News & Events

Introducing the new Ellis Hall Active Learning Spaces

Effective January 2014, 3 new active learning classrooms will be in place in Ellis Hall.  Construction is taking place this summer and fall.  The classrooms are designed to encourage different types of learning and each has varying levels of technology.  

Integrating online resources into your Teaching

Co-sponsored by the Arts and Science Course Redesign Project and the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

How to effectively design multimedia instruction: a key component of successful blended learning environments!

How to effectively design multimedia instruction: a key component of successful blended learning environments!

With Barbara Fenesi, McMaster University, Wednesday, March 27, 10:00-11:30 a.m. , B176 Mackintosh Corry, Seminar Room

Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching

The Baillie Awards for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching were established by Chancellor Emeritus A. Charles Baillie.

These awards give students graduating from Queen’s University the opportunity to honour educators in Canada who, during the student’s high school career, had a decisive and formative influence on the student, and set them on the course to post-secondary education and ultimately to their graduation from Queen's.

RBC Queen’s Water Initiative

Speaker series explores water protection issues

2012-11-12 John Smol, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change, will give a talk on November 15 as part of the RBC Queen's Water Initiative Speaker Series.

Queen’s is promoting a deeper appreciation for water protection issues through a speaker series that launches this week.

Faculty of Arts and Science 2012 Alumni Awards

Corry Bazley, Com’92, Artsci’93, an alumna of the Department of Economics, is the recipient of the Queen’s University Alumni Association’s 2012 Branch Marsha Lampman Award.

Mary Reed, Artsci’84, an alumna of the Department of Film and Media, is the recipient of the Queen’s University Alumni Association’s 2012 Herbert. J. Hamilton Award.

Are you a new first-year student and need some assistance or advice?

The Peer Academic Support Service (PASS) is a great resource for first-year Arts and Science students.  The PASS team consists of upper year students who offer non-judgemental and confidential academic counselling on a drop-in basis. 

During Orientation Week, our PASS team will be offering services at the following times and locations:

Tuesday, September 4: 9:00 am to noon; 1:00 to 4:00 pm in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D214

Reduced Services in Student Services Office August 6 - 16, 2013

The Student Services Office of the Faculty of Arts and Science in F200, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, will be operating with significantly reduced services during the period of Tuesday August 6th through Friday August 16th, 2013, following the end of the class selection period.  During this time, the front door to the office will be closed to walk-in traffic.

International award recognizes outstanding teaching

John Smol recently received the Ramon Margalef Award for Excellence in Education from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), the same organization that recognized his research excellence five years ago.

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