McMaster Archive

April 27, 2020

Arkells surprise McMaster grad with front-lawn serenade

“We’re the grad photographers for the day!” Max Kerman and Mike DeAngelis celebrate convocation by singing "Years in the Making" on BHSc grad’s front lawn.

April 27, 2020

Go behind the lab door in new online series featuring McMaster’s top COVID-19 researchers

A new online series will give McMaster's top COVID-19 researchers a chance to talk about their work and explain how they're making a difference in the global efforts to fight the pandemic.

April 27, 2020

Connecting communities

McMaster’s Office of Community Engagement is doing exactly that: engaging the community to help during COVID-19.

April 24, 2020

COVID-19 update: April 24, 2020

Updates on tenure, support for students and research, and HR resources.

April 24, 2020

Supporting our Students: Alana’s story

SOS is an ongoing series that highlights how COVID-19 is impacting McMaster students. This instalment is by student Alana Ferguson, in the Master of Science in Global Health program.

April 23, 2020

Writer in residence seeks writers at home

At a time when we’re all spending more time than ever at home, McMaster’s Writer in Residence Janet Rogers invites Mac students and community members to share stories of what home means to them.

April 22, 2020

Five ways to celebrate Earth Day this year

You can still mark Earth Day -- even if you're celebrating at home.

April 22, 2020

“I wish we had all the answers. We do know there will be a fall term.” President’s letter

“Whether that term is held in person, or in a virtual classroom, or a mixture of both, is not something the University can control.” Read . . .

April 22, 2020

McMaster places 17th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

McMaster University has placed 17th in the world in The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, which recognizes the important contributions universities make to their communities, countries and on an international scale.

April 21, 2020

Portraits from a pandemic

As part of a unique science communications course, students are using photo essays to capture the ways in which their lives have been transformed by COVID–19.

April 20, 2020

Politics and the pandemic: Join the conversation on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

What’s the political impact of COVID-19? The Socrates Project hosts its next webinar on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. eastern time.

April 17, 2020

McMaster launches new campaign supporting students, COVID-19 research

McMaster has launched a new fundraising campaign aimed at supporting students needing aid because of the pandemic and advancing COVID-19 related research.

April 17, 2020

McMaster grad knows life is what you bake of it

When Katarina Poletto started Dolled Up Desserts three years ago, her goal for the gluten-free and vegan bakery was to create an inclusive environment for people with food intolerances. The business remains as committed to inclusion as ever. 

April 17, 2020

Brothers band together to create a do-it-yourself PPE respirator from parts around the house

With the threat of personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, brothers, John and Matthew Milkovich were concerned about their parents who work in healthcare. So they did something about it.

April 16, 2020

COVID-19 update: April 16, 2020

Changes to some supplementary fees, a new fundraising campaign to benefit students and research, and an update on summer camps.

April 16, 2020

Three students selected for Wilson Leadership Scholar Award

Kwasi Adu-Poku, Janna Getty and Emma Krentz make up the fifth cohort of undergraduate Wilson Leaders.

April 15, 2020

Mac faculty finding “diverse and creative” ways to deliver high-quality, virtual courses

From exploring the COVID–19 pandemic to virtual experiential learning, McMaster is offering an extensive selection of unique spring/summer courses, taught using a range of remote learning tools.

April 14, 2020

McMaster Engineering student and his dad creating face shields for healthcare workers

Alec Fernback, an Engineering 1 student and his dad, professor Mike Noseworthy, are working on 3-D printed face shields in the iBioMed Design Studio.

April 14, 2020

MacPherson Institute helps faculty and instructors prepare for spring/summer online courses

To prepare faculty and instructors for the transition to fully online spring and summer courses, the MacPherson Institute has updated their Instructional Continuity website and added new teaching and learning resources.

April 13, 2020

Library computing power being harnessed in the fight against COVID–19

Normally, at this time of year, the Library’s public computers are in high demand by students for course assignments, printing, and web searches. But now, with these spaces closed, the processing power in the Library’s public computers is being used in a very different way.