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AMS to host moderated anti-racism discussion with Queen’s senior administration

The AMS will be demanding anti-racist action from the University’s senior administration in an online moderated discussion on Thursday.Continue...

Faculty of Law begins community consultation on de-naming Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

The Faculty of Law has started seeking input from the community to determine whether Sir John A. Macdonald is still an appropriate name for its building.Continue...

Will first-year students be remote in the winter term? Provost says yes, with some exceptions

Whether first-year students will experience an entirely remote academic year at Queen’s is a decision that rests with individual faculties and schools.Continue...

Tipi damaged at Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre

In a statement on Wednesday, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre shared that the tipi in its backyard was damaged last week.Continue...

‘I think it is a crisis, I think there’s no doubt about it’: Principal Deane talks campus racism, COVID-19 in virtual town hall

Principal Patrick Deane said racism on campus is a crisis in a July 22 virtual town hall for staff and faculty.Continue...

Smith Full-time MBA program returns to in-person setting

Following the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region’s move to Phase 3 on July 17, the Full-time MBA class at Smith School of Business returned to in-person classes last week at Goodes Hall.Continue...

Residence to offer 'household model' in the fall to limit contact between students

When Phoebe Schneider, ArtSci ’24, applied for residence and paid her deposit in June, she wasn’t sure what to expect.Continue...

‘This is an amazing opportunity’: In conversation with first female Dean of Health Sciences

Ahead of the fall term, Dr. Jane Philpott, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), said she's committed to advancing discovery, harmony, and equity at Queen’s.Continue...

Career Services aids departments in offering remote student jobs

As COVID-19 has made in-person work difficult to operate, Queen’s is encouraging its departments to create remote student jobs in the fall term.Continue...

Following delay, University shares proposed revisions to sexual violence policy

After the updated policy came under fire last October, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Task Force announced proposed revisions to the Policy on Sexual Violence Involving Queen’s University Students on July 21.Continue...

Yellow House welcomes experienced equity mentor to oversee operational activities

Amid a series of student groups demanding anti-racism action from the University, the Centre for Student Equity and Inclusion has appointed Deanna Fialho as its new director.Continue...

Queen’s makes masks mandatory in all indoor public spaces

The University announced all individuals entering indoor public spaces at Queen’s are required to wear a face covering starting July 24.Continue...

Kingston Police share images of vandalized flags at Four Directions

Kingston Police revealed images of the vandalized flags at the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre in a July 22 media release.Continue...

At virtual town hall, executive director of Commerce says she has “no plans” to step down following calls for resignation

Lori Garnier, executive director of Commerce, said she’s not taking the experiences shared on the Stolen by Smith Instagram page lightly.Continue...

Following hate crime, Four Directions replaces flags in virtual ceremony

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre replaced the Indigenous and Pride flags at the Centre in a Facebook Live ceremony on Friday.Continue...

Kingston Police confirm investigation into vandalism at Four Directions

After flags outside the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre were found vandalized on June 30, Kingston Police have confirmed they’re actively investigating the incident.Continue...

Flags vandalized at Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre

Flags outside the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre were vandalized on Tuesday, the last day of Indigenous History Month.Continue...

De-naming Macdonald Hall: In conversation with Mark Walters

Mark Walters, dean of the Faculty of Law, said he’s open to new opinions in the consultation process to determine whether the University should de-name John A. Macdonald Hall.Continue...

Seven formal complaints of sexual violence filed last year, internal report reveals

According to Queen’s annual Sexual Violence Report, seven formal complaints of sexual violence were made in 2019-20, down from 19 the previous year.Continue...

Work Study program to restart remotely in the fall

Following sudden cancellations in the recent winter term, the University is reviewing details for the fall term Work Study program.Continue...

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