McMaster Archive

June 17, 2020

Taking care of business during COVID-19

Online sessions connect community organizations and postsecondary schools with employers looking for support navigating the new world of work in a pandemic.

June 16, 2020

Under the Archway: When in doubt, go to the library

This series explores support services for students at McMaster. These supports align with the university’s new Archway program, which provides a personal support program for incoming first-year students.

June 16, 2020

McMaster Engineering alumni inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

Six McMaster Engineering-affiliated professionals have been elected to join a prestigious academy that offers key advice on matters of critical importance to Canada.

June 15, 2020

Vintage Mac footage provides glimpse of convocations past

In 1934, the first students to begin their studies at McMaster’s new Hamilton campus received their degrees. Footage of this and other convocations from decades past are among the historic films that can be found online in McMaster University Library’s Digital Archive.

June 15, 2020

The Socrates Project presents Complexity in the Universe: From Simple Beginnings to Where We Are Now

Join Laura Parker, associate professor of physics and astronomy at McMaster, for a discussion of beauty and complexity in the Universe, from very simple beginnings to galaxies, stars, planets and, ultimately, people.

June 12, 2020

COVID-19 update: accessing campus space for faculty; parking changes

An update on how faculty can access campus space, and changes to campus parking.

June 12, 2020

“Telling is not enough: people have to see and feel what’s being done.”

McMaster’s Associate Vice-President Equity and Inclusion, Arig al Shaibah, talks about anti-Black racism, the long haul of institutional and cultural change, and why, through it all, she’s hopeful.

June 12, 2020

“A treasured colleague, friend and coach who is missed by many.”

Kelly Dunham, who passed away on May 24, inspired hundreds of young athletes over her career as a basketball coach. Now, both McMaster and Mohawk have created memorial funds in her honour.

June 12, 2020

Meet Lacey Wice, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

"If I cannot teach someone else what I have learned, then I haven’t succeeded." Meet Lacey Wice, one of the valedictorians for the Faculty of Engineering.

June 12, 2020

Meet Vincent Popovich, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

"If you have found yourself happy with where you are, then you have been successful on your journey, regardless of how long it has taken to get you there." Meet Vincent Popovich, one of the valedictorians for the Faculty of Engineering.

June 11, 2020

Congratulations to our award winners

Every year, at convocation, McMaster recognizes the achievements of students who have excelled in academics and shown extraordinary leadership.

June 11, 2020

“If you really want to change health for the better, you have to know effective ways of connecting with people”

Medical students trade the classroom for the school of life thanks to a unique scholarship program.

June 11, 2020

Meet Stefan Mladjenovic, Faculty of Science valedictorian

"Find strength in the challenges you’ve overcome thus far." Meet Stefan Mladjenovic, one of the valedictorians for the Faculty of Sciences.

June 11, 2020

Meet Alexis Polidoro, Faculty of Science valedictorian

"It is important to embrace change rather than being fearful of it." Meet Alexis Polidoro, one of the valedictorians for the Faculty of Sciences.

June 10, 2020

Tuition in the age of COVID-19

Your biggest tuition questions answered, as well as an update about the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL).

June 10, 2020

Meet Arjay Villasis, Faculty of Social Sciences valedictorian

"Taking risks may be the biggest favour you can do yourself." Meet Arjay Villasis, one of the valedictorians for the Faculty of Social Sciences.

June 10, 2020

Meet Jillian Kew, Faculty of Social Sciences valedictorian

"I think it’s important to follow the paths where you find yourself excited and inspired to work on something." Meet Jillian Kew, one of the valedictorians for the Faculty of Social Sciences.

June 9, 2020

Meet Mohit Verma, DeGroote School of Business valedictorian

"To me, success is to be the best version of yourself while inspiring and motivating others in the process to be the best versions of themselves." Meet Mohit Verma, one of the DeGroote School of Business's valedictorians.

June 9, 2020

Meet Mussa Gikineh, DeGroote School of Business valedictorian

"Never let hard times bring the worst out of you, be strong and try to look at the bright side." Meet Mussa Gikineh, one of the DeGroote School of Business's valedictorians.

June 9, 2020

“My parents showed me how to make the best out of a hard situation”

June 9, 2020 would have been the DeGroote School of Business convocation day. Instead, this day looks a little different for many students. Thomas Oshana recounts in his own words the way he celebrated the end of a milestone.