Faculty / Program Showcase

Location:  Various Buildings Around Campus
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please select a program of interest (below) to review activities/events being offered during May@Mac.  A final printed schedule (including all confirmed dates/locations and a map) will be provided upon arrival.


  Arts & Science
 Meet our Students, Staff and Professors 
 Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Location: Commons Building, Room 105

Drop by “C-105″ to chat with current students, staff and professors in the Arts & Science program.
  Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
B. Tech. Information Booths
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Locations:
1) Engineering Technology Building, First Floor
and/or
2) John Hodgins Engineering Building, Lobby

Have your program questions answered by B.Tech. staff and students at one of our information booths. 

Meet the Bachelor of Technology Association (BTA)
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Engineering Technology Building, Lobby

Are you coming to B.Tech. in the fall? Want to know how to get involved in student life? Stop by this table to learn all about B.Tech.’s social scene. You will also have the chance to win a B.Tech. prize pack just for stopping by!  

Information Sessions
Time: 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Location:
Engineering Technology Building, 238/239

Learn about B.Tech.’s program structure, admission requirements, and advantages in a presentation delivered by Dr. Dan Centea, Associate Director for the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Program.

Bachelor of Technology Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Engineering Technology Building, First Floor
Stop by our tour table to have a B.Tech. student show you our state-of-the-art facilities.

 McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC) Tours 
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Meet students at the north-facing doors of the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC) to take a guided tour of the Automotive & Vehicle Technology’s lab spaces. A free shuttle from main campus (corner of Brockhouse Way and College Crescent) is provided!

 

Bachelor of Technology Lab Tours and Demos
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Automation Technology Lab 
Location: Engineering Technology Building, B111
Talk to faculty and students about our Process Automation Technology equipment – 3D printers, programmable logic controllers, computer numerical control machines, and more! 

 Biotechnology Lab 
Location: Engineering Technology Building, 311
Talk to our Biotechnology faculty, staff, and students about what it means to study in a biosafety level 2 lab.

Open Lab 
Location: Engineering Technology Building 223
Meet with our business management faculty to learn more about how skills and knowledge in business complement a core technical curriculum.

 McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC)
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Take the free shuttle at the corner of Brockhouse Way and College Crescent or stop by the ETB tours table for driving directions to the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC). Talk with faculty and students about the Automotive & Vehicle Technology stream’s facilities, which include: 3D printers, buggies, engines, a simulated wind tunnel, and more! 

 

  Chemical and Physical Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  • Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Chemical & Physical Sciences I, and the opportunities of study beyond Level I
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society                   
Chemistry & Chemical Biology Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. -  3 p.m.

Location: A.N. Bourns Science Building, 122

Physics and Astronomy: Open Lab & Demos
Time: 10:30 a.m. 
to 3 p.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, B114 /  B115 

Physics and Astronomy: Planetarium Show
Time: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm (15 min. shows)
Location: 
Burke Science Building, B149 

Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, 1102

Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.             

Science Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight thelabs,facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs. 
  Computer Science
Computer Science Information Session
Time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location: Information Technology Building, Room 137
Learn about applications you’ve never dreamed of, and about our wide range of programs in the Computing & Software Department — which includes direct-entry Computer Science — as well as Software Engineering, Software Engineering (Embedded Systems) or Mechatronics Engineering. 
 
   DeGroote School of Business
Undergraduate Commerce (B. Com.) Program Presentation
Time: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. (45 min. sessions)

Location: McMaster University Student Centre, Level 3 (CIBC Hall)
Learn about the Commerce Program breakdown, expectations of our students and what the next four years of your life will look like. DeGroote students, faculty and staff will walk you through our program structure and help you identify how you can find your fit and make an impact on the business world.
Integrated Business & Humanities Program Booth (IBH)
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location:  DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Learn about the Commerce Program breakdown, expectations of our students and what the next four years of your life will look like. DeGroote students, faculty and staff will walk you through our program structure and help you identify how you can find your fit and make an impact on the business world.
 

Allen H. Gould Trading Floor (GTF) Sessions
Time: 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. 
(30 min. sessions)
Location: DeGroote School of Business, Room 122A
Sessions will acquaint visitors with live data retrieval (such as stock quotes, price graphs, and market-related news) and the GTF website; familiarizing users with events and software updates.

Faculty Meet and Greet
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Meet DeGroote faculty from various disciplines to discuss our programs, teaching methods, and areas of specialization. 

