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PhD Community Initiative Project Featured on CKWS & CBC Ontario Morning

Hear our grad student Amanda Maracle speak about her team’s PhD-Community Initiative with Kingston Economic Development Corporation on CKWS TV and CBC Ontario Morning.

The project explores the elements that constitute a strong and vibrant night economy that could enhance the attractiveness of Kingston to young professionals. 

Find out more by joining us for our PhD-Community Initiative Team Presentations & Reception on March 22. 

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Nominations Open for 2017 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervison

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2017 AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION

The School of Graduate Studies invites nominations of faculty members for consideration for the 2017 AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION. The purpose of this award is to recognize those outstanding supervisors who demonstrate excellence in advising, monitoring and mentoring their graduate students. Two awards will be made: one in the Social Sciences and Humanities, and one in Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering.

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Jim Pine: Helping people take care with care

Queen’s alumnus Jim Pine does not like punching clocks. Conversely, he likes variety and a bit of freedom in managing his time. An executive with over 35 years of experience in municipal affairs, Jim’s approach to his job is anything but routine or bureaucratic. “As a public servant, I am always among people, and I believe caring about people means doing so during more than just regular office hours,” Jim explains.

Spotlight by Natalia Mukhina

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Graduate Studies Orientation January 2017

Graduate Studies Orientation January 2017

Today, the School of Graduate Studies welcomed our newest graduate students to Queen's during an informal information and orientation session. Associate Dean Marta Straznicky highlighted support services of the School of Graduate Studies to our students, followed by Roxy Denniston-Stewart, Associate Dean, Student Services and Community Relations, who spoke about the departments within Student Affairs.

A warm Queen's welcome to our new students. 

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SGS Habitat Featured Articles: Graduate students participate in housebuilding with a local charity

Article by Natalia Mukhina

Early one Saturday morning, when most students were still asleep after a hard week at school, some Queen’s grads from the Civil Engineering Department went to Napanee to build a house. It was a multicultural crowd, with students from India, China, Canada, Nepal, the US, and led by Titilope-Oluwa Adebola from Nigeria. They were going to work together with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that mobilizes volunteers and community partners to build affordable housing for low-income families.

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