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The Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) announced today that a committee will be struck to advise Principal Daniel Woolf on the present state and future prospects of the Faculty of Arts and Science and on the selection of the next dean.

“We encourage all members of the Queen’s community to offer their input on the faculty and suggest individuals who might serve on the advisory committee,” says Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic).

Havana-based pianist Aldo López-Gavilán almost defies categorization.  His piano solos mesmerized audiences at a sold-out Isabel show in October 2014 when he accompanied Carlos Varela.  Now he’s back for a solo show that will illustrate why piano great Chucho Valdés calls him "simply a genius, a star.” A portion of the proceeds from this concert will go to the Sonia Enjamio Fund at Queen’s to support Cuban and Canadian student exchange programs. 

Advance tickets: Students $12, Regular $15, at the door $20.

Professor Marc Epprecht will speak at Historical Visions and Revisions, the 2016 History Graudate Program Speaker Series at Trent University. His talk, The Native Village Devae in Pietersmaritzburg, South Africa, 1848-1926: Revisiting the 'sanitation syndrome,' will take place Tuesday, March 8 at 7:00 pm in Scott House, Senior Common Room, Trail College.

 

Andre Alexis, winner of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize, visited Queen’s University on Tuesday to deliver a guest lecture and take part in a book signing. Mr. Alexis kept a packed audience at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre riveted as he discussed the inspiration for writing Fifteen Dogs, which included a local tie.

Queen’s researcher Heather Stuart continues to make a difference for people with mental illness.

Entering her fifth year as the Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair, Heather Stuart is encouraged by the progress she and her team have made in the emerging field of research. However, she knows her work is far from over.

Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair Heather Stuart continues her fight against stigma.

"The School Board's Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 and the first round of Provincial Bargaining".

Tim Hadwen is the Assistant Deputy Minister, Education
Labour Relations Division, Ministry of Education. The
Division is responsible for representing the Crown in central
bargaining under the School Boards Collective Bargaining
Act.

Full story here

"Why should I buy what you're selling?"

Effective Advocacy in Industrial Relations

Delivered by: Ms. Susan L. Stewart

Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College unveil joint biotechnology program

Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College are collaborating on a new joint Bachelor of Science (Honours) advanced degree/diploma in biotechnology that will produce career-ready students to work in the emerging field of biotechnology.

Queen’s researcher Wendy Craig invested in the Order of Ontario.

In recognition of her continuing work in the field of bullying prevention and the promotion of healthy relationships, Wendy Craig (Psychology) has been invested to the Order of Ontario.

In the cultural safety training session offered by Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, participants sit in a circle – a non-hierarchical formation that allows people to see their interconnection, rather than their differences.

As Aboriginal Student Success Strategist with Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, Laura Maracle has led cultural safety training sessions at Queen’s University for the past five years. (University Communications)

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