Archive: 2019

Queen’s University Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald is the special guest at the next Observatory Open House.

Permanent memorial announced as university marks National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

A host of experts are arguing that liberal arts majors are about to make a major rebound.

With "software eating the world" and just about every business becoming, in some way, a tech business, it's no surprise that many experts (and a whole lot of worried parents) have argued that getting a tech degree is the best way t

Indigenous Solidarity: A Conversation Series

kwey, kwey Queen’s!

This is an open invitation to everyone in the Queen's and broader community to join us for a new series of talks associated with Global Development Studies’ Principal’s Dream Course on Indigenous Human Ecology in the winter term of 2020.

The Queen’s Career Apprenticeship: Kingston Program is looking to pair 40 soon-to-be graduates of arts and humanities programs with local employers, hoping to give them easier access to launch their career, while easing some of the risk for employers. It all started with an idea in 2017, and the program launched their 2020 project at an event on November 13, 2019.

Principal Patrick Deane, left, and Chancellor Jim Leech, right, presented this year's recipients of the Distinguished Service Award. From second left: Provost Tom Harris; Yolande Chan; Merv Daub; Jill Atkinson, representing Sue Blake; Chris Tabor; and Janean Sergeant. (Photo by Bernard Clark for University Communications)

The Faculty of Arts and Science has established a new committee to ensure that equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII) – one of the guiding principles in the Faculty’s Strategic Plan – is fully integrated into all of its initiatives and activities.

The Faculty of Arts and Science and the School of Graduate Studies condemn the homophobic, racist and threatening poster which was left in the living space of students at the Chown Hall residence. This incident has clearly had a serious impact on our community - one which should not and cannot be ignored. 

The Faculty of Arts and Science is set to unveil its first strategic plan.

The five-year plan clearly sets out articulated pathways to strengthen and expand the faculty's vision.

Three academics honoured for their work on bullying, mental health, and the Arctic.

It has been a year to celebrate for the Faculty of Arts and Science.

The newest members of the tricolour community have arrived and are now taking part in this year’s orientation.

After weeks of preparation, teams of emerging entrepreneurs stood before a panel of esteemed judges at the 2019 Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition and made their case as to why their start-up businesses are ready to take the next big step.


Larry McKeown, MA'86, and his sister, Anna Kelly. Artsci'81, Ed'81, donated land in honour of their grandmother, Kathleen McKeown (nee Ralph), Arts 1916.


Students and researchers have access to ecologically important land and a wider range of plants, animals, and insects for field studies, thanks to the generosity of a Queen's family.

Last weekend marked the beginning of our 50th year in the School of Computing. The festivities welcomed back our alumni, our previous department heads, and our retired faculty and staff. Together with many of our current faculty, staff, and students, we acknowledged and celebrated this community for how it has shaped the School into what we are today.

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

Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources helps incoming students learn about life at Queen’s University.

This year’s recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards are a group of faculty and staff members who have made a lasting impact throughout their outstanding careers at Queen’s University.

The Faculty Office has adopted Informed Consent 2.0 - the Multimedia Informed Consent Protocol developed by Rebecca Sweetman, Instructional Design Multimedia Support Analyst, for Arts and Science Online.

The Marketing MUSE Conference brings together the university’s marketing and communications professionals for a day of development and inspiration.

Marketing MUSE Conference 2019

Housed in the state-of-the-art Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, the new Master's and PhD in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies are unique because of their linkage of adjacent disciplines: film and media studies and, more generally, the study of screen cultures, film and media production, and curatorial studies and practice.

At this year’s Spring Convocation, Queen’s University is bestowing its highest form of recognition for research excellence to five faculty members.

Four leading Canadian researchers from Queen's University have been awarded the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for their work in building a sustainable future. 

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Cunningham, Dr. Pascale Champagne, Dr. Philip Jessop and Dr. Warren Mabee on receiving this prestigious award.

Outgoing Principal Daniel Woolf to be honoured in tribute concert by world-renowned jazz singer Claire Martin.

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf and Dean of Arts and Science Barbara Crow unveil the plaque honouring Professor Emeritus Meisel. (University Communications)

Wednesday April 10th was Honours Thesis Research Day for 52 Honours students in the PSYC 501 course. The presentation day in the Biosciences Atrium was the culmination of a years’ worth of research and extensive lab work.

The Department of Film and Media is marking its 50th anniversary and is hosting a celebration April 5-7 that will bring together faculty from the past and present, alumni, and current students at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.

Housed in the state-of-the-art Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, the new Master's and PhD in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies* are unique because of their linkage of adjacent disciplines: film and media studies and, more generally, the study of screen cultures, film and media production, and curatorial studies and practice.

In the field of computing, efficiency and effectiveness are key. Researchers are continuously searching for solutions to the computational challenges that come with processing massive amounts of data in a timely fashion.  Selim Akl, professor in the School of Computing and a pioneer of parallel computation, has garnered worldwide recognition for his success in finding efficient and improved solutions to this issue. Recently, Dr.

2018 was a year filled with the groundbreaking work and achievements of the many amazing, inspiring women at Queen’s.  As a current female ArtSci student, I have been blown away by how much women have accomplished within every industry this year, both here at Queen’s and beyond. My personal favourite moments from the past year that I would like to highlight for International Women’s Day include the following inspiring achievements:

The prevalence of poorly designed or executed policies and projects is no secret to practitioners. From water supply programs that fail to counter waterborne disease, to education programs that have little impact on student success, ineffective projects and policies are a major problem in social programs, public policy, and international development, and a barrier to achieving poverty reduction and sustainable development targets.

Win a trip to Queen's University for our THINK Grad Studies Day February 14!

Last fall, experts and audience members gathered at Queen’s University to discuss the future of research, knowledge sharing, and the student learning experience in the digital age at the first-ever Principal’s Symposium.