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Discovery of ‘thought worms’ opens window to the mind

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:30
Queen’s University researchers uncover brain-based marker of new thoughts and discover we have more than 6,000 thoughts each day.

Mentoring new students

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:26
Queen’s has expanded a peer program that helps set up first-year students for success.

Keeping an eye on the prize

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 09:32
Queen’s University researcher David Lyon has earned the Molson Prize for decades of work in surveillance studies.

News Release - Protecting cancer patients from COVID-19: world-first clinical trial tests a novel immune-boosting strategy

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:39
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

(July 8, 2020) In the race to find new ways to prevent and treat COVID-19, Canadian researchers have launched an innovative clinical trial focused on strengthening the immune system for one of the most vulnerable populations – cancer patients.  

News Release - WE-CAN Project at Queen’s University and Kingston Economic Development Corporation Announce First Rural Mentorship Cohort

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:31
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

From Queen’s University

(July 7, 2020) Queen’s University and Kingston Economic Development Corporation announced today the names of nine rural, women-led businesses that will make up the first cohort of the Rural Mentorship Program.

Queen's launches Indigenous Initiatives website

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:00
New site brings together campus-wide information and resources on Queen's University Indigenous research, initiatives, cultural services, and more.

Summer orientation from anywhere

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:44
Queen’s is preparing incoming students for university through online programming throughout July

Recommended reads for Indigenous History Month

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:41
Office of Indigenous Initiatives staff highlight their favourite books by Indigenous authors.

Student job programs go remote amidst COVID-19

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 14:36
Undergraduate placements continue to be strong despite restrictions caused by the global pandemic.

Welcoming the first Promise Scholars to Queen’s

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:16
The new program is designed to increase access to a Queen’s education. 

News Release - Queen’s Faculty of Law to launch consultation on building name

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:59
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Kingston, ON-The Queen’s University Faculty of Law today announced that it is committing to a formal consultation process to review the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall.

The consultation process will involve the formation of a committee consisting of students, faculty, staff, and alumni that will welcome and consider comments from both within and outside the Queen’s community about the law building name. The matter will also be considered by the law school’s Faculty Board.

Support for artists is key to returning to vibrant cultural life post-coronavirus

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 14:15
The Conversation: Policy makers and arts sectors together need to reimagine how we might organize contracts, leverage networks, and change supports to create more long-term opportunities for arts workers.  

Examining healthy behaviours in youth

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 14:33
New survey reveals concerns about the mental health of girls and new types of risk behaviours reported by young people in Canada.

Engineering researchers lauded for contributions

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 09:37
Two Queen’s University professors earn Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellowship for lifetime of critical research.

News Release - $40 million Gift for the Agnes and New Home for the Bader Collection

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 15:24
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

EMBARGOED UNTIL NOON ON TUESDAY, JUNE 23 

 

(KINGSTON, ONT.) Queen’s University is announcing a $40 million (USD) gift from Bader Philanthropies, Inc., to revitalize and expand the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and create a new home for the Bader Collection. 

The philanthropic investment has the potential to create one of the largest university art museums in Canada and will help Queen’s researchers and students play a fundamental role in enabling societies to better understand, protect, and experience the world’s artistic and cultural treasures. 

$40-million gift for the Agnes and a new home for the Bader Collection

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 15:14
Donation from Bader Philanthropies, Inc., will revitalize the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, create a new home for the Bader Collection, and help researchers and students.

Media Advisory - The Gift of Art: A Virtual Announcement

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 14:54
Monday, June 22, 2020

 

KINGSTON, ONT. – Queen’s University is making a major funding announcement about the future of art at the university on June 23. Reporters are invited to join the Queen’s community and watch the virtual announcement on Zoom and to learn about the transformational gift and its vision. A video copy of the virtual announcement will be available to reporters afterward if needed.  

Date:  Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 11 am to noon 

Location: Virtual Event on Zoom 

QUBS celebrating 75th anniversary

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 10:08
Queen's University Biological Station launches video highlighting its role in fostering leading-edge research, experiential learning, science outreach, and biodiversity conservation.

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