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Jan
20

“Excellence is never an accident.”

This morning I had the honour of presenting awards to students in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program as part of the 20th Annual Marauder Scholar Celebration breakfast to recognize athletic and scholastic achievement in the 2015-16 academic year.  Marauder Scholars are those who have achieved high grades (an average of 9.5 or greater […]

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Jan
19

On LearnLink This Week (Jan 12-18)

In-course BHSc Students can check the LearnLink Community Folder for this week’s announcements and information: check your advisement reports and degree requirements; information about the Health Sciences Education Master’s Program at McMaster; travel and exchange scholarship information. We hope your term is going well so far!

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Jan
16

BHSc courses shortlisted for Reimagine Education Awards

Two courses in the BHSc (Honours) Program were shortlisted for 2016 Reimagine Education Awards, honouring transformative initiatives in education. BHSc’s “Engaging the City” initiative was shortlisted for the Ethical Leadership Award, and “Demystifying Medicine” was shortlisted for the Teaching Delivery Award. Engaging the City is designed to create a mechanism through which students from across […]

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Jan
11

On LearnLink This Week (Jan 4 – 11)

In-course BHSc Students can check the LearnLink Community Folder for this week’s announcements and information: BHSc New Year’s Breakfast Social on January 13; BHSc Salon next week on January 17; information about 2017 Summer Research Scholarships; information about Travel Bursaries; instructions on applying to graduate for 4th year students; courses to be offered for Spring/Summer […]

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Dec
21

On LearnLink This Week (Dec 15-21)

In-course BHSc Students can check the LearnLink Community Folder for this week’s announcements and information: the book list for courses in Winter 2017 information about applying for the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award a request for student and alumni quotes upcoming deadline for graduation photos for inclusion in the yearbook a reminder that the BHSc Office […]

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Dec
20

The Merits of Plan B

I’m counting down the days until the holiday break, are you?  Actually, from the looks of things in the hallways around here, I think many of you have already wrapped things up for the semester — it’s awfully quiet around here without you! I was invited to give a talk a few weeks ago for […]

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Dec
15

Welcome to our new website!

If you’ve visited our website before, you will have noticed some major changes in the last few weeks, as we have launched a fresh new look for the BHSc (Honours) Program online!  We hope you’ll find it easier to navigate on your computer or mobile device, and that we’ve made it simpler to find the […]

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Dec
15

On LearnLink This Week (Dec 8-14)

In-course BHSc Students can check the LearnLink Community Folder for this week’s announcements and information: reminder and forms for your Thesis/Senior Project Interim Reports and Completion for Term 1 Project Courses call for submissions to The Muse, the student-run medical humanities journal, for their Spring 2017 issue on the theme “Beneath the Surface” information about […]

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