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August 31, 2016

Queen's In The News Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: McNuggets quietly get ‘healthier’ reboot in Canada
Professor Wong comments on McDonald's decision to revamp their "McNuggets" - by making them preservative-free, as well as lower in calories and sodium - without a public announcement. He says, from a marketing perspective, the decision may have been to avoid the possibility of children rejecting the new recipe because of the change.
Harris, Thomas University Affairs: Western University takes steps to dampen rowdy homecoming street party
Dr. Harris explains some of the changes that were made following the reintroduction of Homecoming events at Queen's, in this article on challenges faced by other universities.
Evans, Gerald
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
Huffington Post: Anti-Vax Parents: Doctors See Rise In Moms And Dads Declining Vaccinations
Dr. Evans looks at the rising rates of several vaccine-preventable diseases - such as whooping cough, measles, polio, meningitis and diphtheria - and the role of declining vaccination rates in their re-emergence.
Duffin, Jacalyn WPSU Public Media for Central Pennsylvania: How The Catholic Church Documented Mother Teresa's 2 Miracles
Dr. Duffin's role in the Marguerite d'Youville sainthood case is referenced in this article on the miracles attributed to Mother Teresa.
Mabee, Warren
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Geography and Planning
CBC Radio
Dr. Mabee discussed the future of the Energy East pipeline and the protests at the hearings in Montreal, which led the National Energy Board to cancel the remaining hearings.

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