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.
McMaster PhD student and Aboriginal Pre Doctoral Fellow Randy Jackson will be awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his research directed towards HIV/AIDS within Aboriginal populations.
The research of William Shaffir, a professor in both McMaster University's sociology and social psychology programs, is cited in a New York Times blog post.
Former Auditor General Sheila Fraser will receive an honorary doctorate at McMaster University's Fall Convocation ceremonies on November 16, 2012.
Child welfare course integrates local professionals, Six Nations Clan Mothers and students from both Six Nations Polytechnic and McMaster University's Social Work program.
McMaster University Economics Professor Mike Veall's soon-to-be published report Top income shares in Canada: Recent trends and policy implications has been featured in the Globe and Mail.
As a PhD candidate in McMaster University's Department of Anthropology, Kyle Freund has been able to travel to Italy, Greece, Turkey and throughout the North America and use high-tech equipment in McMaster University's MAX Lab to study obsidian - a natural volcanic glass that was once used for creating tools.
Dr. Annette Lareau of the University of Pennsylvania was the first of three Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professors presented by the Faculty of Social Sciences. Dr. Michael Zank (Boston University) will deliver a public lecture October 23 and Dr. Warwick Anderson (University of Melbourne) will deliver a public lecture November 22.