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News in Brief: Week 12

Three Professors Appointed to Officers of the Order of Canada; Royal Canadian Institute of Science awards Sanford Fleming Medal to prof; Governor General Julie Payette patrons anti-bully projectContinue...

Queen’s students join Hyperloop Pod Competition

The future of transportation isn’t teleportation, but Hyperloop is the next best thing.Continue...

Queen’s United Way reaches over 90 per cent of goal

Queen’s United Way has nearly hit its fundraising goal for the year, securing 91.6 per cent of its $330,177 target by its last measure, Nov. 16.Continue...

Senate Recap: November 27

Principal Daniel Woolf began Tuesday’s Senate commenting on the Ford government’s Fall Economic Statement, released Nov. 14.Continue...

Iranian political prisoner suggested for honorary degree

As Nasrin Sotoudeh sits in prison and endures a hunger strike in Iran, hundreds of students and faculty are calling for recognition.Continue...

Visiting campus, Scarborough MPP criticizes conservatives’ economic outlook report

Former Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter said provincial cuts have a price in a visit to campus on Monday with former Kingston MPP Sophia Kiwala.Continue...

Halted student appeal prompts recommendations for Senate

The appeals of a dismissed Queen’s student have prompted recommendations to fill gaps in University Senate policies after the student’s fourth appeal was halted.Continue...

Principal’s Office release first draft of free speech policy

As promised, Principal Woolf’s first draft of the incoming free speech policy draws on existing University guidelines.Continue...

Alum’s online course addresses workplace sexual harassment

For Bay Ryley, ArtSci ’93, MA ’95, a safe workplace can start online.Continue...

News in Brief

Some Saudi Arabian students to finish degrees in Canada; New hires in the Office of Indigenous InitiativesContinue...

Students ticketed under new initiative appear in court

Students and alumni ticketed under the new University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) appeared in Provincial Offences Court on Nov. 22 to be processed.Continue...

KHSC Shooter faces 9 charges, including attempted murder

On Monday evening, police responded to gunshots in the Kingston Health Sciences Centre after an inmate receiving treatment took an officer’s handgun.Continue...

City cancels bike-sharing program, pledges to relaunch in 2019

Marred by component recalls and recent weather, the City has cancelled its bike-sharing program for the year on Friday.Continue...

Queen’s arts apprenticeship program expands after donation

An apprenticeship program connecting recent Queen’s graduates with local businesses has expanded this year after a donation from Ottawa-based philanthropist Alan Rottenberg.Continue...

Two faculty members help select Viola Desmond for new bill

Starting Monday, Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond will be the new face of the $10 bill.Continue...

Local shop tackles bike theft

After a pair of local bike shop employees noticed more bikes with missing wheels locked up on racks around Kingston than full bicycles, they set out to do something about it.Continue...

Faculty societies, rector, AMS Board, respond to Tyrrell firing

The rector, the AMS Board of Directors, and multiple faculty societies have issued statements in response to a Nov. 9 Journal article detailing the firing of AMS Judicial Affairs Manager, Brandon Tyrrell.Continue...

Tea Room launches Teas for Trees initiative

The Tea Room has a deal: three coffees equal one tree.

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No longer ‘treading water,’ AMS Food Bank goes digital

For the first time since opening in 1996, the AMS food bank has eliminated a paper trail of patron identities, switching to a digital system and no longer recording student numbers.Continue...

Japan, Korea and China tell students lose pot or face legal risk

China, South Korea, and Japan want their international students to just say no.Continue...

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