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Multi-Faith Discussion: Faith and Hope in Uncertain Times

We live in a precarious world in which the ideas of hope and faith are not often discussed within our communities, especially with recent global events. Join the Queen’s Faculty of Education for an open dialogue with a multi-faith panel focused on the ideas of hope and faith.

Wednesday, April 19

5-7 pm

Auditorium at Duncan McArthur Hall (511 Union Street West)

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Movies, Madness and Creativity March 30

In the book, Creativity and Mental Illness (2014), the editor, James Kaufman, begins by asking: “Are creative people more likely to be mentally ill?” According to Kaufman: “This basic question has been debated for thousands of years” (p. 1). And yet, after all that time, there still appears to be no consensus, as the medical field continues to wrestle with the question. But maybe Hollywood has some of the answers. In this discussion, we will, then, go back to 1931, when the movie The Mad Genius was released, and enjoy a romp through the last 85 years of cinematic representations of creativity and mental illness. Who knows what we’ll find …

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Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington Science Fair

230 students from 25 schools will be competing for top awards at the 46thFrontenac, Lennox, and Addington Science Fair (FLASF) happening March 30-31.

FLASF is a regional science project competition that provides a public forum for Grade 5 – 12 students from public, separate, private and homeschool to report on their investigations in scientific and engineering topics.

Students will present their projects in four divisions: computer science and engineering, physical and mathematical sciences, life and earth sciences, and human health sciences, competing for trophies, medals, and special awards including cash prizes and scholarships. Five students will win best-of-fair awards and will go on to compete at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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