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The Arts & Science Program newsletter is distributed to all graduates of the Program who have subscribed to our mailing list. If you are not receiving these newsletters and would like to, please contact us.

2018-19 Academic Year

Issue 1

Issue 1 Read it Now

19 September 2018

This issue includes information regarding Dr. Louis Greenspan’s memorial celebration, a handful of different alumni engagement opportunities, and details about our new location in L.R. Wilson Hall. Plus, we recap an alumni reunion held in Thunder Bay, Ontario and publish an open letter penned by an Artsci grad.

Issue 2

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23 November 2018

An Arts & Science graduate wins a Governor General’s Literary Award while another creates a cannabis-themed deck of playing cards. Plus, this issue highlights our unique Urban Placemaking module, recaps a recent collaboration with an acclaimed playwright, congratulates our latest Vanier Scholar, and much more.

Issue 3

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1 March 2019

A recent grad is nominated for a Women of Distinction Award and another publishes a first book. Plus, the story of how one alum helps welcome newcomers to Canada. This issue also highlights a number of Artsci profs, courses, initiatives, events, and milestones, and invites listings for a job postings board.

Issue 4

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17 June 2019

An Artsci grad delivers a special lecture while another overcomes extreme odds on the road to graduation. This issue also highlights three alumni who are shaping environmental law, an innovative course for study abroad participants, recent experiential learning offerings, and exciting student-led events.

2019-21 Academic Years

Newsletter Issue 5

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3 October 2019

The first issue of the 2019-20 academic year profiles alumni from graduating classes more than 30 years apart. We also highlight three Artsci students who received international fellowships, an Artsci prof who taught a course in Peru, and a new website built by Artsci students.

Newsletter 6

Issue 6 Read it Now

16 December 2019

The issue of the alumni newsletter features notable student and alumni achievements and also recaps recent Program highlights, including student involvement in a series of special projects ranging from research and video production to conference participation. We also showcase some recent and upcoming events.

Alumni Newsletter 7

Issue 7 Read it Now

27 March 2020

The issue of the alumni newsletter features student and alumni news and some of this term’s Program highlights, including the introduction of new courses and the recent New World of Work Forum.

Issue 8

Issue 8 Read it Now

11 December 2020

This long-awaited issue, delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, takes a moment to remember our founding Director as well as a long-time professor. It also features a former Director, honoured at McMaster’s Fall 2020 Convocation. Plus, we highlight notable student and alumni achievements, including that of a first-year Artsci team player.

Issue 9 Read it Now

9 June 2021

This issue contains updates on exciting events and initiatives that occurred despite this past academic year being such an unusual one. It announces the launch of a student-run, peer-reviewed journal and highlights Artsci student, faculty, and alumni newsmakers. The In Memoriam section honours deeply missed members of the Artsci community.