A trip to Uganda as part of the joint McMaster University and United Nations University Water without Borders program will be a return home for Social Work PhD candidate Joseph Bahemuka.
Students in Dr. Stephanie Howells' sociology qualitative research methods course will apply their learning in a real-world setting thanks to a partnership with a local community organization.
The documentary Souls of Zen - Buddhism, Ancestors, and the 2011 Tsunami in Japan will make it's Canadian premiere at McMaster University in March, thanks to ties to a McMaster religious studies professor. This is a free event and all are welcome. The Filmmaker will also hold a free filmmaking workshop for McMaster students and faculty.
McMaster University geography and political science student Victoria Coates has been named winner of the Dr. Mary Keyes Award.
Local high school students earn free university credits through Faculty of Social Sciences initiative.
Both the Health, Aging and Society Student Association and the Health, Aging and Society Graduate Student Association will host upcoming health conferences aimed at current students, local professionals and the general public interested in health-related topics.
McMaster University's Faculty of Social Sciences will be featured prominently on the CBC Radio program Q, taped live in Hamilton on January 31st.
Registration is now open for the Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy conference, which is held in conjunction with the Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Globalization and Institute for Globalization and the Human Condition.
McMaster social psychology and sociology assistant professor Jeff Denis comments on the Idle No More movement in an opinion piece featured in the Toronto Star and in articles on the CBC and ABC websites.
Graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies recently took part in a two-day retreat that focused on teaching undergraduate religious studies classes at Canadian universities.
A passion for guitars and mastering new challenges has resulted in Chris Lounsbury in becoming a professional guitar maker.
An event called The People's Forum, which was co-sponsored by McMaster University's Department of Labour Studies certificate program, receives coverage in The Hamilton Spectator.
Professor Dorothy Pawluch has been named the first-ever director of the Faculty of Social Sciences social psychology program.
Local high school students are getting a taste of university life thanks to a free university-credit course that is being offered to them by the Faculty of Social Sciences.
A call for papers for Nexus signifies the re-launch of an anthropology graduate student publication that is recognized as one of the country's best.
Prior to receiving an honorary degree from the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University's Fall Convocation, former auditor general Sheila Fraser took time to speak to the Department of Political Science.
Economics Professor Abigail Payne shares her story of becoming the owner of an award-winning lavender farm.
Geography and political science double major Victoria Coates won silver at the CIS cross-country championships and presented research that was funded through an Undergraduate Student Research Award the very next day.
A recent article in World Archaeology cites Faculty of Social Sciences anthropology Professor Tracy Prowse's excavation work in Italy.