Faculty News

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.

Note: This article was originally published by the Queen's School of Graduate Studies

2018 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision — Recipients

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

Watch the short video below to find out what you'll need to know.

Queen’s University regrets to inform the community of the death of Dan School of Drama and Music Professor Kim Renders.

Kim, a pioneer in the Canadian theatre scene, passed away on July 17, 2018 in Kingston. Craig Walker, Director of the Dan School, says her death is a loss beyond Queen’s University.

Open for registrations now, Arts and Science has launched 7 new certificates that are open to Queen's students this fall. Certificates help students add breadth to their degree so their resumes are more competitive upon graduation. All of the new certificates range from 12-18 units, what some call a 'snackable' credential.  These new certificates include:

This summer, Queen's Arts and Science will be launching a new Certificate in Mohawk Language and Culture.

This certificate is offered by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in partnership with Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO) Language and Cultural Centre in Tyendinaga, Mohawk Territory. It will give students knowledge of the language embedded in culturally rich learning experiences and the many traditions, histories and worldviews of the Mohawk people.

The Certificate courses, which are completed over 2 years, are structured as follows:

A national body has recognized a Queen’s professor for her outstanding mentorship of graduate students.

Suning Wang of the Department of Chemistry has received the inaugural Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship.

The Queen’s Geological Sciences DepartmentQueen's Geological Sciences has long been rated by MacLean’s as one of the best in Canada; in 2015 Queen’s was ranked as having the second best geology program in the country (Maclean’s, Canadian Universities Guidebook 2015 Edition).

When the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (PICRDI) issued its final report last year, the university was given dozens of recommendations to respond to – creating new positions, updating policies, and funding initiatives.

When Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Artsci’11, was a summer intern in Queen’s Marketing and Communications Department, he helped write a few speeches for Principal Daniel Woolf.

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