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WAG Adaptive Games 2016 - a hit with participants and SKHS Students

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Adaptive Games a hit with participants, Queen's students

 By Steph Crosier, Kingston Whig-Standard / Sunday, January 31, 2016 9:25:24 EST PM (snipped)

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SKHS Grads are BEWIC Champs 2016

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SKHS grad students won the Competitive and Overall categories of the 2016 BEWIC Sports Weekend. 

Congrats Team !

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Dr. Geoffrey Smith, SKHS Professor Emeritus, receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Peace History Society

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Dr. Geoffrey Smith, Professor Emeritus with the (now) School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, has been awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award by the Peace History Society.  He is only the fifth recipient of this prestigious award.  (pic below courtesy the Gazette)

Dr. Elaine Power talks to the Ottawa Citizen Newspaper about "...a Canada that doesn't need food banks"

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Elaine Power: To serve the hungriest, we need a Canada that doesn't need food banks.....

"After more than 30 years, we know that food banks are not the answer. It is time to reinvest in our social safety net."

Dr. Elaine Power speaks about how food banks are not functioning

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Dr. Elaine Power, SKHS Faculty Member, speaks to LaPresse about Food Banks.  She says:  “The only study on the issue showed that 65-80% of families who do not have enough to eat never go to food banks.....They are at home and they are hungry."

King Lab Team wins 2015 Sociology of Sport Journal Article Award

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November News 2015 - From the King Socio-Cultural Studies Lab

Former SKHS MA student, Matthew Hawzen, won the 2015 Barbara Brown Student Paper Award from the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport for work based on his MA thesis on Tim Tebow.

Dr. Elaine Power and the fight against hunger

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Dr. Elaine Power, Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Studies at Queen’s University speaks about the fight against hunger at the SPUR Festival in Ottawa ON on 07 November 2015.  Dr. Power says:  “An adequate basic income guarantee would mean the end of hunger and then food banks could be closed forever.”

Erica Phipps, SKHS PhD Student is recipient of 2015 Vanier Scholarship

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Erica Phipps, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies PhD student, is in the Queen’s Gazette this week as one of 6 New Vanier Scholars.  Ms. Phipps’ graduate supervisor, Dr. Jeffrey Masuda says:  "We at SKHS are exceptionally fortunate to have Erica Phipps join our PhD program and the Centre for Environmental Health Equity.

Jean Côté debates the question "Should we eliminate score-keeping from youth sports?"

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Dr. Jean Côté, SKHS Professor in Sport Psychology, participates to InformedDebate article in Costco Connection regarding the recent practice wherein many Canadian soccer associations stopped keeping score for youth matches.  Some people want scorekeeping eliminated from all youth sports.

Dr. Elaine Power says "basic income guarantee would lessen poverty"

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Opinion Column  - Kingston Whig Standard (snipped)           KingstonFoodbankJun2015

Basic income guarantee would lessen poverty   - says Dr. Elaine Power