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What's new for back-to-school

2010-03-19

Please check back regularly over the next few weeks for updates on what’s happening this fall at Queen’s.
To arrange interviews for back to school contact Molly Kehoe, molly.kehoe@queensu.ca, 613.533.2877, or Alissa Clark, alissa.clark@queensu.ca, 613.533.6000 ext 77513, Queen’s News & Media Services.
New grants and awards
New funds for community-based learning: A new grant will offer undergraduate students an opportunity to take their learning experiences out of the classroom and into the community. Learn more...
Campus recruitment trends
New trend for employer recruiting on campus: Career Services is taking an innovative, new approach to on-campus recruitment this fall. Learn more...
Classroom trends
Tech in the classroom: high tech + high touch = high grades: Queen’s professor of e-marketing, John Pliniussen, argues students need the gadgets to be successful in today’s academic world. Here’s why…
Researcher warns new copyright legislation will hurt students: Laura Murray, Queen’s English professor, warns Bill C-61, the new copyright law, will benefit corporate rights-holders and hurts Canadian educators and students because…
New courses
Introductory Arabic language: The first step towards the establishment of an interdisciplinary program and research centre on Islam and multicultural societies at Queen’s...
Environmental toxicology: A new ‘green’ program that will meet society’s need for university grads with skills to manage ecosystem toxicity…
Focus on faith in society grows Jewish Studies: Faculty are responding to an increasing demand for religious studies by offering two new courses: Jewish and World Civilization and Sages, Scholars and Rabbis…
Passions and pastimes - who's hot for fall '08?
Alumnus helps destitute seniors in Dominica: Alumnus Sara Porisky leaves for Dominica on August 29 for six months to work with seniors living in poverty as part of the Help the Aged International Youth Internship Program. More...
Alumnus enters CBC's Hockey Night in Canada contest: Queen’s grad Scott Davey has entered CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Anthem Challenge in hopes his composition becomes the next Hockey Night in Canada theme song. More...

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