McMaster Archive

February 20, 2019

Working at the intersection of research and creative writing

On the surface, creative fiction and research might seem different -- but writer-turned-prof Anton Piatigorsky will tell you they're not only connected, but dependent on each other.

February 20, 2019

Why diversity in STEM is important

In celebration and recognition of Black History Month, members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) McMaster shared their advice for the next generation of Black Mac Eng students, the need for diversity inside and outside of the classroom and what we can do to better support the teachings of Black history.

February 20, 2019

Student Success Centre enhances services to emphasize academic skills development

McMaster’s Student Success Centre has expanded its services to further help students develop tools for academic success.

February 19, 2019

A powerful retelling of immigrant women’s experiences

A play that uses the real experiences of immigrant women to show the challenges they face is back by popular demand and open to the public.

February 19, 2019

Student creates app that predicts snow days

Software Engineering and Management student Joe Crozier has created a flurry of apps, including one for snow day predictions.

February 19, 2019

McMaster becomes host university for Academics Without Borders

Academics Without Borders, a Canada-based non-profit that helps universities in the developing world enhance the quality of their programs and research, has found a base at McMaster.

February 19, 2019

Preserving the legacy of a Jamaican cultural icon

The Jamaican Canadian community has honoured McMaster University Library for its stewardship of the extensive and culturally significant archives of Louise Bennett-Coverley – better known as “Miss Lou.”

February 15, 2019

Education researchers to honour Henry Giroux with prestigious fellowship

The American Educational Research Association has named McMaster cultural critic Henry Giroux one of 10 prominent scholars to be honored as 2019 AERA Fellows.

February 15, 2019

Beyond academia: Science graduate students explore diverse career paths

Ten McMaster Science alumni – all with graduate degrees – were recently on campus to take part in a special event aimed helping current graduate students explore careers in industry and other non-academic fields.

February 14, 2019

Take two minutes and help us make Mac more inclusive

McMaster University’s Employment Equity Census “Diversity Counts” takes two minutes and is open to all employees

February 14, 2019

Alumna wins 2018 Fitness Instructor Specialist of the Year

In 2014, Khan started Amanah Fitness, a culturally-sensitive online female fitness program. In November 2018 Khan was named 2018 Fitness Instructor Specialist of the Year at the World Fitness Expo 2018 in Toronto.

February 13, 2019

Santee Smith will be McMaster’s next Chancellor

Santee Smith, a renowned artist, dancer, choreographer and two-time McMaster graduate will be the university’s next Chancellor.

February 13, 2019

DeGroote students win big in Google contest

Two DeGroote student interns placed in the top five at the World Economic Forum

February 11, 2019

Grad students get ready to share their research story in 180 seconds or less

Graduate students who want to take part in this year’s 3MT must register no later than February 25, 12 p.m. Completed slides and final presentation titles are not required at time of registration.

February 8, 2019

Global Health student Serena Tejpar named YMCA’s Young Woman of Excellence

"I am so humbled to be recognized alongside such extraordinary women who are leaders in their own fields and who are making a difference within the community," said Tejpar.

February 7, 2019

OpenCon: An Eye-Opening Experience

What is OpenCon and why does Open Access matter? Global Health student and this year's recipient of the McMaster University Library Travel Scholarship, Amanda Giancola, explains.

February 6, 2019

Peer awards recognize exemplary employees

Four McMaster employees have received The Management Group (TMG) inaugural peer-to-peer recognition awards in celebration of their dedication to McMaster and their embodiment of the university’s core leadership capabilities.

February 5, 2019

Mac’s best — and worst — classrooms

A survey conducted by the Office of the Provost has identified the best classrooms on campus -- and the ones that need some TLC. The good news? Changes are coming (or have already happened).

February 4, 2019

24-hour case competition offers real experience in real time

What happens when 900 students come together over 24 hours for a case competition?

February 4, 2019

McMaster students and faculty recognized at annual John C. Holland Awards

Awards celebrate the contributions of African Canadians to the social, economic and cultural life of Hamilton.