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Social Work PhD candidate returns home to Uganda with Water without Borders program

Social Work PhD candidate returns home to Uganda with Water without Borders program

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.

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Sociology undergraduate students to perform real-world qualitative research

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.

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McMaster chosen as site for Canadian premiere of Japanese tsunami documentary

McMaster chosen as site for Canadian premiere of Japanese tsunami documentary

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.

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McMaster social sciences student honoured for academic and athletic achievements

McMaster social sciences student honoured for academic and athletic achievements

McMaster University geography and political science student Victoria Coates has been named winner of the Dr. Mary Keyes Award.

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Faculty of Social Sciences community initiative featured on CBC

Faculty of Social Sciences community initiative featured on CBC

Local high school students earn free university credits through Faculty of Social Sciences initiative.

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Faculty of Social Sciences Health, aging and society student associations to hold two conferences

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.

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Faculty of Social Sciences strongly represented on CBC radio's Q

Faculty of Social Sciences strongly represented on CBC radio's Q

McMaster University's Faculty of Social Sciences will be featured prominently on the CBC Radio program Q, taped live in Hamilton on January 31st.

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Global policy conference set for McMaster

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.

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Assistant professor's views on Idle No More featured in CBC, Toronto Star and ABC articles

Assistant professor's views on Idle No More featured in CBC, Toronto Star and ABC articles

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.

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Religious studies graduate students focus on preparing for teaching positions

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.

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Economics alum follows dream to become a professional guitar maker

Economics alum follows dream to become a professional guitar maker

A passion for guitars and mastering new challenges has resulted in Chris Lounsbury in becoming a professional guitar maker.

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Community teach-in featured in Hamilton Spectator

Community teach-in featured in Hamilton Spectator

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.

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Dorothy Pawluch named director of social psychology program

Dorothy Pawluch named director of social psychology program

Professor Dorothy Pawluch has been named the first-ever director of the Faculty of Social Sciences social psychology program.

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Local high school students earn free university credits

Local high school students earn free university credits

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.

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Peer reviewed journal of anthropology relaunched by graduate students

Peer reviewed journal of anthropology relaunched by graduate students

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.

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Former Auditor General Sheila Fraser meets with political science faculty and students

Former Auditor General Sheila Fraser meets with political science faculty and students

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.

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Economics professor becomes expert lavender farmer

Economics professor becomes expert lavender farmer

Economics Professor Abigail Payne shares her story of becoming the owner of an award-winning lavender farm.

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Social Sciences double major wins silver at national cross country meet

Social Sciences double major wins silver at national cross country meet

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.

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McMaster Anthropology professor's research called "Illuminating"

McMaster Anthropology professor's research called "Illuminating"

A recent article in World Archaeology cites Faculty of Social Sciences anthropology Professor Tracy Prowse's excavation work in Italy.

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