Student Experience
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Gather information on Academics, Internship, Career and Professional Development, as well as BizX International Exchange. 

DeGroote Commerce Society – Meet Our Students
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
An opportunity to speak with student leaders about getting involved in business clubs and committees. Tour the DeGroote School of Business building and see the Innis Business Library, classrooms, and the Allen H. Gould Trading Floor.

 Engineering
   

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
John Hodgins Engineering Building, Lobby

Meet academic advisors, faculty and students and learn everything about our programs in the Faculty of Engineering.

Co-op & Career Services
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: John Hodgins Engineering, Lobby
Learn about the benefits of co-op and how we can jump start your career.

Engineering Group Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location:
John Hodgins Engineering Lawn, Tent
Tours depart every 15 minutes.
Student Clubs & Teams
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
John Hodgins Engineering Building Lawn, Tent
Meet members of our Engineering clubs and teams to discover how you can get involved outside of the classroom.
Information Sessions
Time: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 a.m., 1 p.m.
Location:
John Hodgins Engineering, Room 376
“What you need to know about McMaster Engineering!” with Associate Dean, Joseph McDermid.
 
  Environmental & Earth Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Environmental and Earth Sciences I, and the opportunities of study beyond Level I
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society  
Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, 1102
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.       
Geography & Earth Sciences: Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: General Sciences Building, Room 343

Please stop by to see field materials, equipment and facilities such as the weather station, and the Geo CAVE lab 3D demos
 Science Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight the labs, facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs.

 

  Health Sciences
 Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc)

 Mini Campus Tours
Time: 10 a.m.
& 1 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), Third Floor

BHSc students will take visitors on a mini-tour of MDCL and Health Sciences.

Program Information
Time: 10 a.m.
to
3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Third Floor

Staff and BHSc students will be on-hand to answer questions and share their learning experiences.

Interactive Insight into the BHSc (Honours) Program
Time: 11 a.m.
to 12 p.m.

Location: Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, 1102
Presentation by Stacey Ritz, Assistant Dean, BHSc (Honours) Program.


Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization (BDC) Program
Time: 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, 1st Floor Hallway
 
BDC is a level 3 entry program that combines science and business.  Its innovative ‘4+1’ Bachelor/Master design allows students to graduate with a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree and Master of BDC degree in five years.

 
  Humanities, Music, Studio Art

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
University Hall, Room 213 (Convocation Hall)

  • Meet with professors and students from all of our programs
  • Talk with our academic advisors about academic requirements, next steps, and, international exchange programs
  • Meet students from the McMaster Humanities Society
Humanities Information Session
Time: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m
Location:
LR Wilson Hall, Room 1057
Get a taste for life in Humanities, our programs, and why we say Humanities Means Leadership, held in our brand new Active Learning Classroom

Music: Concert Hall Open House
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location:
LR Wilson Hall, First Floor
Experience our brand new Concert Hall designed to house numerous concert and music performances.

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Studio Art: Fitzhenry Studios and Atrium Open House & Tour
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Togo Salmon Hall, Second Floor
Opened in 2015, the Fitzhenry Studios and Atrium offers a state-of-the-art presentation and gallery space, in addition to art studios for a variety of fine art disciplines.
Theatre & Film Studies / Multimedia: Blackbox Theatre Open House
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location:
LR Wilson Hall, First Floor
Introducing our state-of-the-art theatre and performing arts space, giving our students the ultimate hands-on experience in performance and technical skills.
The Anne & Neil MacArthur Humanities Multimedia Wing
Time: 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m.
Location: Togo Salmon Hall, Second Floor
Exclusively available to McMaster Multimedia students, the Multimedia lab offers professional-level computers with industry-standard software, and audio/visual peripherals, all for student-use.
  Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences

Information Session
Time: 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m.
Location: 
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1309

The first of its kind in Canada! Discover the brand NEW Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences program— learn how you can become a trailblazer in this new program.

Group Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: 
John Hodgins Engineering Building, Lawn Tent
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.
  Integrated Science (iSci)

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about our program and the opportunities of study beyond Level I
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society
Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, 1102
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.

iSci Talk: What to Expect in the Program
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, Room B136
Learn more about the Honours Integrated Science program and get a chance to meet with staff and students involved with iSci.

iSci Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: General Sciences Building, Room 116


 Science Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight the labs, facilities, and services used by students in Level I Science programs.

