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July 19, 2024

Flags lowered in memory of Bertha Skye

Bertha Skye was an Elder-in-Residence and McMaster University Honorary Degree recipient. She passed peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on July 18, 2024. Skye . . .

July 19, 2024

University IT systems operational

McMaster University’s Technology Services team is aware of a global technology outage and has not observed any major outages affecting university services. Primary technology systems . . .

July 9, 2024

Flags lowered in memory of Tom Weisz

McMaster University’s flags are lowered today in memory of alumnus and former Board of Governors member Tom Weisz, who passed away on July 7, 2024. Weisz was . . .

July 8, 2024

Week of July 8: Campus construction updates

A summary of this week’s busy summer construction season on campus.   All work is weather permitting and changes to the schedule will be posted here . . .

July 5, 2024

Senate Bulletin – Summer 2024

The Senate Bulletin – Summer 2024 is now available, providing a high-level review of the activities of the Senate during the 2023-2024 governance year. For . . .

July 3, 2024

McMaster announces major funding increase for research excellence

A significant funding increase will support and incentivise research excellence across McMaster University’s six Faculties, Research Centres and Institutes.  McMaster’s provost made the announcement after . . .

June 27, 2024

Sterling Street lane closure and water shutdown for multiple campus buildings

A section of Sterling Street, where it intersects with the private road, will be closed on Thursday, July 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. . . .

June 25, 2024

 Call for Nominations: Honorary Degrees 

McMaster’s Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees invites community members to nominate candidates for honorary degrees. Recipients will address the 2025 graduating class during the spring . . .

June 21, 2024

Flag flying to commemorate National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a time to especially honour and celebrate the history, resilience, diversity and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis . . .

June 14, 2024

Emergency water main replacement between Divinity College and L.R. Wilson Hall 

The private road located between Divinity College (DC in the map below) and L.R. Wilson Hall (LRW) will be closed from June 17 to June . . .

June 7, 2024

Mid-year update on policy revision or establishment

A list of policies, procedures and guidelines that were revised or newly established during the 2023 calendar year and from the 2024 mid-year update are . . .

June 7, 2024

Selection Committees for Provost and Vice-President Academic and Vice-President, Research

The selection committees for the provost and vice-president, Academic and the vice-president, Research (VPR) have been approved by Senate and the Board of Governors. Susan’s . . .

June 6, 2024

McMaster appoints interim Athletics and Recreation Director

Ivan Joseph has been appointed as the interim director of Athletics and Recreation replacing Shawn Burt who is leaving the university. Joseph joined McMaster earlier . . .

May 31, 2024

Road and sidewalk closures June 3 to June 7  

Main Street West covered walkway  The westbound curb lane and sidewalk on Main Street West from Dalewood Avenue to Forsyth Avenue will be closed June . . .

May 29, 2024

An update on parking rates and initiatives at McMaster

To support enhancements in our parking and transportation systems, McMaster’s Parking Services recently implemented new parking rate increases. These changes are necessary to improve the . . .

May 24, 2024

McMaster IT Services Review: Have your say

In order to inform a review of IT services, all McMaster employees and students are invited to share their insights by taking a brief survey. . . .

May 22, 2024

Minor flooding in Mary E. Keyes residence

Minor flooding in the Mary E. Keyes residence was discovered Wednesday (May 22) after a plumbing leak in the HVAC system. Most residents who were . . .

May 22, 2024

University Advancement welcomes new members of leadership team

McMaster is strengthening its fundraising leadership team within University Advancement to help support its academic and research priorities and inspire a culture of philanthropy at . . .

May 22, 2024

Lane reduction on Traymore Avenue for setup of Lincoln Alexander Hall tower crane   

A section of Traymore Avenue between Forsyth and Dalewood avenues will be reduced to one lane from 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2024, to . . .

May 21, 2024

New look for McMaster Student ID card

The McMaster student card has gotten a makeover. It’s now known as MacCard!   What you need to know:  The new design is more accessible.  Cards . . .