s first public event explores the nature of leadership

Steve Paikin, Medora Uppal and Mark Hill shared their insights with Sara Wolfe and a large audience on what makes a good leader, and how we can support the next generation.

April 5, 2024

Eclipse ambassador brings science into the community

Graduate student Nicole Mulyk is a member of a team of eclipse ambassadors who have reached thousands of community members through educational and outreach events in the lead-up to the total solar eclipse.

April 4, 2024

A greener, healthier way to get to campus

Thanks to four students from the SUSTAIN 2SS3 course, the revamped Parking website offers information and resources on sustainable and active transportation.

April 4, 2024

iBioMed student’s outstanding volunteer work earns him Ontario medal

Kusha Shirani received the highest honour a young person can get for outstanding volunteer contributions to their communities and provinces.

April 3, 2024

Why McMaster donors give: Ruth and Robert Miller know the value of hard work

The McMaster graduates created a $7,500 bursary for a Humanities student who demonstrates wise use of time, energy and skill.

April 3, 2024

‘We will not forget her’: Kinesiology hockey game keeps Joan Heimbecker’s memory alive

The annual Heimbecker Memorial Cup is more than just a game. It’s a way for undergrads, grad students and profs to honour the brilliant and promising student who was killed in 1994.

April 2, 2024

Sara Wolfe named external director of Wilson College of Leadership and Civic Engagement

An executive leader and Indigenous advocate, Wolfe brings a range of experiences — from midwifery and health-care management to impact investing and inclusive governance — to her new role.

April 2, 2024

McMaster introduces provisional guidelines for employee use of AI

The new guidelines aim to help employees use AI tools effectively and responsibly in their work, offering tools, resources and workshops.

April 1, 2024

Award-winning Let’s Talk Science volunteer inspires junior scientists

As a Let's Talk Science volunteer, McMaster graduate Ishika Kumar runs hands-on STEM experiments for elementary school students.

March 28, 2024

Made at Mac event celebrates — and inspires — innovators

The event brought together community members and aspiring startup founders to meet with nearly 20 Made at Mac startups, a panel of entrepreneurs and the winners of the Professor Entrepreneur pitch competition.

March 28, 2024

An update on the international study permit process: A message from the Provost

Provost Susan Tighe provides an update on supports for international students now that the Ontario government has released information on the attestation letters that all new study permits will require. 

March 28, 2024

Toronto hospitals open their doors to McMaster co-op students ‘field trip’

Thirty students met with researchers and staff, toured world-class institutions and saw groundbreaking research first-hand at the first ever field trip organized by the Faculty of Science's Career and Cooperative Education office.

March 28, 2024

New gift supports development of a central design studio for first year engineering students 

The Design Projects Studio will be a combined classroom, meeting room and prototyping shop, equipped with the latest designing and machining technology. 

March 27, 2024

Free online course focuses on creating caregiver-friendly workplaces

A collaboration between Continuing Education and the School of Earth, Environment and Society in the Faculty of Science, the flexible course aims to equip employers and workers with practical strategies to support carer-employees.

March 27, 2024

New undergraduate program combines humanities and rehabilitation science

The Integrated Rehabilitation and Humanities program, the first of its kind, will launch in September, offering in-class learning and on-the-job practicum experience.

March 26, 2024

Broad horizons and global perspectives: Here’s why you should consider an Interdisciplinary Minor

Students can pursue one of six Interdisciplinary Minors: Africa and Black Diaspora Studies; Community Engagement; Globalization Studies; Latin American and LatinX Studies; Sustainability; and Civic Vitality, Democracy and Elections Management.

March 26, 2024

Humanities skills certificate connects dots between classroom and workplace

The Skills for Life certificate for Humanities undergraduates focuses on key skills like critical thinking, communication and digital literacy.

March 25, 2024

McMaster marks the total solar eclipse

Free glasses, outreach events and an Instagram-worthy eclipse viewing party are being planned to mark the rare celestial event.

March 25, 2024

How to watch a total solar eclipse safely

Looking directly at the Sun with the naked eye or through any device or filter other than ISO 12312-2:2015 certified eclipse glasses may cause permanent damage and even blindness.