BHScene

Sep
01

The Unknown Unknowns of September 2020

Hi everyone – welcome and welcome back to McMaster and BHSc! I’m sure many of you are feeling the way I am about the upcoming school year – a heady mixture of eagerness, excitement, uncertainty, and sometimes, anxiety. On the one hand, I am looking forward to starting classes again: getting back into the rhythms […]

By Stacey Ritz | news
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Aug
21

“It’s a snapshot of moments in time.” Photo series by Mac grads highlights experiences of COVID-19 frontline workers

“This article was first published on Daily News. Read the original article.” BY SARAH JANES JULY 30, 2020 Great minds think alike. Even though they were both Mac grads, Arnav Agarwal ‘14 and Rishi Bansal ‘20 hadn’t met – until they both had similar ideas to capture the untold stories of COVID-19 frontline workers. Individually they reached […]

By phaira | news
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Jul
09

A Tribute to Delsworth Harnish

Student-Centered Learning: Subversive Teachers and Standardized Worlds P.K. Rangachari and Rosalyn Johnson The essays in this volume that pay tribute to an outstanding educator, Delsworth Harnish from McMaster University deal with the problems and prospects of fostering student-centred learning in a standards-based world through subversive teaching. The essays are riffs on a theme mooted by […]

By phaira | news
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Jun
11

New health sciences course focuses on infectious diseases like COVID-19

Hartley Jafine, left, and Padman Jayaratne are instructors of a new Bachelor of Health Sciences course called Emerging Infectious Diseases. “This article was first published on the Faculty of Health Sciences website Read the original article.” June 8, 2020 PROGRAM UPDATES McMaster University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program is teaching students about COVID-19 with a new […]

By phaira | news
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Jun
02

A Message from Assistant Dean Stacey Ritz on Racism and Anti-Racism in BHSc

Hello to everyone in the BHSc Community and beyond: I know we have our BHSc Q&A scheduled for students on Friday, but in light of current events I felt I needed to reach out to all of you before then.  We need to talk about racism. First, I want to express my care and concern […]

By Stacey Ritz | news
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May
26

Dancing to support COVID-19 research

Natasha Verhoeff at her family’s home in Toronto “This article was first published on Daily News. Read the original article.” BY LISE DIEBEL MAY 26, 2020 Keep busy, promote health and wellness, and help COVID-19 research – all during a pandemic? Health sciences student Natasha Verhoeff managed to find a way to do all three when she […]

By phaira | news
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May
21

Congratulations BHSc (Honours) Class of 2020! Meet the Health Sciences valedictorian

Watch Akachukwu Nwakoby’s valedictorian address here! “This article was first published on Daily News. Read the original article.” MAY 21, 2020 If you could have any superpower what would it be? What is your definition of success? Meet Akachukwu Nwakoby, the valedictorian for the Faculty of Health Sciences. 1. Name Akachukwu Nwakoby 2. Hometown Mississauga, Ontario 3. What […]

By phaira | news . Uncategorised
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Apr
28

Arkells surprise McMaster grad with front-lawn serenade

Max Kerman (front) and Mike DeAngelis suprised BHSc grad Ava Harrison (on porch) with an acoustic rendition of “Years in the Making” last week. “This article was first published on Daily News. Read the original article.” BY SARA LAUX APRIL 27, 2020 I’ve got the scars to show it didn’t come for free It’s been years in […]

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