Category Archives: Highlights 2014

2014 Fall Previews

The two Fall Preview events for 2014 were held on October 25 and November 8 in the Biosciences complex at Queen’s. Once again, many thousands of visitors attended. The School of Computing was represented by a terrific group of volunteers … Continue reading

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45th Anniversary

A splendid time was had by all participating in the celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the School of Computing (formerly the Department of Computing and Information Science). Much thanks to the organizers! Photos by Dave Dove and Ben Hall … Continue reading

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Spring Convocation 2014

Congratulations to those School of Computing graduands receiving degrees at the 19 June 2014 Convocation! Photos by Dave Dove.

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Sixth Annual School of Computing Awards

On May 12, 2014, School Director Selim Akl hosted the Sixth Annual Queen’s School of Computing Awards ceremony. The awards were created to recognize excellence in various forms of endeavour, an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of those in the … Continue reading

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Queen’s Graduate Computing Society Conference 2014

The fourth annual QGCS Conference took place on May 7th and 8th this year. It was, again, by all accounts, a successful, vibrant conference. Congratulations to the organizers and thanks to the sponsors and participants! Photos by Dave Dove.

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Perk and EQUIS Labs at the Science Rendezvous

The School of Computing’s EQUIS and Perk Labs took part in Science Rendezvous Kingston 2014 held at the Rogers K-Rock Centre on May 3. The event was a free public festival of events intended to showcase “the passion and importance … Continue reading

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ECOO East Regional Programming Contest 2014

Queen’s School of Computing was proud to host the Educational Computing Organization of Ontario’s (ECOO’s) annual East Regional Programming Contest for eastern Ontario high school students on Saturday, April 26th. The three-hour event was held in prestigious Wallace Hall, where … Continue reading

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Creative Computing 2014

Hundreds of interested faculty, students, and staff gathered at the Biosciences Complex on Thursday April 3rd for the Queen’s School of Computing’s annual exhibition of Creative Computing: Art, Games, and Research. The event highlighted the work of the School’s undergraduate … Continue reading

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5th Annual Queen’s Computing Invitational High School Programming Contest

Area high schools entered five teams of students in the fifth annual programming contest hosted by the Queen’s School of Computing, and held on March 31, in co-operation with the Limestone District School Board, the Algonquin & Lakeshore District Catholic … Continue reading

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Bob Crawford Retires

Congratulations to Professor Bob Crawford on the occasion of his approaching retirement! It was celebrated at the School’s 2013 Holiday Party on November 28. Further congratulations to Bob for his appointment to Professor Emeritus, which takes effect January 1, 2014. … Continue reading

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