August 1, 2015

News

Queen’s professor has papers retracted

The CDIO Initiative in Sweden retracted four conference papers written by a Queen’s professor of engineering on July 1 following a directive from Queen’s University.Continue...

Exam Centre still a priority even after delay

With the former Physical Education Centre (PEC) identified as the future home of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS), the University hopes to make progress on the delayed Exam Centre project.Continue...

Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels has planned four consultation meetings

Queen’s students, staff and faculty will be have the opportunity this fall to voice their opinions on whether or not the University should divest its funds from the fossil fuel industry.

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Second children’s daycare location set to open in September

A second children’s daycare location is set to open in September at the An Clachan complex on Van Order Drive.

The new location, run by the Queen’s Day Care Centre, will accommodate 10...Continue...

Former prison inmates hope Queen’s will acknowledge past unethical experiments

Two former inmates of Canadian penitentiaries have asked that Queen’s University formally recognize its involvement in unethical experiments that took place 40 years ago.Continue...

Four of the largest first-year classes to take place on West Campus

Four first-year science courses will move some of their lectures to West Campus this year.Continue...

Aboriginal classes mandatory for Education students

Starting next summer, all B. Ed candidates will take a 12-week course on Aboriginal education.Continue...

Medical students honour memory of Shane Klein

Dozens of Queen’s medical school graduates made their way to Toronto this month to say goodbye to fellow graduate Shane Klein, who passed away on July 3.

The funeral for Klein, a Queen’s...Continue...

Faculty strike possible following conciliation request

A strike vote has been placed on the bargaining table by the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) after difficulties coming to a new collective agreement with the University.Continue...

Cuts to ADHD screening on campus

Budget insecurities have forced the Regional Assessment and Resource Centre (RARC) on the Queen’s campus to cut ADHD screening tests indefinitely.Continue...

Queen’s server experiences extended outage, affecting SOLUS

The Queen’s server experienced an extended outage on Sunday, the same day students expected to log on to SOLUS for open enrolment.Continue...

CarShare expands to campus

Student CarShare has added two cars to the Tindall parking this summer to make the service more accessible to students.Continue...

New team tasked with sexual assault recommendations

Queen’s has established a team to ensure sexual assault prevention objectives released earlier this summer are implemented.Continue...

AMS looking to join the bargaining table

Amidst ongoing bargaining between the University and its faculty union, the AMS has asked to be included in negotiations — but Queen’s administration and faculty aren’t keen on the idea.Continue...

Health and Wellness Centre in the works

The PEC has been identified as the location of a new Student Wellness Centre.Continue...

Teachers' association questions University’s actions

The University’s attempts to prevent the release of a report on alleged violations of academic freedom are unprecedented, according to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).Continue...

Carley’s voice lives on

Although a rare cancer took the life of 19-year-old Carley Elle Allison, it could never take away her voice.Continue...

Scramble crossing at Union and University

Starting this September, the Union St. and University Ave. intersection will become the first all-way “scramble” crosswalk in Kingston.Continue...

Saying bye to Mike

On June 17, the University Club filled with Queen’s students and faculty alike to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Michael “Mike” Condra, and to say goodbye.Continue...

UPDATED July 28: Timeline of the Shirkhanzadeh academic freedom case

An updating timeline of Dr. Shirkhanzadeh's allegations of research misconduct at Queen'sContinue...

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