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Stay home, stay safe, stay connected

Stay home, stay safe The university is grateful to the essential workers who are maintaining core services on campus or conducting research activities deemed essential at this time, including those leading the charge in COVID-19 related research. While the campus remains open to these essential activities, everyone else should be following government direction to stay […]

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Libraries move online; news for international students; virtual learning updates

As McMaster joins with the rest of Canada to increase social distancing and adopt other measures to try and slow down the spread of COVID-19, there are impacts for the university’s research community. Vice-president, Research Karen Mossman has issued a letter to researchers confirming that while McMaster’s research is not closing down, the university does […]

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No more in-person classes and exams: President’s letter

These are unsettling times.  The spread of COVID-19 around the world and its arrival in our own region has brought McMaster and all other organizations to uncharted territory. As of today, the risk of catching the virus continues to remain low. The University’s focus is always clearly on our students, faculty and staff.  And while […]

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McMaster’s new COVID-19 information website

McMaster continues to monitor developments around COVID-19. The University’s preparations and response is coordinated by its Crisis Management Team which began meeting on the coronavirus in January. The University looks to Global Affairs Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada along with public health agencies in Ontario to guide its decisions in working to maintain […]

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COVID-19: Travel information and staying healthy

McMaster continues to monitor developments around COVID-19.  The University’s preparations and response are coordinated by its Crisis Management Team which began meeting on the coronavirus in January. The University looks to Global Affairs Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada along with public health agencies in Ontario to guide its decisions in working to maintain […]

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McMaster takes precautions while awaiting student’s coronavirus test results

McMaster continues to take precautions while awaiting the results from a student being tested for COVID-19. Additional information indicates that while the test results were anticipated to be received earlier in the weekend, they may not be available until early in the week. The student had travelled to Italy during the February Reading Week. The […]

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A student is self-isolating off-campus with flu-like symptoms

McMaster is in discussions with Public Health officials in response to a student who is in self-isolation after returning from a trip to Italy. The student is awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19, which are expected in the coming days. “Although the test results are still pending, we felt it was important to […]

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