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McMaster requires proof of vaccination and mandatory vaccines: A letter from the President and Provost

Dear Members of the McMaster community, Throughout the pandemic we have placed the health and safety of everyone at McMaster at the forefront of our planning. The Delta variant, rising infection rates in the broader community, and the beginning of term have informed the decision by the President and Vice-Presidents to introduce a mandatory COVID […]

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Update on planning for Fall 2021: A letter from the Provost

Dear members of the McMaster community, I appreciate how much each of you is missing our community and our campus and are wondering what activities will be available in-person for the Fall 2021 semester. The Return to McMaster group has been meeting regularly since its formation in February, leaning on the expertise and experiences of […]

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I have confidence in our collective ability to continue to effect positive change

September 8, 2020 Dear members of the McMaster community, Normally at this time of year, we are sharing stories of how we spent our summers: great trips somewhere in Canada or abroad, exuberant family reunions, summer camps and summer programs, newly-discovered adventures and experiences. This year, the stories are quieter and closer to home. Maybe […]

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The heart of McMaster has always been the people who call the University home

August 12, 2020 Dear Members of the McMaster community, With temperatures over 30 degrees this week it definitely feels like we are still in the middle of summer. This has been anything but a normal summer though, as you are all well aware. Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support and for the tremendous […]

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Principles guiding our decision-making for fall and beyond: President’s letter

April 30, 2020 Dear Members of the McMaster community, I would like to begin by thanking McMaster’s faculty and staff. I appreciate everything that you are doing to continue to serve our students, to advance our research wherever possible, and to maintain the campus and the vital services we and others rely on. I would […]

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“I wish we had all the answers. We do know there will be a fall term.” President’s letter

April 22, 2020 Dear Members of the McMaster community, It is amazing how quickly we can adapt in extraordinary times. Staying at home, meeting with colleagues by video and lining up at the grocery store – a hockey stick apart – have all become part of our new routine. And as anxious as everyone is […]

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“Campus just isn’t the same without students:” President’s letter

April 2, 2020 Dear members of the McMaster community, Living close to the university means that on most evenings I am able to take a walk around campus, keeping the required distance from anyone else, of course. That isn’t difficult to do. Although there are lights still glowing in labs and in residence buildings where […]

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