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Queen's receives $14.8 million in research funding from NSERC

On September 8, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced its funding allotments for 2017, from which Queen’s received a cumulative $14,808,621 million for over 70 researchers.Continue...

“Daughter Drop off” sign sparks small protest outside of Brock St. House

One day after Queen's welcomed the Class of 2021, a group of individuals chose to protest a contenious sign hung outside a Brock Street home from September 3.Continue...

AMS summer in review

With the newly appointed Vice-President (Operations) Chelsea Hollidge on board, AMS executive Team JCP is gearing up for the start of the school year. The team is entering the year with significant progress made on some of their platform points, while others have proven more difficult to advance.Continue...

Queen’s medicine student chosen to join Canada C3 Expedition

While most students look forward to the summer heat, one Queen’s medical student spent his July in the chilly northern-Canadian landscape.Continue...

Vancouver-based rideshare start-up looks to break into Ontario, Quebec markets

While most ride-sharing ventures focus on short-distance trips, one start-up has come to Kingston to change the nature of the business.Continue...

Queen’s Innovation Connector Summer Initiative start-ups win funding at pitch competition

For the past six years, Queen’s Innovative Connector Summer Initiative (QICSI) has provided paid internships for Queen’s students to pursue start-up companies and business ventures.Continue...

Shared Perspectives publication summarizes progress in Canadian students’ mental health

On August 1, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations released Shared Perspectives, a report that discusses recent advancements in student mental health services across the country.Continue...

Queen’s student avoids sexual assault charge, convicted of common assault

On August 25, Queen’s student Chance Macdonald was sentenced to two years’ probation along with 88 days of intermittent jail time on weekends for assaulting a 16-year old victim 22 months ago.Continue...

Chelsea Hollidge appointed as new AMS Vice-President (Operations)

President Jennifer Li and Vice-President (University Affairs) Palmer Lockridge didn’t have to go far down the alphabet, or the hallway, to find a new member of their executive.Continue...

Fitra technologies wins summer pitch competition

With over $100,000 in seed funding on the line, eight student entrepreneur teams and four regional ventures fought for their businesses at the Isabel Bader Centre last week.Continue...

Bikes and Boards service closed to become AMS Club amid backlash

August 21 was like any other day for Bikes and Boards Head Manager Megan Vahabi. But by 4:30 PM, the future of her job and service became uncertain.Continue...

Vice President resigns from AMS executive

The AMS Vice President (Operations) Brian MacKay resigned this morning in a surprise announcement.Continue...

Queen’s alum named Canadian ambassador to climate change

When speaking about her new role as Canadian climate change ambassador, Jennifer MacIntyre focused on potential: “If you ask about the challenges, I think my brain switches immediately to the opportunity.”Continue...

Accelerated medical program welcomes student from Iqaluit

When Anchaleena Mandal received her acceptance into the Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) program, she was both ecstatic and genuinely surprised.Continue...

Doors Open Kingston features Queen’s Engineers

On June 17th, the Queen’s Solar Design team unveiled to the Kingston community its current major project — a fully autonomous environmental house.Continue...

Nursing students’ initiative supports parents on campus

Over the course of two years, Queen’s University Child Friendly Campus has expanded their three breastfeeding rooms on campus into a broader initiative to make Queen’s a parent-friendly environment.Continue...

New bike sharing initiative brings 100 bikes to Kingston

In an effort to reduce the university’s carbon footprint, Queen’s and Kingston have partnered with the Toronto bike-sharing company Dropbike.Continue...

Queen’s grad supporting female programmers in Kingston

When Queen’s graduate Melissa Mangos attended the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference in January 2016, she noticed a lack of initiatives available for female computer programmers in Kingston. To remedy the lack of female involvement, Sudo was born four months later.Continue...

Incoming student earns RBC Students Leading Change scholarship

“I remember doing the application and I was like, ‘Yeah, I’ll never get this.’”Continue...

AMS Director of Clubs resigns three months into term

In a July 21 email to all staff, Vice-President (University Affairs) Palmer Lockridge announced that Director of Clubs Emmy Vassos will be resigning from her position, effective July 31.Continue...

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