McMaster Archive

January 21, 2000

TAs gain wage increase

A new three-year agreement between McMaster and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3906, representing almost 1,400 teaching assistants, provides increases in three wage categories.

January 21, 2000

Del Harnish chairs new health sciences program

Pathology & molecular biology professor Del Harnish has been appointed chair of the new Bachelor of Health Sciences Program.

January 21, 2000

Vitamin E, Ramipril study results released

A study conducted by researchers at McMaster and published in the Jan. 20 New England Journal of Medicine refutes the popular belief that Vitamin E prevents strokes and heart attacks.

January 19, 2000

Coming Events

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January 17, 2000

Nobel Peace Prize laureate to speak on landmines

A military engineer and co-Nobel Peace Prize laureate who worked closely with Princess Diana on the banning of landmines is speaking at McMaster University this week.

January 17, 2000

Ovide Mercredi lecturing on campus

What started out as a joke has turned into a lecture series for Ovide Mercredi, former Grand Chief of First Nations. After delivering the wildly successful first Mahatma Gandhi Lecture on Non-violence in 1997, Mercredi, who was ending his second term as chief, joked that he would soon be looking for another job and the Faculty of Humanities began negotiations for him to become a visiting professor at McMaster.

January 17, 2000

Welcome to the Daily News Web site!

Welcome to the McMaster Daily News Web site! This site has been created and developed by the Office of Public Relations and Computing & Information Services.

January 9, 2000

Moving On In

More than 2,000 students, their luggage and their parents will arrive on campus this Sunday for residence move-in day. To help ease traffic congestion along Sterling Street and Forsyth Avenue, the direct entrance from Forsyth to Mitchell Crescent behind the Ivor Wynne Centre will be opened for students destined for Hedden Hall, Whidden Hall, McKay Hall, Woodstock Hall and Brandon Hall. "We tried rerouting traffic to Mitchell Crescent last year and it worked very well," says Bill Armstrong, Security Services Operation Manager. Extra volunteers will also be on hand to help keep traffic moving.

January 1, 2000

New institute will be one of the largest university manufacturing research centres in Canada

The McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI), one of three new institutes McMaster is establishing, will be one of the largest university manufacturing research institutes in Canada.

December 3, 1999

McMaster launches Daily News Web site

McMaster will usher in the new millennium with a daily news Web site. In January, the Office of Public Relations and Computing & Information Services will launch McMaster News Daily.