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Queen’s Student Diversity Project creates safe space to learn about allyship

Queen’s Student Diversity Project (QSDP) is hoping to teach students and community members how to be an ally and practice anti-racism in academic settings at its Allyship in Academics event.Continue...

Ten Schulich leaders join the Class of 2024

Up to 100 entrepreneurial, STEM-focused high school students across Canada are awarded the Schulich Leader Scholarship every year. This fall, 10 of the winners decided to attend Queen’s.Continue...

University launches campaign supporting survivors of sexual violence

This week, Queen’s students have the opportunity to show support and affirmation for survivors of sexual violence and assault through the Letters to Survivors Campaign.Continue...

Queen’s extends hours at Satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre over the weekend

Queen’s announced on Thursday it had extended hours at its Satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre for the weekend.Continue...

Following City Council frustration, Principal Deane warns students about consequences of misbehaviour

On the same day the University confirmed a positive COVID-19 case in a Queen’s student, Principal Patrick Deane warned against disregarding public health directives.

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‘We have active cases in this population now in our community’: University confirms Queen’s student tested positive for COVID-19

KFL&A Public Health confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in women in their twenties on Tuesday.

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Queen’s opens COVID-19 testing centre on campus

Two weeks after students started returning to Kingston, Queen’s has opened its COVID-19 testing centre on campus. During a media tour of the facility on Tuesday morning, Provost and Vice-Principal (...Continue...

Campus Bookstore closed for in-person shopping this fall

This year, some students are turning away from the Campus Bookstore to find their textbooks.Continue...

Grad club successfully negotiates reopening with University

Though the Grad Club initially applied to reopen Aug. 19, it now anticipates reopening in the next week or two.Continue...

Kingston Police respond to 255 noise complaints in University district in two weeks

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City is making good on its promise to enforce social gathering restrictions at nuisance parties.Continue...

Queen’s student creates app to connect students remotely

Amidst a turbulent return to campus, Eric Fillion, Sci ’21, hopes to ease the effects of social isolation for Queen’s students with a new app called Kaku.Continue...

Queen’s remembers Isabelle Brisson

The Queen’s community is mourning the loss of Isabelle Brisson, Sci ’20.Continue...

AMS concerned about lack of communication from University about isolation residences

Though Queen’s has designated the JDUC as an isolation residence, the AMS has raised concerns over how the University will ensure the safety of student workers.

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Reform Smith launches equity proposal for Smith School of Business

Reform Smith launched its equity action proposal on Sept. 8 to make comprehensive recommendations for addressing the inequities within the Commerce program at the Smith School of Business.Continue...

Stauffer reopens with limited seating

The Queen’s University Library announced in a release on Sept. 8 that 150 individual study seats will be made available for student use in Stauffer Library as of that day.Continue...

‘I want bystanders to feel like they have the responsibility to speak up’: Queen’s students share experiences of discrimination

Tanya Tran, PhD candidate in clinical psychology, sent a tweet on Aug. 28 describing her experience being confronted with anti-Chinese racism in downtown Kingston the previous day.Continue...

New conference aims to foster discussions about gender equality in engineering

The Queen’s Women in Applied Science and Engineering Conference (Q-WASE) is more than just another engineering conference—it’s the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s (FEAS) first and only non-technical conference.Continue...

LGBTQ+ specific health content in development for Queen’s nursing

Two Queen’s professors and a Queen’s student are creating LGBTQ+ specific healthcare content for the University’s nursing program.Continue...

AMS Board of Directors releases action statement following complaints shared on social media

After Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ launched in August to document alleged working conditions within the AMS, the Society’s Board of Directors has taken several immediate actions to address the allegations made against the AMS.Continue...

SeQure app launches new COVID-19 tracker

As Queen’s attempts to prioritize health and safety leading into the fall term, it’s asking students to track their own symptoms through SeQure.Continue...

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