Did you miss the Installation Ceremony of Queen’s University’s new Principal, Dr. Patrick Deane on November 12th 2019? CFRC 101.9 FM was on site to record the Installation featuring a moving speech by Principal Deane and the presentation of Honorary Degrees to Daniel Woolf and John Joseph Borrows. Tune in and catch up on this wonderful moment in Queen’s University history!
Jean Pfleiderer, Associate Director-Human Rights Advisory Services at Queen’s University joins us in studio in this episode. She talks about the Positive Space Program at Queen’s, its motivations and evolution over the last two decades, and recent celebrations of the Program’s 20th anniversary at Mitchell Hall. For more information about the Positive Space Program and to participate visit the website.
Professor Tony Noble, Scientific Director and Mark Richardson, Education and Outreach Officer, McDonald Institute join us in studio. Professor Noble chats with us about the science of detecting dark matter and Richardson shares details about the upcoming Dark Matter Day events happening at Stirling Hall at Queen’s University on November 9th.
Join us for a special Homecoming Week episode of Campus Beat with Rignam Wangkhang (ArtSci ’13), Talent Development Lead with CBC. He was on campus on October 8th speaking at the Queen’s Student Alumni Association (QSAA) Backpack to Briefcase: Telling Your Story event. He sheds light on the talk he did for student to teach them how to talk about their Queen’s experience in an employable way.
Assistant Dean Corinna Fitzgerald, Student Life and Learning joins us in studio. She sheds much light on an exciting new Queen’s University initiative, The Promise Scholars Program. Learn more about opportunities for first-generation students from the Kingston area at Queen’s to take advantage of a fully-funded university experience!
Stewart Langley, 2019-20 Pathy Fellow and JP Dobson, Program Assistant join us to chat about Stewart’s Pathy Fellowship work with Kingston’s Ryandale Shelter to develop innovative solutions to chronic homelessness in addition to details from JP about the Fellowship program, the upcoming application deadline, and the amazing opportunities these fellowships offer graduating students to launch career paths while building communities.
Linda Mussell, Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholar in Political Studies at Queen’s University joins us in this episode. She talks about her research in justice and corrections policy and the recent article she published in The Conversation, an article that launched a massive conversation on the ethics of using prisons as sites of entertainment including a recent benefit concert at Kingston Penitentiary.
Dr Jacquelyn N. Coutré, Bader Curator and Researcher of European Art at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University joins us in studio. She chats with us about the art of curation, her passion for Dutch and Flemish works, and her curated exhibition launching September 19th: Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges.
Korey Pasch, PhD Candidate in Political Studies at Queen’s University joins us in studio. At the time of recording, Hurricane Dorian was rolling along Florida but the fascinating things Korey tells us about the financialization of natural disasters and the apparent ‘progressive’ stance Big Insurance necessarily takes in the face of climate change translates well to understanding preparedness, construction and reconstruction around any disaster worldwide. Really fascinating, informative and certainly interdisciplinary discussion! Check it out today!
Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University joins us in studio at the beginning of the new academic year! Principal Deane shares much with us about his teaching, research and leadership experience and passions while giving us insights on his transition from McMaster to Queen’s and some of his goals to achieve during his term. He even shares a bit about himself, his hobby farm, his love of Bach, and his Border Collies! Music: Gabriel Fauré – Requiem : ‘In Paradisum’