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Queen's in the News: August 2, 2011

Ashlee McGuire (Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Incidental physical activity such as sweeping floors can have positive benefits, in the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) and Globe and Mail.

Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies) – Future of the NDP Party without Jack Layton, in the Globe and Mail.

Jean Cote (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Kids’ soccer league tries ‘silent soccer’ for a week, in the Globe and Mail.

Elaine Power (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – How food banks are making the battle against poverty more difficult, on CTV News Channel and CTV.ca and in the London Free Press.

Andrew Grant (Political Studies) – The drought in Somalia, on CTV News Channel and CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies) – The drought in Somalia, on CTV News Channel.

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Supreme Court rules federal government doesn’t have to pay billions in tobacco lawsuit, in the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Toronto Sun and more than 25 other newspapers across Canada.

Nick Bala (Law) – Increase in litigants without attorneys is threatening family court system, in the Toronto Star and Lawyers Weekly; the trial of Texas polygamy sect leader Warren Jeffs, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun and 14 other Sun Media newspapers.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – How much should Jack Layton publically reveal about his medical condition, in the Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Winnipeg Free Press, Moncton Times & Transcript, Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader Post.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – President Obama asks people on Twitter to lobby politicians to avert the debt ceiling crisis, in the Vancouver Sun, Winnipeg Free Press and Ottawa Citizen; scathing resignation letter goes viral, in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post; study finds men are better at networking than women, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Bev Baines (law) – The trial of Texas polygamy sect leader Warren Jeffs, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun and 14 other Sun Media newspapers.

Steve Maynard (History) – Op-ed on the rumour that famed soldier-poet Lt.-Col. John McCrae was gay, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Frances Bonier (Biology) – Research done on stress levels of tree swallows could have human implications, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Don Stuart (Law) – Supreme Court Justice Louise Charron’s retirement leaves big hole in criminal law, in Lawyers’ Weekly.

Bill Flanagan (Law) – The shortage of articling positions for law students, in Canadian Lawyer magazine.

Tom Courchene (Economics) – America is declining as a global economic superpower, on Radio Canada.

Carolyn Harris (History) – The 30th anniversary of Charles and Diana’s royal wedding, on YahooNews.com.

Phil Jessop (Chemistry) – Finding a fast, and economical way to make methanol from waste CO2,, in Chemical & Engineering News.
 

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