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!
Meredith Wilson-Smith (Editor-in-Chief) and Iain Sherriff-Scott (Managing Editor) of the Queen’s Journal join us in studio. They discuss the value of this 147-year-old Queen’s University campus institution and the potential impact of the Ontario Provincial Government’s Student Choice Initiative on the news, outreach, and educational opportunities the newspaper provides students, alumni and community members.
Danuta Seirhuis, Digital Development Coordinator at The Agnes Etherington Art Centre joins us for this episode. She discusses the $50000 grant The Agnes recently received from the Canada Council for the Arts’s Digital Strategy Fund and what it will mean for digital strategizing. development and beneficial impacts for The Agnes and its patrons on site and online.
Queen’s University PhD Candidates Claudia Hirtenfelder and Canan Sahin join us to discuss experiences and issues faced by international graduate students and the efforts the SGPS International Student Working Group (ISWG) are making to raise awareness among Queen’s community members.
Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf joins us to reflect upon his accomplishments during his administrative tenure in service to the University. He also shares a bit about what’s coming up on his next adventures and offers some advice for young scholars. Don’t forget, Daniel Woolf has also been a CFRC volunteer for eight years hosting his long running, perennial popular jazz program, Dark Glasses! You can tune in each Monday at 2 PM EST to CFRC 101.9 FM (or stream/download archives at cfrc.ca).
One Slide. One Pitch. One Outstanding Research Project-Amanda Brissenden, 3MT, and Cutting Edge Graduate Studies at Queen’s
Amanda Brissenden, PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering and winner of this year’s Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at Queen’s University joins us today. Brissenden discusses her research inspirations, process, and achievements thus far and sheds light on her experience with and participation in the 3MT competition. Brissenden will be competing April 17th 2019 at the provincial 3MT competition hosted this year at McMaster University. Good luck Amanda!!! Photo courtesy of the Queen’s Gazette featuring Amanda Brissenden (centre) with School of Graduate Studies Dean Fahim Qadir (left) and Principal Daniel Woolf (right) following her 3MT win at Queen’s.