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Favourite Dessert Places in Kingston – 2013 Edition!

On the encouragement of my colleagues, I have decided to update my post from last year where I detailed my favourite dessert places in Kingston. 1) White Mountain White Mountain is a Kingston staple. It’s been around for years, and

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3-Minute Trips Down Memory Lane

Our last update came just before the Ontario Provincial Championships of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. It’s since passed and I’m happy to report that it was incredible fun. (For fuller coverage of the event, see my article on

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Updates & Announcements: 3MT Winners Gear up for Ontario University Championship and Gradifying Seeks a New Writer

We have some exciting news to bring you this week… Gradifying is looking for a new writer! Gradifying, the student blog of Queen’s School of Graduate Studies, seeks to fill the spot left vacant by the soon-to-be graduated Megan Bond

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THATCamp Update: Registration Deadline Extended till Feb 3!

Here’s an update that’ll make you a happy camper: The registration deadline for THATCamp QueensU 2013 has been extended to February 3rd. THATCamp stands for “The Humanities and Technology Camp.” This unconference, which will be held February 9th in Douglas Library, is open to

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What’s THATCamp?

It’s a double header this week with another fantastic guest post about an opportunity you’re going to want to jump on fast. From the Organizers of THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camps) QueensU2013: The ‘Digital Humanities’ are receiving increasing attention

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Curiosity Driven’s Roz Dakin asks: What will you have to take with you?

We’ve got a great guest post to bring you and it talks about a time-sensitive opportunity that’s so good, we’re posting off schedule. What will you have to take with you? By Roz Dakin As an about-to-finish PhD student, it’s

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Science and Storytelling

A short post today, as I know everyone is busy, and the time you spend reading could be better spent listening to me in the YouTube video above I was fortunate enough to speak at TEDxQueensu last semester. For those

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Gradifying Updates, Midterms, and Expanding (Your) Horizons

Like mother superior, I may have jumped the gun – while you haven’t got the SGPS posts I baited you with, but you can look forward to some guest contributions soon. Atif will be bringing you a post that responds

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“Welcome! You’re now a card-carrying member of Queen’s” and “The argument from analogy: Even if the funding boat has sailed, it’s never too late to get back on the financial horse”

We’ve had a bit of a hiccup with this week’s intended SGPS post about grad Orientation, but we’ll be bringing that to you within the week. Instead, I’m bringing you a few highlights, reminders, and a reader question that could

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Get Active This Summer

It’s that time of year again when the days get longer, the temperature rises, and the campus gets quieter. An academic year draws to a close for undergrads but for us grad students the work continues through the summer. We

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