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Queen's In The News Friday, February 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Opposition, advocates say Liberals need to step in and fix asylum system
Professor Aiken says no action on the designated countries of origin policy and a "stay the course" approach as asylum seekers have surged across the border raises questions about the Liberal's asylum policy. The comments appeared in 30 newspapers across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, February 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
OurWindsor.ca: Post Colten Boushie verdict, is Twitter taking sides
PhD candidate Veldon Coburn commented on being banned from Twitter for comments on the Colten Boushie verdict. The story also appeared in the Toronto Sun.
Jennifer Turnnidge
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Maclean's Magazine: A women’s hockey juggernaut, brought to you by small cities and towns
Dr. Turnnidge says we need to figure out how to re-create whatever makes smaller cities so successful in cultivating elite athletes.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: The aftermath of Gerald Stanley's acquittal in the death of Colten Boushie played out on social media
Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa-area activists face online threats in Twitter war over Stanley fundraiser
PhD candidate Veldon Coburn commented on being banned from Twitter for comments on the Colten Boushie verdict.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Chan, Yolande
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: What to do when your company reaches the size tipping point
Dr. Chan says there's a difference in what you can do from when you're a small business, when you double your size to 150 people.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Wired Magazine: The future of phones is folding
Dr. Vertegaal explains flexible phone are built to withstand pressure, they are built to curve in your pocket, and they are lighter.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
Winnipeg Free Press: Human rights over religion for millennials
In his op-ed, PhD candidate Galen Watts says Canada is increasingly moving towards a secular culture.

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Queen's In The News Friday, February 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Graham, C Nicholas
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston store aims to attract virtual reality gaming enthusiasts
Nicholas Graham says that even though virtual reality technology has been around in some form or another for decades, it's still very much in its infancy.
Ahmed Mian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Globe and Mail: Common misconceptions about the flu, and why you should get the shot
Ahmed Mian says that influenza is taking a higher-than-usual toll on children in Canada so far this year.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, February 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Stakes are high for Mulroney at Ontario Tory leadership debate: experts
ctvnews.ca: Stakes are high for Mulroney at Ontario Tory leadership debate: experts
Global News: Stakes are high for Caroline Mulroney at Ontario Tory leadership debate: experts
Kathy Brock says that the carbon tax will likely emerge as a key issue in the PC leadership debate. Her comments appeared in the National Post, CTV News, Global News, and over ten other outlets across the country.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
phys.org: New technology combines LEGO bricks and drones
New Atlas: Fleets of mini-drones form airborne Lego creations in flight
Roel Vertegaal says this technology has the potential to take experiential learning to an entirely new level.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: McDonald’s to roll out healthier Happy Meals menu
Hamilton Spectator: McDonald's slims down Happy Meal by banishing cheeseburgers
Ken Wong says it's not a coincidence that McDonald's is sprucing up the Happy Meal image now.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louise de Lannoy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Herald: Shorter fitness test accurately predicts risk of mortality
Ms. Lannoy says test can help predict the risk of premature death.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Sean Cleary
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: How should investors handle the choppy ride?
Sean Cleary says there are a lot of positives in the U.S. economy, but the question is whether these positives have already been factored into the markets.

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Queen's In The News Monday, February 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Ascough, Richard
  • Arts and Science
  • Continuing and Distance Studies
  • School of Religion
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University professor named 3M Teaching Fellow of 2018
Richard Ascough appeared on CKWS to discuss being named a 2018 3M Teaching Fellow.
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
CBC Radio: Ontario Morning
Oyedeji Ayonrinde discusses campaigns created by his students to educate young people about cannabis use.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
iPolitics: If Canada U.S. trade is a bad idea, there are no good ideas: Trudeau
Kathy Brock says the Trudeau government is brilliant at its messaging.
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
CBC Radio: Ontario Morning
Kip Pegley discusses Olympic theme music and how it reflects our values.
Philippe Gauthier
  • Arts and Science
  • Film and Media
Toronto Star: Could Black Panther’s success lead to shift in Hollywood
Philippe Gauthier writes about why, almost ten years after comic book blockbuster movies began, Black Panther is the first major studio release to star a Black superhero.
Phillips, Susan
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CBC Online: 'He said, she said': Sex and sensitivity raised in complaints about doctors
Susan Phillips says physicians are part of society too so there are likely pockets of sexism and bullying found within medicine.

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Queen's In The News Friday, February 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Radio Canada International: NGOs call for Canada to take leadership of aid to Rohingya (French)
Sharry Aiken spoke to Radio-Canada about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Burma (Myanmar).
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Huffington Post: Trudeau's Jab At Anti-Abortion Groups Over Charter Rights Contains 'A Lot Of Baloney'
ctvnews.ca: Baloney Meter: Is advocating against abortion out of line with the charter?
Nick Bala spoke to Canadian Press about Prime Minister Trudeau's comments on abortion and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms when asked about the Summer Jobs Program rules. The article appeared in over 25 outlets, including CTV News and HuffPost.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post, Financial Post: Legacy of Ronald Reagan to hover over Trudeau trade speech to lawmakers
Kathy Brock says the Trudeau government is brilliant at messaging and understands the idea of symbols. Her interview appeared in over 20 outlets, including the Financial Post, iPolitics, CP24, and Metro News.
Ahmed Mian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Globe and Mail: Got the flu? Here are four good reasons for staying out of the ER
Ahmed Mian wrote for the Globe and Mail about how to identify flu symptoms and how to mitigate spreading it to others.
Robin Valleau
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Robin Valleau spoke to CBC's Ontario Morning about alternatives to road salt cities could use to deal with icy conditions.

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