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Academic misconduct: ‘Students are buying degrees that they aren’t earning’

Following an increase in breaches of academic integrity during the remote fall term, two teaching assistants (TAs) are calling on the University to take action in penalizing academic misconduct.Continue...

Queen’s secures an increase of $258,000 in mental health funding

Thanks to increased funding from the Ontario government, Queen’s will be increasing mental health supports for students.Continue...

Queen’s 'anxiously awaiting' more information on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

While the local public health unit has released its COVID-19 vaccination strategy, it remains unclear how students fit into it.Continue...

After budgeting for $24 million deficit, Queen’s projects $29.6 million in losses for 2020-21

At last Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, Donna Janiec, vice-principal (finance and administration), provided a report on Queen’s financial projections for the 2020-21 year.Continue...

Board of Trustees: Principal Deane talks new policy for naming buildings

The Board of Trustees gathered for its final meeting of the year over Zoom last Friday.Continue...

Queen’s approves revisions to sexual violence policy

The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to the Policy on Sexual Violence at a meeting on Friday.Continue...

December Senate: academic integrity breaches increased in 2019-20 year

In its last meeting of the term, Queen’s Senate met over Zoom to discuss academic integrity, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII), and Principal Patrick Deane’s Report on the Conversation.Continue...

‘Risks of gender-based violence are higher in university-aged populations’

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) launched a new social media campaign on Wednesday.Continue...

Queen’s to participate in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

Queen’s is participating in a project to measure the global impact of universities across the world.Continue...

University launches eight-week program to support students managing substance use and addiction

The University has partnered with a team of mental health providers from St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Addiction and Mental Health Services – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington (AMHS - KFLA) to develop an eight-week Substance Use Wellness program.Continue...

Queen’s National Scholar 2020-21 program supports Black Studies

Queens’ Black Studies Minor, expected to launch in fall 2021, has been awarded two positions through the Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) program.Continue...

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill) reflects on Truth & Reconciliation Commission Task Force’s third report

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill), associate vice-principal (Indigenous initiatives and reconciliation), told The Journal recent progress in Indigenous reconciliation at Queen’s gives her hope.Continue...

Province gives Queen’s $4 million in capital funding

The Ontario government is giving Queen’s $4,251,800 in capital funding in 2020-21 to support the modernization of campus facilities.Continue...

Faculty of Health Sciences launches new video series highlighting faculty research

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has launched a new initiative to showcase faculty research.Continue...

As Mac-Corry opens for bookable study space, Stauffer doubles available seats

Mackintosh-Corry Hall’s classrooms opened for bookable study space on Oct. 27.Continue...

Mitchell Hall receives national heritage award

Formerly known as the Physical Education Centre (PEC), the $85 million restoration of Mitchell Hall has garnered a national heritage award.Continue...

Queen’s releases new Campus Wellbeing Framework

Wellbeing is a critical factor in the success of individuals, the community, and the University, according to Queen’s new Campus Wellbeing Framework.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force releases third report

The Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force (TRCTF) released its third annual Implementation Report in September.Continue...

Queen’s School of Medicine received a report demanding diversity action in July. It still hasn’t publicly acknowledged it.

Queen’s Aesculapian Society (AS) submitted a document detailing research, resources and demands to the School of Medicine Admissions Committee on July 1. Since then, the AS has looked to the School to provide public support and acknowledgement of the report.Continue...

Queen’s announces new strategies for prioritizing equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions

The University announced changes to its recruitment process on Wednesday to prioritize equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions.Continue...

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