Arts & Science In the News

Each year, the Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship (USSRF) provides students at Queen’s the opportunity to gain some valuable experience that will help them in their continuing studies and into their career.

Through the program, undergraduate students in social sciences, humanities, business and education are able to further develop their research skills under the guidance of a faculty researcher.

Queen’s University will implement a two-day fall term break for students enrolled in the four direct-entry undergraduate programs. The break will take effect in the 2018-19 academic year.

Senate approved the recommendations of the Fall Term Break Task Force (FTBTF) at its Feb. 28 meeting. The two-day fall term break will occur on the Thursday and Friday of the seventh week of classes.

Queen’s professor James Fraser (Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy) has received the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE). Dr. Fraser is the eighth Queen’s professor to be made a 3M Fellow, with the most recent being John Smol (Biology) in 2009.

Are you looking for a unique volunteer opportunity for next year? Hiring is underway for our 2017-2018 team, and we are looking for YOU to apply to join our team as a Peer Advisor! PASS offers confidential, non-judgmental academic advising to first-year ArtSci students. We answer questions about SOLUS, degree plan selection, course registration, and more!

The Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) provides students with a 12-16 month work experience. QUIP internships are paid, professionally supervised, career-related positions designed to offer second or third year students the opportunity to learn about current advances, practices and technologies in business and industry.

The Faculty of Arts and Science is looking for two interns to join their team: