Academics

ASUS papers over problems in DSC election

ASUS switched to paper ballots during Department Student Council (DSC) elections last Thursday after experiencing errors in its online voting system, and there’s still confusion about
who’s responsible.Continue...

In pursuit of perfectionism

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been told, “You’re a perfectionist.” Admittedly, I strive to hold myself to the highest standards in life and school, but I’ve often hinged my...Continue...

Senate approves ArtSci internship program

A new Arts and Science paid internship program was approved at the Feb. 24 Senate meeting, paving the way for it to begin this September.Continue...

HLTH 102 professor takes leave of absence

Following controversy over HLTH 102 slides that some students say teach anti-vaccination theories, Melody Torcolacci has left the course, and a new professor will teach it for the rest of the year.Continue...

Women underrepresented in technology fields

When Faculty of Education Professor Lynda Colgan asks young students to draw a scientist, they usually draw a character with a lab coat, glasses and “crazy hair”.Continue...

Queen's professor slammed for alleging link between vaccines and autism

A tweet criticizing Queen’s Health 102 professor Melody Torcolacci for teaching that vaccines cause autism went viral last night, but it’s only the most recent in a series of complaints about her teaching.Continue...

A craving for competition

Whether we strive to be the smartest, the fastest or the beer pong champion, it can be a rare thing to find oneself in a social context completely devoid of any contest.

Most of...Continue...

Active learning classrooms officially launched

The University officially launched three active learning classrooms in Ellis Hall on Monday.Continue...

ASUS to consult students on ArtSci grading

ASUS will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday for students to express their feedback on the Arts and Science Grade Report released in April, to be considered in ASUS’s official recommendation to the faculty.Continue...

Sport meets school

This fall, over 200 new students will burst onto the Queen’s athletic scene. First year is a guaranteed challenge, but toss in daily training plus weekly travel to games, and first-year...Continue...

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