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Tales from the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020: A round-up of our recent stories relating to COVID-19. Read More

Vice-Dean's Update - July 2020

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020: Message from Dr. Sandra Carroll This year will be remembered as the year of COVID-19. However, despite being faced with this incredible, ongoing ... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Racism in health care

Monday, Jun 29, 2020: Dr. Bernice Downey shares her thoughts about racism in health care in this article in the Hamilton Spectator. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Kids still need to get vaccinated for diseases during COVID-19

Monday, Jun 29, 2020: Ruth Schofield, an assistant clinical professor in the McMaster School of Nursing, spoke to CBC Hamilton. Read More

Our commitment to targeted hiring and antiracism: President's letter

Thursday, Jun 25, 2020: A statement from the president of the university. Read More

Pandemic hits youth experiencing homelessness hard

Tuesday, May 26, 2020: Imagine if every time you went home, you had to buzz in and get screened for COVID-19 symptoms before you were allowed to enter the building. Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Sharon Kaasalainen on moral distress in long-term care homes during a pandemic

Friday, May 15, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing some truly disturbing facts about life in long-term care — not just for the residents, but for the understaffed, poorly paid front-line workers who care for them. Read More


Thursday, Apr 30, 2020: Student volunteers and the McMaster School of Nursing are spearheading an initiative to give people who are marginally housed, homeless, or at risk of homelessness the tools to protect themselves from COVID-19. Read More

Messages of Hope 8

Monday, Apr 27, 2020: Being at home doesn't mean you have to give up culture. Read More

SOCH is offering virtual workshops during COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020: One student and one alumna of the McMaster School of Nursing program are stepping up to help the community. Read More

Featuring: Jeannette LeGris

Nurses and midwives are leading the way to Universal Health

Friday, Mar 06, 2020: The Region of the Americas has some 9 million practitioners in the nursing profession, 4.5 million of whom are university-trained nurses, 87% of th... Read More

EMBOLDEN team launches its first co-design event in Hamilton

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020: A research team wants to help older adults overcome health barriers through improved nutrition, physical activity and social connections in key Ha... Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann, Kathryn Fisher, Diana Sherifali, Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis

New research works with older adults to co-design community programs

Friday, Feb 21, 2020: Dr. Rebecca Ganann’s recent research looks at designing community programs aimed at keeping older adults healthy. Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 6

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020: A box of scrapbooks in the FHS Archives contains photographs and news stories from the early days of the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

STUDENT STORIES: Tierra Reay in Whitehorse

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020: Students in the BScN program have the opportunity to do a clinical placement in other areas of Canada and in countries at sites that partner with McMaster. Here is one story. Read More

Alumni Stories: Emma Fuller in Bangladesh

Monday, Dec 16, 2019: Emma Fuller had the opportunity to join a medical team travelling to Bangladesh for two weeks in the fall of 2019. Here is her account of her experience. Read More

Student stories: Brooklyn Brauer abroad

Thursday, Nov 07, 2019: Brooklyn Brauer went to Nepal for a clinical placement. Here is part of what she had to say about the experience. Read More

Researchers are making a global impact

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019: The Times Higher Education Impact announced that McMaster University placed second in the world in its new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale. Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius, Andrea Baumann, Diana Sherifali, Iris Mujica, Michael McGillion, Nancy Carter, Olive Wahoush, Ruta Valaitis, Sandra L. Carroll and Susan Jack

Dr. Bernice Downey receives Education Innovation Fund grant

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019: The primary objective of this research study is to assess how inter-professional learners benefit from Core Indigenous Cultural Safety training. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Retired professor ensures her legacy with a gift of life insurance

Friday, May 31, 2019: Majumdar is extending her remarkable legacy through a gift of life insurance, of which McMaster is the owner and beneficiary. Read More

Featuring: Basanti Majumdar

Micah Zagala wins alumni award

Thursday, May 30, 2019: Congratulations to Micah Zagala, a recent graduate of the McMaster BScN program. Micah won an alumni award for her social, academic and advocacy i... Read More

McMaster celebrates Indigenous Nurses Day 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019: How do Indigenous nurses express our own Indigenous knowledge? How do we integrate it into our practice? These were some of the questions that panelists addressed at the Indigenous Nurses Day Celebration. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Panel discusses root causes of the migrant caravan crisis

Monday, Apr 15, 2019: Dr. Olive Wahoush, associate professor in the School of Nursing, was part of a panel discussion on April 3 at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Exhibit features faculty research on youth homelessness

Friday, Feb 08, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien is one of seven leading scientists whose research is on display at a temporary art exhibit in downtown Toronto. Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Former BScN student donates kidney to neighbour

Friday, Nov 30, 2018: Andy Clutton, a graduate of McMaster’s BScN program, donated a kidney to his neighbour. Clutton works as a palliative care nurse at McNally H... Read More

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