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Queen's in the News Archive

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2005-08-16 10:30:37

William Blake (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail about a new program that assigns personal trainers to Queen’s MBA students.

John McGarry’s (Political Studies) opinion pieces about the IRA’s recent disarming are featured in the Globe and Mail,Kingston Whig-Standard and Washington DC Examiner. He is also featured on NPR Chicago discussing terrorism.

Brian Ginn (Biology) comments in the Halifax Herald about acid rain damage to lakes in Nova Scotia.

2005-08-08 09:33:27

A column by John Geddes (Medicine) appears in the Whig-Standard describing some of his cultural experiences in the Queen's Family Medicine Development Program in the Balkan Region.

Jacalyn Duffin (History) is quoted in a National Post column about how disease is conceptualized socially and the "medicalization" of everything from baldness to wrinkles to shyness.

Don Stuart (Law) is quoted in a Whig-Standard article about a confusing bylaw enforcement procedure.

Christopher Mueller (Medicine) is mentioned in the Whig-Standard for receiving a grant from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) comments in the Toronto Star about the Passenger Protect and a secret no-fly list distributed to airlines as part of a security review by the federal government.

Matt Thompson (Business) comments in the Guelph Mercury about the Zellers chain’s attempt to go up-market with expensive brand names.

Robert Gilbert (Geography) is quoted in the Whig-Standard about his research into the unprecedented collapse of an ice-shelf in Antarctic and a possible rise in global sea levels.

2005-08-02 10:54:53

Matt Thompson (Business) comments in the Guelph Mercury about the Zellers chain’s attempt to go up-market with expensive brand names.

Professor emeritus Christopher Knapper's (Psychology) comments on the need for change in university teaching methods are carried in the Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star, Edmonton Journal, Kingston Whig-Standard and Sherbrooke Record.

A report on banking mergers by Thomas Courchene (Policy Studies) is quoted in the Globe and Mail.

Martin Jones Duncan (Astronomy) comments in the Kenora Daily Miner and News about an erroneous e-mail making its way around the Internet telling people inaccurate facts about Mars.

An op ed piece by John McGarry (Political Studies) appears in the Globe and Mail examining the Irish Republican Army’s announcement that it would formally end its armed campaign.

Robert Gilbert (Geography) is quoted on CBC.CA News about his research into the unprecedented collapse of an ice-shelf in Antarctic and a possible rise in global sea levels.

Hugh Segal (Policy Studies) comments in the Ottawa Citizen, Whig-Standard and on CBC Radio about his recent appointment to the Senate.

Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Politics) comments on CBC Radio about Hugh Segal’s appointment to the Senate.

Sean Conway (Policy Studies) comments in the Whig-Standard about Hugh Segal’s appointment to the Senate.

Art Cockfield (Law) comments on CBC Radio about the racial bias of a new border search protocol.

Joseph Pater (Clinical Trials Group) comments in the Globe and Mail about the rising costs of cancer drugs.

Julian Barling (Business) comments in the Edmonton Journal, Sudbury Star, Prince George Citizen and Saskatoon StarPhoenix about safety in the workplace.

The Surveillance Project's David Lyon comments on CBC's Maritime Noon regarding the effectiveness of new surveillance technologies in light of the London bombings.

Steven Blostein (Electrical and Computer Engineering) comments in the Whig-Standard about the risks of wireless technology.

2005-07-29 11:26:29

A new study co-authored by John Smol (Biology) that shows seabirds spread contaminants through their droppings in the Arctic continues to receives extensive national and international coverage including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Reuters and the Guardian (UK), Maclean’s magazine, National Geographic, Science Now, CTV News, CBS News, ABC News and BBC News.

Art Cockfield (Law) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about a new high-tech border pass system to be employed at Kingston’s closest crossing into the U.S.

Brian Surgenor (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about a recent $840,000 auto engineering grant for Auto21.

Tom Axworthy (Policy Studies) comments in the Canadian Press about the French government funneling funds to French separatists in Quebec. The story is carried in the Winnipeg Free Press and St. Catharines-Niagara Standard.

John McGarry (Political Studies) comments on CBC-TV Newsworld and CKLW-Radio in Windsor about the end to the IRA's armed campaign.

2005-07-26 09:21:41

Ross Finnie (Policy Studies) comments in the National Post about a new federal grant for married post secondary students.

Julian Barling (Business) comments in the Vancouver Sun about creating safe work environments.

Pam Dickey Young (Religious Studies) appears on CKWS-TV discussing the ordination of women in the Catholic church.

Arthur Cockfield’s (Law) opinion piece about the baby boomers is aired on CBC Commentary.

2005-07-22 12:23:19

Ross Finnie (Policy Studies) comments in the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Kingston Whig-Standard and Sherbrooke Record about university entrance grade reporting in the Maclean’s magazine survey.

Adele Mercier’s (Philosophy) opinion piece about Canada’s new same-sex marriage legislation is featured in the Ottawa Citizen.

2005-07-19 12:18:23

Pradeep Kumar (Policy Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail and Globe and Mail Online about the impact of unhappy employees on service provider industries.

Steve Iscoe's (Physiology) research into the potentially dangerous side effects of medically administered pure oxygen is highlighted in the Globe and Mail, Washington Times, and Asian News International, and on CBC-radio regional news.

2005-07-15 11:45:20

A new study co-authored by John Smol (Biology) that shows seabirds spread contaminants in the Arctic through their droppings receives extensive coverage including the Globe and Mail Online, National Post, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Gazette (Montreal), Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Free Press, Leader-Post (Regina), Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Times Colonist (Victoria), Kingston Whig-Standard, the lead story on CBC online and on CBC Radio The World at Six.

Seven new Queen’s Research Chairs are highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2005-07-12 12:30:34

Pam Dickey Young’s (Religious Studies) opinion piece about the church and same-sex marriage appears in the Toronto Star.

Art Cockfield (Law) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about legal considerations surrounding the recent re-naming of Kingston’s Market Square.

Susan Babbitt (Philosophy) comments on CKWS TV about helping Cuban victims of Hurricane Dennis.

2005-07-11 10:53:43

Pam Dickey Young’s (Religious Studies) opinion piece about the church and same-sex marriage appears in the Toronto Star.

Peggy Cunningham (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail, Globe and Mail Online and Toronto Star about cell phone providers marketing to tweens.

Gerald Wilde (Psychology) comments in the Edmonton Journal and New York Times about risk assessment as astronauts prepare to return to space.

Ian Janssen’s (Physical and Health Education) comments about a new study, which suggests that Mennonite children are fitter than children with contemporary lifestyles initially covered by the Canadian Press continue to receive coverage, most recently in the Whitehorse Star.

James Lee’s (Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering) research on the formation of Norway’s Caledonian mountain range is highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

David Lyon and Elia Zureik (Sociology) comment on London, U.K.’s recent terrorist bombings on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.

David Skillicorn’s (Computing) surveillance program that detects deceptive word patterns in suspicious e-mails continues toreceive coverage, most recently in Business Edge Online.

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