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Queen's University is developing a new Masters degree program focused on Earth and Energy Resources Leadership. This program is designed for working professionals to enhance the skill sets needed to make sound, effective project decisions while responsibly managing trade-offs due to the uncertainty and complexity inherent in natural resource development.

Queen’s University today announced the creation of a “two-plus-two” degree program, in partnership with China’s Tongji University.

The program will see Tongji students study for two years at its College of Environmental Science and Engineering in Shanghai, before coming to Kingston for two years of study in Queen’s School of Environmental Studies. Graduates will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science from Queen’s.

The Fall 2014 Cave Memorial Lecture in Physics presents the Accelerating Universe

Sophie Kiwala, M.P.P. for Kingston and the Islands would like to invite all Queen's students to join her for the announcement of the re-introduction of the Invasive Species Act on Friday, November 7th at 11:30am in Room 3110 of Queen's Bioscience Complex, 116 Barrie Street.

Invasive species such as zebra mussels and phragmites cost the province tens of millions of dollars a year. Others not yet in Ontario, such as Asian carp and the mountain pine beetle, are serious ecological and economic threats.

A Canadian leader in bullying prevention, Queen’s University researcher Wendy Craig was honoured today with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s Impact Award.  

The awards are designed to build on and sustain Canada’s research-based knowledge culture in the social sciences and humanities. The awards recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their achievements in research, research training, knowledge mobilization and outreach activities.

On Tuesday, October 7, students studying at the Bader International Study Centre received their official BISC scarf in a ceremony in the Ballroom. The scarf—a navy blue knit with red stripes and the BISC logo—marks the students’ entry into the BISC and Queen’s community. This newly formed tradition is based on the venerable British varsity scarf, which is used to differentiate students attending the top colleges across the British university system.

Cuba's Carlos Varela returns to Kingston with Latin America's foremost Jazz Pianist, Aldo Lopez!!!

Thursday October 30th, 7:30pm Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St W. The bar opens at 6:45.

ONE CULTURE, or THE COMMONALITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE ARTS AND THE SCIENCES

The claim of a rift between scientists and technologists on one hand, and humanists
on the other, is criticized on several grounds. Using examples from chemistry, poetry,
painting and ceramics a case is made for an underlying unity of science and the arts.
The common elements of these human activities are creation with craftsmanship,
concisely communicated, in a cross-cultural and altruistic way, with aesthetics figuring

The December 2014 exam schedule - dates and times- was posted to SOLUS last Friday, October 10.  Now your exam locations are also available.

Where do I find the schedule?

Warren (Smokey) Thomas was elected president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union on April 20, 2007, after serving three terms (six years) as 1st Vice-President/Treasurer.

The 62-year old registered practical nurse has been an OPSEU activist for over 30 years, first beginning his leadership career as president of Local 431 at the Ontario Psychiatric Hospital in Kingston, Ontario. Here he represented more than 1,000 members before being elected to OPSEU’s Executive Board in 1993.

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