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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



(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.

Collecting race-based data during pandemic may fuel dangerous prejudices

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 12:13
The coronavirus pandemic presents potentially concerning trajectories for race relations and many of these concerns might even originate within the medical profession.

Available Expert - Canada to unveil COVID-19 contact tracing app despite questions about technology’s effectiveness

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 11:33
Friday, June 19, 2020

In July, the Trudeau government will unveil a voluntary smart phone app designed to alert Canadians when they’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The strategy, which typically utilizes Bluetooth to monitor people’s proximity to one another, has been tried in a number of countries but critics have raised questions about the technology’s efficacy and approach to user privacy. 

Conversations Confronting COVID-19 Virtual Event Series

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:03
With its first event on June 24, the new series aims to address some of the challenges and opportunities presented by the global pandemic

Available Expert - Quaker Oats to remove the Aunt Jemima Brand that it says is “based on a racial stereotype”

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:46
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Queen’s University brand strategy expert Dr. Tandy Thomas (Smith School of Business) is available to talk about the decision this week by Quaker Oats to give the Aunt Jemima brand of syrup and pancake mix a new name and image. 

The 130-year-old brand features a Black woman named Aunt Jemima, who was originally dressed as a minstrel character. 

Gift to help the Isabel foster a more inclusive community

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:23
A $3.5-million gift in honour of the late Jennifer Velva Bernstein, Artsci’89, will help the Isabel host more artists from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

News Release - Gift to Help the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts Foster a More Inclusive Community

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:06
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Tricia Baldwin, the director of the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, takes pride in offering audiences a diverse mix of world-class artists and socially engaged performances. Performing arts events such as those about the Indigenous residential school experience and musical acts from around the globe expose audiences to different cultures and perspectives, which Ms. Baldwin says helps contribute to a more inclusive society. 

New Bader Chair to help Queen's become a world leader in art conservation

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 14:17
Queen's to recruit a top scholar to the university to work in imaging science, an emerging field that is revolutionizing art conservation.

Supporting Rapid Response research

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 13:35
The Vice-Principal (Research) announces the second round of internal funding for projects supporting medical and social coronavirus-related solutions.

News Release - Million dollar gift will revolutionize art conservation at Queen’s University

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:56
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A $1-million gift from The Jarislowsky Foundation will bring leading-edge technology to Canada and help to preserve some of the country’s most important works of art. 

News Release - New Bader chair to help Queen's University become a world leader in art conservation

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:36
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A new research and teaching chair at Queen’s University is going to help the next generation of art conservationists better preserve our history and heritage. 

Queen’s Law introduces Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 16:33
Two-term, nine-course online program will be the only educational pathway for Canadians to become Regulated Immigration Consultants. 

Revolutionizing art conservation at Queen's

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:18
A million-dollar donation from the Jarislowsky Foundation allows Queen’s to acquire leading-edge technology that will be the only of its kind in Canada.

News Release - Launch of AI powered platform seeks to match Canadian small and medium enterprises with international business partners

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 13:54
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

From: Queen’s University 

News Release

(June 2020) WORLDiscoveries at Western University in partnership with the Centre for Advanced Computing and Partnerships and Innovation at Queen’s University have launched a web platform, Innoventure, that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to match  small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with potential partners from around the world based on the expertise and fields of interest of both parties. 

News Release - Virus co-ops immune protein to avoid antiviral defences

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 11:21
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Chronic stress during pandemic can cause strange physical symptoms

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 13:09
The Conversation: If you've been experiencing unusual physical symptoms recently, the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic may be the reason.