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Business Fundamentals for Start-ups

Business Fundamentals for Start-ups

Tuesday, March 28th @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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The Kingston Economic Development Corporation runs infomation sessions on a monthly basis. Do you have a business idea? Do you want to be your own boss? Do you know what it takes to be successful?

Geneva House English Conversation Class

Wednesday, March 29th @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Come converse with both fluent and new English speakers while working on your pronunciation as you learn idioms and colloquial phrases, often with the aid of board games and other fun activites.

“Failure, Fury & Forgetting”

Wednesday, March 29th @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Please join us on Wednesday, March 29th from 4-5:30PM in Biosciences 1103 to hear from our highly anticipated guest, Minelle Mahtani, professor in critical and cultural geography and journalism at University of Toronto Scarborough, and the author of  "Mixed Race Amnesia: Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality." In a talk that's been deemed a master class in academic storytelling, Minelle Mahtani asks difficult questions about her own passage through failure and fury, loss and love through a culmination of mixedracemoments in her own life and her…

Running a Blog & Website: Small Business for Creatives

Wednesday, March 29th @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The series will provide makers with helpful tools and resources, while creating a space to meet and mingle with other local artisans and small business owners in the community.

Conversations in Indigenous Arts with Tania Willard

Wednesday, March 29th @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tania Willard ( Secwepemc Nation) will discuss her curatorial work as an artist and curator who works with shifting ideas of contemporary and traditional art, and intersections between Aboriginal and other cultures. Recent and current curatorial work includes: LandMarks 2017/Repères2017, Unceded Territories: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Nanitch: Historical BC photography, and BUSH Gallery, a conceptual space for land based art and action led by Indigenous artists. You'll find details about this free event here: https://agnes.queensu.ca/event/details/conversations-in-indigenous-arts-2/ Image: We painted a language of…

“Disaster Capitalism and the Quick, Quick, Slow Unravelling of Animal Life”

Thursday, March 30th @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Rosemary-Claire Collard, Assistant Professor, Geography and 
Fellow of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia. Everyone Welcome.

Queen's 175 Anniversary

Three Minute Thesis Final

Thursday, March 30th @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

An opportunity for grad students to present their research to the community in 3 minutes with one slide and no props. Come out and listen to some of the research that our doctoral and masters students are doing.

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FREE Chemistry Department Seminar

Friday, March 31st @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day until Friday, June 9th, 2017

All seminars begin at 11:30 AM on Fridays in CHE117 unless otherwise indicated

Dr. Samir Sinha: Potential Promise, Pitfalls & Peril of Mobile Technologies in Care for Ageing Population

Friday, March 31st @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

In 2014, Maclean’s proclaimed Dr. Sinha to be one of Canada’s most influential people and its most compelling voice for the elderly.

National Engineering Month- Open House!

Friday, March 31st @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Engineering is full of opportunities! Bring your family and friends to Queen's University to participate in hands-on engineering activities (robots, 3D printers and more!) and check out our engineering design teams, clubs, and student projects! Upon entering the ILC, the foyer will have some snacks, beverages, demos, photoshoot wall, giveaways, and clubs that feature community outreach. Guests are then welcome to do a walk-around the first floor, where they will peek into club/team rooms to see what the club/team work…

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Queen’s Biology: Aylward E.R. Downe Memorial Lecture

Saturday, April 1st @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

"The inside-view of reproductive interactions between males, females, & their molecules in Drosophila" Mariana Federica Wolfner, Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University

The Undergraduate Case Competition

Tuesday, April 4th @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

QCSC Presents: The Undergraduate Case Competition! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE SUNDAY MARCH 19TH The Queen’s Case Study Club is proud to announce that applications for its first annual Undergraduate Case Competition are now open. The competition is a one day event that will take place on Tuesday April 4th. It will include cases from two companies from two very different industries. The first case of this conference is being presented by Yroo. Yroo is a Dublin based E-Commerce startup with offices…

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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, April 4th @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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Get involved in what's happening in the City of Kingston by attending bi-weekly City Council meetings at City Hall!

MGen Denis Thompson: “Promoting Peace and Security in the Sinai”

Wednesday, April 5th @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Guest Speaker: MGen Denis Thompson, ​Commander, Multinational Force and Observers in Egypt In March 2014, Major-General Denis Thompson assumed command of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), an independent international organization responsible for supervising the implementation of the security provisions of the 1979 Egyptian-Israeli Treaty for Peace. As Force Commander for the MFO, Major-General Thompson led a contingent of 1650 army, air, and naval troops from 13 countries to keep the peace and security in the Sinai Peninsula and the region. Major-General…

Geneva House English Conversation Class

Wednesday, April 5th @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Come converse with both fluent and new English speakers while working on your pronunciation as you learn idioms and colloquial phrases, often with the aid of board games and other fun activites.

Motherhouse: Staged Reading by Theatre Kingston

Friday, April 7th @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

"April 9, 2017 will mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge. From April 3-9, the Canadian government, with other organizations, will attempt to stir our souls with a sanitized version of the battle of Vimy Ridge. Using the occasion to further militarize our society and promote a system that profits from continuous war, they will regale us with tales of past glories and the birth of a nation."

Queen’s Observatory Open House

Saturday, April 8th @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Come listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets. Next, head up to the dome to gaze into deep-space with our 14" reflecting telescope, sure to dazzle inquiring minds young and old!

Things I Wish My Teacher Had Known – LGBTQ Workshop

Tuesday, April 11th @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Come out for this free workshop on LGBTQ information for teachers. The event will take place Tuesday April 11th 2017 in room A 241/242 at Duncan McArthur from 1:30-3:00pm. This workshop has amazing reviews and is strongly suggessted for people to attend. "The workshop will aim to train you in creating positive spaces and how to navigate situations that may occur with queer students. The panel will discuss what students wish their teachers had done for them growing up as…

Geneva House English Conversation Class

Wednesday, April 12th @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Come converse with both fluent and new English speakers while working on your pronunciation as you learn idioms and colloquial phrases, often with the aid of board games and other fun activites.

The Juvenis Festival – Performance Techniques Workshop

Saturday, April 15th

Find out all you need to know about how to put your best foot forward on stage! Whether you want to audition for a local production, act, sing, perform poetry at your high school talent night or busk on your street corner this workshop will give you the tools to make the most out of your performance and leave your audience wanting more. Participants will learn about vocal health, projection, stage presence and other aspects of performance via different activities,…

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