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News Release - Queen's to host virtual Homecoming 2020

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:57
Thursday, May 21, 2020

KINGSTON – As the world continues to adjust to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, Queen’s University has made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person activities related to Homecoming 2020, as well as all in-person alumni events until the end of the calendar year.

“We know that this decision will cause great sadness and disappointment to the members of our alumni family,” says Vice-Principal (Advancement) Karen Bertrand, Artsci’94. “We had always hoped that this measure would not be necessary.”

Exploring new frontiers in research

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:10
Queen’s researchers receive support from the New Frontiers in Research Fund.

Impacting student futures

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 17:00
Wendy Powley of the School of Computing receives the Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award.

Disrupting routine thinking

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 15:57
Psychedelics can help reset the brain, shaking it out of old patterns. The coronavirus pandemic could have similar impacts.

Touching down in YGK

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 09:44
Looking beyond COVID-19, graduate students and city officials are teaming up to investigate ways to improve air travel to Kingston.

SASS provides graduate summer support

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 09:41

Taking music festival online

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 17:13
The inaugural Ballytobin Live From the Isabel Online Summer Music Festival will bring live concerts to music lovers in Kingston and around the world.

Helping leaders make public health decisions during COVID-19

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 16:04
Queen’s researcher Dongmei Chen and her collaborators have received federal funding to explore how the social dynamics of coronavirus transmission impact the collective capacity for emergency responses.

Queen's University archives chronicles COVID-19 for future researchers

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:39
Friday, May 8, 2020

KINGSTON-The Queen’s University Archives is doing its part to compile the most critical information surrounding the novel Coronavirus pandemic.


Ready for a productive summer online

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 14:27
Enrolments are surging in popular online summer courses at Queen’s.

Queen’s remembers J. Harry McCaughey

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:51
Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography and Planning passed away on May 1.

Available Expert - A truly black hole

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 11:33
Thursday, May 7, 2020

 Queen’s University black hole expert  and PhD candidate Nikhil Arora (Astrophysics) is available to comment on a discovery astronomers have discovered just 1000 light years from earth. It was discovered in the system called HR 6819, in the constellation Telescopium, and recently published in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics.  It is based on data collected using telescopes at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile.

With people staying home, music teaching app proves popular

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 14:06
The Cadenza practice app developed at Queen’s is a growing hit with aspiring musicians in Canada and around the world during the COVID-19 crisis.

Principal announces 2020 Distinguished University Professors

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 13:29
Six faculty members receive Queen’s University’s top research-related honour.

Queen’s University professor earns international honour

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 13:39
Katherine McKittrick (Cultural Studies) inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as an International Honorary Member in social sciences

Philanthropists back ventilator project led by Queen's Nobel Laureate

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 13:34
Canadian donors are supporting Professor Emeritus Art McDonald as he leads the development of a ventilator that could help people affected by COVID-19.

Queen’s remembers Suning Wang

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 13:30
Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemistry died on April 27 after a long illness.