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The McMaster Discovery Program Celebrates a New Graduating Class

Discovery Program Grad in 2015

On 12 December 2015, the McMaster Discovery Program community celebrated students’ successful completion of the course with a graduation ceremony in McMaster’s Council Chambers on campus. The program offers a free, non-credit course to members of the Hamilton community who have experienced barriers to post-secondary education. It aims to encourage a love of learning as well as […]

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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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Artsci Participation in Conference on International Study

A globe

In July 2015, recent Arts & Science graduates (Class of 2015) Rachel Brain, Erik Brown, Leila Gaind, Kaila Radan, and Julia Redmond, along with Dr. Jean Wilson, presented “Interdisciplinary Study Abroad as Experiential Learning” at A Conference on The Culture of Study Abroad in Halifax, NS, sponsored by St. Mary’s University and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council […]

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Unique Course Takes Artsci Students and Profs on Icelandic Adventure!

Artscis in Iceland

In May 2015, 25 students, including six from Arts & Science, along with four faculty members travelled to Iceland to participate in ISCI/SCIENCE 3IS3: Interdisciplinary Sciences Field Camp. Designed to introduce students to various types of field investigations, the course provides an exciting range of hands-on learning experiences outside the traditional classroom setting. This year’s teaching […]

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Congratulations to the Artsci Renaissance Award Winners

2015 Renaissance Award Winners

Congratulations to the Artsci Renaissance Award winners! Rachel Brain and Maia Stevenson are two of the new recipients of the Drs. Jolie Ringash and Glen Bandiera Renaissance Award. Their project, Getting to the “Roots” of a Sustainable Food Supply, focuses on the development of sustainable communities in relation to food supply. This summer, the students plan to travel to British Columbia, […]

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