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December 5, 2019

McMaster a five-time winner in regional top employers list

McMaster University has been named one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for the fifth year in a row. An annual competition organized by the editors of . . .

December 5, 2019

MIRA and Labarge Research Day 2019

The McMaster Institute for Research on Aging and the Labarge Centre for Mobility in Aging will be hosting its annual MIRA & Labarge Research Day . . .

December 4, 2019

McMaster recognized for “deep and genuine commitment to quality assurance” in IQAP program

McMaster University was praised for its “deep and genuine commitment to quality assurance” after receiving the final audit report from the Ontario Universities Council on . . .

December 3, 2019

Academic Sustainability Programs Office launches their 2018/2019 annual report

The Academic Sustainability Programs Office released their 2018/19 Annual Report this week, which highlights the interdisciplinary, student-led, community based, experiential projects that were completed last . . .

December 3, 2019

UTS schedules weekend monthly maintenance from January to December 2020

University Technology Services (UTS) has established standardized maintenance windows for repairs, installations, upgrades, testing, patches, and other processes and procedures, which may cause limited or interrupted . . .

December 3, 2019

Discounted residence rooms available to commuter students during exams

Getting to campus early for exams or commuting home in winter weather can add extra stress during an already busy time of year. Starting on . . .

November 29, 2019

McMaster reaches tentative agreement with postdoctoral fellows

The university and the union representing postdoctoral fellows have reached a tentative contract agreement. CUPE local 3906, unit 3, represents approximately 170 postdoctoral fellows at . . .

November 29, 2019

Teaching assistants ratify agreement

McMaster teaching assistants have voted to ratify a tentative agreement with the university. CUPE local 3906, unit 1, represents 2700 graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants. . . .

November 29, 2019

Research on Teaching and Learning Conference takes place Dec. 5 – 6

A diverse community of educators will gather for the annual Research on Teaching and Learning Conference on December 5 – 6 at the David Braley . . .

November 28, 2019

Update on Student Choice Initiative

Currently, the university is aware of the divisional court ruling related to the Student Choice Initiative. We are awaiting a government response and will provide . . .

November 28, 2019

Douglas Davidson receives posthumous award for volunteer work at McMaster Museum of Art

This week, Douglas Davidson (1931 – 2019), professor emeritus, department of biology at McMaster University, was posthumously awarded the Ontario Association of Art Galleries’ 2019 . . .

November 27, 2019

The Science of Archival Preservation, Dec. 4

On December 4, join McMaster University Library  for a special talk by McMaster’s Archives and Rare Books Conservator, Audrie Schell, as she discusses the science . . .

November 21, 2019

IT Security Notice: Phishing Alert

The IT Security team has received reports about a malicious email that has been sent to many members of the McMaster community over the past . . .

November 19, 2019

McMaster reaches tentative agreement with teaching assistants

After a day-and-a-half of meetings with the provincial mediator, the university and the union representing teaching assistants have reached a tentative contract agreement. CUPE local . . .

November 18, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellows contract update

Progress is being made in McMaster’s negotiations with postdoctoral fellows. Both parties met on Monday, November 18. The unit represents approximately 170 postdoctoral fellows at . . .

November 15, 2019

McMaster University Library Annual Toy and Food Drive

McMaster University Library is pleased to once again host the Annual Toy and Food Drive in support of local Hamilton charities from November 19 – December 19, 2019. New, . . .

November 14, 2019

HR Review priorities presented at Town Hall

McMaster faculty, staff and community members had an opportunity to learn more about the recently concluded Human Resources Review at a town hall meeting open . . .

November 12, 2019

IT Security Notice: Phishing Alert

The IT Security team has received reports about a malicious email that has been sent to many members of the McMaster community over the past . . .

November 10, 2019

Inclement weather policy

Temperatures have dropped and snow is in the forecast: it’s time to get reacquainted with McMaster’s snow closure policy (officially called the Storm Emergency policy). The . . .

November 7, 2019

Origins Institute Public Lecture – A Planet Not Our Own with Elizabeth Tasker

The Origins Institute in partnership with the McMaster Alumni Association is pleased to bring to Hamilton Elizabeth Tasker, an astrophysicist with the Japan Aerospace Exploration . . .