Academics

AMS hires new Academic Affairs Commissioner

The AMS has hired Tyler Lively, ArtSci ’16, as Academic Affairs Commissioner following the Oct. 15 resignation of Read Leask.Continue...

A new home away from home

Kevin Rush, a former Wilfrid Laurier student, says transferring to Queen’s wasn’t as simple as it sounds.Continue...

Professor looks to keep language program live

LinguaeLive isn’t only a platform that pairs students together to learn each other’s languages — it’s a way of evening the linguistic playing field, according to creator Jennifer Hosek.Continue...

Africa Day builds partnerships

Five years after the inaugural event, Queen’s held its second Africa Day Symposium — a conference on the various research being done in Africa.Continue...

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...

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