McMaster Archive

April 17, 2019

What’s that smell?

One of McMaster’s rare corpse flowers is all set to bloom – just don’t breathe too deeply.

April 17, 2019

McMaster Museum of Art receives major grant for Indigenous/American art project

The McMaster Museum of Art has received more than $100,000 from the Chicago-based Terra Foundation for American Art to fund an upcoming exhibition and publication.

April 16, 2019

McMaster breast cancer researcher honoured by the University of the West Indies

Juliet Daniel was recognized for her work with triple negative breast cancer in women of African ancestry.

April 15, 2019

LIVELab researchers explore how musicians intuitively coordinate with each other during a performance.

Researchers measure communication between musicians by analyzing their movements.

April 15, 2019

Design thinking students showcase the future needs of health in an interactive exhibit

Learn more about future needs in four key areas of health: palliative care, autism care, education, and active transportation.

April 11, 2019

Indigenous studies and history professor wins 2019 Canada Prize

Allan Downey’s book, The Creator’s Game, examines Indigenous sovereignty through the lens of lacrosse.

April 10, 2019

McMaster United Way campaign wins award, seeks volunteers

This year's employee campaign wrapped up February 1, reaching 98% of its $290,000 goal, and earning the Outstanding Leadership Campaign of the Year Award from the United Way of Halton and Hamilton.

April 9, 2019

McMaster Health Forum celebrates its first decade

The McMaster Health Forum has celebrated its 10th anniversary with new grants, partners and milestones, as well as an expanded focus on social systems.

April 9, 2019

Survive the exam crunch with a little help from McMaster libraries

McMaster Libraries have countless resources to help students at any time of year, but during the exam period Mills, Innis and Thode libraries have lots of services and stress-busters that can help make this hectic time a bit easier.

April 8, 2019

McMaster students help people with Parkinson’s build a community through choral singing

The Hamilton Parkinson's Chorus gives people with Parkinson's the chance to experience the therapeutic power of singing.

April 8, 2019

“They’re building the skills to make a real difference”

Registration is now open for Semester@CityLAB, a unique 15-unit course that offers students from all Faculties an opportunity to work with City and community partners on climate change and other sustainability issues facing Hamilton.

April 8, 2019

Social Work grad’s lifelong impact celebrated with a student award named in her honour

Life has a way of coming full circle. In 1975, a scholarship helped her complete her McMaster degree in social work. On her birthday last year, Brenda Symons-Moulton discovered her family had created an award in her honour to support the next generation of social work students at Mac.

April 5, 2019

Applications for the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award due May 1

Wilson Leaders have praised the program for giving them stronger interdisciplinary problem-solving skills, the confidence to lead people and projects, and access to a tight-knit community of other Wilson Leaders.

April 5, 2019

McMaster choirs present year-end concert

The McMaster University Choir and the McMaster Women's Choir join forces with the Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir to present "Life and Love," a concert featuring music from several cultures, periods and genres.

April 5, 2019

Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials

Café X event explores how digital technology is transforming postsecondary education.

April 5, 2019

It’s exam season — remember, you worked hard to get here

It's the end of another academic year. Classes wrap up on April 9 and exams run from April 11 until April 29. “Preparing sensibly for exams is really important,” says President Patrick Deane in his latest monthly video.

April 4, 2019

Students explore nature through interdisciplinary courses

Students from the Arts & Science program and the Faculty of Science explore nature in two interdisciplinary courses.

April 3, 2019

McMaster places second in world for impact

McMaster University has placed second in the world in a new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale.

April 3, 2019

Hamilton-based McMaster start-up secures $105M (USD) to commercialize potential cancer treatment

Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company founded at McMaster University and based at the McMaster Innovation Park (MIP), has secured $105M (USD) in private financing to help advance a new approach to cancer therapy.

April 2, 2019

Human Library event aims to help students develop meaningful relationships

The Human Book Collection, started by fourth year Health Sciences student Kaesavan Selvakumaran, provides an environment for students to develop personal relationships with people from different lifestyles and backgrounds than their own.