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Your global alumni network: February 2020 edition

Your global alumni network: February 2020 edition

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Upcoming events 
See all events at queensu.ca/alumni/events.


Join the Barbados Branch on March 17 for an alumni mixer at La Cabane. This will be a great chance to connect with old friends and meet some new ones. If you're new to Barbados, come out to make some Queen's connections and learn more about your new home from fellow alumni.


3 Minute Thesis 
3MT® is a university-wide competition for graduate students in which they present their research and its wider impact in three minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges. The challenge is to present complex research material in an engaging, compelling way, using only one slide. The winner of this competition will represent Queen’s at the Ontario 3MT competition. This event is open to everyone. Join us for the final round of competition: March 25 at 5 p.m. in room 101 of the Kinesiology building.
Learn more:queensu.ca/3mt/

PhD-Community Initiative capstone event
The initiative brings together PhD students into small, interdisciplinary groups and partners them with local organizations to help them address an issue or challenge. The students learn to apply and translate their skills and knowledge to address a problem outside of their area of research or scholarship. Teams will present their findings to the public on April 1 in City Hall’s Memorial Hall at 5 p.m. This event is open to everyone.


Save the date: Cha Gheill Luncheon on April 28
The Ottawa Branch will host a Cha Gheill Luncheon featuring speaker Keith Banting, Arts’69, Professor Emeritus (Political Studies) and Stauffer Dunning Fellow (Policy Studies).


Gael Force Dinner
Join us at the Fairmont Royal York on March 28 for Queen’s football’s biggest event of the year. All proceeds from the dinner support athletic financial awards for the football program.

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Celebrate Queen’s Law in Toronto
You’re invited to an evening of camaraderie and celebration in downtown Toronto on May 21. Join Dean of Law Mark Walters (Law’89), fellow law alumni, colleagues, and friends for an evening not to be missed! Location: CI Financial, 15 York St., 9th floor, Toronto.

SmithConnect Live @ Steam Whistle
Smith MBA and master’s students and alumni are invited to the historic Steam Whistle Brewery for an evening of networking and reminiscing over refreshments at this sixth annual event on June 23. Registration coming soon:SmithConnect.com.

New leadership in Calgary

The Queen’s University Alumni Association extends a warm welcome to its newest branch leader: Anna Premyslova, Com’16 – Calgary Branch President


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