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News in Brief: Oct. 7

In an email to the Queen’s community on Oct. 4, Principal Patrick Deane released a statement on the unfolding situation in Iran in response to the Mahsa Amini protests.Continue...

Queen’s ends fiscal year with $3.3 million deficit

The first Board of Trustees meeting of the academic year took place on Sept. 30 at Richardson Hall—the first to take place in-person at since March 2020.Continue...

Queen’s organizations open doors to equity-deserving students

Doors Open was held on Sept. 15 to help students get acquainted with the variety of support resources and service providers in the Queen’s community.Continue...

Queen’s makes its way to Ontario University fair

Over 200 Queen’s staff, students, and faculty attended the Ontario University Fair in Toronto to attract prospective students to Queen’s this past weekend.Continue...

Principal Deane signs Magna Charta Universitatum

170 higher education leaders from 45 different countries assembled at the University of Bologna in Italy for the signing of the Magna Charta Universitatum (MCU), and a conference.Continue...

FAS considering suspension of fine arts program

The Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) is initiating a consultative process to consider the temporary suspension of admissions to the Bachelor of Fine Arts/Visual Arts (BFA/VA) program.Continue...

Queen’s sexual violence policy under review

Queen’s is in the process of revising its policy on sexual violence, with a focus on formal reporting processes and procedures.Continue...

Queen’s Jewish community celebrates Rosh Hashanah

Year 5783 began Sunday at sundown with Rosh Hashanah, which is the Jewish New Year on the Hebrew calendar.Continue...

Queers 4 Peers makes Queen’s Queer community stronger

Queers 4 Peers is hosting a variety of events this year to offer support to the queer community at Queen’s.Continue...

Report guided by Queen’s researchers recommends shift towards digital healthcare

Queen’s played a major role in the development of national health policy recommendations, guiding a report released on Aug. 25.Continue...

Senate: Urban Studies minor and major approved

Principal Patrick Deane opened the first in-person Senate meeting in two years on Tuesday with a land acknowledgement, followed by moments of silence for Queen Elizabeth II and Dr. Isabel Bader.Continue...

Club runs clothing drive on campus

Queen’s for Sustainable Fashion (QFSF) is hosting clothing swaps at the ARC and events designed to promote fashion sustainability.Continue...

Queen’s Health Sciences panel discusses next 25 years in healthcare

The Faculty of Health Sciences (QHS) hosted a webinar on Sept. 27 in response to the current state of Canadian healthcare, entitled “The future of healthcare in Canada: Solutions to the current crisis.”Continue...

Queen’s honours National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

With classes cancelled on Friday, Queen’s is set to recognize its latest holiday.Continue...

Queen’s educators discuss Truth and Reconciliation

A panel of three non-Indigenous educators from the Queen’s community came together on Tuesday to discuss the importance of fulfilling the Truth and Reconciliation (T&R) Recommendations in the classroom.Continue...

‘I want the air of freedom […] to go to Iran’: Kingston rallies for Mahsa Amini

A group of over 100 students, community members, and Kingston residents gathered outside Stauffer Library to rally in support of Mahsa Amini on Friday.Continue...

Exchange student documents mass graves in conflict zones

Queen’s students simulated mass graves as part of a humanitarian mission to discover and document mass graves in conflict zones worldwide.Continue...

Kingston climate rally takes City Park

City Park was host to a climate strike organized by 350 Kingston and Kingston Youth Climate Action (KYCA) on Sept. 23.Continue...

QUFA and Ontario workers union take Ford government to court

Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) is joining the Ontario Federation of Labour and other unions across Ontario in a lawsuit against the Government of Ontario.Continue...

Commerce professor unearths Queen’s sustainability

Sustainability Professor in the Smith School of Business Steven Moore wants Queen’s to be a moral and sustainable leader through their actions and investments. Moore sat down with The Journal to discuss sustainability on campus.Continue...

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