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Artsci Students Explore Kentucky Caves in Experiential Learning Course

Kentucky Caves

Dr. John Maclachlan and a group of Artsci and iSci students just returned from Kentucky after participating in ARTSSCI 3IE1 / Kentucky Caving Fieldtrip.  From 15-18 October 2015,  the participants travelled to Cave City, Kentucky to explore several cave systems, discuss the rich local caving history, and investigate environmental impacts on these natural features. The Kentucky Caving […]

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Arts & Science Graduate Elected as Member of Parliament (MP)

Will Amos

Artsci alum Will Amos has been elected as a new Member of Parliament after the 19 October 2015 federal election. The Liberal candidate won a clear victory in the Pontiac riding in Western Quebec. Will graduated from the Arts & Science Program in 1998 and is now an environmental lawyer. Congratulations, Will! More in the Ottawa Citizen: Liberals […]

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Arts & Science Prof Helping to Rebuild Nepal


Arts & Science professor Joseph LaRose travelled to Nepal this past summer to help rebuild the country after a deadly earthquake and aftershock devastated the area.  For five weeks, he volunteered clearing debris and transporting supplies to isolated villages. Now, he is raising money to help rebuild a school in the remote village of Tipling. Joseph currently […]

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Artsci Volunteers Help Prepare Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner Prep

On Thurs. 8 Oct., more than 100 international students spending the holiday away from home were treated to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Arts & Science students Elysia Martini, Samantha Rossi, and Luisa Ruiz Gutierrez were among the many volunteers who helped make this annual event a success! More on the McMaster Daily News: International Students Get a Taste of Canadian […]

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Arts & Science Bus Pull Team Supports United Way

2015 Bus Pull Team

On Thurs. 1 Oct., the Arts & Science Program participated in the Pull4Mac Bus Pull, a fundraising event that challenges teams of 12 to pull a McMaster shuttle bus for 100 feet through the heart of McMaster’s campus. The Artsci team consisted of Shelley Anderson, Ben Anthony, Rebecca Bishop, Patrick Byrne, Nathan Cupido, Kam Dhami, […]

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