McMaster Archive

June 20, 2022

McMaster supports graduate students displaced by Taliban

Two forcibly displaced students from Afghanistan share how qualifying for funding through the McMaster Students At Risk Bursary (SARB) will allow them to continue their educational journeys.

June 20, 2022

Portable electron microscope brings a hidden world into view

Grade 5 students in Dundas got to use an extremely sophisticated scanning electron microscope that can display features on the scale of nanometres, or billionths of a metre.

June 20, 2022

Grant partnership to support research to help students learn and work across disciplines

The MacPherson Institute's Kelsey Harvey explains how McMaster University and Canadore College are partnering on a new project to better prepare students for the real-world work environment.

June 20, 2022

15 research projects awarded over $2.4 million in SSHRC grants

Fourteen researchers across several faculties received Insight Grants and one researcher received a Partnership Development Grant.

June 17, 2022

‘We’re all in the university of life’ — Scenes from the Indigenous graduation ceremony

The first in-person Indigenous graduation ceremony in years was held on Thursday, June 16. Warm, welcoming and celebratory, here are some highlights from a very special celebration.

June 17, 2022

Spring 2022 convocation: A celebration of our graduates

Twelve convocation ceremonies were held across May and June to mark the achievements of graduates across McMaster's six faculties.

June 17, 2022

Meet Engineering valedictorian Aya Aboughanem

"There’s no set path or timeline for anyone, so don't stress about the future too much."

June 17, 2022

Meet Engineering valedictorian Annika Yardy

Get involved in activities outside of class and try out summer research!

June 17, 2022

Heersinks visit campus to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship

A flurry of official openings and celebrations of innovation and entrepreneurship are accompanying the visit to McMaster University by Alabama-based philanthropists Marnix and Mary Heersink.

June 16, 2022

Two exceptional students receive Governor General’s Academic Medals 

Zachary Vrhovsek and Mitchell Cooke are not only outstanding in academics, but they have contributed to the university community and its impact beyond the campus. 

June 16, 2022

Meet Science valedictorian Sanya Vij

"Put yourself out there and connect with people you look up to — you never know who will take the time of day to take you under their wing and help you out."

June 16, 2022

Meet Science valedictorian Nicole Wong

"If an opportunity both interests you and falls outside your comfort zone, that is a definite sign to go for it!"

June 16, 2022

Satisfaction in McMaster services has dramatically improved

A program that tracks satisfaction scores finds that experience with staff-provided services at McMaster have improved notably over the last five years.

June 16, 2022

 ‘Talking Earth’ performance launches Chancellor Santee Smith’s public artwork

Internationally recognized artist Santee Smith undertook three performances to launch her public ceramic art display, which will be permanently displayed at the entrance of the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.

June 16, 2022

Mac Eng faculty, alumni elected as fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering

Fellowship to the prestigious academy is extended to those who have demonstrated their dedication to the application of science and engineering principles to advance social, environmental, economic and technical solutions.

June 16, 2022

Meet Science valedictorian Cindy Chin

"Run YOUR race. Every student is different and will go through a different journey — that applies to both undergrad and in life."

June 15, 2022

Convocation 2022: Students share their journeys to the finish line

McMaster graduates share lessons learned and memories they'll take with them as they cross this finish line and start their own exciting new journeys.

June 15, 2022

Meet Social Sciences valedictorian Harjot Shoker

"Wanting to be successful and working hard to achieve your goals is a good thing, but when 'hustle culture' takes the front seat in your life, it becomes immensely toxic."

June 15, 2022

Meet Social Sciences valedictorian Angelo Marmolejo

"Life isn’t just about work, volunteering or education. It’s about the little things, living your life and just being around the people you love."

June 14, 2022

Black Grad Magic: Historic celebration launches a rich tradition

Pomp, circumstance, tears, gowns — and live steelpan music. Welcome to McMaster's inaugural Black Graduation Celebration.