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.
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.
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
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 5th through Friday August 15th, 2014, following the end of the class selection period. During this time, the front door to the office will be closed to walk-in traffic.
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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The new Languages, Literatures and Cultures department (LLCU) is making some curriculum changes as part of an annual review of its overall academic program.
Queen’s and Blyth Educational Travel will begin offering unique study abroad programs to university students and lifelong learners from around the world this spring.
“Our aim is to provide an unmatched educational experience by combining exceptional instructors who are passionate about teaching with customized field studies in a supportive learning environment,” says Jim Lee, Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Arts and Science, and Academic Director of the Queen’s-Blyth International Studies Program.
When Queen's University professor Anne Godlewska encountered a large class size last year, her first thought wasn't about how she was going to handle the workload, it was about how she was going to teach her students.
"I thought to myself, 'I don't want to teach huge classes of people I never get to know' … there's just no joy in teaching that way," she said.
Instead, she decided to conduct a study and the early results were remarkable.