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Vigil held in memory of Anthony Aust

More than 200 people gathered in Springer Market Square on Sunday afternoon to show solidarity against racism and police violence.Continue...

Queen’s School of Medicine received a report demanding diversity action in July. It still hasn’t publicly acknowledged it.

Queen’s Aesculapian Society (AS) submitted a document detailing research, resources and demands to the School of Medicine Admissions Committee on July 1. Since then, the AS has looked to the School to provide public support and acknowledgement of the report.Continue...

Queen’s announces new strategies for prioritizing equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions

The University announced changes to its recruitment process on Wednesday to prioritize equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions.Continue...

Queen’s to open 300 additional spots in residence

An additional 300 students will be accommodated in Queen’s residences in the winter term.Continue...

Queen’s begins welcoming international students back to Kingston

Following months of COVID-19 travel restrictions, Queen’s has begun welcoming international students back to Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s radio station hosts 15th annual funding drive

Campus radio station CFRC 101.9 FM is hoping to raise $15,000 as part of its 15th annual funding drive from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31.Continue...

Student speaks out after ARTH 292 offers no course material for final six weeks of classes

When Queen’s announced courses for the fall term would be held online, the University assured students that learning standards would be up to par with the in-person experience. Instead, one course offered by the art history department stopped offering course material halfway through the semester.Continue...

Step Above Stigma co-organizes event supporting Black Health Alliance

Queen’s charity Step Above Stigma (SAS) collaborated with a local Kingston athlete to raise awareness and money for supporting the mental health of Black Canadians.Continue...

November Senate: The search for the new dean of Smith School of Business continues

Queen’s Senate met over video-chat platform Zoom this past Tuesday.Continue...

QSSET to replace USAT as survey of student learning experience

Queen’s is launching a new survey to assess teaching during a remote semester, replacing the traditional USATs.Continue...

Queen’s reports two new cases of COVID-19

Queen’s total COVID-19 case count rose by two last week.Continue...

Queen’s and KFL&A Public Health advocate for flu vaccine

Queen’s and Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health are encouraging people to get their flu shots as the regular influenza season kicks off during the ongoing pandemic.Continue...

ASUS report looks at improving student experience with remote learning

Though the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) recognizes the University has worked to make remote learning successful in Queen’s first virtual semester, the Society’s new report shows students believe there’s room for improvement.Continue...

Proctortrack suspends service following breach, impacting FEAS and Smith

Thanks to technological issues, remote midterms aren’t going quite as planned..Continue...

What does your day look like? The Canadian 24-hour Movement Guidelines for Adults have some suggestions

“Move more, sit less, sleep well”—this is the mantra of the newly released Canadian 24-hour Movement Guidelines for Adults. The advice is particularly important during the pandemic, when staying healthy has become even more of a priority.Continue...

Two asymptomatic testing centres open in Kingston

Queen’s students without symptoms of COVID-19 can now get tested.Continue...

Pandemic’s impact on international enrolment threatens revenue stream at Canadian universities

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) released a report on Oct. 8 to show how Canadian post-secondary institutions haven’t escaped the economic impacts of COVID-19.Continue...

Queen’s clubs discuss impact of cultural appropriation at CARED panel

Queen’s Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination hosts event to create safe, educational space for discussionContinue...

News in Brief: October 22

Queen’s opens Education Library and Special Collections

Queen’s opened the Education Library on Oct. 19 and...Continue...

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