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Residence Life and Services releases 2021-22 community standards

Queen’s Residence Life and Services’ 2021-22 Residence Community Standards provides guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the report, Residence Life is committed to ensuring the safety and prosperity of its students.Continue...

Indigenous Knowledge Initiative in its final year

The Indigenous Knowledge Initiative was launched at Queen’s in 2019 by legal scholar Mark Dockstator. The Initiative is a three-year program led by Dockstator , a member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames and an Osgoode Hall graduate.Continue...

COVID-19 policy update

On Sept. 13, Queen’s released the Continuity of Education Plan which details the university’s emergency protocols, information on continuity of education in the event of a disruption to in-person teaching and learning and links to relevant resources.Continue...

A year since @ErasedbyFEAS

Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) has renewed its commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) values for the 2021-22 school year.Continue...

Former Vice-Chair of Board of Trustees establishes bursary for Indigenous business students

This year, a new scholarship will be made available for Indigenous students pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce or a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in economics or political studies at Queen’s.Continue...

Green Party candidate Waji Khan endorses NDP candidate, retracts

On Sept. 16, Green Party candidate for the Kingston and the Islands, Waji Khan, announced his endorsement for NDP candidate Vic Sahai.Continue...

City of Kingston issues emergency order in response to street parties

On Sept. 10, the City of Kingston issued a new emergency order that expands enforcement officers’ powers to fine and identify those who attend large social gatherings.Continue...

AMS services transition back to in-person

The Alma Mater Society (AMS) is getting ready to resume all in-person services by October. Where possible, AMS services operated virtually during the 2020-21 year due to COVID-19.Continue...

'Underutilized' Graduate Peer Support Centre indefinitely suspended

On Sept. 1, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) announced the indefinite suspension of the Graduate Peer Support Centre (GPSC).Continue...

COVID-19 cases this week

On Sept. 8, Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed one positive case of COVID-19.Continue...

News in Brief

The principal and AMS president have urge students to follow public health guidelines.

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Kingston Health Sciences Centre vaccine policies met with protests

An anonymously-organized protest against COVID-19 vaccination mandates took place on Sept. 7. The demonstration was held in front of the Kingston General Hospital (KGH), site of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).Continue...

Rector debate to take place on Sept. 28

On Sept. 7, the AMS held its first rector info-session for interested candidates.Continue...

AMS introduces apps to support student life

On Sept. 9, the AMS announced the launch of the Compass app. Compass is meant to be an additional resource for students to better navigate mental health and wellness support.

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Queen’s Tissue and Organ Donor Advocates encourages students to give the gift of life

“People shouldn’t be dying on a waitlist.”Continue...

New Smith School of Business dean talks collaborations and the importance of having difficult conversations

“I view post-secondary education as the provider of talent.”Continue...

‘Time is running out,’ Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change says

On Aug. 9, the United Nations (UN) released a 4,000 page report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report compiles comprehensive research and expert opinions to emphasize the “code red for humanity” reflected in the current state of our climate.Continue...

Queen’s student Jaylyn Watson awarded with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada AbbVie IBD Scholarship

Queen’s student Jaylyn Watson, Nurs’ 22, was awarded the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada AbbVie Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Scholarship.Continue...

AMS Summer in review

On Jul. 28, The Journal sat down with the AMS executives to discuss what the society has prepared for the upcoming semester for both incoming and returning students.Continue...

New Rector to be elected in October

The 38 th Rector of Queen’s University will be elected by students in October.Continue...

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