Arts & Science In the News

Note: This article was originally written by Phil Gaudreau in the Queen's Gazette.

Hunting, fishing, harvesting wild rice, and building your own shelter – DEVS 480 is a course unlike any other. These activities aren’t just worth marks, they are also what you need to do to keep your belly full and maintain a roof over your head.

It has been a year to celebrate for the Faculty of Arts and Science. Increased enrolment numbers, combined with significant efforts made towards campus diversification, the implementation of the first phase of the faculty renewal plan, and many more exciting initiatives are recognized and celebrated within the pages of the Faculty’s 2017–2018 Annual Review. Making this year’s edition even more significant is the fact that it serves to mark Dean Barbara Crow’s first year at Queen’s University.

On Wednesday, August 23, 21 teams competed for seed funding for their innovative start-ups at the Dunin-Desphande Queen’s Innovation Centre Summer Pitch Competition. Arts and Science students were among seven of the 21 teams competing.

Curious about the new Fall Term Break and how it will work?

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