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Mar
03

Shoebox Project for Women at McMaster University

By: Davneet Sihota, BHSc (Honours), Class of 2021 In 2019, I co-founded a chapter of the Shoebox Project for Women at McMaster University, alongside 3rd year Commerce student, Kiran Bassi. The Shoebox Project for Women collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to local women impacted by homelessness. Thoughtfully created and decorated shoeboxes are filled with items […]

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Mar
03

BHSS FYC Website

By Ayesha Umair, BHSc (Honours), Class of 2024 For the first time, a specific website catering to the needs of a BHSc year cohort has been developed: https://bhss-fyc.web.app/. The BHSS First Year Council has set up an online home base, where students in the Class of 2024 can find resources, event information, and activities to […]

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Mar
03

Tellura

By Ayesha Umair, BHSc (Honours), Class of 2024 Several McMaster University undergraduates, many of whom are BHSc students, have come together to create an organization called Tellura. The goal of this group is to provide accessible resources for middle and high school students who want to learn about science research; all of their resources are […]

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Mar
02

Change 4 Change Event

The McMaster Students in support of the Red Cross have traditionally held a “change for change” event, where jars are passed around lecture halls and we collect spare change to donate to our cause for the year. Unfortunately, we are unable to do this event in person this year, so we have modified “change for […]

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Mar
02

Healthcare Prospectives Podcast Series

Healthcare Prospectives is a podcast series founded by BHSc students in 2019. Our mission is to provide an accessible platform through which students can explore and learn about diverse healthcare careers. We upload interviews on a regular basis with professionals from various fields including but not limited to Long-term care workers, nurses, sociologists, physiotherapists, clinician-researchers. […]

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Mar
01

“EMPOWER” NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!

Are you interested in becoming a leader of social change? Do you want to make a meaningful impact on the lives of girls all across the world while also developing your social, interpersonal, and team-work skills? Then this is your chance! Come and join our youth-run organization called “EMPOWER” which is focused on empowering women […]

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Mar
01

Youth Mental Health Association and Unwind Your Mind Podcast

Anna-Lisa Nguyen is one of the Directors of the Youth Mental Health Association. After becoming a high school mental health club Ambassador in 2017, she has continually taken on more YMHA projects and worked her way up to a directorship role. At the beginning of the pandemic, she saw the need for connection between members […]

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Mar
01

How to Celebrate Graduation During a Pandemic

By: Megan Smyth, BHSc (Honours), Class of 2021 With less than four months until the Class of 2021’s spring convocation, we now have confirmation that it will be a virtual ceremony due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. While it’s disappointing we won’t be able to get together in person, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate. […]

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