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Principal outlines priorities for 2017-18

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:32
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf previews what’s to come this year.

First Queen’s Remembers plinth unveiled

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:56
A monument dedicated to the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee peoples, erected in the heart of Queen's campus.

Queen’s Remembers initiative launches

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:37
A series of monuments will be unveiled across campus, paying tribute to those who made Queen’s what it is today. The first one will be unveiled Monday, October 16.

Chancellor announces bursary for Indigenous students

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:32
The funding will support Indigenous students, helping to alleviate financial pressure that might otherwise prevent some from graduating.

Orange Shirt Day at Queen’s commemorates impact of residential schools

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:49
Orange Shirt Day was launched in 2013 in response to commemoration and reconciliation events in Williams Lake, BC, and Queen's students have brought it to Kingston again this year.

First Director of Indigenous Initiatives appointed

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:23
The establishment of an Office of Indigenous Initiatives was a key recommendation of the Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force.

Indigenous academics share knowledge at Matariki Conference

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:09
The annual Matariki Network Indigenous Student Mobility Program welcomed students and faculty from around the world, including four representatives from Queen’s, to Perth, Australia. 

Indigenous art to appear in Law atrium

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:53
Indigenous artists are invited to submit proposals for an art piece to be displayed in the Faculty of Law starting next fall.

Queen’s National Scholar wins prestigious Trudeau Fellowship

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:57
Norman Vorano recognized for his work with Indigenous communities in the Canadian Arctic to record, understand, and share Inuit art history.

Fostering intercultural skills and knowledge

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:28
Collaborative certificate program aligns with recommendations of TRC Task Force and PICRDI report.

Queen’s launches 2017-18 common reading program

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 09:12
Katherena Vermette's award-winning novel The Break explores themes of diversity, identity and resiliency.

Gift creates award for Indigenous law students

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:14
Gift of $50,000 helps create the David Sharpe Indigenous Law Student Award for upper-year studies.

Queen’s student joins Canada 150 sea expedition

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:19
Thomas Dymond casts off on a journey through the Northwest Passage to celebrate diversity and reconciliation.

Making it easier to self-identify

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 09:34
New SOLUS mechanism allows students with Aboriginal ancestry to self-identify to the university any time.

Connecting with Grandmother moon

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 14:22
Hosted by the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, the Women's Full Moon ceremonies provide participants a circle of support, unburdening, and gratitude.