News

Queen’s professors talk free speech policy

Since the Principal’s office released its final version of the Ontario government-mandated freedom of expression policy last December, students and faculty have been debating the policy.Continue...

Queen's student featured in Top 22 Under 22 Most Inspirational College Women

Last fall, Queen’s student Ampai Thammachack, Kin ’20, was named one of the Top 22 Under 22 Most Inspirational College Women in the world by campus blog Her Campus .Continue...

Lower vacancy rates, longer commutes ahead for students

Queen’s students may move further away from campus the next time they go hunting for a rental property.Continue...

Redevelopment of JDUC up for vote Jan. 17-18

Through online voting Jan. 17 to 18, Queen’s students will have the opportunity to vote for the redevelopment of the JDUC—or to vote against it again.Continue...

New election policies released for ASUS elections

In the spring of 2018, ASUS made substantial changes to its policy to be implemented during this month’s society election season.Continue...

Prof receives international research award for work in optical science

On Dec. 18, the University announced that Dr. Stephen Hughes, a physics professor at Queen’s, has received the Humboldt Research Award.Continue...

Queen’s mourns loss of Dr. Alfred Bader

On Dec. 23, the Queen’s community received the news that distinguished alumnus Dr. Alfred Bader had passed away that day. He was 94.Continue...

Queen's to accept funding from Huawei despite CSIS warning

On Wednesday, Queen’s accepted research project funding from Chinese technology company Huawei—despite warnings from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS).Continue...

News in Brief

AMS hires new Judicial Affairs Manager, Deputy

The AMS has hired Susie Emerson, ArtSci ’18, as the new Judicial Affairs manager, and Zoey Aliasgari as the new Judicial Affairs deputy.

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City votes in favour of private cannabis retailers

Private cannabis retail stores are coming to Kingston after Tuesday’s City Council meeting.Continue...

Sustainability Action Fund back on track

After an eight-month delay of grant allocation in 2017, AMS Vice-President (University Affairs) Munro Watters prioritized efficiency for the Sustainability Action Fund (SAF) in 2018.Continue...

New space opens for graduate students on campus

This December, the SGPS and Stauffer Library celebrated the opening of the Helen Howard Graduate Students Reading Room.Continue...

City of Kingston adopts ranked ballot voting system

Voting in Kingston will be on a ranked ballot system before the next municipal election in 2022.Continue...

AMS to vote on cost for external investigation into president

The AMS and Board of Directors has chosen an investigator for the external investigation into AMS President Miguel Martinez—the cost of which will be voted on later this month.Continue...

Queen’s club hosts Kingston blood drive during shortage

The Muslim Medical Association of Queen’s (MMAQ) took over the Canadian Blood Services clinic in Kingston on Dec. 28 to help combat the seasonal decline of blood donations.Continue...

Former Queen’s student sentenced to seven years for poisoning colleague

Former Queen’s student and convicted poisoner Zijie Wang, 26, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Tuesday, nearly a year after planting a carcinogen in his colleague’s food.Continue...

AMS Assembly Recap: Nov. 29

AMS Assembly voted on Thursday to call a special referendum for a JDUC redevelopment fee in January.Continue...

AMS Assembly passes external investigation into President Martinez

AMS Assembly voted this Thursday for an external party to investigate former Judicial Affairs Manager Brandon Tyrrell’s allegations against AMS President Miguel Martinez.Continue...

Queen’s pulls Aung San Suu Kyi’s honourary degree

Senate rescinded Myanmar State Chancellor and former human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s Doctorate of Law on Tuesday. The move marks the first pulled honourary degree in Queen’s history.Continue...

Queen’s confirms ‘unfortunate’ Chance Macdonald talk

Last spring, Chance Macdonald—a former Queen’s student who was convicted in August of 2017 for common assault of a 16-year-old—guest lecturered a Queen’s business class, the University confirmed Tuesday.Continue...

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