Looking back at McMaster Engineering Kipling pranks over the years

It’s a ritual that dates back to 1922 and has ties to British author Rudyard Kipling. Each year, Canadian students in the graduating year of their engineering program gather for a hushed ceremony to mark their entry into the profession.


Upcoming Events

Café X

Dr. Karim Lakhani
B. Eng '93 - Electrical Eng & Mgmt), Associate Professor, Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School

"The Digital Ubiquity: How Connections, Sensors and Data are Revolutionizing Business"

Thursday, April 9, 2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Students put their engineering know-how to the test at annual expo

The world of tomorrow will be on display at McMaster University during the annual Electrical & Computer Engineering Expo (ECE Expo).

McMaster students shine at recent engineering competitions

Two McMaster engineering student teams are celebrating after strong finishes in recent competitions.

Peter Kilpatrick

31st Annual J.W. Hodgins Memorial Lecture

What is the purpose of higher education? What makes an engineering degree unique? During the 31st annual J.W. Hodgins Memorial Lecture held on Tuesday, March 10, Peter Kilpatrick of the University of Notre Dame explored these issues and provided an overview of the history of higher education from its liberal arts roots in late antiquity through to the emphasis on specialized degrees today.

Heather Sheardown

8 questions with biomedical engineer Heather Sheardown

In her Q and A, Sheardown talks about why she became an engineer, how her degree has helped her be successful and what she see for women engineers over the next 25 years.

Ishwar Puri

Time to transform manufacturing

"The only way to improve productivity is through continuous technological innovation." - Ishwar K. Puri

Jamal Deen

McMaster University engineering professor elected to European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Jamal Deen,​a professor and the Canada Research Chair in Information Technology in the Faculty of Engineering, has been elected as a member of the esteemed European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA).

Building tunnels takes expertise and hard work: experts

It’s not so easy to build a tunnel like the one discovered at York University near the Pan Am Games site, experts say.

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