Queen's in the News: May 24, 2012
Daniel Krupp (Math) – Major life decisions may be influenced by a person’s life expectancy, in the Daniel Island News (South Carolina newspaper).
Lola Cuddy (Psychology) – Music is one of the last memories to fade for Alzheimer patients, in The Republic (Columbus, Ind. newspaper).
Vincent Mosco (Sociology) – Simon Wiesenthal Center grades social networking sites on digital hate and terror, in the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, Charlottetown Guardian, Cape Breton Post, Truro Daily News, Prince Albert Daily Herald, and 15 other newspapers and websites across Canada; Quebec passes new anti-protest laws to stop student protests, on CTV News Channel.
Adrienne Roberts (Political Studies) – G(irls)20 Summit empowers women on a global scale, in the Globe and Mail.
George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – The potential CP Rail strike, on Global TV National, National Post, Bloomberg, iPolitics.ca, and CKNW (Vancouver talk radio).
Darryl Robinson (Law) – Two courts battling to prosecute the son of Moammar Gadhafi, in Maclean’s magazine.
Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Conservative backbencher voice opposition to his party's federal omnibus bills, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers.
Carolyn Harris (History) – Prince Charles’ royal tour of Canada, on Global TV Regina, Sympatico News, CTVToronto.ca, online Postmedia web chat (carried on Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspaper websites), and CKWS TV.
Ken Wong (School of Business) – KFC accused of using rain forest wood for packaging, in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator.
Ed Koush (School of Computing PhD student) – Queen’s helps design a new system for detecting wear in pipelines, in the Edmonton Journal.
Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The future of Kingston Penitentiary, on Radio Canada (French-language CBC TV Ontario newscast).
Kim Nossal (School of Policy Studies) – Canada's plans to withdraw from Afghanistan may not be firm, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Kathy Lahey (Law) – Women are on pace to earn economic equality in Canada in the year 2593, on CMHL (Hamilton talk radio).