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Jeff MacCormack – PhD student, Teacher, Researcher, Scholar and So Much More

Jeff MacCormack, a PhD student in the Faculty of Education, asserts that unhappiness or stilted ambitions were not the reasons for his life altering career move. After nine years working as a certified teacher he continued to love his work. He knew teaching was the career for him, only that the job he held could not answer some long lingering questions plaguing his mind. 


Globalink Students Visit Queen's

Last Thursday (7th August), 30 international undergraduate Globalink students from the Universities of Windsor, Waterloo, Guelph, McMaster, UofT, Ryerson, York, McGill, Carleton and Concordia visited Queen's to see what the School of Graduate Studies, Queen's and the city of Kingston has to offer.  This is part of an initiative to increase international students  and to highlight to our programs in this instance funding options to assist international students.


Nicole & Kristiina Reflecting on Queen's Anatomy Program

A passion for teaching, academia and understanding the human body is what Nicole Ventura and Kristiina Aasa have in common.

It’s that same love for anatomy that made them apply to Queen’s University’s Anatomy and Cell Biology Program, now a part of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (DBMS). Both opted to pursue a Masters and stayed on for a PhD.


Making the transition from undergrad to grad

Vance stayed to work at the Davies lab after doing his 4th year honours project there. “I enjoyed Dr. Davies as a supervisor, and thought the lab well prepped and full of smart people. It was a wonderful environment where experienced students were willing to help new people. It made the transition from undergrad to grad school smooth.” Vance smiles, and invokes a kind of realism that’s hard to argue with: “I could have taken my chances elsewhere but why risk it?”


Sarah Smith - Art is political for GG's Gold Medal Winner

The way art can be used to tell stories about our nation intrigues recent PhD graduate Sarah E.K. Smith. This spring she received the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her research examining visual and material culture in relation to North American free trade. The Governor General’s medals are presented to graduate students with the highest academic standing at participating Canadian universities