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Queen's University

2012 News Archives


  • Letter to the Editor The Kingston Whig Standard

    December 11, 2012 "No humour in blue light pranks"

  • Editorial Whig Standard

    September 18, 2012 Peter Lougheed "An unassuming pillar of strength"

  • Welcome Back

    September 17, 2012 Message from Principal Woolf

  • Peter Lougheed (1928-2012)

    Peter Lougheed was a great Canadian leader as well as a distinguished chancellor for our university.

  • Globe and Mail Opinion Piece

    August 9, 2012 Real change must be a collective process "The Ontario government recently released a discussion paper on postsecondary-education reform. Among the topics on the agenda: system transformation; a potential move in some programs to three-year degrees; greater use of "technology-enabled" learning; and a much simpler mechanism for transferring course credits between college and university." ...

  • Year End Message

    June 29, 2012 Principal Woolf's year end message

  • The Third Juncture May 2012

    The Third Juncture is the Principal’s essay on the future of Queen’s following the Academic Planning exercise.

  • Opinion Piece in the Ottawa Citizen

    May 6, 2012 The ivory tower is showing cracks "There has been a great deal of discussion about universities lately, in the press, on air and in a welter of recent books offering critiques and proposed solutions, some of them quite radical, to our apparent ailments. Some of these are well-placed and thoughtful — the university, like every other public institution, should be subject to scrutiny and must be adaptable to the changing needs of the various communities it serves — while others are less well-informed." ...

  • Opinion Piece in the Whig Standard

    January 11, 2012 Expanding Global Ties "At Queen's, as at most other Canadian universities today, teaching, learning and research take place in a far more international context than existed a generation or even a decade ago. Increasingly, students and professors are gaining the opportunities and benefits that result from working in and studying other countries and cultures." ...

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