Faculty / Program Showcase

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 and Greet!
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 3038 (3rd Floor)

Drop by our brand new program space to chat with current students, staff, and instructors.  Visit between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to speak directly with the Acting Director of the Arts & Science Program.
  Bachelor of Technology
B. Tech. Information Booths
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Locations:
1) Engineering Technology Building, Lobby
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. 

Information Sessions
Time: 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. (60 min. session)
Location: Engineering Technology Building, Room 238
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 Welcome Centre and Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (last tour leaves at 2:15 p.m.)
Location: John Hodgins Engineering, Lobby
Stop by our table to have a B.Tech. student show you our state-of-the-art facilities.

 

   Chemical and Physical Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  • 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, Room 122

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

Physics and Astronomy: Planetarium Show
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(15 min. shows)

Location: Burke Science Building, Room B149 

Science Career and Cooperative Education Information Session
Time: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, Room 147

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

Science Tours
Time: 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. (60 min tour)
Location: Tour table in front of Gilmour Hall 108

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. 
   Computer Science
Information Session
Time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (60 min. session)
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. 
Computer Science Welcome Centre and Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (last tour leaves at 2:15 p.m.)
Location: John Hodgins Engineering, Lobby
Stop by our table to have a Computer Science student show you our state-of-the-art facilities.
   DeGroote School of Business
Undergraduate Business Programs Presentation
Time: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. (45 min. session)

Location: McMaster University Student Centre, Room 319
Learn about the Honours Commerce and our new Integrated Business and Humanities programs.  DeGroote students, faculty and staff will walk you through the structure and features of both programs and help you identify how you can find your fit and make an impact on the business world.
Integrated Business & Humanities (IBH) Program Booth
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:  DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Speak with faculty, staff and current IBH students.  Learn more about course offerings, what makes the IBH program different, and if this program is right for you.

 

Faculty Meet and Greet
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Meet DeGroote faculty from various disciplines to discuss our programs, classroom teaching methods, and areas of focus, while you enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea!

Allen H. Gould Trading Floor (GTF) Sessions
Time: 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. (30 min. session)

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.

Student Experience: Meet Our Staff
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Gather information on Academics, Internship, Career and Professional Development, as well as International Exchange Program. 

DeGroote Student Clubs: Meet Our Students
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: DeGroote School of Business, Atrium
Speak with student leaders about getting involved in various extra-curricular activities and case competitions. Visit the DeGroote School of Business building, see the Innis (Business) Library, and the Allen H. Gould Trading Floor.

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  Engineering
Departmental Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Hatch Centre, 2nd Floor
Meet academic advisors, faculty and students to learn everything about our different programs in the Faculty of Engineering.  Various departments will have labs open and they are happy to guide you there!

Information Sessions 
Time: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. (60 min. session)
Location: 
John Hodgins Engineering, Room 264
“What you need to know about McMaster Engineering!” with Associate Dean, Ken Coley.

Engineering Welcome Centre and Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (last tour leaves at 2:15 p.m.)
Location: John Hodgins Engineering, Lobby
Stop by our table to have a Engineering student show you our state-of-the-art facilities.
Student Clubs & Teams
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Hatch Centre, Garage and 1st Floor
Meet members of our Engineering clubs and teams to discover how you can get involved outside of the classroom.
   Environmental & Earth Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  •  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: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, Room 147
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: Burke Science 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: 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. (60 min. tour)
Location: Tour table in front of Gilmour Hall 108

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), 3rd Floor
BHSc students will take visitors on a mini-tour of MDCL and Health Sciences.

Program Information
Time: 10 a.m. -
 3 p.m.
Location: Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), 3rd 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. - 12 p.m.

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


 Upper Level Program: Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization (BDC) Program

Information Booth
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location:Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), 1st Floor (West 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: L.R. Wilson Hall 1st Floor

  • 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: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. (60 min. session)

Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, Concert Hall
Get a taste for life in Humanities, our programs, and why we say Humanities Means Leadership

Music: Concert Hall Open House
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, 1st 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. (20 mins. Formal tour at 1 p.m.)
Location: Fitzhenry Studio & Atrium (Stearn Drive Entrance)

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: Blackbox Theatre Open House
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, 1st 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.
Multimedia Lab Tours
Time: 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m.

Location: Togo Salmon Hall, 2nd Floor
Exclusively available to McMaster Multimedia students, the Anne and Neil MacArthur Humanities Multimedia Wing offers professional-level computers with industry-standard software, and audio/visual peripherals, all for student-use.
   Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences

Information Session
Time: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.
Location: Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1105
The iBioMed program is an interdisciplinary program that will give students a strong foundation in both Engineering and Health Sciences.  Students will have a common first year before choosing to specialize in either Engineering or Health Science and Entrepreneurship.

Information Booth and Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, 1st Floor (West Hallway) or John Hodgins Engineering Building, Lobby
Meet with representatives from the program to learn more about what we have to offer. Stop by our table (in John Hodgins Engineering Lobby, last tour leaves at 2:15 p.m.) to have an iBioMed student show you our state-of-the-art facilities. 
   Integrated Science (iSci)

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about our Integrated Science 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: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, Room 147
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.

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

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

 

Science Tours
Time: 10;15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. (60 min tour)
Location: Tour table in front of Gilmour Hall 108

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: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  •  Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about our Kinesiology program
  • 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: 11a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, Room 147
Learn more about the cooperative education programs, experiential education opportunities and career services in the Faculty of Science.
   Life Sciences
Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  •  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: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m..
Location: Burke Science Building, Room 147

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: 12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Location:Burke Science Building, Room 147 
Learn about the discipline of Biochemistry and decide if it is for you.

Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Open Lab
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Health Sciences Centre, Room 1H3-8 

 

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: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(Tours leaving every 15 mins.)

Location:  Psychology Complex, Room 202A 

Science Tours
Time: 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15p.m.,1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m.(60 min.tour)
Location: Tour table in front of Gilmour Hall 108
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. 

  Mathematics & Statistics
Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  •  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: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Burke Science Building, Room 147
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 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Hall, Room 302
Learn the secret of succeeding in math and stats at university. 

Science Tours
Time: 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. (60 min. tour)
Location: Tour table in front of Gilmour Hall 108

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. 
   Medical Radiation Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Gilmour Hall, Room 111

  • Speak with faculty, students and staff to hear more about Medical Radiation Sciences, 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.
   Nursing
Program Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Ewart Angus Centre, Health Sciences Centre, 1st Floor

  • 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.
  • 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”.
Mock Tutorials
Time: 10 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: School of Nursing, Health Sciences Centre, 2J area (2nd floor)
Is Problem Based Learning for me? Experience a mock tutorial held by the School of Nursing.

Mini Campus Tours
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Ewart Angus Centre, Health Sciences Centre 1st Floor
Demonstrations and mock tutorials held by the School of Nursing.

Centre for Stimulation Based Learning Tours
Time: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ewart Angus Centre, Health Sciences Centre, 1st Floor
View a high fidelity patient simulation 
  Social Sciences

Faculty Showcase
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, 1st 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


First-Year Transition & Future Success
Time: 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (60 min. session)

Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, Room B1007
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 experiential education offerings can help you gain relevant experience, stand out from the crowd, and land one of many amazing jobs after graduation.

Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Student Services Space
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: L.R. 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.

Lily The Canine Advisor
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: L.R. Wilson Hall, 1st Floor 
Meet our official Canine Advisor, Lily, along 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. 

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: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(Tours leaving every 15 mins.)

Location:  Psychology Complex, Room 202A