A Decade of Service: Daniel Woolf Reflects upon His 10 Years as Principal

April 24th – 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).

Episode airs April 24th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and was simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

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Making the Grade: How to Thrive during Exam Season. A Conversation with Dr. Ian Garner

Dr. Ian Garner, Academic Skills Outreach Coordinator with Student Academic Success Services (SASS) at Queen’s University joins us for this episode. We chat about the services SASS offers all Queen’s students throughout the year and focus on tips and resources to study and thrive during exam season at the university. For more information on the wealth of resources, including one on one peer support, visit the SASS website!

Episode aired April 10th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and was simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

The Agnes Benedickson Tricolour Award: Celebrating Service and Contributions to Queen’s University

April 3- This episode of Campus Beat features our chat with the five outstanding winners of the 2019 Agnes Benedickson Tricolour Award. This year’s winners are Erika Campell, Zac Baum, Benji Christie, Umpai Thammachack and Olivia Rondeau. Learn more about their acheivements, inspiration, and what’s coming up next for these wonderful folks! Cha Gheill!

Special Thanks to Queen’s University Rector Alex da Silva and Matteke Hutzler, Office of Advancement for their assistance in setting up our time with the newest members of the Tricolour Society!

Tune into CFRC 101.9 FM (www.cfrc.ca) on April 6th for our live broadcast of the Tricolour Award ceremony!

Episode airs April 4th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and is simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

 

Queen’s PhD-Community Initiative: Shared Experience and Benefits

March 6th 2019 – Associate Dean Marta Straznicky (School of Graduate Studies) and PhD Candidate Heena Mistry (History) join us in studio to talk about the Queen’s PhD-Community Initiative, Heena’s experience as a participant, and to chat about the upcoming Capstone Presentation event taking place at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts on March 12th 2019. Free admission! Register here!

Art the Science Project and Residency: A Conversation with Julia Krolik

February 20th – Julia Krolik, co-founder and CEO of Art the Science joins us in studio. She talks to us about this innovative project, the pilot residency program, and the upcoming Between the Sand: Art the Science Residency Showcase digital exhibition presented by residents Dr. Kevin Mumford (Queen’s Department of Chemical Engineering) and artist/creative coder, Owen Fernley on Feb. 27th at Modern Fuel in Kingston.

Music:
Great Lake Swimmers, “Your Rocky Spine”

Episode airs February 20th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and is simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

Meeting Student Need with Winter Coats and More

February 13th – Laura Lee (Sci ’21), Deputy of Environmental Affairs under the Alma Mater Society’s Social Issues Commission joins us in studio to talk about the Room of Requirement at Queen’s University as well as the Queen’s Winter Coat Exchange. Business and individual donors can learn more about how to donate while students can learn how to access warm winter clothes, household items and more through this informative conversation about this service. You can also check out the recent Gazette article here.

Music:
James Francies-Leaps; David Ullman Group-Vortex; Lucia Jackson-When You’re Smiling

Episode airs February 13th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and is simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

A Grand Re-Opening! Kingston Frontenac Public Library in Perspective

February 6th – Chief Librarian Patricia Enright and Monica Steward, Chair for the KFPL Board of Directors and the Central Branch Project Committee join us in studio for this episode. We discuss the anticipated reopening of the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library on March 23rd 2019, the new and renewed spaces, programs and resources KFPL offers and the benefits the library provides for Queen’s and community members alike!

Episode aired February 6th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and is simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

Igniting Research Passions with Professors Laura Murray and John Smol

January 30th – Professor Laura Murray (Department of English) and Professor John Smol (Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change, Department of Biology) joined us in studio alongside Mark Richardson, Education and Outreach Officer for the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute. Each chatted about the recently launched Ignite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations event at which Profs. Murray and Smol will present on January 31st and each have inspiring ideas for accessible research to inspire future generations of researchers.

Episode airs January 30th at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and is simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

Provincial Decisions & Student Impact: A Conversation with Tyler Morrison

January 23rd – Tyler Morrison, 3rd year Law student and Society of Graduate and Professional Students President joined us in studio to share insights regarding recent Ontario government decisions related to tuition fees and OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) and the impacts these decisions may have for students. Throughout the episode, we also share interview footage from the Queen’s Students for OSAP demonstration that took place at Queen’s on January 22nd featuring undergraduate, graduate and professional students, domestic and international students, OSAP users and students who don’t use OSAP but were at the demonstration in solidarity.

Episode aired January 23rd at 5 PM EST on CFRC 101.9 FM and was simulcasted online at www.cfrc.ca. Missed it? Download it through CFRC 101.9 FM’s online archive or stream the podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify!

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