February 12, 2016

News

SGPS debate sees little contention

With five of the six positions uncontested, this year’s graduate society all-candidates’ debate saw more cohesion than contention.Continue...

2016-17 AMS executive team announced

On Feb. 9, the recently elected 2016-17 AMS Executive — Tyler Lively, David Walker and Carolyn Thompson — announced the team of students that will join them as the AMS Executive Team for the following year.Continue...

Queen’s professor and former vice principal (research) elected to US National Academy of Engineering

Queen’s professor Dr. Kerry Rowe has been elected to the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE). NAE, a private non-profit organization in the United States, elects new members who are distinguished in their research achievements.Continue...

Newly-hired commissioners to be ratified at AMS Assembly

At today’s AMS Assembly, assembly will vote whether to ratify newly-hired AMS commissioners and authorize efforts to lobby the federal government.

They’ll also be discussing the Clubs...Continue...

Journal Volume 144 Editors in Chief

Jacob Rosen and Jane Willsie were announced as the incoming co-Editors in Chief for Volume 144 (2016-17) of The Journal at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday night.Continue...

New campaign celebrates achievements of Aboriginal learners

Queen’s Aboriginal community leaders gathered at the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre last week to celebrate the launch of a new province-wide campaign.Continue...

Update: Team CSG appeal denied

The AMS Judicial Committee has denied an appeal by Team CSG to disqualify Team LWT and declare CSG the incoming AMS executive.

Although it was a public hearing, the AMS Judicial Committee...Continue...

A Q&A with astronaut Robert Thirsk

Dr. Robert Thirsk’s career path led him out of this world.Continue...

Space conference leaves delegates starry-eyed

At the Queen’s Space Conference, delegates discussed the space industry with the best and brightest astronauts, business leaders and CEOs.Continue...

Tricolour Society welcomes five new members

The Office of the Rector announced on Monday that five students have received the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award this year.Continue...

Team CSG appeals election results

Three days after their defeat in the AMS executive election by a close margin of 0.6 per cent, Team CSG filed an official appeal to the AMS Judicial Committee on the results of the elections.Continue...

A Queen’s student and medical resident rescue elderly woman from drowning

“As I was getting my socks and shoes on, there was a policeman who [came] over and starts telling us that we saved this woman’s life,” Josh Tobe said.Continue...

Rejected fee adds to StuCon troubles

A taxing work environment makes Student Constables one of the most difficult AMS jobs to recruit for.Continue...

Ontario university funding formula to be renewed

The Ontario government will be revising the way they give funding to universities in the province, which could alter the way Queen’s receives funding.Continue...

Open letter asks University for new Indigenous language course

A group of Queen’s staff, faculty and students are circulating a letter on campus to request that Queen’s introduce a new Indigenous language course to honour the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe lands that Queen’s sits on.Continue...

Parenting Room opens on campus

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) has opened a space for student parents on campus.Continue...

Campus dentist to open its doors in the JDUC by mid-February

Officials at Campus Dentist — the dentist company that has leased out space in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) — say their office in the JDUC will be open for service by Feb.15.Continue...

Law Student’s Society holds election forum for candidates

The Queen’s Law Student Society (LSS) held its first election forum on Jan. 28 in the Law lounge of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall.Continue...

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