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Arts and Science Faculty Board rejects 2021-22 academic calendar

At a Nov. 8 Arts and Science Faculty Board meeting, a motion to approve the 2021-22 academic calendar year was rejected.Continue...

Indigenous Studies degree approved by Arts and Science faculty

After years of planning, Queen’s is introducing a new Indigenous Studies degree program.Continue...

Queen’s drops two places in national research rankings

According to data released last week , Queen’s dropped two places in the 2018 national ranking for research, scoring 13th out of 50 Canadian universities.Continue...

School of Policy Studies brings Bob Rae to campus

Drawing from his own political career, former Ontario premier Bob Rae visited Queen’s on Thursday to give a talk on minority governments.Continue...

Two Indigenous leaders receive honorary degrees

This week, Canadian Senator Murray Sinclair and National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Perry Bellegarde were both scheduled to receive Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) at Queen’s graduation ceremonies.Continue...

Patrick Deane officially installed as the principal and vice-chancellor of Queen’s

When Patrick Deane was officially installed as Principal and Vice-Chancellor through a special convocation on Tuesday, former Principal Daniel Woolf was also recognized with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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Queen’s names Brenda Brouwer interim dean of Smith School of Business

Effective Nov. 18, Brenda Brouwer will replace Teri Shearer as interim dean of the Smith School of Business.Continue...

Queen’s legal aid clinic loses $22,000 under Student Choice Initiative

The Queen’s Legal Aid (QLA) clinic lost $22,000 in funding following the implementation of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) this fall.

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Work-study program loses more than $30,000 from Student Choice Initiative

A program designed to help low-income students secure part-time jobs on campus or at a local not-for-profit lost more than $30,000 this fall as a result of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).

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University cancels employee sessions on student disclosures of sexual violence

All employee training sessions about how to respond to student sexual violence disclosures have been cancelled while the sexual violence policy disclosure requirements are under review , according to Barb Lotan, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPRC).Continue...

AMS raises nearly $3,000 for Students for Students

In the month of October, AMS services raised nearly $3,000 for Students for Students (SFS), a student-run organization dedicated to raising funds for low-income students in the wake of provincial assistance cuts.Continue...

Deane pressed on student issues at city council

When Principal Patrick Deane attended a City Council meeting on Nov. 5, he was scheduled to brief councillors about his plans for the year. Instead, he was pressed on issues about student housing and street parties.

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Climate activists host talk on campus

On Tuesday, Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists hosted an event about the effects of the climate crisis, bringing their concerns about the Canadian government’s response to the forum.

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JDUC renovations to commence May 2021

AMS Assembly convened on Nov. 7 to discuss student election procedure and hear an update about the JDUC renovation.

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University to break ground on new residence in May 2020

A new residence building planned for the west side of Albert St., just south of Union and across from Tindall Field, will be around five storeys tall and contain between 315 and 335 beds.

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Student societies alleged Queen’s mishandled Student Choice Initiative implementation

During the months-long process of implementing the Student Choice Initiative (SCI), the AMS and SGPS raised serious concerns to administrators about their lack of collaboration and communication on the file, The Journal has learned.

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Second open meeting on sexual violence policy sees increased attendance

When the University hosted its first open consultation meeting about Queen’s sexual violence policy on Oct. 17, only a handful of people attended. At its second meeting on Oct. 23, the room was full.Continue...

Nearly 16 per cent of undergraduates opt out of AMS membership

After fee opt-out numbers were finalized under the Student Choice Initiative (SCI), AMS President Auston Pierce told The Journal the rates were lower than expected.Continue...

University apologizes for poster after students allege victim-blaming language

The University is apologizing after circulating a poster for a Flip the Script program that students alleged contained victim-blaming language.Continue...

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