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July 6, 2017

Queen's In The News Thursday, July 6, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
The Conversation: Viewpoints: should euthanasia be available for people with existential suffering?
Dr. Udo Schuklenk, Professor of Philosophy and Ontario Research Chair in Bioethics, examines arguments for and against euthanasia being made available for an individual experiencing a lack of meaning or sense of purposelessness in life. The article was picked up by the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age (Melbourne), Brisbane Times, Canberra Times, and WA Today.
Reeves, Barbara
  • Arts and Science
  • Classics
The Jordan Times: Canadian scholars explore ancient Nabataean site of Hawara
Dr. M. Barbara Reeves, Associate Professor of Classics, Director of the Humayma Excavation Project is quoted in the Jordan Times about her work on petroglyphs, noting the subjects depicted, their location, frequency and chronology can provide interesting insights into the lives and religious beliefs of the ancient inhabitants of the region.
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
CBC Radio: From accusation of terrorism, to multi-million dollar settlement
Professor Sharry Aiken, Faculty of Law, spoke to CBC radio on the Canadian government decision to pay Omar Khadr for years of abuse and rights violations.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Monocle Daily: UK Monocle Daily
Dr. Christian Leuprecht, Department of Political Studies, School of Policy Studies and Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada is interviewed re Omar Khadr (@ 21 mins)
Reznick, Richard
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen's medical school changes way of evaluating students
Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean of the Faculty Of Health Sciences, and Dr. Damon Dagnone, CBME lead at Queen's are both quoted from a news release on Queen's moving to competency-based medical education training.
Dagnone, Damon
  • Emergency Medicine
  • School of Medicine
  • Health Sciences
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen's medical school changes way of evaluating students
Dr. Damon Dagnone, CBME lead at Queen's, and Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean of the Faculty Of Health Sciences, are both quoted from a news release on Queen's moving to competency-based medical education training.
Skillicorn, David
  • School of Computing
  • Arts and Science
National Post: China fears cyberattacks designed to steal coveted technology: envoy
Dr.David Skillicorn, School of Computing and Adjunct Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department of the Royal Military College, says the new Canada – China agreement to stop state-sponsored hacking of each other’s trade secrets and business information is almost meaningless.
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Globe and Mail: Toronto real estate market’s buyers and sellers stuck in summer standoff
Dr. John Andrew, Continuing Adjunct Assistant Professor, Smith School of Business, and Executive Director of the Queen’s Real Estate Roundtable, says the Toronto area’s real estate market may become fairly placid in July and August, and he is not anticipating a large correction in prices in Canada.
Cummings, Michael
  • Classics
  • Arts and Science
Ottawa Citizen: Museums' rebranding: What’s in a name? Sometimes, the unintended
Dr. Michael S. Cummings, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, comments that the intended use of Latin to rebrand the Canada Science and Technology Museum, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, and Canada Aviation and Space Museum missed the mark.

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