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Province gives Queen’s $4 million in capital funding

The Ontario government is giving Queen’s $4,251,800 in capital funding in 2020-21 to support the modernization of campus facilities.Continue...

Queen’s reports no new cases, one active case of COVID-19

Queen’s maintains there’s just one active case of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community as of Thursday afternoon.Continue...

Pride and Indigenous flags to be hung in Queen’s residence buildings

Students can expect to see the Pride, Métis, Iroquois, and Two Row Wampum flags hanging in residence buildings and dining halls starting in the winter term.Continue...

Nursing Science Society and Psychology department creating mental health workshops for nursing students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) and the Queen’s Psychology department are working together to support the mental health of nursing students.Continue...

Queen’s introduces reusable swap programs at dining halls and some retail locations

Hospitality Services launched two reusable container programs on campus in November: the Huskee Swap Program and ECO Containers. Continue...

As Mac-Corry opens for bookable study space, Stauffer doubles available seats

Mackintosh-Corry Hall’s classrooms opened for bookable study space on Oct. 27.Continue...

ASUS calls for discussion of BIPOC student experience

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has issued a call for discussion of the BIPOC student experience at Queen’s, both on and off-campus. These conversations will be facilitated in Equity Focus Groups­—BIPOC-only spaces which will be used to inform policy, advocacy, and resources.Continue...

Faculty of Health Sciences launches new video series highlighting faculty research

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has launched a new initiative to showcase faculty research.Continue...

Mitchell Hall receives national heritage award

Formerly known as the Physical Education Centre (PEC), the $85 million restoration of Mitchell Hall has garnered a national heritage award.Continue...

The Tea Room closes for remainder of the year

After reopening in September, the Tea Room has shut its doors for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

Clark Hall Pub to stay closed for the entire 2020-21 year

As COVID-19 continues to limit public gatherings, the Engineering Society announced Clark Hall Pub will remain closed for the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

Queen’s releases new Campus Wellbeing Framework

Wellbeing is a critical factor in the success of individuals, the community, and the University, according to Queen’s new Campus Wellbeing Framework.Continue...

Queen’s researcher creates platform to support LGBTQ2+ cancer patients

A researcher at Queen’s is part of the team working to support LGBTQ2+ cancer patients.Continue...

Advocating for students, OUSA annual campus meeting goes online

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) has shifted its annual campus meeting to a virtual platform, prioritizing student financial aid, quality of education in the context of online learning, racial equity, and student mental health.Continue...

Hillel Queen’s hosts Holocaust survivor

Hillel Queen’s hosted Elly Gotz on Nov. 11 to tell the story of how he survived the Holocaust.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force releases third report

The Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force (TRCTF) released its third annual Implementation Report in September.Continue...

History of Katarokwi

This territory was originally Ojibwe territory way back before anybody came and settled here.Continue...

‘[I]t’s inspiring to think about the leadership Indigenous students have shown on campus’

Following the racist incidents throughout the past year at Queen’s, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre is installing a permanent display of Indigenous flags in front of the centre following various acts of vandalism.Continue...

Canada’s Indigenous Veterans

Zoogipon Ikwe didn’t know her great-grandfather served in the First World War until she began researching her own genealogy.Continue...

AMS Assembly discusses feedback on remote term, student elections

AMS Assembly met over Zoom on Thursday evening for their third meeting of the 2020-21 academic year.Continue...

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