The Hamilton Spectator | January 4, 2018
Emily Power, Class of 2017
John van Nostrand and Emily Power are planning a condo that will offer personalized solutions for home ownership, including customized unit configuration. The plan is to build a eight-storey building on James North at Ferrie where a portion of the block would be torn down for the project. Read more here.
TB News Watch | August 24, 2017
Emily Groot, Class of 2007
Dr. Emily Groot is very familiar with Northern Ontario; she grew up in Sault Ste. Marie. Her understanding of the region will be an asset in her new role as the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s associate medical officer of health. Read more here.
The Globe and Mail | April 22, 2017
Vass Bednar, Class of 2008
The Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize was created to give Ontario’s most creative thinkers a forum for tackling the challenges that Ontarians and Canadians will face over the next 50 years—and to give them a chance to present their solutions in front of a panel of the province’s thought leaders. Winners will be determined in the fall of 2017. More information can be found here.
Hamilton Spectator | February 1, 2017
Jill Kooymans, Class of 2014
After earning a Master’s degree in Applied Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London England, Jill Kooymans has developed a program for using theatre as a tool to help rehabilitate prisoners.
McMaster Daily News | June 2, 2016
Alenia Kysela, Class of 1994
Dr. Alenia Kysela was one of eight alumni who were inducted into the Alumni Gallery, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments in professional and volunteer life, at the University’s annual Alumni Awards ceremony on Wed. 1 June 2016.
Ottawa Citizen | March 8, 2016
Dylan Jones, Class of 1992
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went outside of Canada’s public service to fill two deputy minister positions in his second shake-up of bureaucracy’s senior ranks within a week.
London School of Economics and Political Science | February 22, 2016
Alison Powell, Class of 2000
Director of MSc Media and Communication (Data & Society) at The London School of Economics and Political Science, Dr. Alison Powell researches systems of technologies.
McMaster Daily News | January 4, 2016
Sarah Garside, Class of 1987
Hamilton Spectator | September 11, 2015
Simon Oczkowski, Class of 2006
There is an art to caring for the sick that goes beyond conventional science and medicine. Hamilton Health Sciences is joining James Street Supercrawl for the first time Friday to share how hospitals use creativity to heal and comfort.
Hamilton Spectator | September 11, 2015
Joyce Chan, Class of 2015
McMaster University has officially kicked off its brand-new graduate course in public health — a program borne out of the ripple effects of the SARS crisis.
McMaster Daily News | June 17, 2015
Amanda Bell, Class of 1995
Amanda Bell, an assistant clinical professor of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine’s Niagara Regional Campus, is the 2015 recipient of the John C. Sibley Award for excellence in education by part-time faculty.
McMaster Times and Hamilton Spectator | May 19, 2015
Stephanie McLarty, Class of 2003
Stephanie McLarty received an Award of Merit at the 2015 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards on 10 June 2015. Stephanie is the owner of REfficient, an online reuse marketplace. Companies can use REfficient to buy quality, discount telecom and A/V equipment from sustainable sources.
Montreal Gazette | January 29, 2015
Adrienne Blattel, Class of 1998
For many new immigrants, the long, cold winter is an unpleasant side effect of becoming a Canuck. Community leader Adrienne Blattel is on a mission to change that.
Hamilton Spectator | January 7, 2015
Kate Parizeau, Class of 2001
Some vegetables never bask under the bright lights of the grocery store’s supermodel catwalk.
Globe and Mail | November 19, 2014
Monika Dutt, Class of 1999
Earlier this week, The Globe and Mail published a column asking public health officers to “focus on disease, not politics.”
Vancouver Sun | June 25, 2012
Zsuzsi Fodor, Class of 2009
“Vancouver’s south and west-side neighbourhoods offer the least access to fresh affordable food, which can be a serious problem for people who are poor and who have mobility problems.”
Globe and Mail | April 27, 2012
Dr. Karen Bakker, Class of 1995
“Canadians have taken water for granted for too long, warns Karen Bakker, geography professor at the University of British Columbia and one of the country’s foremost experts on water governance.”
Hamilton Spectator | May 26, 2011
Alex Cann, Class of 1996
The Bach Elgar Choir closes its season this Saturday with Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus…” It (Judas Maccabaeus) offers a perfect counterpoint to Messiah,” said the BEC’s new conductor, Alex Cann, who acknowledged the possibility of “a certain oratorio fatigure.”
Hamilton Spectator | April 20, 2011
Tings Chak, Class of 2009
“We’re all on loan to each other, for what time we have together. The world gave us Tings Chak, on a five-year lease (2005-2010) as it were.” More: Tings Chak (20 April 2011) (Hamilton Spectator)
Hamilton Spectator | March 5, 2011
Jesse Bauman, Class of 2010
“Eight months and 12 days ago I was still in Canada — at Hamilton Place, to be specific. I received my undergraduate degree from McMaster University that day, along with hundreds of other excited and terrified young students. I left Canada a few months later to start a job with a relief and development organization in Sri Lanka…”