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Queen's in the News Archive

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February 25, 2014

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Ottawa hopes to reap millions from selling ads on a job bank site, in the Globe and Mail.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egypt’s interim government announces its resignation, on CTV News Channel.

Thomas Dean (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – Olympic hockey caused a massive bandwidth strain across the country, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

February 24, 2014

Michael Tschakovsky (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Physical exercise followed immediately by cognitive training gives your brain a healthy boost, in the Globe and Mail.

Don Stuart (Law) – Organized crime trial to continue despite abusive prosecution tactics, in the Globe and Mail.

Richard Ascough (School of Religion) – Discussing the new movie Son of God, on Context with Lorna Dueck (Global television).

Louis Gagnon (School of Business) – Why Nova Scotia distanced itself from the Canadian benchmark rate, in the National Post.

Marco Sivilotti (School of Medicine) - The dark side of acetaminophen, in the Toronto Star.

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) - Rome had the right man to bring forth historic change, in the Catholic Register.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Ethics of clinical trials demand attention, op-ed in the London Free Press and the Sarnia Observer; Assisted dying bill was sabotaged, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Thomas Dean (Electrical and Computing Engineering) –How Canadians watch the Olympics is evolving, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - No region of the world has benefitted from less sustained Canadian interest and involvement than South America, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

February 21, 2014

Robert Wolfe (Political Studies) – Democrats grind gears in Obama’s attempt to update NAFTA, in the Vancouver Sun.

Ian Janssen (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Sitting time linked to disability regardless of physical activity, on cbc.ca.

Robert Engen (PhD candidate, History) – New exhibit explores war against disease, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Heather Evans (English) commented on Valentine’s Day spending on the online site cardhub.com.

February 20, 2014

Robert Wolfe (Political Studies) – Dissing the North American Free Trade Agreement for political gain, on News 570.

Keith McWhirter (IT Services) – Keeping track of the family with technology, blog on globalnews.ca.

February 19, 2014

Richard Reznick (Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences) – Doctors may cut down on unnecessary tests, in the Toronto Star.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Iran’s leader is expressing skepticism about the next round of nuclear negotiations with world powers, on Sun News Network.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Belgium makes a controversial ruling on child euthanasia, on 102 FM (Jamaican radio).

February 18, 2014

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – Can a scientist believe in miracles, op-ed on bbc.ca.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Belgium makes a controversial ruling on child euthanasia, on CTV News Channel, cbc.ca, the Roy Green Show (11 Corus Entertainment radio stations) and 900 CHML (Hamilton radio).

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – The Olympics are often a venue for controversy, on CTV News Channel.

John –Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – The rise of the internet is seeing us juggling up to 25 different passwords, in the National Post.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – New technology allows television stations to air different commercials in specific postal codes, in the Toronto Star; Does the made in Canada brand make a difference, in the National Post.

Robert Ross (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Shake up your sedentary lifestyle by walking around as much as possible, in the Toronto Star.

Robert Dennis (School of Religion, History) – Taking a look back at the year in the Catholic Church, on CKWS Live @ 5.

Robert Morrison (English) – How Jane Austen novels can help people become more romantic, on CKWS Television.

February 13, 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Examining charities that accept donations from states that sponsor terrorism such as Iran and Syria, on Sun TV.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Metro and Loblaw slammed by the U.S. retail invasion, in the Montreal Gazette.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Everyone loves to be remembered on Valentine’s Day, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

February 12, 2014

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Brain dead woman gives birth to healthy baby in British Columbia, on CTV News Channel.

George Smith (School of Business) – Cooling off period helps when two sides have opposing views, in the Daily Gleaner (Fredericton).

Robert Ross (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – More people than ever are sitting for a living, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – How is the face of Facebook is changing, on 680 News Toronto and 660 News Calgary.

February 11, 2014

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Exploring veteran and mental health issues in both the United States and Canada.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Khurram Sher pleads not guilty to collaborating in an al-Qaeda-inspired plot, on CBC Radio.

February 10, 2014

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Syrians continue to be evacuated from Homas, on CTV News Channel.

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The United Nations demands the Vatican take action against child sex abusers, on CTV News Channel.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A plane from the Ukraine was nearly hijacked and the pilot forced to land in Sochi, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio. He also participated in an online Postmedia chat about security and terrorism in Sochi.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – McDonald’s Canada’s latest video takes cameras behind the scenes at their factory in London, Ontario, in the National Post.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Experimental treatments can give false sense of hope to some cancer patients, in the Toronto Star; Fighting for survival in the clinical trials system, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – People know suburbs when we see them but are stumped when asked to define them, in the Hamilton Spectator.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Security continues to be tight at the Sochi Olympics, on the Roy Green Show (Corus Radio Network). He also participated in an online Postmedia chat about security and terrorism in Sochi.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Annual report entitled Freedom in the World, is rather depressing, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – The 2014 Olympics kick off in Sochi, on the Roy Green Show (Corus Radio Network).

Kip Pegley (School of Music) – Beatlemania celebrates 50 years, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

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