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Queen’s confers honorary degrees

On Nov. 17, Queen’s conferred five honorary degrees in a live streamed event. The event also recognized Raymond Mason as an honorary degree recipient in October.Continue...

Queen’s to award Iranian political prisoner an honorary degree

Queen’s will award human rights activist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh with an honorary doctorate this spring following the circulation of an open letter that garnered more than 500 signatures last year.

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Patrick Deane officially installed as the principal and vice-chancellor of Queen’s

When Patrick Deane was officially installed as Principal and Vice-Chancellor through a special convocation on Tuesday, former Principal Daniel Woolf was also recognized with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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Chancellor Leech awarded honorary degree from RMC

Chancellor Jim Leech will receive an honorary degree from RMC for his business, volunteer, and academic achievements at the 116th Convocation on Nov. 15. Leech is a graduate of both RMC and Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s undecided on status of Aung Sun Suu Kyi’s honorary degree

As Myanmar leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi continues to face widespread condemnation from the international community, conversations are starting regarding the revocation of her awards and distinctions. Currently, Suu Kyi’s honorary degree from Queen’s remains in her possession.Continue...

Four Queen's alumni to receive honorary degrees this fall

This Thursday, the University announced that four honorary degrees will be distributed at convocation ceremonies this fall. Recipients include an engineer, an astronaut, a TV director, and a playwright and actor, all of whom are Queen’s alumni.Continue...

The Tragically Hip to receive honorary Queen’s degree

Renowned musicians The Tragically Hip will be among the 16 people receiving honorary degrees from Queen’s this spring.Continue...

News in Brief

Construction on residences commences, Honourary degrees awardedContinue...