2012

The Cansbridge-Queen's School of Business Asia Internship Program

William Yu, Sc’84, MBA’87 wished there were more paid international summer internships when he attended Queen’s.

Championing sports facilities at Queen’s

Gordon Nixon, BCom'79, LLD'03, and his wife Janet, BCom’80, have continued to give back to Queen’s since graduating.

Queen’s Chancellor promotes spirit of initiative

David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02, has had a significant impact on not only Queen’s but also Canada.

Transforming Queen’s through philanthropy

Dr. Alfred Bader, Sc’45, Arts’46, MSc’47, LLD’86, and Dr. Isabel Bader, LLD’07, are the University’s most generous donors.

Green Energy Champion Tyson Champagne, Artsci'00

Tyson is the executive director of SWITCH, a Kingston-based not-for-profit

Thinking outside the cup

When students first conceptualized the Tea Room – a coffee and tea shop located on campus – they vowed it would be student-led, environmentally

Case for Support

The $500-million Initiative Campaign is about investing in the people of Queen’s who – like the generations before them – will not waver in their pursuit of excellence.

Queen's will be the destination for exceptional people

Queen’s has long been a destination for people with initiative. Our students are more than just bright. They want to push the limits of what can be achieved.

Science Writer Jacob Berkowitz, Ed'92

Jacob Berkowitz is an author, science writer and performer who lives in Almonte, Ontario.

Who Cares About Fresh Water For Today And Tomorrow?

Water is our most precious natural resource. We depend on it.

Physicist, Educator, And Filmmaker Derek Muller, Sc’04

Derek, who graduated from Queen's with a B.Sc in Engineering Physics and went on to complete his PhD at the University of Sydney

Author Tanis Rideout Visits Queen's November 13

Tanis Rideout, Artsci'99, comes back to Queen's on November 13 to discuss her novel Above All Things

Actor Stephen Sheffer, Artsci'01

Stephen grew up in Ottawa and currently lives in Brooklyn.

Technology, Engineering and Management (TEAM)

Technology, Engineering and Management (TEAM) is a multi-disciplinary project course offered by the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Opening doors in honour of a Queen’s pioneer

Donald Cooper, Com’58, LLD’07, and his wife Ann have generously contributed $250,000 towards the Robert Sutherland-Harry Jerome Entrance Award.

Keeping Us Informed

Ali Velshi, Artsci’94, grew up in Toronto and is the son of Murad Velshi, the first Canadian of Indian origin to be elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Opera Singer Erica Warder, Mus'08

Soprano Erica graduated from Queen's with a BMus and went on to study at the Glenn Gould School of Music in Toronto

Literary Agent Carly Watters, Artsci'09

Carly began her publishing career in London, England, at the Darley Anderson Literary

Alumni Volunteer Summit Takes Place This Weekend

For the fifth year in a row, Queen's is gearing up to welcome new and continuing alumni volunteers

Taking care of financial futures

Bruce Sellery, Com’93, is a financial journalist, best-selling author, professional speaker and TV host

Charles Baillie Honoured With 2012 John Orr Award

The 2012 John Orr award recipient is Queen’s Chancellor Emeritus Charles Baillie

Queen's Fund

Queen’s is a university built on and by community.

Expanding to meet the needs of students and the future

Visionary donor Mel Goodes, BCom’57, LLD’94, provided the lead gift of $10 million which helped build the original Goodes Hall; an additional $5 million from Mel and his wife Nancy contributed to the building’s expansion.

Building the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts will open its doors in 2014, providing Queen’s and Kingston with a state-of-the-art facility for community and

Providing fresh water for today and for tomorrow

Through the Initiative Campaign and as part of the RBC Blue Water Project – a 10-year, $50 million global commitment to help protect the world’s freshwater supplies

Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair

Changing the way people think about mental health

A Home for School of Medicine

Headquartered in Botterell Hall along with the rest of the Faculty of Health Sciences since 1979, the School of Medicine had outgrown its space.

Entrepreneur Jane Wu, Com'12

The young entrepreneur, 2012 Valedictorian for the Next 36, and co-founder/Chief Happiness Officer for Penyo Pal

Developing the next generation of mining professionals

With a vision to attract the best and the brightest young engineering students to mining, and to prepare them for the increasingly complex challenges of the global minerals industry

The Hazell Endowment in Chemical Design and Innovation

In honour of his parents, John Hazell, Arts’55, MA’56, and Mary Hazell (nee Gibbs), NSc’56, and as a tribute to the way “Queen’s has been an important and continuing thread” throughout their lives,

Building Community

"Students for a short time, alumni for a lifetime" - community runs deep at Queen’s and lasts long after students receive their degrees and leave campus.

Understanding our impact on the planet’s ecosystems

Dr. John Smol, PhD’82, one of the world’s leading environmental researchers, is trying to find out exactly what effect humans are having on climate and our ecosystems.

Ensuring all Canadians have access to equal rights

PhD candidate (Law) Kerri Froc is challenging traditional understandings of constitutional rights, which have excluded women’s needs and perspectives.

Soul Food and Sheri Krell

When like-minded people come together great things happen. When Sheri Krell noticed there was a lot of unused food being thrown out at the campus cafeterias, she decided to make a difference.

QSAA Wins Canadian And US Advancement Awards

The Queen's Student Alumni Association (QSAA) has won three prestigious 2012 accolades for its programming over the past year.

Alumni Olympians

Eight Queen's alumni are among the Canadians preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Power-ing Ahead

Jessica Power, Artsci’08, an administrative coordinator for Queen’s School of Business, lives up to her surname, both at work and at play.

Putting Health Studies Into Action In Nepal

Since she was a child, Rebecca Gibbons, Artsci’12, has felt a pull toward Nepal.

Alumnus Receives Award For Excellence In High School Teaching

A Kingston high school teacher is among four recipients of the 2012 Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queen's.

Alumni Praise For Student Business Venture

Commerce student Jane Wu and her teammates took home top honours at the annual Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Plan Competition held March 29 at Goodes Hall.

Get Started

You might have read about Com'10 grad Jennifer Turliuk's start-up, Founder2Founder

A Professional Vacationer

In December 2010, Kate McKenna, Artsci’08, Ed’09, beat out 2500 other eager contenders for the enviable year-long job of Transat Vacationer, a job that took her to 11 countries and 23 cities in 12