Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

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September 27, 2013

Barb Dickson (Managing Director, Executive Education, School of Business) - Teaching women to be more confident about their achievements no easy feat for business educators, in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A member of the Toronto 18 was killed in Syria, on CTV News Channel.

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – A new report from the CRTC says one-third of Canadians watch TV online, on CBC Radio’s The Business Desk.

Kathy Brock (Political Studies) – Is there a compassionately Canadian approach to assisted dying, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers; Donald Low and the impact of his assisted dying plea, on CHML (Hamilton radio).

Nick Bala (Law) – The complicated world of parenthood for gay, lesbian and transgendered couples, in the Calgary Herald.

September 26, 2013

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) - Public are sick and tired of Big Three telcos and disgusted by recent wireless ad campaign, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – What is the impact of Donald Low’s assisted dying plea, on CTV’s Power Play.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – How does Al-Shabab recuit its members, on CTV News Channel.

Charles Pentland (Political Studies) – Stephen Harper opts out of United Nations address, on CTV News Channel.

John Dixon (Geology) – How did Pakistan’s earthquake create a sudden island, in the Huffington Post.

Nick Bala (Law) – Reproductive rules require extra effort for same sex couples, in the Edmonton Journal.

Dale Kristensen (Associate Curator, Fowler Herbarium) – What makes the leaves change colour in the fall, on CKWS Television.

Kenneth Hall (M.A. candidate, Philosophy) – How the terrorists group Al-Shabaab used social media, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

September 25, 2013

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Political Studies) – The release of Canadian Hamid Ghassemi-Shall from Iranian prison, on Global National.

Dallas P. Seitz (Psychiatry) – Pain relief in dementia patients needs ‘more skilled care,’ on CBCNews.ca. Public ‘still very afraid’ of dementia, researcher says, in the Hamilton Spectator.

David Lyon (Sociology) – Can citizens roll back silent army of watchers? Op-ed published in the Toronto Star.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Bye Bye Blackberry (as we know it) as smartphone maker agrees to takeover, on Yahoo! News Canada.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Young Canadians who join extremist groups and how these groups recruit Westerners, on CBC Radio Syndication. Kenya terrorist attack raises concerns about Canadian, western al-Shabaab recruits, on The Loop. What do we know about al Shabaab, the al Qaeda linked terrorist group? On John Gormley Live, NewsTalk 650 CKOM (broadcast across Saskatchewan.

Steven Salterio (School of Business) – Accounting designations get together, in Macleans On Campus.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Making strides to reduce the stigma of mental illness, in Ottawa Life Magazine.

Adolfo de Bold (School of Medicine) – Former Queen’s professor inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, on CKWS.


Kenneth Hall (M.A. candidate, Department of Philosophy) – Kenya attack: Why al-Shabaab live-tweeted the assault, on CBCNews.ca.

Mark Woodcroft (School of Medicine student and leukemia researcher) – Ready to Light the Night, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

September 24, 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Kenyan terrorist attack speaks to trouble in Somalia, in National Geographic Daily News; Al-Shabab terrorist attack aimed at ending Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia, in the National Post; The terrorist group behind the Nairobi mall attack explained, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Fairfax strikes a $4.7 billion deal to buy Blackberry, on CBC The National and Global National.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – BlackBerry takeover gives firm another chance at life, in the Toronto Star.

September 23, 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) - A look at the group claiming responsibility for Kenyan mall attack, on CTV News Channel; what could the public expect from Germany’s elections over the weekend, on CBC Radio syndication (10 stations across Canada).

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Canada to explore how psychiatric service dogs can help veterans with PTSD, on the Sun News Network.

Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – Why 32 MPs were promoted to parliamentary no man’s land, on canada.com (Postmedia website).

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Blackberry announces another round of layoffs, on cbc.ca.

Tim Fort (Drama) – The Wizard of Oz celebrates its 75 anniversary, on CKWS Television.

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Gamblers’ class action lawsuit against the OLG is denied again, in Lawyers Weekly.

September 20, 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Fairfax Financial Holidays is eyeing an investment in Cara Operations Ltd., the owner of Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s and Kelsey’s, in the National Post.

Louis Gagnon (School of Business) – Jim Flaherty’s is pushing to set up a new national securities regulator, on CBC One.

Kathleen Lahey (Law, Gender Studies) – Professor launches new survey that examines sexual orientations and gender identities in the law profession, on CBC Radio.

September 19,2013

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Rehtaeh Parsons Facebook ad a textbook case of online photo abuse, on cbc.ca.

Daren Heyland (School of Medicine) – Many patients receiving end-of-life treatments they don’t want or need, in the Cambridge Times.

September 17, 2013

Bruce Pardy (Law) – Climate agency accused of cooling on global warming as new report lowers predicted temperature increase, in the National Post.

Daren Heyland (School of Medicine) – Many patients receive end of life treatments they don’t want or need, in the Toronto Star.

Robert Engen (History) – The 70th anniversary of the Italian campaign, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

September 16, 2013

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Greater Toronto Area sprawl is getting out of control, op-ed in the Toronto Star; the urban residential renaissance is a myth, in the Kitchener Waterloo Record.

Allan English (History) – Commemorating the 73th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, on CTV News Channel.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – An update on the chemical weapon situation in Syria, on CTV News Channel.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) - Canadian Muslim leaders worried U.S. speakers will spread hate about Islam, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Dawson Creek Daily News, Westman Journal, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader Post and a number of other daily newspapers.

Peter Greer (Cancer Biology and Genetics) – Terry Fox Run supports Kingston, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – What are the possible security issues around a foreign purchase of Blackberry, on News Talk 770 (Calgary radio).

September 13, 2013

Ingrid Johnsrude (Psychology) – How you tune out your spouse and why, in Time Magazine.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The UN Security Council members from the UK, US, China, France and Russia hold a meeting, on Sun TV.

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