News

SGPS survey reveals 3 out of 10 graduate students feel they are not thriving

An SGPS survey sent to students last fall and winter has found 3.2 out of 10 graduate students feel they aren’t thriving, want skills managing stress and anxiety and feel isolated by lack of designated campus space.Continue...

Appreciation not Appropriation campaign comes back in full force

From Oct. 15 to Halloween, the AMS is running its annual Appreciation not Appropriation campaign, designed to educate students about how to respect other cultures and religions.Continue...

Queen’s grads run 254 km for mental health on Homecoming

This Homecoming, 10 Queen’s alumni are running from Toronto to Kingston, raising money for mental health awareness with a 250-kilometre trek.

The group departed for campus on Thursday, and...Continue...

Councillor Stroud walks out of all-candidates meeting

Sydenham Councillor Peter Stroud left the Sydenham District all-candidate’s debate on Sunday after a resident raised issues he felt personally attacked him.Continue...

AMS Assembly hosts architect working group

In an assembly last night, the AMS held a roundtable of the architects designing the JDUC redevelopment project.Continue...

News in Brief

New ECO Beverage Card to provide free rewards on campus

In an Oct. 12 press release, the University announced the introduction of the new ECO Beverage Card to kick off Waste Reduction Week at...Continue...

Walkhome aims to start non-binary hiring next spring

Walkhome is hoping to begin non-binary hiring next spring.Continue...

Queen’s places fifth in Maclean’s 2019 ranking

Out of the 15 Medical Doctoral schools in Maclean’s 2019 university ranking , Queen’s came in at fifth place.Continue...

University won’t allow smoking cannabis on campus, except for medical purposes

All recreational smoking and vaping of cannabis on campus will be prohibited after its legalization in Canada on Oct. 17.

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Student voting, explained

On Oct. 22, students and Kingston residents will head to the polls to cast their ballots for the upcoming municipal election.

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Trustees ratify policy renewals

On Friday, the Board of Trustees renewed policy items following their recommendations from previous Senate recommendations.

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World Medical Association president plagiarizes Queen's Prof

On Saturday, incoming World Medical Association (WMA) President Dr. Leonid Eidelman plagiarized Queen’s professor Dr. Chris Simpson in his inaugural speech.Continue...

Mayoral candidates debate at City Hall

On Thursday night, mayoral candidates gathered in City Hall to answer questions from the Kingston community.

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Todd Zimmerman appointed new director of campus security

This fall, Todd Zimmerman retired from 35 years of police work to become the new director of campus security at Queen’s.Continue...

Reznick to counsel Ford government on healthcare

On Oct. 3, the Ford government appointed Dr. Richard Reznick to serve on the Premier’s Council on Improving Health Care and Ending Hallway Medicine, according to a statement from the University.Continue...

News in Brief: week 5

University strikes two new search committees; Richard Reznick awarded honourary fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons in England; Kingston Police break up fight between bicycle owner and alleged thief; Queen’s receives $15.5 million of Government of Canada’s $558 million discovery research investment; Queen’s hosts conference to celebrate Indigenous Health Network mentorship initiative.

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Queen’s prof breaks down startling IPCC climate change report

On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned the international community about the increasingly severe—and imminent—consequences of global climate change.

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Liberty Lecture praises John A. Macdonald, divides Law Faculty

On Monday, a group of law students attended the next installment of the controversial Liberty Lecture series, amid protests from students and faculty.Continue...

Drew Feustel to touch down from space

On Oct. 4, NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, are to climb into a capsule, push off from the International Space Station (ISS), and blast back to earth.Continue...

Mayoral candidates outline stances on student issues

On Oct. 3, the AMS hosted an All-Candidates Meeting with municipal and mayoral candidates. The meeting offered Queen’s students the opportunity to learn more about each candidate’s platform.Continue...

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