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Glenn Close accepts honorary degree

 Glenn Close smiles after receiving her honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from Principal Daniel Woolf. 

Queen’s conferred an honorary degree on Glenn Close on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The award-winning actress and humanitarian was recognized for her work in mental health, most significantly as the co-founder of BringChange2Mind, an organization dedicated to eradicating the stigma and discrimination faced by those who struggle with mental illness. While on campus, Ms. Close gave a public lecture and met with the university’s mental health working group.