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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sep
03

Welcome to the Wolfpack, Class of ’23!

It’s hard to believe the summer is over already, and the energy is back on campus with the return of undergraduates for the Fall semester!  Staff, students, and instructors in the BHSc (Hons) Program are delighted to welcome the newest members of the “Wolfpack” to the BHSc Family!  After a week chock-full of welcome and […]

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Nov
27

In Memoriam – Del Harnish, 1954-2018

Remembering teh* legacy of Del Harnish It is with great sadness that we announce that Del Harnish, assistant dean of the BHSc (Hons) Program from 2000-2015 and vice dean of undergraduate education in the Faculty of Health Sciences, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018. Del’s impact on students over the course of his career […]

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Jan
23

Music, Health, & The Community

McMaster University Bachelor of Health Sciences students Avery Clavio, Shannon Gui, Arbaaz Patel, Deeksha Kundapur and Charmaine Holland. Photo by JD Howell via FHS News HTHSCI 3MU3 – Music, Health, & The Community is getting some well-deserved attention.  The program, which begain as a 4th year initiative several years ago, has evolved into a 3rd […]

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Dec
22

Holiday Greetings!

Happy Holidays, from all of us in the BHSc (Hons) Program Office! Thanks to all of you for making 2017 a great year — whether you’re an instructor, student, supervisor, TA, or linked to our community in some other way, we are very grateful to have you as part of the BHSc family, and looking […]

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Jun
23

BHSc goes to Anime North!

Starting in Fall 2016, the BHSc (Hons) Program began to offer a new course entitled HTHSCI 3FC3: Science of Fictional Characters, and inquiry-driven course led by Dr. Mike Wong.  Although it may sound like a ‘fluffy’ course at first, that perception is quickly dispelled when you see what happens in the class — students undertake […]

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Jan
30

McMaster’s response to the US travel ban and Quebec shootings

McMaster University has posted statements regarding the US travel ban and the shootings that took place at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec. Campus flags are flying at half mast in memory of the victims of the shooting. In the statement, “McMaster joins with universities across Canada and around the world in condemning the targeting […]

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