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How To Manifest Wisdom In Your Life

How To Manifest Wisdom In Your Life

When:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:00 PM
Where:
Ban Righ Centre
Room: Jean Royce Lounge
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Description:

Connie Taylor, Independent Scholar & Coach

We are all capable of improving our capacity for wise action. Wise life practices, self-knowledge, and the development of specific characteristics readies us to manifest wisdom in our lives. Connie’s doctoral thesis determined that wisdom does not belong to the enlightened few but rather is co-created, a product of human interaction and diligent practices. Her research findings and wise practices will be shared through a participatory discussion.

 

Cost:
fREE
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Stimulus/Response.

Stimulus/Response.

When:
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Where:
Ban Righ Centre
Room: Jean Royce Lounge
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Description:

Cheryl Pelow, Artist

Amid an exhibition of her most recent paintings, Cheryl explores several of her inspirations and motivations (representational art, portraiture, art therapy, abstraction (which she describes as pure joy) and command performances (commission work) behind the painting process.

Cost:
free
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Animals, the Forgotten Proletariat

Animals, the Forgotten Proletariat

When:
Friday, October 12, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Where:
Ban Righ Centre
Room: Jean Royce Lounge
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Description:

Dr. iur. Charlotte E. Blattner, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Law School

For centuries, labour has been a key site for struggles of recognition, membership, and legal rights. In recent years, scholars of various disciplines have begun to argue that animals are part of the working class, too—albeit a forgotten one. In this talk, Charlotte Blattner explores the promises and pitfalls of this growing body of scholarship.

 

Cost:
free
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The 4 Keys to a Life that Works

The 4 Keys to a Life that Works

When:
Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Where:
Ban Righ Centre
Room: Jean Royce Lounge
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Description:

Johanna Lynn, Family Systems Facilitator and founder of The Family Imprint Institute

What situations do you find yourself in again and again? What thoughts loop for you as if on repeat? Discover the four ways that our life force gets diminished and the role that inherited family patterns have on your life to avoid being stuck in this situation again. Imagine what could happen if you were no longer dealing with repetitive self-criticism, and instead were working with the root cause from which the major issues arise?

 

Cost:
Free
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The Role of Women in Haudenosaunee Communities

The Role of Women in Haudenosaunee Communities

When:
Monday, October 1, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Where:
Ban Righ Centre
Room: Jean Royce Lounge
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Description:

Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill, Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Queen’s University.

Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill will speak about gender identity and inclusion in Haudenosaunee culture. Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill has dedicated her career to furthering Indigenous education and advocating for Indigenous communities. She currently serves as the inaugural Director of the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Queen’s University. In her role, she works to drive progress on Indigenous initiatives across the university, promote an understanding of Indigenous histories and perspectives within the Queen’s community, and provides guidance and support in Indigenous education.

 

Cost:
Free
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Queen's Graduate Diploma in Business Info Session

Queen's Graduate Diploma in Business Info Session

When:
Thursday, June 28, 2018
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Where:
Description:

Please join us for 20 minutes to hear more about Queen's Graduate Diploma in Business – a unique graduate program for students from any discipline that delivers the foundations of business, can lead to future Master's credentials, and prepares students for a career in varoius industries.

In this online information session, our Program Manager will discuss the key strategy for the program, and how the team has enabled a student centric approach across every phase of the student cycle (Admissions, Program Management, Career Services and Alumni Relations). If you are unable to participate in the live session, please register and we will forward you a copy of the recorded session following the event.

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Cost:
n/a
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NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session

NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session

When:
Thursday, June 14, 2018
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where:
Biosciences Complex
Room: 1102
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Description:

Queen's Event: NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session

When: June 14th, 10 am - 12 pm

Where: BioSciences 1102

RSVP requested.

Presenters:
URS will very briefly outline internal deadlines and support for Queen's applicants
Neil Magoski (DBMS) will give a presentation from the perspective of an experienced member of the NSERC Evaluation Group 1501 (Genes, Cells and Molecules)

Xiaodan Zhu (ECE) will give a presentation from the perspective of a successful applicant. He was recently awarded a Discovery Accelerator Award, and has previously served as a committee member on the Evaluation Group 1507 (Computer Science) before joining Queen’s.

Note that most aspects of the evaluation process are the same across evaluation groups.

There will be time for Questions and Answers, so please bring your questions!
 

Contact:
Alexandra Pedersen
alexandra.pedersen@queensu.ca
Cost:
Free
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Highlighting Indigenous Issues in Curricula

Highlighting Indigenous Issues in Curricula

When:
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Where:
Robert Sutherland Hall
Room: 202
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Description:

In this workshop selected issues impacting Indigenous communities and students will be identified and discussed.  Participants will gain insight into how to thoughtfully incorporate and highlight material on Indigenous issues into their courses.

Contact:
Centre for Teaching and Learning
ctl@queensu.ca
Cost:
n/a
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Enhancing Student Writing in Your Discipline: An Overview of Writing Pedagogies that Work in any Field

Enhancing Student Writing in Your Discipline: An Overview of Writing Pedagogies that Work in any Field

When:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Where:
Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Room: F200, Large Collaboration Space
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Description:

In this workshop, participants will receive an introduction to several evidence-based strategies for integrating writing into any classroom regardless of discipline. Participants will evaluate each strategy in terms of its potential for enhancing student learning in their own disciplines and learn how to include writing tasks in and out of the classroom in a meaningful, purposeful, and time-efficient way.

Contact:
Centre for Teaching and Learning
ctl@queensu.ca
Cost:
n/a
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Introduction to Microsoft Teams

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

When:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Where:
Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Room: B133 (B176) Computer Lab (Basement)
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Description:

An Introduction to Microsoft Teams - the new chat-based workspace in Office 365. 

Topics to be covered:

  • What are Microsoft Teams?
  • Accessing Teams
  • Overview of the Teams Interface
  • Creating and Setting up a Team
  • Managing and Organizing Teams
  • Sharing and Collaboration with Teams
  • Search, Settings, and Customization
  • Apps and Optional Features
  • Help & Support

Note:  This is a scent-free session.  For the health and consideration of others attending the drop-in, thank you for helping us keep the air we share healthy and fragrance-free.

Directions:  To get to the B133 Computer Lab in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, take the stairs or elevator across from the food services area down to the basement.  The computer lab is located within the Faculty and Staff Learning Facility/Cultural Studies B176 complex.  Once inside, take a right down the corridor and continue until you find the computer lab on your right.

Registration Required (see link below)

Contact:
Office 365 Team
office365@queensu.ca
Cost:
n/a
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