Every community needs guiding principles to solve the big problems our world faces, solutions that make a difference in our world. … More Every community needs guiding principles
Traditional “chalk and talk” must be replaced by self-directed and group learning, amplified by problem-solving and integrated experiences in real-world problems. … More It will be a Happy New Year!
Collaborative research leads to remarkable results and learning, but collaborations can be complicated ventures that must be nurtured. … More Why research with impact requires purpose and teamwork
Digital credentials that can self-verify graduates’ learning instead of transcripts describing a mishmash of courses with arcane titles, scant descriptions and grades based on obscure scales. … More Why we are offering digital credentials for learners and using blockchain to do so
The future of work will be difficult. We future proof our graduates through technical depth, leadership, empathy, and social consciousness. … More What is Good, What is Bad?
To ensure a just and more equitable future, students must learn to solve complex problems, understanding that solutions can be destabilized. … More Self disruption in the university
While celebrating our accomplishments reflected through rankings, we also pause to recognize the important metrics and impacts that they miss. … More Do they matter: Academic rankings
Congratulations! You are now a new graduate. If you are a brand new McMaster engineer, there’s a 65% likelihood that you’ve already found your first job. Sixty percent of those with jobs in your cohort have salary offers in the $55,000 to $75,000 per year range while 8% will earn more than $75,000 upon earning … More Letter to a new graduate: Handling the interview
Our world faces many grand challenges. I embrace the optimism that the future will be brighter than our past. For that, we must help students learn. … More Big Ideas for Grand Challenges
An uncertain technological future requires adaptable and resilient engineers who can see through the fog and create robust engineering designs based on AI. … More AI and the Future: Volatility Uncertainty Complexity Ambiguity