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1 hour 21 min ago
Monday, December 11, 2017

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Positive predictions on economic front

2 hours 15 min ago
Smith School of Business experts connect with business and community leaders at Business Forecast Luncheon.

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2 hours 30 min ago
Monday, December 11, 2017

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New provincial workplace legislation enacted

4 hours 30 min ago
Queen’s working to assess and implement any required changes in the new Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. 

Queen's in the News: December 11, 2017

5 hours 15 min ago
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Lisa Kerr (Law) had her op-ed on the rule of law encompassing prioners published in the Ottawa Citizen.

Dick Zoutman (Infectious Diseases) commented on cbc.ca on the upcoming flu season.

10 hours 41 min ago

Ready for winter

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:04
New inclement weather webpage details the university's decision-making process for responding to weather events and provides information, links, and resources.

Queen’s School of English turns 75

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:00
International students share cultures from around the world during the school’s anniversary event.

Queen’s United Way campaign reaches 93 per cent of goal

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:48
The Queen’s United Way Campaign Committee has set a fundraising goal of $320,000 for this year’s campaign in support of United Way of Kingston, Frontenac Lennox and Addington.

Quarterly newsletter Vitality published by Employee and Family Assistance Program

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:38
As the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider for Queen’s University, Homewood Health publishes a number of regular newsletters, including Vitality

Queen's in the News: December 8, 2017

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:46
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Dianne Groll (Psychiatry) spoke to the Canadian Press about a federal study that showed military veterans are at a greater risk of suicide than the general public. Her comments appeared in 52 outlets across the country, including the National Post.

Warren Mabee (Geography and Planning) says in an interview with the National Post that demonstrations against pipelines and other energy projects are escalating.

10 hours 31 min ago

Community weighs in on undergraduate orientation review

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:15
The Undergraduate Orientation Review Working Group hosted two public town halls, and has been meeting with key stakeholders.   

Students seek to 'redefine diversity' at Queen’s

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:43
Outreach to prospective and current students aims to broaden the discussion surounding diversity.

Available Expert - German coalition leader says EU must become United States of Europe

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:56
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Queen's University political expert Grant Amyot is available to comment on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s planned coalition partner Martin Schulz suggesting the European Union must become the United States of Europe by 2025.

Queen's in the News: December 7, 2017

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:37
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Zsuzsa Csergő (Political Studies) discusses Vladimir Putin's announcement that he will seek another term as Russian President on The Simi Sara Show (CKNW).

Stephen Smith (History) writes in The Conversation that though we may think there has never been a news era like the one we currently occupy, newspapers in the early 1800s looked a lot like today's online newsfeeds.

9 hours 56 min ago

The Isabel celebrated for design excellence

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:05
This Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts was recognized by the City of Kingston for its design.

Queen’s buys St. Mary’s of the Lake hospital

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:04
The large property will relieve parking pressure and help Queen’s prepare for future needs.

Available Expert - Vladimir Putin announces he will run for re-election to Russian presidency

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:55
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Queen’s University’s Head of Political Studies, Zsuzsa Csergő, is available for comment on Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he will seek a new six-year term as President of Russia.

“There is strong support in Russia for political stability and continuity,” says Dr. Csergő. “Russia is not a liberal democracy with a pluralist democratic political culture and has never had a tradition of political parties and leaders taking turns in power, and of political institutions ‘checking’ each other’s power. Succession is smooth, predictable, and controlled.

Available Expert - President Trump prepares to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:56
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Queen’s University expert John McGarry is available to comment on President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday. The announcement will fulfill a campaign promise but will likely end any possibility of peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

There is also widespread worry the announcement will bring instability to the region.

Queen's in the News: December 6, 2017

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:42
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Robert Wolfe (Policy Studies) discussed Canada/United States trade with the Globe and Mail and Global News.

Gregory Davies (Medicine, Health Sciences) was interviewed by CBC about the risks for pregnant women who exercise in a heated environment.

10 hours 6 min ago

Go with the flow (or against it)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:58
Queen's researchers use magnetic fields to control bacteria with the potential to deliver drug treatments.