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Woman counting and calculating budgets on a calculator due to rising inflation rates
August 17, 2022

In the News: Inflation: Canadians Saving Money at the Pump in July, but Food Costs Continue to Rise

While Canadians may be saving a bit of money at the pumps this month, the cost of other staples like food and rent continues to rise.

frontal view of university hall, located on the mcmaster university campus
August 16, 2022

11 Students Named Wilson Leadership Scholar Award Winners

The winners come from a range of Faculties and programs, and their proposed projects align with the Future of Canada Project 2022.

August 5, 2022

In the News: Protect Employees from Mental Burnout

With our mental health strained and workplace arrangements changing, it’s time for an in-depth look at what’s needed to improve matters.

August 4, 2022

In the News: The Manipulation of Uber’s Public Image Profoundly Impacted the Lives of Taxi Drivers

The Uber Files leak reveals that the company embarked on a deliberate PR strategy that involved the media, public officials and academics.

August 3, 2022

McMaster to Open New Location at 180 Bloor in Toronto

More than 90 years after relocating to Hamilton, the university is building an 8,000-square-foot learning space in Toronto, Ontario.

July 29, 2022

Intelligence Memos | Addressing Ageism (II): How to Keep Older Workers

Eva Klein, and Leonard Waverman, professors at McMaster University, share their insights on addressing ageism in the workforce.

tyrant hand menacingly holding puppet strings from above
July 29, 2022

In the News: From Trump to Putin: Why are People Attracted to Tyrants?

For our societies to survive, we must take action to figure out the psychology behind an attraction to tyrants.

Businessman massaging his nose bridge, tired of work and struggling mental health
July 26, 2022

In the News: From COVID to the Economy — The Mental Health of Canadians is at a Breaking Point

DeGroote Professor of Human Resources & Management Catherine Connelly discusses workplace mental health in this Toronto Star article.

July 19, 2022

MBA Graduate Makes Strides in Helping Those with Osteoarthritis

Matthew Rosato (MBA '12) aims to help millions living with osteoarthritis and mobility challenges through his health tech startup.

July 18, 2022

In the News: Does Elon Musk Have a Strategy?

Goran Calic, Associate Professor, Strategic Management co-authors an article in the Harvard Business Review about Musk's business strategy.

July 14, 2022

Speaking the Language of Directorship

Earl Davis explains how the Chartered Director Program has given him the ability to truly have his voice heard around the board table.

Knowledge Lab with Francois Neville
July 13, 2022

Challenges for Female Entrepreneurs Securing Financing | Knowledge Labs: In the Know

Assistant Professor François Neville discusses challenges female entrepreneurs face when it comes to accessing financial capital.