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Philomathia Trillium Scholar to study climate change's impact on native communities

McMaster's new Philomathia Trillium Scholar Kelsey Leonard was the first Native American woman to graduate from England's Oxford University. She'll arrive on campus in August.

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Scholar-in-Community to tackle child-welfare issues in immigrant communities

Mirna Carranza, the Faculty of Social Sciences’ first Scholar-in-Community, is leading a year-long project that will bring together representatives from St. Joseph’s Immigrant Women’s Centre, the Children’s Aid Society and the University.

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Out of the classroom and into the friary

With the help of Social Sciences' Student Experience Grant, Sewell spent the month of June at the Blackfriary archaeological dig in Trim, Ireland, where she spent her days marking dig coordinates, excavating sites and cleaning remains.

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Henry Jacek on Harper, Trudeau and Mulcair

Henry Jacek academic, and political junkie says the Prime Minister has to "give a credible explanation" about why Canada's economy is heading toward recession if he hopes to win the federal election.

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Political Science grad heading to Ottawa as parliamentary intern

Recent Mac grad Christina Vietinghoff will begin her placement as a non-partisan intern in the House of Commons this September.

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2015 Convocation Photos

2015 Convocation Photos

A selection of photos from our most recent convocation...

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Master's of Economic Policy Program celebrates 10 years

Alumni of the Masters in Economic Policy Program were invited for an event in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the MAEP Program on May 22, 2015.

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Social Sciences sees strong representation in YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

The YWCA of Hamilton recently handed out its Women of Distinction Awards, recognizing four women from McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences.

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Celebrating Indigenous Education at McMaster:  From Grassroots to Student Success

Celebrating Indigenous Education at McMaster: From Grassroots to Student Success

Since its inception in 1992, many learners have come through the Indigenous Studies Program. Join us in a panel discussion with Indigenous students and faculty who will share stories about their university experiences, as well as how McMaster can improve and build upon past, and current student support and success.

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Lessons of Life from the Great Law of Peace

Lessons of Life from the Great Law of Peace

The Presidents’ Perspectives on Peace Campaign presents the Inaugural Lecture of the McMaster Laureates of Peace Lecture Series: Lessons of Life from the Great Law of Peace with an introduction by Patrick Deane, President and Vice Chancellor of McMaster University.

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PhD Candiate Lauren Wallace on CBC radio

PhD Candiate Lauren Wallace on CBC radio

Lauren Wallace is a PhD candidate studying medical anthropology at McMaster, and she recently returned from a year living in Ghana studying the country’s declining fertility rates.

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The A.A. PAYNE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP: call for applications

The A.A. PAYNE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP: call for applications

The A.A. Payne Research Fellow will receive $15,000 and a 10-month opportunity for full-time research-based activity in the summer and part-time over the fall and winter semesters

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McMaster Mini Social Sciences & Humanities School

McMaster Mini Social Sciences & Humanities School

the Goal: To bring together graduate students and the metro‐Hamilton community in a forum setting, to explore ways of thinking about and acting upon some of the biggest social issues of our time.

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Graduate earns degree and real-world experience

Graduate earns degree and real-world experience

Natalie Faught travelled to both Italy and Greece during her time as an undergraduate student in McMaster's Department of Anthropology.

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Horse power meets grey power in McMaster study

Horse power meets grey power in McMaster study

Dr. Jessica Gish to study whether advancements in in-car technology improve healthy aging and the driving comfort of older drivers.

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A snapshot of a Jewish summer camp in America's Heartland

A snapshot of a Jewish summer camp in America's Heartland

Religious Studies Associate Professor Celia Rothenberg has completed historical and ethnographic research focusing on Camp Ben Frankel.

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Varsity runner defined by volunteer work

Varsity runner defined by volunteer work

Gabe Ghiglione earns Top 25 place finish in national cross country meet - but prefers to talk about his volunteer work.

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Event features WWII and Korean War Vets

Event features WWII and Korean War Vets

Health, Aging and Society student Audrey Tan coordinates event following class discussion

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