McMaster Archive

September 13, 2019

Business leader and grad Michael Lee-Chin shares wisdom, insights at Mac Bermuda event

Michael Lee-Chin, the chairman of Portland Holdings Limited spoke to an audience of alumni, friends and prospective students at an event organized by the McMaster Alumni Association and the DeGroote School of Business in Hamilton, Bermuda.

September 13, 2019

New exhibition confronts ‘Indian’ image and stereotypes

Peripheral Vision(s) challenges visitors to see history differently through an interplay of 19th-century Indigenous art and more recent ‘Indian portraits’ by U.S. artists.

September 13, 2019

National fundraising ride to stop at McMaster Sunday morning

McMaster physician and graduate Stacey Marjerrison is part of a small group cycling from Vancouver to Halifax this month to raise money for 17 children’s cancer centres across the country.

September 12, 2019

“Everything is much more connected than we think”

McMaster Museum of Art supports art and artists at Supercrawl, including a text-based installation by Hiba Abdallah.

September 11, 2019

McMaster one of the world’s Top 75 universities

McMaster has been ranked 72 in the internationally respected 2020 Times Higher Education rankings, advancing five spots over last year. The university is one of only four Canadian institutions in the world's top 75.

September 10, 2019

Two McMaster professors named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Chandrima Chakraborty (Faculty of Humanities) and James MacKillop (Faculty of Health Sciences) have been recognized for their multidisciplinary work and intellectual leadership.

September 10, 2019

Study details positive impacts of tobacco and smoke-free campus

McMaster’s tobacco and smoke-free campus policy has had a positive impact on cutting exposure to smoke on campus and promoting health and safety, according to a newly-released report looking at the first year of the policy’s implementation.

September 9, 2019

Acclaimed philosopher named Library’s new Scholar in Residence

Nicholas Griffin, a former Canada Research Chair in Philosophy, long-time faculty member, and leading expert on the life and work of philosopher and peace advocate Bertrand Russell, has been named McMaster University Library’s new Scholar in Residence.

September 9, 2019

My anorexia recovery journey

Last year, Tess Schwartz was forced to put university on hold after she was hospitalized with anorexia. Now, one year later, she has regained her health and is starting her first year at McMaster. Schwartz shares her inspiring story and offers hope to those who may be facing a similar struggle.

September 6, 2019

Take two minutes and help make Mac more inclusive

As the university prepares to release the 2019 biennial Employment Equity Report later this fall, all employees are invited and highly encouraged to complete the McMaster University Employment Equity Census in September.

September 6, 2019

Geology prof gives back to Mac to build a rock-solid legacy

“Mac made me who I am.” Professor Janok Bhattacharya received his PhD from McMaster in 1989 and is the inaugural Susan Cunningham Research Chair in Geology. Along with his annual donations, he’s planning ahead for a gift in his will to solidify his legacy at Mac.

September 5, 2019

Come in, we’re open: Welcome back to the Museum of Art

The newly reopened McMaster Museum of Art has a new senior curator and proudly presents a fresh spin on its famous Levy collection.

September 4, 2019

Meet McMaster’s 2019/20 Writer in Residence

Bilingual poet, fiction writer, essayist and author of seven books in English and Farsi, Nilofar Shidmehr, has been named the 2019/20 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence.

September 3, 2019

Champagne taste on a campus budget

New name, new menu, new services. McMaster Catering Services puts the icing on the cake with custom dishes, local brews and online ordering.

August 28, 2019

Visiting Japanese faculty and students share best practices in health sciences education

Delegations from two Japanese universities visited McMaster recently for an experiential learning exchange, designed to share knowledge, ideas, cultural approaches and best practices in health sciences education.

August 22, 2019

Maroon is the new green at the Campus Store

The Campus Store is eliminating plastic bags this fall – so the best bag to use is one you already own.

August 21, 2019

Mac Safety app keeps staff, faculty and students safe and informed

The app includes safety alerts and ties into the university’s safety and security systems.

August 20, 2019

Student Choice Initiative ready for a September roll-out

In response to the Government of Ontario’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI), McMaster has developed an online opt-out process that will be available to students from September 12 – 20, 2019.

August 19, 2019

Move-in weekend happening August 24 and 25

In anticipation of an exciting weekend on campus, Housing & Conference Services has partnered with Campus Security and Parking Services to create move-in driving routes that minimize the impact of traffic on our neighbours and the community.

August 14, 2019

McMaster Experimental Reduced Gravity Team (MERGE) takes first place at CAN-RGX competition

The team won first place for their slat screen system designed to minimize the effects of sloshing during satellite fuelling.