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August 18, 2014

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Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) discusses the Ebola crisis on the BBC’s “Focus on Africa.”

Beverley Baines and Nick Bala (Law) debate polygamy on CTVNews.ca.

Toni Pickard (Law) writes about welfare in an op-ed published in the Ottawa Citizen.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – The Ebola crisis, special report on the BBC’s “Focus on Africa.”

Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) – Media surrounding Robin Williams’ death, on BBC radio’s “The Stephen Nolan Show” and CKNW (Vancouver radio).

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August 15, 2014

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Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) discusses Robin Williams' death in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) comments on the U.S. decision on whether to arm the Kurds, on CTV News Channel and NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

Nigel Smith (Director, SNOLAB) discusses SNOLAB on CTV Northern Ontario.

Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) discusses Robin Williams' death in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) comments on the U.S. decision on whether to arm the Kurds, on CTV News Channel and NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio). 

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Exterior of the Isabel. The architecture of the Isabel incorporates the building's heritage. The exterior of the Isabel. Windows allow natural light to  stream into the building. Old meets new. Exterior walls  of the old stables and brewery were incorporated into the building. Architects incorporated both wood and stone from the former stable and brewery buildings on site. The student lounge in Film and Media, one of the many rooms in the Isabel with a breathtaking view of Lake Ontario. A view of the Alexander Murray Jeffery Grand Lobby. The right-hand wall of the lobby incorporates 200-year-old reclaimed wood. The screening room, which seats almost 100 people, can accommodate both video and film screenings as well as livestreaming. The Film and Media department occupies the upper floor of the Isabel. The acoustics in the Karen Hitchcock Rehearsal hall perfectly mimic those in the performance hall. These  wood strips in the rehearsal hall serve an acoustic purpose as well as an aesthetic one. The view of Lake Ontario from the Rehearsal Hall. The magnificent performance hall at the Isabel has a world-class  acoustics system.

Queen's University real estate expert comments on July's Canadian Real Estate Association data


Tomorrow the Canadian Real Estate Association will announce home sales volume and price data for July and Queen’s real estate expert John Andrew is available to comment on these numbers.

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Subscriptions for the Isabel’s inaugural season are now available for purchase online, with discounts for Queen's faculty, staff and students. Single tickets will be available for purchase beginning on Sept. 2. Visit the Isabel website for more information.


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Polygamy charges stand against Bountiful leaders: Queen's legal expert


Queen’s University legal expert Nicholas Bala is available to comment on the approval of polygamy charges against Bountiful leaders. The leaders of the two fundamentalist sects face charges of polygamy and the unlawful removal of children.

Professor Bala acted as an expert witness for Stop Polygamy in Canada during a 2011 trial in British Columbia where Chief Justice Robert Bauman upheld Canada’s 121-yearold polygamy ban. Professor Bala is in favour of polygamy remaining a criminal offence.

August 14

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Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) comments on jobs data being replaced by StatsCan in the Toronto Star.

Tina Dacin (School of Business) discusses employee loyalty in the National Post.

Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) comments on 'copycat suicides' on Canada.com and published in across Canada in Postmedia publications.

Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) – Jobs data error causes mayhem on markets, in the Toronto Star.

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August 13, 2014

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Richard Oko's (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) research was mentioned in the New York Daily News and the Daily Mail.

Tina Dacin (School of Business) talked about employee loyalty in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Fredericton Daily Gleaner.

Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) commented on Robin William's death on CKNW.

Richard Oko (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Synthetic protein offers new hope for male infertility, in the New York Daily News and the Daily Mail.

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Grounds maintenance around Victoria Hall

The grounds maintenance work around Victoria Hall has been delayed due to inclement weather.

As crews work on replacement of the sidewalk at the entrance to the parking lot off of Bader Lane on the east side of Victoria Hall, parking permit holders will have to access this lot from the north side of Watson Hall and the service lane that runs off of Bader Lane between the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Harrison-LeCaine Hall.

Queen's University mental health expert comments on Robin Williams' death


Queen’s University professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and first Bell Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair

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