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Appearance upgrades in Mackintosh-Corry Hall

Appearance Upgrades in Mackintosh-Corry Hall

On Thursday, July 31, contractors working on behalf of Physical Plant Services (PPS) will be replacing the treads on the staircase in the hallway across from the food court and on the staircase leading from the F200 area to the F300 area. Both staircases will be closed for the entire day. The contractors will be using a low VOC water based latex adhesive product to complete this project.

Water shutdown - JDUC

A planned water shutdown will affect the 1st floor of the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) on Thursday, July 31 from 8:30-9:30 am while Physical Plant Services plumbers install shut off valves on water supply lines within the Commissary Kitchen.

During this shutdown period, there will be no domestic water available to the washrooms, water fountains, and kitchens (including eye wash stations) located on the 1st floor of the JDUC. There are no fire safety implications arising from this work.

"Weird Al" Yankovic's album reaches Number 1: Queen's University expert

2014-07-30

Queen’s University music expert Robb Mackay is available to talk about “Weird Al” Yankovic’s album Mandatory Fun reaching Number 1 on the Billboard 200 charts.

According to Nielsen Sounscan, the album had sold 104,000 copies by July 20, making it the first comedy album to hit Number 1 since 1963.

Queen's legal expert comments on Supreme Court decision regarding undercover operations

2014-07-30

Queen’s University legal expert Lisa Dufraimont is able to comment on Thursday’s Supreme Court of Canada decision on undercover operations and confessions. The catalyst for the decision is the Nelson Lloyd Hart murder trial. He was convicted on March 28, 2007 of drowning his twin daughters in 2002.

July 30, 2014

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Adam Heenan (Clinical Psychology) discusses his research on exercising and anxiety in the Daily Mail.

Philip Jessop (Chemistry) has been nominated to be named an Innovator at Work in the Globe and Mail.

Ariel Salzmann (History) comments on the destruction of the Gaza tunnels on CTV’s Canada AM.

Adam Heenan (Clinical Psychology) discusses his research on exercising and anxiety in the Daily Mail

Philip Jessop (Chemistry) has been nominated to be an Innovate at Work in the Globe and Mail

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The Friends For Life Bike Rally always brings some colour to Queen's campus with riders donning all kinds of red costumes. The Friends For Life Bike Rally always brings some colour to Queen's campus with riders donning all kinds of red costumes. Riders arrive at Queen's University on Tuesday as part of the Friends For Life Bike Rally. Riders arrive at Queen's University on Tuesday as part of the Friends For Life Bike Rally.

July 29, 2014

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Joshua Karton (Law) commented in the Globe and Mail on an international arbitration panel order.

Anne Johnson (PhD candidate, Mining) was interviewed by the Globe and Mail on First Nations support for natural resource projects.

Dick Zoutman (Public Health Sciences) commented on the Ebola outbreak in Africa on CTV News Channel.

Art Cockfield (Law) – Explaining double taxation and the IRS, on Global National.

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Queen's extends training agreement with Chinese ministry

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Nomination deadline extended for Baillie Teaching Award

The nomination deadline for the Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award has been extended to Aug. 15. The award recognizes undergraduate or graduate or professional teaching that has had an outstanding influence on the quality of student learning at Queen's. Visit the Centre for Teaching and Learning website for more details about the award and submission criteria.

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Residences construction update: July 28

  • As construction on and around the exterior of the buildings proceeds, there will be traffic congestion and delays due to material deliveries, man lists and machines on all streets bordering the construction sites.
  • Pedestrians should continue to proceed with awareness and caution on all streets bordering the construction sites.
  • Roofing continues this week so odors of tar may be experienced at times.

 

Roadwork construction update: July 28

  • Starting today, crews will begin excavation work at the intersection of George and O’Kill Streets, moving north towards Stuart Street. As a result of this excavation work, George Street will be closed to through traffic at Stuart Street.
  • To accommodate vehicular traffic, the on-street parking on George Street will be removed to facilitate two-way traffic between O’Kill and Stuart Streets.
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