Arts & Science In the News

With the announcement of the Standing Whale project last fall, the Faculty of Arts and Science is preparing to offer students in the humanities, social science, creative arts and natural sciences the opportunity to engage with this unique art installation through the interdisciplinary projects course ASCX 400.   

After officially being accepted as an Employee Resource Group in December of 2020, the Queen’s University Association for Queer Employees (QUAQE) has continued to grow and thrive while creating a more inclusive and supportive workplace for 2SLGTBQ+ employees at Queen’s University.

The group has been in existence for about 15 years.

Ten ‘blue sky’ courses have been selected for the Principal’s Impact Courses (PIC) initiative this year. The programs will use funding creatively to support the development of educational experiences that push the boundaries of teaching and learning.

Courses receiving funding range in topic from impact-driven leadership to the effect of humanitarian crises on health and health systems.

Three early-career researchers are recognized for advancing research and discovery in their respective fields

Three researchers have been awarded with the university’s highest internal research award, the Prize for Excellence in Research. Jennifer Tomasone (Kinesiology and Health Sciences), Cao Thang Dinh (Chemical Engineering), and Chantelle Capicciotti (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Chemistry, and Surgery) are early-career researchers that have demonstrated significant contributions to research in their fields: physical activity, renewable energy, and glycobiology.

On June 21, people across the country will be marking National Indigenous Peoples Day. It’s an opportunity to honour the history, heritage, and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

In his role as Queen’s University Chancellor, the Honourable Murray Sinclair, shared his thoughts on the importance of sustaining the national push for reconciliation.