STEM

Student groups advocate for mental health

In the Smith School of Business, the Queen’s Commerce Mental Health Association (QCMHA) is working to engage students in mental health advocacy. The club is co-chaired by Avina Patel and Maddie Poutissou, both Comm ’23.Continue...

We need to study the humanities—not only STEM

In the race to push more and more kids into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, we’ve begun to neglect the importance of the humanities.Continue...

$1 million endowment supports access to education

After their $1 million endowment to support the STEM: Indigenous Activities (STEM:InA) program, The Journal sat down with donors Norman Loveland, Sci ’65, and Gay Loveland. The endowment will be spread over four years.Continue...

Social event provides community building and networking for BIPOC students in STEM

The Physics and Biology Department Student Councils (DSC) held their first social for Queen’s students who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) on Wednesday.Continue...

Connections Engineering Outreach brings STEM to Kingston

On Feb. 23, Connections Engineering Outreach will put on their second Educational Technology Conference in the newly renovated Mitchell Hall.Continue...

Engineering Outreach Office receives award for Indigenous youth education

The Engineering Outreach office’s Aboriginal Access to Engineering program has two main goals: to educate Indigenous youth and provide them with strong role models. On Jan. 18, these efforts were honoured through a national award.Continue...

Degrees in the humanities have a lot to offer

The view that studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines is the only way to secure employment often surfaces in high school.Continue...

When it comes to math, language matters

When people in positions of responsibility use the excuse ‘math is hard’, it may not seem like much. But when you zoom out, it can be a casual dismissal of a huge part of what pushes us forward as a generation.Continue...