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September '17

Frosh Hiring 101: Q&A Panel

Monday, September 18th @ 6:00 PM - Tuesday, September 19th @ 6:00 PM
Queen’s Commerce Society, 143 Union St.
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada

Calling all Frosh! Questions about Frosh Hiring? We have the co-chairs of 10 different ComSoc conferences and committees here to answer your questions! The co-chairs of these clubs will be hosting separate sessions, as illustrated above. Attend whichever session interests you, or both! SESSION 1: Monday, September 18th @ 6pm in room 151 SESSION 2: Tuesday, September 19th @ 6pm in room 120 Feel free to message the Queen’s Commerce Society on Facebook if you have any questions.

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Note-taking in Lectures

Tuesday, September 19th @ 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
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One event on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 12:30pm

One event on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 2:30pm

Are you taking notes as effectively as you could be? Learn what to do before, during, and after lectures to improve your understanding and memory of the material. We’ll also trouble-shoot ‘problem lectures’: what to do if you find the class boring, hard to follow, too fast, or too complex. Workshop Times & Dates: Monday, Sept 18 – 1:30pm-2:20pm or Tuesday, Sept 19 – 12:30pm-1:20pm or Tuesday, Sept 19 – 2:30pm-3:20pm  

Free
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Note-taking in Lectures

Tuesday, September 19th @ 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
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One event on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 12:30pm

One event on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 2:30pm

Are you taking notes as effectively as you could be? Learn what to do before, during, and after lectures to improve your understanding and memory of the material. We’ll also trouble-shoot ‘problem lectures’: what to do if you find the class boring, hard to follow, too fast, or too complex. Workshop Times & Dates: Monday, Sept 18 – 1:30pm-2:20pm or Tuesday, Sept 19 – 12:30pm-1:20pm or Tuesday, Sept 19 – 2:30pm-3:20pm  

Free
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The Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize

Tuesday, September 19th @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario Canada

This event will be hosted by Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell, CBC’s Piya Chattopadhyay and The Agenda’s Steve Paikin.

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Nerd Nite: So you want to sail across the ocean?

Tuesday, September 19th @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Grad Club, 162 Barrie Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3K2 Canada

In 2016, tired of endlessly renewing contracts, and threats of layoffs, Graham decided to quit his job to bike across Europe with some friends, and catch a ride back across the Atlantic ocean. With a crew of two Belgians and a French engineer, Graham completed the crossing from Africa to the Caribbean in twenty three days. This talk will cover the day to day challenges and problems encountered at sea, and explain what you need to know to make the crossing yourself.

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FREE Workshop: Build Your Weekly Schedule

Wednesday, September 20th @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 12:00pm

Victoria Hall, 75 Bader Lane
Kingston, ON Canada

Drop-in Event at Victoria Hall Lobby! Effective time management is one of the top three predictors of academic success. Make the most of your university experience: get school work done but have a life too! At the end of this workshop, you will have a personalized weekly schedule to meet your needs.

Free
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Unpacking Your Reading (for Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Students)

Wednesday, September 20th @ 1:30 PM

Arts and Science students identify reading as one of the biggest academic challenges. Learn how to read for understanding and memorization in this free 50-minute workshop.

Free
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Trivia @ Clark (19+)

Wednesday, September 20th @ 7:30 PM - 12:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Clark Hall Pub, 30 5 Field Company Lane
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Canada

CHECK this event for weekly updates on our Trivia score boards for the month of SEPTEMBER!!! Every Wednesday at 7:30, come early for cheap drink deals! Big prizes!

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The Brooklyn TRIVIA (19+)

Wednesday, September 20th @ 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Doors open 8pm, trivia starts 9pm every Wednesday
The Brooklyn, 14 Garrett Street
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Test your obscure pop culture knowledge every Wednesday night at The Brooklyn! Grab your teams of up to 6 people, and come early – doors open at 8pm, trivia starts at 9pm – to make sure you get a spot!

Free
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FREE Public Lecture “From Daddy Warbucks to Donald Trump”

Thursday, September 21st @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mackintosh-Corry Hall – Main Floor – Room B201, 68 University Avenue
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Jeet Heer, Senior Editor of the New Republic and Twitter political commentator, speaking on Trump and the politics of popular culture.

Free
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Unpacking Your Reading (for Math and Science Students)

Thursday, September 21st @ 2:30 PM

Math and science texts require a specialized approach to reading. Learn how to read effectively and – important for exams! – remember what you read, too.

Free
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Workshop: Preparing for Improvements

Thursday, September 21st @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Sustainable Kingston, 303 Bagot St. Unit 201
Kingston, K7K 5W7

This event will explore the recently implemented provincial regulation as well as how this regulation could affect your business and how you and your business can become prepared for these changes.

Free
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The Grad Club at Queen's

The Grad Club TRIVIA (19+)

Thursday, September 21st @ 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

The Grad Club, 162 Barrie Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3K2 Canada

Assemble your team and come check out the Grad Club’s famous trivia night! Grab a pint and test your knowledge in a number of challenging categories from history to politics to pop culture.

Free
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The History of Rehabilitation Therapy

Friday, September 22nd @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 10:00am

Museum of Health Care, 32 George Street
Kingston, K7L 2V7 Canada

The History of Rehabilitation Therapy Special Display On View Friday, September 22, 10 am to 4 pm & Saturday, September 23, 10 am to noon Explore Kingston’s role in the rise of rehabilitation therapy in Canada from the 40s to the 60s. Artefacts, illustrations, and historical documents will trace the rich history of rehabilitation therapy in Kingston from World War II to 1967, when Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy opened its doors to its first students. Admission by donation. Free…

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Queen's chemistry department speaker series

Chemistry Guest Speaker

Friday, September 22nd @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Chernoff Hall – Room 117, 90 Bader Lane
Kingston, Ontario Canada

“About Monodisperse Polymer Foams and Gelled Complex Fluids” by Cosima Stubenrauch – Stuttgart University.

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