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The Conversation: Fighting historic wildfires amid bad ideas and no funding

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:20
Canada's boreal region faces bigger, hotter and more frequent wildfires that are increasingly unpredictable, but lacks an investment in fire science that could help keep communities safe.

Looking back in time

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:43
Lauded limnologist John Smol reflects on career and environmental change following lifetime achievement award.

Tabling your furniture orders

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:39
A smoother process has been created for employees submitting furniture orders valued at less than $50,000, addressing many of the common concerns.

Law grad recognized for advancing reconciliation at Queen’s

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:07
Jason Mercredi (Law'18) awarded the Dean’s Key for embodying the law school's community values, collegiality, professionalism and service. 

Staying healthy with video games

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:26
Children with autism test new “exergaming” system that encourages fitness and friendship.

Campus construction

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:20
Physical Plant Services to finish over 50 deferred maintenance, renovation, and revitalization projects this summer.

Moving Move-In Day

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:15
As Queen’s prepares to welcome new students, there are a number of changes for students and the community to be aware of.

The Conversation: Turning health data into a ‘wellness score’ might not be good for you

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 14:31
Like a credit report, a wellness report could collect health-related data to paint a picture of our health or document possible illnesses.

Promoting research partnerships

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:28
Four Queen's University researchers receive Strategic Partnership Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Breathing new life into Indigenous languages

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:14
The university is working with a local Indigenous cultural organization and Indigenous leaders to help with language revitalization.

The Conversation: Neil Sedaka’s 1975 song revived for anti-immigrant era

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:53
Top-30 hit seems even more relevant today, as debates rage in the United States over immigration, repatriation and racism.

Faculty Artist Series building upon success

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:10
Dan School of Drama and Music expands 2018-19 series, featuring faculty members and invited artists, to six concerts.

Balancing research and sporting careers

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:08
Arriving at Queen’s through the Principal’s Development Fund for Visiting Scholars, engineering researcher Rossana Pasquino is also a member of the Italian national wheelchair fencing team.

Queen’s Law Clinics keep growing

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:22
Increasing number of experiential learning opportunities benefits both students in the Faculty of Law and the Kingston community.

The Conversation: The erosion of American diplomacy

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:47
Donald Trump is eroding American diplomacy and what's known as soft power. Here's how that may result in a new world order.

Leading, including, and transforming

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:47
Twelve students spent the weekend in training to prepare for fall orientation. 

Preparing to pitch

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 15:32
Student entrepreneurs in the Queen’s Innovation Centre Summer Initiative (QICSI) are looking ahead to August’s pitch competition.

Queen’s welcomes new Vanier Scholars

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 13:41
Four doctoral students earn prestigious national honour.

Tea Room receives gift for renovations

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:10
The Beamish-Munro Hall cafe received a $70,000 gift from the Class of Sc'82 to renovate the space.

Uncovering the brain effects of kidney disease

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 13:48
New research out of Queen's University offers intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection.

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