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Queen’s urges students to avoid Kingston until end of January

Queen’s is “strongly urging” students to not return to Kingston until Jan. 23, according to a statement released Wednesday.

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Kingston public health reports 52 active cases associated with off-campus house parties

In the waning weeks of the fall semester, Queen’s is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, many of which are associated with recent off-campus house parties.

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As Kingston reaches 100 active cases, Queen’s reports 27 off-campus

Queen’s has reported 27 cases of COVID-19 during the week of Dec. 7-13, all located off-campus, marking the highest weekly case count since the pandemic began. At least two of those cases are linked to house parties in the University District that happened Dec. 4 to 5.

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After budgeting for $24 million deficit, Queen’s projects $29.6 million in losses for 2020-21

At last Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, Donna Janiec, vice-principal (finance and administration), provided a report on Queen’s financial projections for the 2020-21 year.Continue...

Board of Trustees: Principal Deane talks new policy for naming buildings

The Board of Trustees gathered for its final meeting of the year over Zoom last Friday.Continue...

AMS Assembly: new transfer credit program established for Chinese international students

AMS Assembly met last Thursday over Zoom for its final meeting of 2020.Continue...

Six new cases of COVID-19 reported at Queen’s

The University has reported six new cases of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community as of Tuesday morning.Continue...

Queen’s approves revisions to sexual violence policy

The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to the Policy on Sexual Violence at a meeting on Friday.Continue...

International graduate students now eligible to hold TA and RA positions

Late this summer, international graduate students living abroad found, due to their location, they would be unable to hold TA or RA positions during the Fall 2020 term.Continue...

December Senate: academic integrity breaches increased in 2019-20 year

In its last meeting of the term, Queen’s Senate met over Zoom to discuss academic integrity, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII), and Principal Patrick Deane’s Report on the Conversation.Continue...

As Kingston goes yellow, all COVID-19 cases at Queen’s resolved

The University has reported all cases of COVID-19 are resolved in the Queen’s community as of Wednesday afternoon.
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‘Risks of gender-based violence are higher in university-aged populations’

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) launched a new social media campaign on Wednesday.Continue...

Campus magazines navigate the impacts of COVID-19

As COVID-19 keeps students at home, campus publications are pivoting to reach readers.Continue...

Queen’s to participate in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

Queen’s is participating in a project to measure the global impact of universities across the world.Continue...

University launches eight-week program to support students managing substance use and addiction

The University has partnered with a team of mental health providers from St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Addiction and Mental Health Services – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington (AMHS - KFLA) to develop an eight-week Substance Use Wellness program.Continue...

AMS Fall in Review

As the fall semester draws to a close, The Journal sat down with the AMS executive team to review their progress and the status of the goals outlined in their platform.Continue...

COMPSA to hold Town Hall meeting on remote learning

After a full semester of online learning, the Computing Students Association (COMPSA) will be holding a Town Hall meeting this Friday at 5 p.m. over Zoom to reflect on the remote student learning experience.Continue...

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill) reflects on Truth & Reconciliation Commission Task Force’s third report

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill), associate vice-principal (Indigenous initiatives and reconciliation), told The Journal recent progress in Indigenous reconciliation at Queen’s gives her hope.Continue...

Some international students at Queen’s face a winter break away from home

As the semester wraps up, many students are making plans to safely travel home for the holidays. For international students, staying in Kingston isn’t a decision that’s easily made.Continue...

Queen’s National Scholar 2020-21 program supports Black Studies

Queens’ Black Studies Minor, expected to launch in fall 2021, has been awarded two positions through the Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) program.Continue...

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