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Two faculty members help select Viola Desmond for new bill

Starting Monday, Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond will be the new face of the $10 bill.Continue...

Local shop tackles bike theft

After a pair of local bike shop employees noticed more bikes with missing wheels locked up on racks around Kingston than full bicycles, they set out to do something about it.Continue...

Faculty societies, rector, AMS Board, respond to Tyrrell firing

The rector, the AMS Board of Directors, and multiple faculty societies have issued statements in response to a Nov. 9 Journal article detailing the firing of AMS Judicial Affairs Manager, Brandon Tyrrell.Continue...

Tea Room launches Teas for Trees initiative

The Tea Room has a deal: three coffees equal one tree.

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News in Brief

Two honourary degrees awarded in Fall convocation; Ground broken on new building in Williamsville; University research fund open for applications.Continue...

New lecture series ignites interest in academia

The first talk of a new lecture series aimed to inspire high-school students to reach new academic heights was held last night.Continue...

Panel talks effects of drug price hikes

On Nov. 8, Queen’s University Allied for Essential Medicines (QUAEM) hosted a panel discussion about the causes and consequences of pharmaceutical drug price hikes.Continue...

Japan, Korea and China tell students lose pot or face legal risk

China, South Korea, and Japan want their international students to just say no.Continue...

No longer ‘treading water,’ AMS Food Bank goes digital

For the first time since opening in 1996, the AMS food bank has eliminated a paper trail of patron identities, switching to a digital system and no longer recording student numbers.Continue...

Man jailed for harassing students

A man who harassed Queen’s students with racial slurs and sexually aggressive behaviour was jailed on Friday after pleading guilty to two counts.Continue...

In conversation with Queen’s next principal

After a nine-month search, the University announced its appointment of McMaster President Patrick Deane as Queen’s next principal and vice-chancellor on Monday morning.Continue...

In conversation with new Associate Vice-Principal Stephanie Simpson

Effective as of Nov. 1, Stephanie Simpson was appointed the associate vice-principal in human rights, equity, and inclusion.Continue...

In conversation with new associate vice-principal Kanonhsyonne

Following the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Report the university has created the position of associate vice-principal of Indigenous Initiatives.Continue...

Queen’s students grab gold medal for synthetic biology research

The Queen’s Genetically Engineered Machine (QGEM) team won gold for their work in synthetic biology through research on infant hormone detection Oct. 28.Continue...

News in Brief: Mayor's Innovation Challenge

The Mayor’s Innovation Challenge (MIC), an annual contest hosted by the City of Kingston, is returning for its second year.Continue...

News in Brief: police report

Police investigate incident on Stuart Street; 24-year-old man charged with breach of probation, two counts of assault; Police investigate assault on Aberdeen StreetContinue...

News in Brief

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) is accepting nominations for the Professor Carolyn Small Engineering Education Innovator Award.Continue...

Learning Outcome Report gives Queen’s top marks

Results released from a recent longitudinal study on student learning outcomes named Queen’s a national leader among Canadian universities.Continue...

Resident petitions to close Gord Downie Pier at night

A local man has voiced concerns to Kingston City Council over an increased number of late-night parties at the pier.Continue...

University strikes two new vice-principal roles

Janice Hill (Kanonhsyonne) and Stephanie Simpson have accepted the new positions of associate vice-principal (indigenous initiatives and reconciliation) and associate vice-principal (human rights, equity and inclusion), respectively.

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