McMaster Archive

October 18, 2017

McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering opens new student centre dedicated to hands-on learning

The Hatch Centre, a hub for 5,000 undergrad engineering students, will foster hands-on learning and support work in the classroom. The Centre will also serve as a ‘living lab’ to study integrated energy systems for urban use.

October 17, 2017

McMaster takes part in National Cyber Security Awareness Month 

For the sixth year, McMaster's Technology Security and Risk team are participating in this event that has been taking place since 2004.

October 16, 2017

The current academic environment offers many options and pathways for students

Similar to how the job market has changed, so too has the further education journey. those pursuing further education in today’s academic environment are working with a more customizable process.

October 12, 2017

35 years of sprains, pains, broken bones… and saving lives

If you ever find yourself responding to a medical emergency, Dr. Eddie Wasser has some advice for you: The first pulse you take is your own.

October 3, 2017

Evening of Accolades honours Michael G. DeGroote, longtime friend of McMaster

Twenty-five years ago, the DeGroote School of Business became the first named business school in Ontario. To mark the anniversary, DeGroote was presented with the 2017 Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award, one of McMaster's highest honours.

October 3, 2017

Waller family gift supports music initiatives, student awards 

The Waller Family Trust is inspiring a new generation of students by way of a gift of $700,000 in support of music-related initiatives, and student awards benefitting the areas of biology, music and music cognition.

October 2, 2017

A fund from the Boland Foundation is helping more students with disabilities attain their personal goals

Cavan Boland, Bachelor of Commerce ‘14, lost much of his vision going into his second year. He enrolled with McMaster’s Student Accessibility Services and never forgot what SAS did for him as a student.

September 29, 2017

Change Camp brings campus, community together on projects to enhance Hamilton

180 students, faculty, residents, and community members, gathered recently for Change Camp Hamilton, an event aimed at finding ways to take action on neighbourhood projects identified by the Hamilton community.

September 28, 2017

McMaster University takes a lead on financial wellness in Ontario

Financial support for students is about to get better, thanks to the Net Tuition Project. Post-secondary institutions across Ontario will now provide a more transparent breakdown of educational expenses and resources, as well as more opportunities to receive funding.

September 28, 2017

Graduate of W Booth School Scores Win at 2017 Lion’s Lair Pitch Competition

Lumago Inc., a start-up that emerged from the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology at McMaster University in 2015, was the third prize winner in this year’s Lion’s Lair pitch competition.

September 28, 2017

Free Office 365 software packages now available to all McMaster students

Thanks to a new licensing agreement between McMaster and Microsoft, all McMaster students can now quickly and easily download the full suite of Microsoft Office 365 products free of charge.

September 25, 2017

It takes a community to welcome a student

On October 19, 2017, the Student Success Centre will host The Student Services Fair, a new event featuring departments from across the university. Undergraduates will have the opportunity to learn about services on-campus.

September 22, 2017

McMaster community members among 2017 Gallery of Distinction inductees

The 2017 inductees include leaders from health care, the arts, local business, community service, culture and heritage. Each has made a lasting contribution to Hamilton. They will be inducted at the 34th annual gala dinner November 14.

September 22, 2017

Virtual tours offer a new way to visit Faculty of Science labs and spaces

The tour site offers a more Science-focused peek into some of the Faculty’s undergraduate laboratory spaces and premiere facilities.

September 19, 2017

Review panel endorses McMaster budget model, suggests governance changes

A review of McMaster’s budget model strongly supports the University’s Responsibility Centred Management approach to budgeting and the way it is implemented, while making suggestions on changes to the way the process is governed.

September 18, 2017

McMaster to become Tobacco and Smoke-Free campus January 1, 2018

The use of tobacco and all oral smoking devices will be prohibited on the Hamilton campus, inside and on the grounds of the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington, and at all McMaster-owned properties.

September 15, 2017

NAIG General Manager praises McMaster’s leadership during the Games

In a LinkedIn article by Michael Cvitkovic, General Manager for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games, he praises McMaster for being the most impactful external partner of the Games.

September 15, 2017

Indigenous Studies Program celebrates 25 years at McMaster

On Wednesday, September 13 the Indigenous Studies Program, in conjunction with their INDIGST 1A03 course, held their annual Welcome event. The date marks the 25th anniversary of the Program at McMaster University.

September 15, 2017

A new name and look for McMaster’s alumni magazine

Formerly the McMaster Times, it's now called MAC Magazine: The News Magazine for Alumni and Friends.

September 13, 2017

McMaster medical student on winning team on The Amazing Race Canada

Sam Lambert, a first-year medical student at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, has won The Amazing Race Canada.