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Queen's in the News Archive

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2005-09-06 10:34:32

Kathy Brock (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about Canadian charity aid to Hurricane Katrina relief.

Jean Cote’s (Physical and Health Education) study showing professional hockey players are more apt to come from small towns is highlighted in the National Post, on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen, in the Regina Leader-Post, Edmonton Journal, Victoria Times Colonist, Vancouver Province and Winnipeg Free Press.

Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) comments in the Toronto Star and Calgary Herald about fiscal federalism. Father Raymond de Souza’s (Newman House) comments about Prof. Courchene’s analysis continue to receive coverage, most recently in the Edmonton Journal.

Geoff Roulet’s (Education) opinion piece about how computers help kids learn math appears in the Toronto Star.

Peter Chin (Education) comments about co-op education in a Canadian Press story that is carried in the Hamilton Spectator, Brockville Recorder and Times, Guelph Mercury, Kitchener-Waterloo Record and Brantford Expositor.

Geoff Smith’s (History) commentary about Hurricane Katrina appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2005-09-01 09:23:37

An opinion piece by Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) about fiscal federalism appears in the National Post. He also comments about Alberta’s economic surplus in the Ottawa Citizen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Victoria Times Colonist.

Raymond de Souza (Newman House) comments in the National Post about Tom Courchene’s (Policy Studies) analysis of fiscal federalism.

Janet Hiebert (Political Studies) comments in the Toronto Star about electoral reform.

2005-08-30 10:07:14

Kathy Brock (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about federal-provincial rights to natural resources.

Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) comments about Alberta’s economic surplus in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader-Post and Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

Brian Osborne (Geography) comments in Ottawa Citizen stories about the history of Eastern Ontario and the coming of the Canadian railway.

2005-08-26 09:16:12

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about Canada’s dispute with the U.S. over tariffs on softwood lumber appears in the Toronto Star.

Geoff Smith’s (History) opinion piece about Bush’s war on terrorism appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Elia Zureik (Sociology) comments in gulfnews.ca about the purpose of higher education in the UAE.

2005-08-25 09:11:33

Harvey Lazar (Policy Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about provincial economies as a result of the recent increase in oil prices and about federal-provincial relations.

Geoff Roulet (Education) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about his new online geometry program for high school students.

Philip Jessop (Chemical Engineering) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about his discovery of an environmentally friendly technology for making plastics, pesticides, dyes, fragrances and other industries.

2005-08-22 09:16:38

Nick Bala (Law) comments in the Globe and Mail about child support appeals in the Supreme Court.

Robert Gilbert’s (Geography) Antarctic research is highlighted in the Toronto Star.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) comments in the Montreal Gazette, Windsor Star, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Sun about media coverage of Governor General designate Michaelle Jean’s supposed separatist leanings.

Julian Barling (Business) comments in the Montreal Gazette about workplace accidents.

2005-08-18 09:35:26

Will Kymlicka’s (Philosophy) research about Canada’s Multiculturalism Act in his book titled Finding Our Way is highlighted in the Toronto Star.

Alan King’s (SPEG) research on the effects of postsecondary curriculum on drop out rates is highlighted in the Toronto Star.

Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in a Canadian Press story about Canada’s new governor-general. The story receives extensive coverage including the Montreal Gazette, Hamilton Spectator, London Free Press, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder, Charlottetown Guardian, and Corner Brook Western Star.

Martin Hand and Peggy Cunningham (Business) comment on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about changing consumer trends for back to school shopping.

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.

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