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January 15, 2020

McMaster Okanagan special project funding now available

The McMaster Okanagan committee is looking for creative and impactful ideas to improve the health and well-being of the McMaster community. Students, staff and faculty . . .

January 15, 2020

Employee career services evolving to meet changing needs and expectations

Human Resource Services’ employee career services are evolving to provide better service to employees at all levels of leadership. There will continue to be a . . .

January 10, 2020

Help improve course evaluations and student feedback at McMaster

McMaster’s Office of the Provost is seeking input on possible plans to enhance the way in which students evaluate teaching and give feedback on their . . .

January 9, 2020

Changes to email and calendaring for staff and faculty 

McMaster’s faculty and staff email and calendaring platform will move to Microsoft Office 365 cloud this summer. The project was endorsed by McMaster’s IT Governance committees in late . . .

January 6, 2020

Campus siren testing on Tuesday, January 7

Security Services will be testing the campus sirens and Alertus notification system on Tuesday, January 7 between 10-10:20 a.m. An Alertus message will be sent . . .

January 6, 2020

Archives ALIVE: Little Books of Lovely Verse, Canadian Poetry Chapbooks

On January 16, 2020, join McMaster University Library archivist, Gillian Dunks, as she delves into the delightful world of poetry chapbooks. In the early era . . .

December 18, 2019

University ratifies collective agreements with teaching assistants, postdoctoral fellows

On Thursday, December 12, McMaster’s Board of Governors ratified the tentative collective agreements with its teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows. CUPE local 3906, units 1 . . .

December 18, 2019

Update on Student Choice Initiative: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Update on the Student Choice Initiative: Wednesday December 18, 2019 In response to the divisional court ruling related to the Student Choice Initiative, McMaster University will not . . .

December 17, 2019

McMaster Continuing Education host international visitors from Nanjing City

McMaster University Continuing Education is pleased to host Xing Fang (Sarah) and Cheng Qialing (Melinda) from Hohai University, College of Distant and Continuous Education located . . .

December 14, 2019

Update – Clean up on west campus

December 23, 2019 (3:00 p.m.) Testing results of water samples taken before the clean up was completed have now been received.  The test results show . . .

December 12, 2019

HR Review Steering Committee adds members

Progress continues on work related to the Human Resources Review. The university has hired an external consultant, Susan Robinson, to help guide the governance process . . .

December 9, 2019

Joining forces on student services

Effective December 9, 2019, Student Accounts, Student Financial Aid & Scholarships and Registrar’s Services will be combined. Service will be provided in one Student Services . . .

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. . . .