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Queen’s to implement COVID-19 testing facilities, flu immunization program

As planning for the fall term continues, Queen’s has committed to establishing COVID-19 testing facilities on campus and undertaking a mass influenza immunization program.Continue...

On Sunshine List, Richard Reznick moves to second place

Breaking his four-year streak, Richard Reznick, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, was the second-highest earner at Queen’s in 2019.Continue...

COVID-19 impacts student internships, few cancelled

Callie Stirling, Sci ’21, was supposed to start her 12-month internship on May 4.Continue...

Senate: University planning for more on-campus delivery in winter term

In their last meeting of the academic year on May 19, Senate gathered on video-chat platform Zoom to discuss operations for the fall term.Continue...

Rector gears bursary toward COVID-19 relief

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt summer opportunities for students across the University, the Rector is providing additional financial aid through a bursary.Continue...

Professor was under investigation for sexual harassment before his death

Former English Professor Andrew Bretz, who passed away on Aug. 21, 2018 at the age of 42, was under investigation for sexual harassment by the University in the months leading up to his death.Continue...

Principal pledges community meeting to address Coronavirus party

Principal Patrick Deane directly addressed the recent Coronavirus-themed student party in a statement Wednesday, saying it was with “great insensitivity” that students chose hold the event.Continue...

Provincial consultations leave faculty dissatisfied as pension changes loom

In 2009, the mandatory retirement age was eliminated in Canada on the basis of age discrimination. Ten years later, some senior post-secondary faculty might be forced out anyway.Continue...

Queen’s formally apologizes for Black medical student ban

More than a hundred years ago, Queen’s banned Black medical students from enrolling in the program. On April 16, the University apologized.Continue...

‘Racist and hateful’ graffiti appears on campus

Overnight Thursday, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre’s outdoor display of its Soundings exhibition—which features the work of Indigenous artists using sound as a call for decolonization—was vandalized with racist graffiti.Continue...

Research assistants gain equal pay with teaching assistants

After weeks of campaigning and years of fighting for fair wages, Queen’s research assistants have earned equal pay with teaching assistants.Continue...

Queen’s partners with U of T to advance entrepreneurship

Queen’s is prioritizing post-grad student success with their latest university partnership.Continue...

Smith School teams up with Catalyst Canada

The Smith School of Business has announced a strategic partnership with Catalyst Canada to explore diversity and inclusion in the workplace.Continue...

University establishes working group for graduate experience

A new working group is in the process of drafting recommendations that could potentially change the graduate experience at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s signs onto University Climate Coalition

Queen’s has joined the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3), ratifying a commitment to take action against climate change.Continue...

University “well ahead of deadline” for sexual violence policy review

The Queen’s community can provide feedback on the University’s reviewed sexual violence policy months before the deadline.Continue...

University yet to receive Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey results

One year ago, more than 650,000 post-secondary students were invited to participate in a survey about sexual violence.Continue...

Queen’s to lose $31.4 million in revenue following tuition cuts

Queen’s is developing their 2019-20 academic year budget—despite an expected $31.4 million drop in revenue.Continue...

University uncorks alcohol policy update

For the first time in nearly seven years, the University is updating its campus alcohol policy.Continue...

News in Brief

Queen’s will continue research relations with Chinses telecom giant, Huawei, despite US criminal charges being laid against the company.Continue...

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