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’
Christy Scott, Socio-Cultural Chair for the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) Orientation Committee joins us today! Christy gives us the lowdown on all of the fun activities ArtSci frosh can expect and for returning students to enjoy also! Cha Gheill! Music: Bon Iver, “Holyfields”Shotgun Jimmie, “401”YoungGuv, “Roll with Me”
Dr. Phidelia Doegah, Research Fellow with the Queen Elizabeth Scholars Program at Queen’s University this summer joins us to share insights about the research related to maternal health she and members of the QES team are conducting.
Susan Bazelely, PhD Candidate (Geography and Planning) and co-Coordinator of Kington’s Lower Burial Ground Restoration Society joins us in studio. She sheds light on her research and the work students and community volunteers are doing in the dark recesses underneath St. Paul’s Anglican Church in order to clean up and restore monuments and grave markers in Ontario’s oldest Anglican cemetery.
Claire Gummo (ArtSci ’17) joins us via telephone from Oxford, UK. She shares insights about her undergraduate experience at Queen’s University and the work she’s undertaken through two Master’s degrees as a Rhodes Scholar in sexual violence prevention and response, gender dynamics within security forces, transnational advocacy networks, the regulation of sex work, and harm reduction policies. She also has great advice and tips for scholars thinking of applying for the Rhodes Scholarship!
Kevin Collins, Coordinator, Student Development with the Student Experience Office joins us again on Campus Beat! He shares details about the amazing services available through the Student Experience Office and gives us lots of great insights into this year’s Queen’s Reads literary selection: Tima Kurdi’s Boy on the Beach. Music: Hawksley Workman, “Song of Summer,” 2019
Morgan Lehtinen, PhD Candidate in the Department of Chemistry joins us in studio today. She chats about her recent participation in and winning of the recent Young Person’s Lecture Competition on May 30th at Queen’s University. Hosted this year for the first time in Canada, the Competition was hosted by the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute. Learn more about the competition by visiting The McDonald Institute’s website!
Tricia Baldwin, Director at The Isabel Centre for the Performing Arts joins us in studio. She sheds dazzling light on the many exciting performance opportunities for all to enjoy in the upcoming 2019-20 Season including the sparkling new Bader and Overton Virtuosi Festival, the Bader and Overton Canadian Cello Competion, the YGK Emerging Kingston Musician Competition, and the Isabel Human Rights Arts Festival. Tune in and learn more about these wonderful events and visit The Isabel’s website for more information on performances, dates, and tickets!
Dr. J. Hugh Horton, Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceaux Castle joins us via telephone from Sussex, UK. He discusses the history of ‘The Castle’ as a centre of innovative and experiential learning for Queen’s students and the many exciting things that are in store for Castle alumni, students, staff, and faculty this Canada Day weekend! Want to go back to BISC? Find details here!