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Increasing access for under-represented populations

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:22
New admission policy and financial award aim to encourage students, who would be the first in their families to attend university, to come to Queen’s.

Available Expert - Celebrating the Christmas season

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:44
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Celebrating the Christmas season

A number of Queen's University experts are available to comment on topics relating to the holiday season. Topics will cover a wide range of areas, including family dynamics, spirituality, physical health and Christianity.

Queen’s University expert Galen Watts is available to comment on how the millennial generation understands and practices spirituality.

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Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:49
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Community weighs in on undergraduate orientation

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

Creating a sense of belonging

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:43
Students' project seeks to broaden the discussion around diversity and inclusivity at Queen’s.

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.

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.

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.

Available Expert - Brexit talks fail after backlash against proposals for the Irish border

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:10
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Queen’s University expert John McGarry is available to comment on Brexit talks breaking down between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Theresa May announced that the UK and the EU failed to reach an agreement to move to the next stage of Brexit talks but she was confident talks would resume before the end of the week.

The UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019 and Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to reach an agreement on the Irish border so negotiations can move forward.

Dr. McGarry is the Canada Research Chair in Nationalism and Democracy.

Available Expert - California wildfire forces evacuation of 27,000 residents near Los Angeles

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:33
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Queen’s University wildfire expert Edward Struzik is available for comment on a fast-moving California wildfire that has forced the evacuation of 27,000 residents 100 km north of Los Angeles.

"Two decades ago, no one dreamed we would have a year-round fire season,” says Mr. Struzik. “But as this year’s runaway firestorms across the continent tragically demonstrate that is quickly become the new reality.”

Life Sciences graduate becomes Canada’s first Inuk heart surgeon

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:30
A medical trailblazer, Donna May Kimmaliardjuk (Artsci’11) is trying to embrace being a role model.

News Release - Queen's University researcher examines fear of falling and long term detrimental health effects in seniors

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:02
Monday, December 4, 2017

New research out of Queen’s University has shown a fear of falling can lead to function disability in seniors over the age of 65. High fear can lead to less mobility, isolation, a loss of independence, depression, and, eventually, the need to move into a care facility.

Available Expert - Decision on appeal by Toronto Real Estate Board comes today

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:07
Friday, December 1, 2017

Queen’s University real estate expert John Andrew is available to comment on the Federal Court of Appeal announcing today its decision on the appeal by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) of the Competition Tribunal’s ruling of April 2016 that TREB has to make public information such as the price a home actually sold for, how many days it was on the market, pending sales, broker commissions, and more.

News Release - Queen's University purchases St. Mary's of the Lake hospital

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:00
Friday, December 1, 2017

Kingston, ON – Queen’s University purchased the St. Mary’s of the Lake property from Providence Care on Nov. 30, 2017. The purchase of the former hospital will address the current space and parking challenges the university is facing.

Making employment equity inroads

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:23
Nominations being sought for the annual Tri-Awards – Employment Equity Award, Steve Cutway Accessibility Award, and Human Rights Initiative Award.

From diploma to degree

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:54
Queen’s University signs partnerships with Canada’s major mining colleges in connection with its online Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology program.

News Release - Queen's University signs partnerships with Canada's major mining colleges

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:39
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Queen’s University has partnered with mining programs at three major colleges in Canada through a new diploma-to-degree program designed to help ease the transition from college to university.

Young Women at Queen's Presents: Panel Talk - Valuing Diverse Identities on Campus

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:38

This panel discussion features four prominent members of the Queen's Community who will discuss how staff at Queen's can help to create a campus where diverse identities are not just tolerated, but valued.

http://www.queensu.ca/eventscalendar/calendar/events/young-women-queens-presents-panel-talk-valuing-diverse-identities-campus

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