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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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

Apiary makes its way to Queen’s

The next time you’re near Richardson Stadium, you might notice a buzz of activity.Continue...

Consent week starts at Queen’s

Queen’s, in-line with post-secondary institutions across Canada, has established a national consent week during the third week of September, from Sept. 19 to Sept. 23.Continue...

Psychology department starts faculty name pronunciation initiative

Uncertainty surrounding the pronunciation of faculty members’ names is being eliminated by multiple departments at Queen’s.Continue...

Meet some of Queen’s newest Schulich Leaders

Ten first-year students at Queen’s received the Schulich Scholarship award this year.Continue...

Defence Attaché speaks on Russia-Ukraine conflict

Canadian Defence Attaché to Ukraine Colonel Robert Foster presented his views on Russia’s war in Ukraine on Wednesday, as the conflict reaches its 7-month mark.Continue...

PSAC 901 demands Queen’s do more for COVID-19

In an open letter to Principal Patrick Deane, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) 901 said Queen’s is not doing enough to protect employees, students, and the Kingston community.Continue...

EDII calendar works to make events more accessible

Resources for equity-deserving students will become more accessible this school year.Continue...

Queen’s professor wants to bring approach to biology into the 21st century

At the intersection of biology, philosophy, and politics is Dr. Colin Farrelly’s research. Looking at health research, Dr. Farrelly asks, “How do healthy people stay healthy?”Continue...

Queen’s Endowment fund goes green

Queen’s Endowment fund planted a new investment strategy to meet sustainability goals and maintain long-term performance.Continue...

Federal government recognizes two Queen’s research affiliates

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG), headquartered at the Queen’s Operational and Statistical Centre, is “the biggest and most sophisticated clinical trial unit in the country,” Director of CCTG Janet Dancey said in an interview with The Journal .Continue...

Queen’s move-in day returns

Approximately 4,600 first-year students began their journey at Queen’s with residence move-in day on Sept. 5. Ann Tierney, vice provost and dean of student affairs, spoke to The Journal outside Victoria Hall on move-in day about the logistics.Continue...

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