Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

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May 1, 2014

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) –  These hackers are hired to break into your systems, in the Toronto Star.

Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant (Political Studies) – Getting more women into politics still an uphill battle, in the St. John’s Telegram.

Kenneth Wong (School of Business) – Grocers are collecting your shopping data – should consumers be wary? On GlobalNews.ca.

Lynda Colgan (Education) – A rendezvous with science, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

April 30. 2014

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Why Canada’s banks have weaker passwords than Twitter or Google, in the Globe and Mail.

Tina Dacin (School of Business) – Merging? Better check your culture compatibility before signing on the dotted line, in the National Post.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – How a simple office plant can increase your productivity and happiness, in MetroNews.ca.

Geoff Smith (Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – The NBA bans Donald Sterling for life, on CKWS-TV Live@5.

Other News

Keith McWhirter (ITServices) – Beware of apps that spy on family members, on Consumer Eagle.

April 29, 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) - RCMP tracking Canadians considered at risk of joining terror groups, on Sun News Network.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) - Stop trying so hard to sleep better, on the Todd Veinotte Show (Atlantic Canada radio).

Ian Janssen (Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Obesity in Canada is 'overstated': Fraser Institute, on NewsTalk 1130.com.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) - Few reasons to avoid vaccines, op-ed published in the Owen Sound Sun Times.

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Human Media Lab unveils foldable smartphone technology, in the Kingston Herald.

April 28, 2014

Jacalyn Duffin (School of Medicine) – What makes a saint? In the Toronto Star.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Does Grand & Toy moving online signal the end of the brick-and-mortar model? On GlobalNews.ca.

Robert Dennis (School of Religion, History) – The canonization of Pope Jon XXIII and John Paul II, on CTV News Channel.

Hugh Segal (School of Policy Studies) – What to do about the Senate? On The West Block with Tom Clark.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Vaccination objectors misguided, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.


Dan Moran (Student in the School of Computing) – Flappy Bird + 2048 = Flappy48, in the Tech Times.

April 25, 2014

Julian Barling (School of Business) – What Manchester United’s meltdown can teach us about succession, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – New military exercises were recently announced by the Russian military, on CTV News Channel.

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – Provides comments in a new book by journalist Leslie Scrivener about John Paul II, in the Toronto Star.

April 24, 2014

Nick Bala (Law) – Halifax lawyers defending two teens in the Rehtaeh Parsons case may not have been charged if the government hadn’t changed its sexting policy, in the Globe and Mail.

Jeff Nadeau and Fraser McLeod (Urban and Regional Planning graduate students) – A Queen’s study of the Rideau Canal and suggestions for improvement, on CBC’s All in a Day.

David de Witt (Agnes Etherington Art Centre) – Rembrandt School puts Kingston on global art map, in Canadian Art and on CKWS Television.

Stephen Archer (School of Medicine) – Dermatology clinic officially launches in Kingston, in the Kingston EMC.

April 23, 2014

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canada Goose parkas warm many including a supermodel, in the Denver Post.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Stop trying so hard to sleep better, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Crowdfunding may be new but fundraising practices remain the same, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (Urban and Regional Planning) – About 4,500 prison housing units could be built on former prison farm land, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Art Cockfield (Law) – When giant multinationals hire armies of accountants and lawyers to devise clever, yet legal, ways to avoid taxes in the countries where they operate, are they running afoul of our basic notions of fair play, in CPA Magazine.

April 22, 2014

Don Drummond (Policy Studies) – Appeared on the first annual Progress Summit on Income Inequality and Austerity, on CPAC.

April 21, 2014

Praveen Jain (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – University professor chooses a better world over profit, on the Global National program Everyday Hero.

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – The Canadian company selling drug to battle juvenile arthritis has stopped making it, in the Globe and Mail; the Catholic Church fast-tracks two early Quebec figures for sainthood, in the Catholic Register.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A four-party meeting on the Ukraine is being held in Geneva, on CTV News Channel; Canada deploys CF-18s to Eastern Europe, on Sun TV.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – General Motors grapples with a recall scandal affecting older cars, in Maclean’s Magazine.

Allyson Harrison (Psychiatry, Regional Assessment and Resource Centre) - Seriously stressed-out students are on the rise on post-secondary campuses, in the Vancouver Province.

Naomi Alboim (Policy Studies) - Canadian waitresses lose jobs to foreign workers, on cbc.ca and in the Huffington Post.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Assessment still ongoing to see how many breeches have occurred due to Heartbleed security bug, on Business News Network; RCMP arrest student in Heartbleed theft of CRA data, in the Windsor Star and the Alaska Highway News; Canada needs privacy rules for drones, on Radio Canada; the one year anniversary of the Boston bombings is Monday, on CKWS (Vancouver radio).

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Three vaccinations are becoming mandatory for Ontario school children, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Stephen Archer (School of Medicine) – Hotel Dieu establishes a new dermatology clinic, on CKWS Television.

Robert Dennis (History) – The Catholic Church fast-tracks two early Quebec figures for sainthood, in the Catholic Register.

April 17, 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Crime is plunging, but police costs are soaring, in the Globe and Mail.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – ‘Scared 19-year-old’ charged in Heartbleed data breach, on Business News Network, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and in other Postmedia publications.

Warren Mabee (Geography, Policy Studies, Environmental Studies) – Summer gas prices expected to spike, on CKWS-TV.

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