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Artsci Student Collaboration on International Climate Action

Hanna Rao

Congratulations to Arts & Science student Hanna Rao and her team members from two other universities, who collaborated on an innovation to help curb the spread of a deadly coronavirus related to climate change. Hanna’s team won the top prize in a recent international climate action competition. Read the full article in the McMaster Daily […]

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Combining Two Cultures Conference Tackles Sustainability

Over the weekend of 20-21 March 2021, dozens of undergraduate students in interdisciplinary programs from across Canada (and one from Wales) gathered virtually for the annual Combining Two Cultures conference, founded by McMaster’s Arts & Science Program students in 2010. At C2C 2021: Root to Rise, co-chaired by current Artsci students Sharang Sharma and Chloe […]

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Arts & Science Students Thrilled to Receive the Renaissance Award!

For the ninth consecutive year, Arts & Science students have been awarded the Drs. Jolie Ringash and Glen Bandiera Renaissance Award. The Renaissance Award emphasizes experiential learning and provides recipients with the opportunity to explore a project outside of their field of study. This year’s Arts & Science recipients are Level IV student Anna Buhrmann […]

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Arts & Science Student Inspires Article Honouring Longtime Westdale Business

Westdale Village Shoe Clinic

Second-year Arts & Science student Ivan Kredl was recently featured in an article in The Hamilton Spectator about the closure of a cherished Westdale business. In a memorable message to a Spec reporter following an impromptu tour of the now-closed Westdale Village Shoe Clinic, Ivan, a lifelong resident of Westdale, informed the newspaper of the […]

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First-Year Artsci Part of Winning Team in International Digital Inclusion Challenge

Alexander Harris

Superior Innovations is a team of former Thunder Bay high school classmates, now at university, who recently participated in Convergence Tech’s 2020 Digital Inclusion Challenge, which gave participants 10 days to develop digital solutions related to UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 4: quality education. The team, which included first year Artsci Alexander Harris, was awarded […]

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Artsci Students and Alumni in the News

Three Students

Fourth-year Arts & Science student Shunmathi Shanmugam was part of the team awarded this year’s Climate Change and Health-Innovation Award. Read more in the McMaster Daily News story here. Rishi Bansal, Artsci Class of 2020, was also featured in the McMaster Daily News, in an article highlighting the experiences of COVID-19 frontline works.  Read more […]

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Announcing Jeff Ho’s Antigone as the Common Reading Program Selection!

Jeff Ho

We are thrilled to announce Jeff Ho’s Antigone: Fong as this year’s Arts & Science Common Reading Program selection. Antigone: Fong, a new adaptation of Sophocles’ play (which Artsci students study in ARTSSCI 1A06 / Practices of Knowledge), was inspired by the 2014 student umbrella protests in Hong Kong and the 1989 uprising in Tiananmen Square. […]

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