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September 8, 2016

Queen's In The News Thursday, September 8, 2016

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: Apple grabs fans by the ears by ditching headphone jack on iPhone 7
Global TV : Is Apple guilty of using ‘planned obsolescence’ to force iPhone users into upgrading?
Mr. Bearse discussed the unveiling of the iPhone 7 with the Toronto Star, and examined whether planned obsolescence or consumer attitudes are behind rapid product cycles on Globalnews.ca.
Garton, Kendall
  • History
National Post, Financial Post: Canadian universities struggling to offer digital learning to tech-savvy Generation Z
Ms. Garton examined how educators can incorporate digital tools and technology into their classrooms and find new ways to connect digital-savvy students with class material, in the Financial Post.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Political Studies
Ottawa Life: How to Reign in the Excessive Costs of Policing
This article cites a report authored by Dr. Leuprecht on what municipalities can do to manage expanding police budgets.
Hesp, Simon
  • Chemistry
Alternatives Journal: The Ground Beneath Our Feet : Our Love-Hate Relationship with Asphalt Concrete
Dr. Hesp looks at the formulation, uses, issues with and means for improving road asphalt.
Gordon, David
  • Geography and Planning
Ottawa Citizen: A river rising: How the capital is rekindling its lost love affair with the mighty Ottawa River
This article references Dr. Gordon's latest book on the history of Ottawa, Town and Crown, in discussing the relationship between the city and the Ottawa River.
Liss, Steven FinanzNachrichten: Enviro Innovate Teams Up With Carbon XPRIZE to Offer Clean-Tech Innovation Facilities to Participants
Dr. Liss, Paul Bunje (Principal and Senior Scientist for XPRIZE's Energy and Environment Group) and Tom Thompson (Chairman and CEO; Enviro Innovate Corporation) were quoted in a republished media release on a new partnership in support of teams competing for the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.

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