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In conversation with new Associate Vice-Principal Stephanie Simpson

Effective as of Nov. 1, Stephanie Simpson was appointed the associate vice-principal in human rights, equity, and inclusion.Continue...

In conversation with new associate vice-principal Kanonhsyonne

Following the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Report the university has created the position of associate vice-principal of Indigenous Initiatives.Continue...

Queen’s students grab gold medal for synthetic biology research

The Queen’s Genetically Engineered Machine (QGEM) team won gold for their work in synthetic biology through research on infant hormone detection Oct. 28.Continue...

News in Brief: Mayor's Innovation Challenge

The Mayor’s Innovation Challenge (MIC), an annual contest hosted by the City of Kingston, is returning for its second year.Continue...

News in Brief: police report

Police investigate incident on Stuart Street; 24-year-old man charged with breach of probation, two counts of assault; Police investigate assault on Aberdeen StreetContinue...

Patrick Deane named next principal

After a nine-month search, the University announced its appointment of McMaster President, Patrick Deane, as Queen’s next principal and vice-chancellor on Monday morning.Continue...

University strikes two new vice-principal roles

Janice Hill (Kanonhsyonne) and Stephanie Simpson have accepted the new positions of associate vice-principal (indigenous initiatives and reconciliation) and associate vice-principal (human rights, equity and inclusion), respectively.

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Resident petitions to close Gord Downie Pier at night

A local man has voiced concerns to Kingston City Council over an increased number of late-night parties at the pier.Continue...

Learning Outcome Report gives Queen’s top marks

Results released from a recent longitudinal study on student learning outcomes named Queen’s a national leader among Canadian universities.Continue...

News in Brief

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) is accepting nominations for the Professor Carolyn Small Engineering Education Innovator Award.Continue...

Victim testifies in poisoning case, sentencing marked for December

The victim of admitted poisoner Zijie Wang testified before court on Friday, fearing life-threatening illness months after he ate a carcinogen in his apple pie.Continue...

Senate repeals 1918 ‘colour ban’ on Black medical students

At the Senate’s Sept. 25 meeting, PhD candidate Edward Thomas presented an item to Senate seeking the repeal of the century-old policy that barred Black students from entering Queen’s medical school.Continue...

Student petition asks for change in University’s mental health treatment

Following a Facebook post on Overheard at Queen’s, Caroline Tsambalieros, ArtSci ’19, has launched a petition for improved mental health treatment on campus.Continue...

Queen’s to take ‘less is more’ approach with free speech policy

The Principal’s office will use existing policies and practices to draft a stand-alone free speech policy, drawing on a “less is more” approach, Principal Daniel Woolf said at Tuesday’s Senate meeting.Continue...

Senate Recap: October 30

Principal Daniel Woolf began Tuesday’s Senate meeting commenting on Homecoming and the University District Safety Initiative.Continue...

All fees pass in AMS Fall Referendum

Between Oct. 29 and 30, students voted in the AMS Fall Referendum. The results, issued on Wednesday, saw all fees pass.Continue...

Queen’s professor to create new brain scanner

Dr. DJ Cook has teamed up with medical professionals to create a handheld scanner capable of detecting bleeding in the brain.Continue...

News in Brief

The Saturday Club celebrates 120 years; Human Rights Office report late

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Architects present vision of new JDUC at town hall

The AMS hosted a town hall on Monday for students to learn more about the JDUC revitalization ahead of the upcoming January referendum.

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WWF launches new student engagement program on campus

This fall semester, the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) has launched a new student engagement program to draw attention to the declining population of animal species in Canada.Continue...

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