McMaster Archive

August 18, 2021

McMaster libraries reopening in September 

Mills and Thode libraries are set to welcome the community back on Sept. 7, and the Health Sciences Library is opening its doors on Sept. 13.

August 16, 2021

McMaster requires proof of vaccination and mandatory vaccines: A letter from the President and Provost

All university community members or visitors who wish to access a McMaster campus or facility, including faculty, staff and students, are required to provide proof of vaccination.

August 13, 2021

Premier Doug Ford and key cabinet colleagues tour McMaster labs, thank researchers for their critical COVID work

Ontario Premier Doug Ford personally thanked McMaster researchers as he and key members of his caucus, with Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger, toured some of the laboratories where researchers are working to resolve critical issues related to COVID-19.

August 11, 2021

Video and recap: Faculty & staff town hall Aug. 11

At this morning’s virtual town hall for faculty and staff, university leaders addressed topics like safety protocols, vaccination requirements and return to on-campus work. 

August 11, 2021

Video and recap: Student town hall Aug. 10

At yesterday’s virtual town hall for students, university leaders answered addressed topics like convocation, welcome week, clubs and in-person class components for fall 2021. 

August 10, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: August 10, 2021

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus involving an employee who tested positive on August 7 and was last on campus July 30.

August 10, 2021

Compassionate communication toolkit for McMaster leaders now available

To support faculty, staff and student leaders, the McMaster Okanagan Committee is proud to introduce a toolkit to facilitate clear and compassionate communication.

August 6, 2021

What can we learn from those who have been on campus throughout the pandemic?

We asked community members about this exceptional time on campus and what advice they have for those returning in the Fall.

August 6, 2021

Feeling musical? Auditions for McMaster ensembles are coming up

School of the Arts ensembles are open to all students and can be used as an academic credit

August 4, 2021

First recipient of the Daniel G Hill Scholarship announced

Mac graduate, Natalie Young, is the first recipient of the scholarship for Black students pursuing graduate studies in Sociology at McMaster.

August 3, 2021

New course explores the languages of Hamilton’s immigrant communities

Heritage Languages in the Hamilton Diaspora will give students a hands-on opportunity to study how language shapes the identities of Hamilton’s many diasporic groups.

July 30, 2021

McMaster student-athletes will require COVID vaccinations

McMaster will require all student-athletes who wish to participate in varsity athletics to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine.

July 30, 2021

Why I #GotTheShot: Vaccination encouragement from McMaster staff and faculty

Check out these reflections from across McMaster to find out why faculty and staff #GotTheShot.

July 30, 2021

McMaster Museum of Art awarded major grant

The McMaster Museum of Art has been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to support upcoming exhibition, Immune Nations.

July 28, 2021

Archway program joins Student Success Centre to support even more first-year students

Both units will work strategically to provide students with the information, resources and tools they need to be successful in their university career.

July 27, 2021

Next round of Back to Mac virtual town halls set for early August

The McMaster community is invited to join the next set of Back to Mac Town Halls in early August to hear about the most up-to-date plans.

July 27, 2021

McMaster Student Affairs appoints inaugural Manager of Black Student Success

Faith Ogunkoya starts her position this week as the Manager of Black Student Success. In this role, she will help build a collaborative centre for self-identified Black students across campus.

July 27, 2021

Innovative DeGroote research awarded SSHRC and NSERC grants

These grants enable DeGroote to conduct world-leading research to ensure a better future for Canada and the world.

July 26, 2021

New Acting Dean Appointed for the Faculty of Engineering

Heather Sheardown, a noted researcher, entrepreneur, and former associate dean graduate studies, has been appointed acting dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

July 23, 2021

The Pulse reopening to McMaster students on July 26

The university is reopening the Pulse Fitness Centre in a limited capacity for students beginning Monday, July 26.