Queen's in the News Archive
|November 22, 2013||
Art Cockfield (Law) - Conservatives reviving old controversy with proposal of cyberbullying law, in the Globe and Mail.
Ken Wong (School of Business) - Canadian shoppers still flock to U.S. to cash in on Black Friday deals, in the National Post, Toronto Star, Waterloo Region Record and the Whitehorse Star.
Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - JFK assassination wasn't the first time people questioned important events, in the Kingston Whig Standard, CBC syndication (Windsor, Kitchener-Waterloo, Victoria, Kamloops and Whitehorse), CKWS Live @5 and also on CTV Morning Live. He also commented in another Whig story on where he was the day JFK was shot.
Brandon Tozzo (Political Studies) – What affect did the Kennedy assassination have on politics around the world, on CBC syndication.
David Pratt (History) – There are many theories on the Kennedy assassination, in the Pembroke Observer.
|November 21, 2013||
Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Students who stay away from social media at university do so at their own peril, in the Toronto Star.
Andrejs Skaburskis (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Census protester Janet Churnin goes to trial Friday for protesting filling out useless short-form census due to long form's cancellation, in the Toronto Star.
Munir Sheikh (School of Policy Studies) - Census protester Janet Churnin goes to trial Friday for protesting filling out useless short-form census due to long form's cancellation, in the Toronto Star.
Wendy Craig (Psychology) - Federal government tables cyberbullying bill that will make it illegal to send intimate images without consent, on CBC Radio stations across Canada including Yellowknife, Windsor, Quebec City, Vancouver, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Montreal. She also participated in the Safe and Inclusive School Conference in Oakville, Ontario. The story was reported in the Oakville Beaver and the Burlington Post.
Nick Bala (Law) - Federal government tables cyberbullying bill that will make it illegal to send intimate images without consent, on CBC Radio’s All in a Day.
Ken Wong (School of Business) – Explaining why seniors shouldn’t get discounts, on CBC Radio stations across Canada.
Adam Chippindale (Biology) – Fruit flies are an anomaly in the evolutionary theory of aging, in Frontenac This Week.
|November 20, 2013||
Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Fifty years after JFK's assassination, conspiracy goes mainstream, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.
Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – The issues with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continue, on CTV News Channel and Global National.
Ken Wong (School of Business) – Why seniors shouldn’t get discounts, on CBC Radio One (Sydney, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick).
|November 19, 2013||
Ken Wong (School of Business) –Why seniors shouldn’t get discounts, in Maclean’s Magazine.
Elspeth Morgan (Faculty of Education) - New Canadian teachers head abroad amid tight job market, on CBC’s The National.
Robert Morrison (English) - An inquiry into the death of Bridget Jones's Mark Darcy, on cbc.ca.
Judith Irwin (Physics) – A chance alignment masks second galaxy hiding out behind another, in Nature World News and earthsky.org.
|November 18, 2013||
Brendan Gurd (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Study suggest antioxidant blocks exercise gains, in the Globe and Mail.
Nick Graham (School of Computing) – PlayStation and Xbox aren’t just fighting each other as new gaming consoles are launched, in the Toronto Star.
Raphael Lavoie (PhD candidate in Biology) – Mercury is increasing in the Arctic fish population, on CBC North.
John Smol (Biology) – Tiny algae signal big changes for warming Arctic lakes, on mongabay.com (a leading environmental science and conservation news site).
|November 15, 2013||
Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – AIDS activism commuted death sentences but its spirit is lost, on The Conversation.
Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canadian tourism plunges 20 per cent despite global travel surge, on Global National.
Sharry Aiken (Law) – Secret evidence plays growing role in Canada’s immigration courts, Inter Press Service News Agency.
Tim Fort (Drama) – Turn on your cellphones, please, in the Kingston Whig Standard.
Sophia Miao (Undergraduate BSc student) – Student holds prestigious scholarship, in the Moncton Times and Transcript.
|November 13, 2013||
Amin Nikdel (Undergraduate student in the School of Computing) – New app to connect students and professors in class, on CBC’s “Ontario Morning.”
Victoria Henderson (PhD student in Geography) – David Suzuki says Cuba is the model of sustainability, on Sun News Network.
Elaine Petrof (Medicine) – Fighting microbes with microbes; Can fecal transplants work where antibiotics fail? Research mentioned in the Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun and other Postmedia publications; New bottom line for investment in health research, research mentioned in op-ed by Leslee Thompson in the Kingston Whig Standard.
|November 14, 2013||
John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – With Toronto buyers tight-fisted, condo builders pick their targets, in the Globe and Mail.
Lynn Freeman (School of Policy Studies) – A life devoted to human rights, in the Globe and Mail.
Elana Moscoe and Zoey Katz (Organizers of Holocaust Education Week) – Horrors of the Holocaust, in the Kingston Whig Standard.
|November 11, 2013||
Joan Stevenson (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Creating a better back pack for soldiers, on the Daily Planet.
Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – Trade deals should not be held hostage by dairy supply management fears, op-ed published in the Globe and Mail.
Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media) – Drunken Rob Ford video sparks debate on whether private recordings are good for public life, in the National Post, Montreal Gazette and other Postmedia publications.
Robin Boadway (Economics) – How the middle-class debate could morph into a common political project, in the Vancouver Sun.
John Smol and Joshua Thienpont (Biology) – New study from Queen’s looks at effects of thawing slumps, on CBC Radio One Inuvik.
Shu-Ping Chen (Public Health Sciences), Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) and Terry Krupa (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Three year project geared towards improving mental health, on CKWS-TV.
Robert Engen (History) – Remembrance Day is a time to reflect on the many sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers, on CKWS-TV.
Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Symposium brings multiple perspectives, in the Brockville Recorder and Times.
Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Harper and the slippery slope, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.
|November 8, 2013||
Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – What is the latest in the Rob Ford scandal, on Global National.
John Smol (Biology) – Oil and gas waste leaking into NWT lakes new study shows, on cbc.ca and in Scientific America.
Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Twitter debuts to soaring shares, in the Toronto Star.
Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Was the CSEC really conducting industrial espionage for Canadian corporations, in Canadian Business.
Allan English (History) – Telling the story of the Battle of Passchendaele, on CKCU (Ottawa radio).