2019

Bringing Together the Queen’s and Indigenous Communities

David Sharpe, Law’95, hopes his gift to fund the Indigenous Knowledge Initiative at Queen’s will help create a more welcoming environment for Indigenous students and faculty.

International Alumni Step Up to Help Student Entrepreneurs

An alumni network made up of seven cities around the world is mentoring students who want to expand their businesses globally.

Queen’s Remembers Principal Emerita Karen Hitchcock

First woman to serve as principal and vice-chancellor of Queen's University died July 10 at her home near Albany, N.Y.

Celebrating 25 Years at The Castle

Alumni from as far away as Singapore and Hong Kong gathered in England for the 25th anniversary of the Bader International Study Centre.

Meet the New Law Dean

Mark Walters, Law’89 alumnus and former faculty member, returns to lead the Faculty of Law’s next phase of remarkable development. 

Improving Health Care, the Arts, and Access to Public Records Earns Order of Canada Honours

Former Chief Librarian and Archivist of Canada Ian Wilson, Arts’67, MA’74, LLD’09, and well-known Queen’s benefactors Britton Smith, LLD’09, and Aubrey Dan are among the 83 recipients.

Four Alumni Seek Grey Cup as CFL Season Gets Underway

The 2019 Canadian Football League season is underway, and four former Gaels are vying for the Grey Cup.

Celebrating a Decade of Visionary Leadership

The Queen’s community and Principal Daniel Woolf, Artsci'80, look back on his 10 years of service.

Castle Campus Marks 25 Years

Queen’s Bader International Study Centre to celebrate 25th anniversary on June 29-30.

Supporting the Future of Research

Federal Minister Kirsty Duncan visits Queen’s to make major national funding announcement in support of graduate and post-doctoral research.

Seven Honorary Degrees Being Conferred During Spring Convocation

The presentation of honorary degrees is one of the many traditions of convocation at Queen’s University. This spring, seven recipients will be honoured during the ceremonies.

A Rembrandt to Remember

Linda and Daniel Bader make a remarkable gift to honour Daniel's father, the late Dr. Alfred Bader, BSc’45, BA’46, Msc’47, LLD’86.

Former Lawyer Chooses Non-Profit Work over Legal Career

Former AMS President James Hughes, Com’87, left his law firm for a more rewarding career helping others.

NASA Astronaut added to Bader International Study Centre Celebration

Keynote talk by NASA astronaut Drew Feustel, PhD’95, DSc’16, among activities planned for BISC’s 25th anniversary weekend on June 29-30.

A New Honour for John Meisel

The gate between Dunning and Richardson halls is named after professor emeritus in recognition of his contributions of one of Canada’s most influential political scientists.

Opening the Door for Outstanding Students

Schulich Leaders met with Karen Bertrand, Vice-Principal (Advancement) to share how their scholarships have provided the opportunity to pursue their studies at Queen’s.

Alumnus Recognized for Inspiring Students

Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient Steve Lamontagne, Artsci’15, MSc’17, PhD’21, finds unique ways — such as a tweet from the principal — to motivate his students.

Stem-Cell Trailblazer wins Prestigious Award

Dr. Connie Eaves, Arts'64, MA'66, earned the prestigious Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for her paradigm-shifting cancer research.

Alumni Association to Honour “World's Most Admired Central Banker”

Former Bank of Canada Governor and Chancellor Emeritus David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02, is receiving the Alumni Achievement Award on April 6.

Celebrating Engineering Excellence

Queen’s Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science celebrated 125 years of engineering excellence on Friday, March 29.

Students Recognized for Distinguished Service to the University

The Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award is the highest honours a student can receive from Queen's University.

Grand Opening Packs Mitchell Hall

Donors honoured at the grand opening celebration for campus’ new centre of innovation, wellness, teaching, and research.

Mitchell Hall to Mark Opening with Official Celebration

With only days until its grand opening ceremony, Queen’s University’s new hub of innovation and student wellness is already bustling with activity.

Former Rector Honoured for Dedication to Queen’s Community

Cam Yung, Artsci’18, to receive Outstanding Student Award from the Queen’s University Alumni Association. 

Alumna Receives Award from Women in Mining Canada

This award is being presented in recognition of the role Dr. Jamieson has played in mentoring, supporting and guiding young women in their studies and helping them in the early days of their mining careers.

Awards Gala Honours Trailblazers and Community Builders

The QUAA Awards Gala on April 6 is a celebration of Queen’s most accomplished alumni.

Publishing CEO Speaking Up and Inspiring Others

Kristin Cochrane, Artsci’94, says it is time to give back to the university that gave her so much.

Leading the Charge for Same-Sex Parental Equality

Alumni Humanitarian Award recipient Kirsti Mathers McHenry, Law’03, gave Ontario its push to reform parental recognition law.

Brier Bound

Three alumni will compete at the Brier after winning the Ontario Men’s Curling Championship.

Ka’tarohkwi Festival of Indigenous Arts Brings Top Artists to The Isabel

The inaugural event is an exciting multi-disciplinary blaze of Indigenous creativity.

Alumna Passionate about Sharing Black History

Judith Brown, Arts’70, has been advocating for the African and Caribbean communities on campus and in Kingston for decades.

Stop Suffering in Silence

Professor Heather Stuart tells students to seek help and “don’t pretend to be okay when you are not okay.”

Castle Students Get Fairy-Tale Ending

Sarah Tessier, Artsci’05, and James Dixon, Sc’06, met while studying at Herstmonceux Castle. They are now married and are planning to bring their two kids to the BISC’s 25th anniversary celebrations in June.

Let's Talk Mental Health

Numerous events on campus will celebrate annual mental health awareness day.

Five Alumni Named to the Order of Canada

Brent Belzberg, Lyse Doucet, Ross D. Feldman, Gordon Gray, and Gregory Zeschuk will receive one of the country’s highest honours.