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Oct 29, 2014

Disaster Capitalism or is Capitalism a Disaster?

Posted by ak21

We would like to invite all of you to our upcoming series - Crisis of Capitalism and The Alternative!

This two part series will start off with a very informative lecture in which we will present to you the issues of our current economic system and the reasons behind them. The lecture will unveil the origins of these symptons to discuss the solution to the true problem. The solution would be presented in the follow up lecture on November 12th where we'll talk about an alternative economic system to address poverty, income inequality, entrepreneurship and other aspects of the world economy.

Title: Disaster Capitalism or is Capitalism a Disaster?
Date: Wednesday Nov 5 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mohawk-McMaster Building RM B102
Register on our FB event page:


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Oct 24, 2014

Startup Weekend Hamilton: Makers Edition!

Posted by Chad

The first ever Maker Edition of Startup Weekend Hamilton is happening on November 21st-23rd at Mohawk College. Startup Weekend events are 54-hour weekend long events during which groups of makers, hackers, students, developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus and more pitch ideas for new startup companies, form teams around those ideas, and work to develop a working prototype, demo, or presentation by Sunday evening where a panel of judges will select a wining team.

While Hamilton has hosted four previous Startup Weekend events since 2011, this will be our first ever Maker’s Edition that is focused on creating physical products. Imagine designing and creating 3D printed products, Arduino based micro-controllers, wearables, robots and the endless hardware startup possibilities. Hamilton is a city with a legacy in manufacturing great physical products – it’s time to bring the ambition back with a 21st century spin!

The winners of the event will receive...

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Oct 20, 2014

McMaster ranks among the top research universities in Canada

Posted by admin

The University placed seventh on the newly released "Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2014" list, and is the third most research-intensive university in Ontario.

Click here for full list

According to data released by Research Infosource, McMaster receives more than $234,000 per faculty member — well above the national average of $175,900.

"McMaster continues to punch above its weight when it comes to research intensity and overall research income," said Mo Elbestawi, vice-president, Research and International Affairs.

"Our faculty continue to attract significant investment, while earning the respect of their peers based on the quantity and impact of their publications. We're home to some of the country's — indeed, the...

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Oct 16, 2014

Campus Store - Friday Buyback Cancelled

Posted by staceygab

Due to low volume Fri Buyback at the Hole in the Wall is cancelled until. Buyback will be open Tues only from 11:00 to 5:30. Extended Buyback hours start in early December.

http://campusstore.mcmaster. ca/sellbooks/

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Oct 15, 2014

Entrepreneur Startup Social Event October 22nd

Posted by admin

October 22nd - Join Spectrum at TwelvEighty for their StartUp Social event.

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Oct 15, 2014

Pangaea 2014-2015

Posted by Arani21

Pangaea is a multicultural event run yearly at McMaster University since 2003. The purpose of Pangaea is to promote multiculturalism and diversity around campus and the Hamilton community. Each group that takes part in Pangaea will showcase their ethnicity through food, displays and performances.

All cultural groups at McMaster that are interested in taking part are invited to attend our general meeting Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7PM in Clubspace. See you there!

If you have any questions please contact .

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Oct 15, 2014

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) group for students - starts Nov 2

Posted by dasa

--Are you a student who experiences mental health difficulties or distress?
--Do you want to learn more about wellness tools and how to incorporate them into your life?

Join a free educational Wellness Recovery Action Plan© self-help group at McMaster!

Weekend intensive runs from 10am-5pm on
Sunday, November 2
Saturday, November 8
Sunday, November 16
@McMaster (email hamilton.mad.students to register and for room location)

--Identify, decrease, and prevent intrusive or troubling feelings and behaviours and improve your quality of life
--Increase self-awareness and personal empowerment
--Learn about your rights and how to self-advocate
--Make your own action plans to respond to distress, stay safe during crisis, and succeed at school
--Feel less isolated by connecting with other students who share similar experiences and developing...

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