 
  Kinesiology
 Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Kinesiology
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society
Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, 1102
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.

Kinesiology Lab Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30pm (30 min. tours)
Location: Ivor Wynne Centre, Lobby

 Science Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight thelabs,facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs. 
  Life Sciences
 Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Life Sciences I, and the opportunities of study beyond Level I
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society

Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, 1102
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.

Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences “What is Biochemistry?”
Time: 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1110 
Learn about the discipline of Biochemistry and decide if it is for you

Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Open Lab
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m
Location:
Burke Science Building, Room 217

 

Biology Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Burke Science Building, Room 218

Chemistry & Chemical Biology Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
A.N. Bourns Science Building, Room 122

Life Sciences Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
A.N. Bourns Science Building, Room 106

Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (PNB) Open House
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:
Psychology Complex, Lobby

Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (PNB) LIVE Lab Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location:
  Psychology Complex, Meet in Lobby
 Science Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight thelabs,facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs. 
 Mathematics & Statistics
 Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Mathematics & Statistics, and the opportunities of study beyond Level I
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society
 Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, 1102
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.

How To Do Well In Math And Be Happy
Time: 11 a.m. – 11:45 am

Location: Hamilton Hall 302
Learn the secret of succeeding in math and stats atuniversity. 

  Science Tours
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight thelabs,facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs. 
 Medical Radiation Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Atrium

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Mathematics & Statistics, and the opportunities of study beyond Level I
  • Meet representatives from the Science Career & Cooperative Education Office
  • Chat with students from the McMaster Science Society  

Medical Radiation Sciences Open House
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location:
Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Lobby

Drop in for tours and demonstrations of Medical Imaging Teaching Laboratories, state-of-the-art medical imaging equipment, and the Simulated Clinical Laboratory.

Science Tours
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:
 Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Lobby
Led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs, the Science Tours highlight thelabs,facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs. 

 
 Nursing
Program Showcase
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Southeast Lobby

  • Speak with Students, Staff and Faculty. 
  • Ask questions about the Nursing Program.
  • Come and see examples of student work, including displays, posters, etc.
  • Tour the School of Nursing and Health Sciences Centre.
  • Observe demonstration in the Centre for Simulation-Based Learning.
  • Meet members of the McMaster Undergraduate Nursing Student Society (MUNSS). and find out how you can get involved in these leadership opportunities.
  • Listen to student presentation regarding “Nursing at McMaster” .
Mini Campus Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start Location: Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Southeast Lobby
Demonstrations and mock tutorials held by the School of Nursing.

Mock Tutorials
Time: 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm
Meeting Location:
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Southeast Lobby
Is Problem Based Learning for me? 

Centre for Stimulation Based Learning Tours
Time: 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm

View a high fidelity patient simulation 
  Social Sciences
Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: LR Wilson Hall, First Floor

  • Meet with professors and students from all of our programs
  • Talk with our academic advisors about academic requirements, McMaster/Mohawk Affiliated Certificates, international exchange programs
  • Speak with representatives from the Experiential Education Office and learn more about how paid internships, job shadowing, course placements, and more can help you add real experience to your Social Sciences education.
  • Meet students from the McMaster Social Sciences Society

Faculty Presentation: First-Year Transition & Future Success
Time: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location:
LR Wilson Hall, Room 1055
Transitioning to life at university can
be a big adjustment. McMaster Social Sciences offers specific courses to help you develop the key academic and life skills you’ll need to succeed in university and beyond. The second half of this presentation will showcase how our unique activities can help you gain relevant experience, stand out from the crowd, and land one of many amazing jobs after graduation.

Open House: Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Student Services Space
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: LR Wilson Hall, Room 1811
Come check out our brand new Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Student Services space, which includes ceremonial space, a teaching garden, kitchen facilities for instruction in Indigenous cooking, a student library with hundreds of titles in the areas of Indigenous Knowledge, research and language, and a student lounge.

 

Tour: Archaeology Teaching Lab
Time: 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room B122 
 The Archaeology Teaching Lab emphasizes hands-on learning: it is equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual aids to facilitate teaching and student presentations, as well as all the necessary equipment required for analytical procedures in archaeology.  The lab also features thousands of ethnographic and archeological artifacts.

 Lily The Canine Advisor
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: LR Wilson Hall, First Floor
Meet our official Canine Advisor, Lily, long with the staff and faculty involved in this wellness program that helps students adjust to university life, manage stress and anxiety, and have some fun.