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Faculty of Health Sciences receives $9 million shot

Kingston resident A. Britton Smith recently donated $10 million to Queen’s in thanks to a school that he said has greatly influenced his life.Continue...

Campus Security on lookout for suspicious male

On Monday, Campus Security and Emergency Services reported in an alert that they’re looking for a suspicious male.Continue...

Queen’s sees surplus in 2013-14 finances

Queen’s saw a $45.6 million surplus at the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year, as confirmed by audited financial statements approved by the Board of Trustees at its Sept. 19 meeting.Continue...

Mayoral candidates look to future

Last night’s mayoral candidates’ debate at Artillery Park, hosted by the McBurney Park Neighbourhood Association and Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour, saw the candidates describe their visions for Kingston’s future.Continue...

Queen’s receives $900,000 to support student innovation

The Government of Ontario announced last Wednesday that it’ll provide a $900,000 grant to support innovation at Queen’s.Continue...

University launches support group for survivors of sexual assault

The Psycho-Educational Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault (PEGaSUS), a new support group launched by Queen’s for survivors of sexual assault, is looking to show students that they’re not alone.Continue...

Third annual Sustainability Week looks to make sustainability personal

The third annual Sustainability Week kicked off on campus on Monday and will play host to 14 events by the week’s end.Continue...

Williamsville candidates diverge during debate

Jim Neill and Ed Smith, City Council candidates for Williamsville District, debated infrastructure development, affordable housing and the future of the Memorial Centre in a debate held Monday night.Continue...

Union seeks to kickstart stalled negotiations

A rally outside Richardson Hall, held last Thursday by the United Steelworkers Union (USW), called for a return to job evaluation system negotiations that address transparency and pay equity, which have been stalled for months.Continue...

Civil candidates

With 41 candidates for City Council across Kingston’s 12 districts, the race, which ends with the Oct. 27 election, is looking crowded.Continue...

New law clinic to join Queen’s family

Faculty of Law Dean William Flanagan has developed a five-year framework for the development of the Faculty.Continue...

Shining light on dark matter

The University has received its first Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) holder, with Dr. Gilles Gerbier becoming the CERC in Particle Astrophysics.Continue...

663 Princess St. not daunted by fire

Heralded by an information session Wednesday evening in the ARC, the 663 Princess St. development is back underway after last winter’s fire.Continue...

Unnecessary fees eliminated

The AMS has reached an agreement with the University to eradicate wrongfully charged course fees that aren’t justified or permitted under provincial guidelines dictating the charging of ancillary fees.Continue...

CUPE launches new initiative to promote transparency

The Ontario University Workers' Coordinating Committee (OUWCC) — an association of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) university workers — launched a social media campaign this week to promote transparency on university campuses in Ontario.Continue...

Students show support for protests in Hong Kong

A small group of Queen's students gathered in front of Stauffer Library on Wednesday evening to support widespread protests in Hong Kong.Continue...

Stauffer study room being converted to prayer room

Students looking to study on the second floor of Stauffer Library might have noticed something new about room 233 — it’s being converted into a meditation and prayer room.Continue...

Walk for leukemia and lymphoma research raises more than $7,000

After almost three years of treatment, including about 50 overnight admissions and 150 day visits to Kingston General Hospital, five-year-old Aly Davis is currently cancer-free.Continue...

LiquorNow aims to be charitable and profitable

A new alcohol delivery service in town is aiming to raise money for charity and to prevent drinking and driving.Continue...

Queen’s rises in QS World rankings

The QS World University Rankings have been released and Queen’s ranked 187th, with an overall score of 55.5 out of 100 and a rise of two spots from last year.Continue...

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