Academics

Department retracts bad behaviour clause

The department of psychology has rejected a civility clause for PSYC 300 that deducts 10 per cent of a student’s overall mark for bad behaviour.Continue...

Prof deducts grades for bad behaviour

The AMS is raising questions over a civility clause for PSYC 300 which deducts marks for bad behavior.Continue...

Austere innovations

Queen’s University’s administration is due to submit comments on the provincial Government’s Discussion Paper on the reform of post-secondary institutions at the end of the month.Continue...

Faculty Board proposes accelerated medical school

If a proposed new program passes at Senate, select students could proceed to medical school at Queen’s after only two years of undergraduate education.Continue...

Terrorism not biggest threat

Canada’s critical infrastructure isn’t adequately safeguarded against terrorism and other threats, a Queen’s-affiliated study suggests.Continue...

History reworks course value

The history department will implement curriculum changes this fall that will increase the weighting of upper-level history seminar classes.Continue...

Blended learning to draw more revenue

University representatives and local government officials met last Friday to discuss the finances of Queen’s blended-learning system.Continue...

GPA talks resume

Discussions over the GPA grading system resumed in Senate on Tuesday when a fourth-year student was invited by the Principal to speak on behalf of students.Continue...

Alumni donate $500K

A B.C.-based mining company led by two Queen’s alumni has donated $500,000 to the University.Continue...

Dual degrees discontinued

Come September, Queen’s will no longer offer dual degrees with the Faculty of Arts and Science for students enrolled in Nursing, Applied Science and Commerce.Continue...

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