Academics

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...

Savvy students head to Toronto

The Queen’s Entrepreneurs' Competition is moving to Toronto for the first time on Thursday.Continue...

Senate stalls initiative on suspensions

On Tuesday, Queen’s Senate tabled an initiative that called for guidelines for future program suspensions.Continue...

Academic Plan gets go-ahead

The Academic Plan that will direct the University’s academic future was unanimously approved at Tuesday’s Senate meeting.Continue...

Fine arts admissions suspended

AMS Assembly voted to create a committee last night that will investigate the University’s decision to suspend admissions into the fine arts program.Continue...

Concerns about professor

Adjunct assistant professor Mike Mason has not attended his class since he announced that students had complained to the history department about terms used in his lectures.Continue...

Policy on cheating will work

Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest school board has taken flak for a new policy that prevents teachers from assigning zeros when students are caught cheating.

The Eastern School District’s policy has been criticized as too lenient because cheaters are given a second chance to retake assignments and tests. It’s applicable to both elementary and high school students.Continue...

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