McMaster Archive

April 13, 2017

EFRT an incredibly rewarding experience

"It is amazing to think that a few short months ago I barely knew what EFRT was, and now it has become such a daily and integral part of my life. In this time I have learned more than I thought possible about both responding and myself."

April 13, 2017

DeGroote MBA candidates win Synapse Life Science Competition

DeGroote MBA candidates Gabriella Demmings and Philipp Kolb recently earned top honours at the Synapse Life Science Competition, and each came home with $6,250 in prize money and a new outlook on the union between business and science.

April 12, 2017

McMaster-Mohawk collaboration enlivens the anatomy experience

For some Mohawk College students, anatomy class is filled with anticipation and plenty of “a-ha” moments. That’s because, for the first time, these students are studying the human body in McMaster's anatomy labs.

April 12, 2017

Mapping a career that preserves Hamilton’s heritage

Researching 19th-century maps while a grad student helped Jeremy Parsons ’15 chart his path to a career as a cultural heritage planner.

April 12, 2017

Multimedia students present final projects at Art Crawl

POLY 2017: Master of None is a Multimedia program graduation show featuring multidisciplinary works by graduating students and creators of all backgrounds and creative practices.

April 11, 2017

Sabrina Jalees motivates students to follow their passions and live with authenticity

At this year's Last Lecture Sabrina Jalees shared her journey of being a former first generation student who followed her passion for comedy at only 16-years-old.

April 10, 2017

New student art exhibit offers unique views of Hamilton

The urban, industrial and natural landscapes of Hamilton are the inspiration for a unique collection of student Studio Art work now on display in the President’s Corridor.

April 10, 2017

McMaster hosts inaugural FIRST Robotics Competition

More than 1,500 students, teachers, mentors, parents and sponsors visited the David Braley Athletic Centre for the steamworks-themed FIRST Robotics Canada Ontario District Competition.

April 10, 2017

10 ways McMaster libraries can help you get exam-ready

This exam period, when stress levels are soaring and students are studying feverishly, Mills, Innis and Thode Libraries have lots of services that can help make this hectic time a bit easier.

April 10, 2017

McMaster strongly positioned for era of change

After making difficult choices and undertaking significant improvements over the past few years, McMaster is well positioned as universities are on the threshold of important societal and policy changes.

April 7, 2017

Students, alumni celebrate end of school year at Light Up the Night

The McMaster community managed to Light Up the Night Thursday night, despite cool weather and heavy rain.

April 7, 2017

Good student neighbours recognized with community awards

University and community leaders gathered in MUSC this week to recognize the 2017 winners of the Exceptional Student Neighbour Awards.

April 6, 2017

Classes end, exams to begin April 11

The examination period will begin April 11 and will run through April 27.

April 6, 2017

McMaster map helping commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

A map from McMaster’s WWI collection is part of a special exhibit now on display at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France created to help shine a light on a unique set of artifacts left behind by the Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge.

April 6, 2017

McMaster to host FIRST Robotics Competition

McMaster University is hosting one of Canada’s premier science, technology and engineering competitions for high school-aged students.

April 5, 2017

Boiago, Demyanenko named Athletes of the Year

McMaster saluted the achievements of the student-athletes, and bid farewell to two of the greatest Marauders to bear the name, at the 2017 Athletic Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 4.

April 4, 2017

Historian to talk Confederation at Wilson Institute lecture

Historian Christopher Moore will deliver a special lecture April 6 as part of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History's Canada150 programming.

April 3, 2017

Shining a light on the Hamilton region’s aspiring writers

Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence Christine Pountney and 11 aspiring authors from the McMaster and Hamilton communities gave readings of their work at a recent event hosted by McMaster University Library.

March 31, 2017

Community praise for Peter George as he receives honorary doctorate

Some of President Emeritus Peter George's friends and colleagues share their best wishes for him on the occasion of his receiving an honorary doctorate as well as the naming of the Living Learning Centre residence in his honour. 

March 31, 2017

New student residence and teaching building to be named for Peter George

The naming is in recognition of President Emeritus Peter George’s transformative leadership as University President and his many contributions to McMaster, Hamilton and higher education in Ontario and Canada.