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Campus Beat: In the News-Holiday Shopping, Product Marketing Strategies & Why You Shouldn’t Give the Gift of Surveillance

Professors Monica LaBarge (Smith School of Business) and David Murakami Wood (Surveillance Studies) join us for a special Campus Beat: In the News episode.  LaBarge talks about the strategies various companies use to convince consumers to purchase their holiday products over those of their competitors.  Murakami Wood follows with a discussion about gift giving in the era of privacy issues and data leaks that suggests one should think twice before giving the gift of surveillance when you buy smart technologies for your loved ones this holiday season.

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Apprenticeship Opportunities for Graduating Students: A Conversation with Lindsey Fair and Tom Hewitt

December 5th- In this episode, Tom Hewitt (Chief Development Officer, Office of Advancement), and Lindsey Fair (Director, Marketing & Communications, Faculty of Arts and Science) join us discuss the Queen’s Career Apprenticeship: Kingston program.  Geared toward linking graduating students in the Arts and Humanities with local businesses in Kingston, QCA:K provides mentorship and skills-building opportunities for new graduates seeking to build lives and careers in Kingston.

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Pomp and Celebration with the Queen’s University Chamber Orchestra!

Stephanie Lambropoulos (QUCO President), Shannon Hughes (Marketing Director), and Kelsey Loucier (Conductor) join us to discuss their roles with the Queen’s University Chamber Orchestra.  Each of these three students teach us a lot about the great effort it takes into organizing 95 musicians and executing perfect performances twice annually in Grant Hall at Queen’s University.  We even get a taste of one of their past performances in this episode!

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PhD Student-Community Engagement with Brain Bee

Chloe Lowry and Kaitlyn Tresidder, two extraordinary PhD students in Neuroscience at Queen’s University join us in studio to discuss the Brain Bee neuroscience competition for high school students!  Lowry and Tressider co-chair Brain Bee Kingston, help high school students learn the basics of neuroscience, and prepare them for competition at the local, national and international levels! They also share important insights on how their graduate research interests inform their engagement with this community project, and how work with Brain Bee enriches their graduate student experience at Queen’s!  

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THRIVE at 5 on Campus Beat

Sydney Downey, staffer in Queen’s Human Resources and Committee member for the Thrive Initiative at Queen’s joins us in studio to discuss mental wellness and fitness and the many activities the Thrive Committee is engaged in to facilitate wellness among faculty, staff and students at Queen’s!

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The Oceanpath Experience with JP Dobson & Katie Fizzel

JP Dobson, Program Assistant for Oceanpath and Katie Fizzel, Experiential Learning Projects Coordinator for Career Services at Queen’s University join us for this Campus Beat episode.  They discuss the Oceanpath Fellowship, an innovation experiential learning opportunity for graduating undergrad and Master’s students, how and why students should apply, and the kinds of life and career skills students can develop through this prestigious $25,000 fellowship!

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Giving Back to Queen’s with Jeremy Mosher

Jeremy Mosher, President of the Queen’s University Alumni Association joins us in studio to talk about QUAA, why Alumni should stay connected with and give back to Queen’s and shares insights about Homecoming Weekend activities happening at Queen’s from October 19th-21st 2018!

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“Reclaiming Our Academic Selves”: Dr. Sue Fostaty-Young and New Directions for Teaching and Learning at Queen’s

Dr. Sue Fostaty-Young joins us in studio for a discussion about her new role as Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen’s University, the innovative new directions in research CTL will embark upon in its new Five Year Plan, and of course the wonderful suite of teaching and learning services and resources available to faculty, teaching assistants and teaching fellows.

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