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Queen’s remembers Gord Downie

7 hours 22 min ago
Flags lowered in memory of lead singer for The Tragically Hip, alumnus and honorary degree holder.

Available Expert - The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dies at age 53

8 hours 15 min ago
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Available Expert – The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dies at age 53

Queen’s expert Robert Morrison is available for comment on the passing of The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, who was diagnosed with a terminal form of brain cancer in May 2016.

“This is a day that we all knew was coming, but somehow that doesn’t really soften the blow. We have lost a person who consolidated us, who pushed us, who excited us, who taught us, and who inspired us," says Dr. Morrison.

Queen's in the News: October 18, 2017

9 hours 46 min ago
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Judith Davidson (Psychology) says that for students age 18-25 years old, getting seven to nine hours of sleep is important for memory consolidation.

8 hours 24 min ago

Principal outlines priorities for 2017-18

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:32
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf previews what’s to come this year.

Librarian and Archivist of Canada to present annual Queen’s University Archives Lecture

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:32
Guy Berthiaume to deliver 35th annual Queen’s University Archives Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 2 pm in the 1923 Reading Room, Douglas Library. 

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Phishing

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:39
Throughout October, Queen’s University is recognizing National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Queen's in the News: October 17, 2017

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:26
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Arthur Cockfield (Law) wrote for The Globe and Mail about the Law Society of Upper Canada's demand that their members sign a "Statement of Principles".

Peter Hodson says in the National Observer that there is a huge amount of research information that the Canadian government has chosen to ignore when deciding to approve oil pipelines.

8 hours 43 min ago

Students hard at work in the community

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:25
Queen’s students are using their time, talents, and resources to support a variety of community causes this year.

Principal’s statement on Homecoming weekend

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:14
Principal Daniel Woolf to meet with city officials, emergency services departments and officials from Kingston Health Science Centre.

First Queen’s Remembers plinth unveiled

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:56
A monument dedicated to the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee peoples, erected in the heart of Queen's campus.

Gaels put on scoring display for Homecoming

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:01
Queen's romps past York Lions for 52-34 win on Homecoming weekend and improve record to 3-4.

Media Advisory - Queen's University hosts Senator Landon Pearson and public lecture on corporal punishment

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:50
Monday, October 16, 2017

Senator Landon Pearson is a long-time advocate for the rights and well-being of children and served in the Senate of Canada from 1994 to 2005.

Media Advisory - Queen's TEDx Salon discusses application, accessibility and privacy of wearable tech

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:42
Monday, October 16, 2017

TEDxQueensUSalon has partnered with the Queen’s University School of Graduate Studies to highlight graduate student research and expertise in a series of interactive TEDx Salon events. The first event of the year, called WIRED, will feature a screening of TED talks and live discussions with three doctoral candidates about the emerging field of wearable technology.

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Investing in research

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:21
Letters of intent being sought for Queen’s Research Opportunities Funds (QROF) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Institutional Grant (SIG) competitions.

A warm welcome for alumni

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:21
Thousands of alumni return to Queen's to celebrate and connect with friends, classmates and the university.

Queen's in the News: October 16, 2017

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:18
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Amanda Ross-White's (Librarian, Health Sciences) piece for The Conversation about how pregnant women can lower the risk of stillbirth appeared on CBS News and CNN.

Ed Struzik (Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy) spoke to the Sierra Club national magazine about how climate change is affecting the frequency and severity of wildfires.

10 hours 46 min ago

Queen's a finalist for prestigious global engagement award

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:00
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recognizes Queen's for its inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize our campus.

Media Advisory - Queen’s Remembers initiative launches

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:50
Friday, October 13, 2017

KINGSTON – Queen’s University Principal Daniel Woolf and representatives from the local Indigenous community are unveiling a commemorative plinth to honour the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee, upon whose traditional lands Queen’s was built.

The plinth will be the first in a series as part of “Queen’s Remembers” – an initiative designed to commemorate those who have made significant and noteworthy contributions to the history of Queen’s University. Over the coming months, additional commemorative plinths will be unveiled across campus to remember and recognize these groups.

News Release - Queen’s a finalist for prestigious global engagement award

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:58
Friday, October 13, 2017

Queen’s University is one of four finalists named on October 11, 2017 by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) for its Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The award recognizes an institution at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campus.

Available Expert - Twitter deletes tweets and user data potentially crucial to Russia investigation

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:43
Friday, October 13, 2017

Queen’s University technology expert David Skillicorn is available to comment on reports that Twitter has deleted tweets and user data of potentially great value to investigators looking into Russian meddling with the 2016 U.S. election.

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