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Three students selected for Wilson Leadership Scholar Award

May 17, 2021 / Source: Daily News

Three students selected for Wilson Leadership Scholar Award

Christopher Schankula, Engineering and Society student, is one of three Wilson Leadership Scholars

Introducing the 2020 co-op students of the year and future leaders

March 26, 2021

Introducing the 2020 co-op students of the year and future leaders

McMaster Engineering students Kevin Perera and Ayesha Bhutto have been recognized for making an exceptional contribution to co-operative education.

Bringing Black history to life

February 23, 2021

Bringing Black history to life

From authors to activists to engineers, the Periodic Table of Canadian Black History celebrates the men and women whose contributions have shaped our country. And thanks to Isabela Ozamiz, it’s now bringing the stories of Black Canadians to students across the country.

Mac Eng talks mental health

January 28, 2021

Mac Eng talks mental health

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, 10 McMaster Engineering students and members of the McMaster Engineering Society Wellness Committee share what mental health means to them through video and written reflections.

Four students answer your research and entrepreneurship questions

December 1, 2020

Four students answer your research and entrepreneurship questions

Want to know more about student research or working with a startup but don’t know where to begin? Four McMaster Engineering students who attended last week’s Engineering Research & Entrepreneurship Fair can help.

Meet Liz DaMaren, McMaster Engineering Student Ambassador of the Year

July 27, 2020

Meet Liz DaMaren, McMaster Engineering Student Ambassador of the Year

Mechatronics Engineering and Society graduate, Liz DaMaren, has been recognized for making an extraordinary contribution in supporting prospective students and recruitment initiatives.

Brian Baetz selected as next director of W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

July 22, 2020

Brian Baetz selected as next director of W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Professor emeritus in the Department of Civil Engineering, Baetz brings more than 30 years of experience at McMaster, including supervising 28 graduate students at the W Booth School.

Meet Lacey Wice, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

June 12, 2020

Meet Lacey Wice, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

"University truly is the most opportunity-rich environment and helped shape me into an adventurous individual with many varied interests!" Get to know our Class of 2020 valedictorian, Lacey Wice

Meet Vincent Popovich, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

June 12, 2020

Meet Vincent Popovich, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

"I can safely say that the person I was in first year, and the one I am today, though similar, are extremely different." Get to know our Class of 2020 valedictorian, Vincent Popovich

First class graduates from Grand Challenges Scholars program

April 14, 2020

First class graduates from Grand Challenges Scholars program

This past September, McMaster University launched the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP), the first of its kind in Canada.

Passionate about a club or team? Get credit for it

August 28, 2019

Passionate about a club or team? Get credit for it

ENGINEER 3CX3 - Experiential Learning in Complementary Studies is a new course being offered to students in second year or beyond starting this September.

Climate change getting you down? Mac has a course for that

July 10, 2019

Climate change getting you down? Mac has a course for that

Want to do something about climate change? Mac has a course for that. Actually, five courses. The Sustainable Future program is open to all McMaster undergraduates enrolled in any faculty. Students learn about sustainability, work with community champions, and help to implement real-world solution

Matthew Ferguson\'s valedictory speech

June 18, 2019

Matthew Ferguson's valedictory speech

Matthew Ferguson, a Chemical Engineering and Society graduate, addressed the morning convocation with his valedictory speech on June 14, 2019.

Meet McMaster Engineering valedictorian Matthew Ferguson

June 6, 2019

Meet McMaster Engineering valedictorian Matthew Ferguson

Matthew Ferguson shares how he accidentally became an engineer, what motivates him, the thing most people don't know about him and more.

What makes Mac Eng students stand out? We asked employees of one of the world\'s best auto makers.

February 25, 2019

What makes Mac Eng students stand out? We asked employees of one of the world's best auto makers.

During their latest visit, Tesla shared their thoughts on what skills they look for when recruiting and what makes Mac Eng students unique.

Student wins Women in Transportation Award

February 21, 2019

Student wins Women in Transportation Award

Anastasia Soukhov, a fourth-year Engineering and Society student at McMaster University, was honoured by the Undergraduate Women in Transportation Award.

One small step toward a more sustainable campus

December 6, 2018

One small step toward a more sustainable campus

Two civil engineering and society students are helping to reduce waste on campus with the Bring Your Own Container (BYOC) initiative.

Punchin’ in, Punchin’ out: 4 co-op students share their best experiences on the job

September 16, 2018

Punchin’ in, Punchin’ out: 4 co-op students share their best experiences on the job

On September 11, Engineering Co-op & Career Services hosted their first ever, Co-Op Return to Campus event.

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

April 12, 2018

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

Mechanical Engineering & Society student and ballerina, Lacey Wice, examines the mechanics of ballet and how the dance has helped her become the ‘whole engineer’.

Big Ideas Contest: And the Winners are...

January 16, 2018

Big Ideas Contest: And the Winners are...

Six lucky engineering students are bridging their big ideas from McMaster Engineering to Silicon Valley as winners of the Big Ideas Contest.