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Roadwork construction update: August 25

  • Excavation of the sanitary sewer is progressing on George Street, and is currently just south of the George Street and Stuart Street intersection. A large amount of hard rock in the trench has slowed the pace of the excavation. 
  • During move-in weekend, both O’Kill Street and King Street West will be open and accessible to vehicular traffic for access to Waldron Tower.

Tim Hortons/Burger King may merge: Queen's University business expert

2014-08-25

Queen’s University business expert Ken Wong is available to comment on the potential merger between Tim Hortons and Burger King. A joint statement issued by the two companies stated they hope to form a new corporation that would be based in Canada.

Queen's University experts comment on going back to school

2014-08-25
Teaching math at home - Lynda Colgan
 
Queen’s University education expert Lynda Colgan can comment on parents getting involved in their children’s education - specifically how to teach your children math. Her goal is to help parents, grandparents and caregivers to recognize and value the different types of mathematics, support math learning at home and install a love of math.
 

August 25, 2014

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Robin Boadway (Economics) commented in the Toronto Star on the Norwegian government's economy.

Ciara Bracken-Roche (Surveillence Studies Centre) commented on cbc.ca about the recreational use of drones.

Nigel Smith (Physics) was interviewed by the Sudbury Star about a new SNOLAB partnership.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Tom Hanks, Kim Kardashian pave way for celebrity-endorsed apps, in the Toronto Star.

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Queen's University expert comments on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

2014-08-22

Queen’s University marketing expert Monica LaBarge is available for comment on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

August 22, 2014

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Ciara Bracken-Roche (Surveillance Studies Centre) comments on drones on Radio Canada International, CBC radio syndication, and Corus Radio in Alberta.

Brian Lynch (Mining) discusses his mock Mars mission, in the Brantford Expositor.

Queen’s is mentioned in a Huffington Post story about the Most Beautiful University Campuses in Canada.

Ciara Bracken-Roche (Surveillance Studies Centre) comments on drones on Radio Canada International,CBC radio syndication, and Corus Radio in Alberta.

Brian Lynch (Mining) discusses his mock Mars mission, in the Brantford Expositor.

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Peter Wolf to head Centre for Teaching and Learning

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Parking lot closure

The parking lot located at the corner of Barrie and Clergy streets, behind Dupuis Hall, will be closed for maintenance starting at 5 pm today, Friday, Aug. 22, and over the weekend. More information.

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Update: Queen's Shuttle route change during the week of Sept. 2

The Queen's Shuttle route will change during the week of September 2, instead of during the week of August 25, when the roadwork construction project moves into the intersection of Stuart Street and George Street.

August 21, 2014

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Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) discusses the murder of American journalist Jim Foley on CTV National News and CTV News Channel.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) has his letter to the editor published in the Globe and Mail.

Sharry Aiken (Law) comments on the commercial vehicle safety blitz in Toronto in the Canadian Press and published on CP24

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Murder of American journalist Jim Foley, on CTV National News and CTV News Channel.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – Enforcing the rules, letter to the editor published in the Globe and Mail.

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August 20, 2014

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Colin Leys (Political Studies) comments on the safety of private hospitals in the Daily Telegraph.

Atif Kukaswadia (Public Health Sciences) discusses his research on children born abroad having lower BMIs in the Toronto Star.

Mary-Jo Maur (Law) comments on the Steve Moore and Todd Bertuzzi settlement in the National Post.

Colin Leys (Political Studies) – Safety of private hospitals questioned as report reveals hundreds die unexpectedly, in the Daily Telegraph.

Atif Kukaswadia (Public Health Sciences) – Kids born abroad have lower BMIs, study says, in the Toronto Star.

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