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The Pendulum Swings

We here at Gradifying have been thinking a lot about mental health. As I write, our Principal’s Mental Health Commission is ongoing, and we have reached a time of year, midterm, which has long been synonymous with a slate of

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Updates: Gurveer Bains Joins Gradifying, the ESU Wants You to Teach a Course, and a little Grant App Humour

Gurveer Bains: Gradifying Guest Post & Promotions Coordinator It’s our pleasure this week to welcome our new Guest Post & Promotions Coordinator, Gurveer Bains. She’ll be identifying an event every month or so that’s of relevance to grad students and

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Orientation with an Arts & Culture Spin

Maybe it’s all the TED Talks I’ve been watching, but here’s what I’m thinking: have you ever wanted to see yourself as a regular in some scene? As someone people see as a go-to person for, for instance, news about

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A Guide to Wandering Around Kingston

Whether you’re a graduate student who is fairly new to Kingston, or you’ve been around for a year or two (or four!), settling into a new place is often accompanied by development and maintenance of routines. Just like some of

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Summer of Songs

In the Fall and Winter terms, the array of events to attend and clubs to join. Freed from the tyranny of choice in the Summer term, and used to campus as the source of things to do, those who are

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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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