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Available Expert - Uber's new policy will force drivers to take a break from driving

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:54
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Queen’s University business professor John-Kurt Pliniussen is available to comment on a new policy from Uber. Under the new rules, drivers in Canada trying to work for more than 12 hours straight will be forced to take a six-hour break before they hit the road again. The Uber app will block drivers from taking new customers.

Six students inducted into Tricolour Society

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:10
The Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award is one of the highest honours a student can receive from Queen's University.

Feb. 20 edition of the Gazette now available

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:03
The Gazette is filled with interesting Queen’s-focused items and is available at various locations around campus.

The Queen’s plant-based menu is growing

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:48
Hospitality Services hosts Food Forward Culinary Experience.

Queen's in the News: February 21, 2018

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 08:41
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Veldon Coburn (Political Studies) commented in the Toronto Star and Ottawa Citizen on being banned from Twitter after commenting on Colten Boushie.

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Gaels sweep Rams in final home game for coach Brenda Willis

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:50
Gaels honour retiring head coach Brenda Willis who now has a Queen’s-best 363 career victories at the helm of the men's volleyball team.

Stepping up cybersecurity at Queen’s

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:03
New online Cybersecurity Awareness Course now available for faculty and staff.

Queen's in the News: February 20, 2018

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:31
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Yolande Chan (Smith School of Business) was interviewed by the Globe and Mail about the growth of small businesses.

Galen Watts (Cultural Studies) had his op-ed on human rights over religion published in the Winnipeg Free Press.

9 hours 23 min ago

Gaining real-world, international experience

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:07
As part of International Planning Project course, students from the School of Urban and Regional Planning travel and work in Auroville, India.

Queen's in the News: February 16, 2018

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:01
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Nicholas Graham (Computing) says in an interview with CKWS that even though virtual reality technology has been around in some form or another for decades, it's still very much in its infancy.

9 hours 55 min ago

Queen’s Reads author to visit Kingston

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:36
Program organizers are preparing to welcome Katherena Vermette to campus, and announce winners of creative contest.

For the Record: Feb. 15

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:34
For the Record provides postings of appointment, committee, grant, award, and other notices set out by collective agreements and university policies and processes. It is the university’s primary vehicle for sharing this information with our community.

Media Advisory - Queen's University hosts innovative plant-based culinary chef training

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:32
Friday, February 16, 2018

KINGSTON – Witness Queen’s University culinary professionals in action at Ontario’s first Food Forward Culinary Experience - a two-day event hosted by the school and the Humane Society International/Canada designed to train participants how to create delicious, cost-effective and sustainable plant-based dishes.

Queen's in the News: February 15, 2018

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:34
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Ken Wong (Business) says in the Toronto Star that it's not a coincidence that McDonald's is sprucing up the Happy Meal image now.

Kathy Brock (Political Studies) says in the National Post that the carbon tax will likely emerge as a key issue in the PC leadership debate.

11 hours 33 min ago

Premier Wynne speaks with Queen’s students

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:55
Premier of Ontario tours the Queen's Centre before taking part in a question-and-answer session.

Queen's encourages innovation with student competition prize

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:51
The City of Kingston and the Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre have partnered to create an additional prize for the Mayor's Innovation Challenge.

Senate, Board welcome new members

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:36
Suzanne Arniel and Steven P. Smith will join Senate, while Ellie Sadinsky and Liying Cheng will sit on the Board of Trustees.

Community-based Queen’s Cares program expands

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:16
Students will spend Reading Week supporting local organizations. 

A crusader for mental health

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:50
Queen’s University professor Dorothy Cotton awarded Order of Ontario for her work with law enforcement and mental health agencies.

Queen's in the News: February 14, 2018

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:42
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Louise de Lannoy (Kinesiology) new research on fitness testing was reported in the Kingston Herald.

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