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The State of the University

Over the past few months, our staff have dug into some of the most important issues affecting students, compiling them into this online format.Continue...

Queen’s ranks seventh internationally in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

This year is the second time Queen’s has placed in the top 10. Last year, Queen’s ranked fifth place globally, the highest rank of any school in Canada. Western University was the highest-ranked Canadian institution this year, placing third overall.Continue...

Queen’s Provost steps down before end of term

The University has announced that Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), will be stepping down from the role on Jul. 1.Continue...

‘Truth and Reconciliation Commission & Me’: Centre for Teaching and Learning hosts webinar

In honour of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Queen’s Educators come together on Sept. 30 for the “Truth and Reconciliation Commission & Me” webinar. With over a hundred attendees, the webinar sought to educate Queen’s faculty on how they can respond to the TRC’s call to action.

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Board of Trustees meeting welcomes Honourable Murray Sinclair as 15th Chancellor

With warm welcomes and appreciative farewells, the Winter 2021 semester concluded with a Board of Trustees meeting on May 7. The Board discussed new annual policy statements on health and safety, student health and wellness, and sexual violence prevention and response.Continue...

Provost and Associate Vice-Principal announcement addresses students affected by current traumatic events

In a message to students on April 26, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green and Associate Vice-Principal (Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion) Stephanie Simpson announced they have encouraged instructors to provide additional academic accommodation and flexibility for students in light of the recent killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota and the final verdict regarding the murder of George Floyd on April 20.Continue...

‘Gifted kid burnout’ is more than a punchline

The concept of ‘gifted kid burnout’ has been around on the internet for a while, but it’s recently found a second wind on TikTok.Continue...

Classes move to lecture and online mix

Lecture time for certain large first-year courses will be cut significantly in favour of online learning.Continue...