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In conversation with new provost, Student Wellness Services director

The University welcomed two prominent figures to its staff in March: Mark Green, provost and vice-principal (academic); and Cynthia Gibney, executive director (student wellness services).Continue...

AMS Executive adds COVID-19 pillar to platform

Though Team AJA is adapting their platform to reflect the ongoing pandemic, they’re still hoping to deliver all the promises from their January campaign.Continue...

SGPS offers virtual office hours to students

While SGPS President Justine Aman said the Society is focused on staying up to date with the needs of graduate and professional students, she acknowledged there’s more work to be done.Continue...

Over 10,000 alumni participate in Queen’s Community Connections Project

As COVID-19 continues to upset routine interactions, Queen’s is addressing the health effects of social isolation on senior citizens.Continue...

Queen’s promises to prioritize accessibility concerns ahead of online semester

As the University determines the logistics of offering the fall term remotely, it’s keeping the issue of accessibility in the discussion.Continue...

“Pride—It’s All of Us”: Pride Month moves online due to COVID-19

After COVID-19 preventative measures brought an end to in-person public events throughout the summer, Pride Month celebrations have been moved online.Continue...

Queen’s to offer single occupancy residence in fall

Queen’s is planning to open its residences in the fall, but not at full capacity.Continue...

Queen’s to implement COVID-19 testing facilities, flu immunization program

As planning for the fall term continues, Queen’s has committed to establishing COVID-19 testing facilities on campus and undertaking a mass influenza immunization program.Continue...

The Alibi, local Kingston bar, permanently closes its doors

The Alibi, a local Kingston bar, has permanently closed its doors because of the operational challenges associated with COVID-19.Continue...

On Sunshine List, Richard Reznick moves to second place

Breaking his four-year streak, Richard Reznick, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, was the second-highest earner at Queen’s in 2019.Continue...

Queen’s student named one of top 25 environmentalists under 25

When The Starfish recently recognized 25 young leaders as “Canada’s Top Environmentalists Under 25,” Queen’s student Sebastien Molgat, ArtSci ’20, was on the list.Continue...

Queen’s medical student leads initiative supporting rural Canadians

Medical students across Canada have teamed up to support Canadians living in rural and isolated communities during COVID-19.

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COVID-19 impacts student internships, few cancelled

Callie Stirling, Sci ’21, was supposed to start her 12-month internship on May 4.Continue...

Engineering Society conducts remote learning survey ahead of fall term

As faculties prepare to deliver courses remotely in the fall term, a new survey seeks to understand student concerns in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS).Continue...

Senate: University planning for more on-campus delivery in winter term

In their last meeting of the academic year on May 19, Senate gathered on video-chat platform Zoom to discuss operations for the fall term.Continue...

Rector gears bursary toward COVID-19 relief

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt summer opportunities for students across the University, the Rector is providing additional financial aid through a bursary.Continue...

Principal Deane will not reinstate Boyd, third party to review Athletics department

Principal Patrick Deane is sticking by the University’s decision to fire former track coach Steve Boyd, but has acknowledged Boyd’s termination could have been handled better.

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Board of Trustees clarifies its climate change endorsement

Before the Board of Trustees voted on the agenda at its May 8 meeting, Donald Raymond, chair of the Board, addressed the community’s “misinterpretation” of its earlier climate change recommendations.Continue...

Kingston post-secondary students receive fresh food boxes through nationwide program

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has collaborated with Meal Exchange to secure fresh food boxes for students across the Kingston community.Continue...

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