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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

News in Brief: October 22

Queen’s opens Education Library and Special Collections

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

Closing the gender equality gap in engineering: In conversation with Dr. Heidi Ploeg

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences (FEAS) appointed Dr. Heidi Ploeg as the inaugural Chair for Women in Engineering on Oct. 15. Ploeg will hold a five-year term in the position.Continue...

Principal Deane reflects on the Conversation in new report

Following a year of campus-wide consultations, Principal Patrick Deane released his report about the future of the University earlier this month.Continue...

Undergraduate Trustee looks to add definition of racism to the Student Code of Conduct

In light of campus-wide calls for social justice reform, Undergraduate Trustee Shoshannah Bennett-Dwara has engaged the Non-Academic Misconduct Subcommittee (NAMSC) in discussion about the inclusion of the definition of racism in the Queen’s Student Code of Conduct.Continue...

Sir John A. Macdonald officially scratched from law building

The Board of Trustees approved the University’s decision to remove Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from the law school building on Monday.Continue...

Queen’s takes steps to protect migratory birds passing through campus

Despite everything that’s happened this year, it’s just another year for Canadian wildlife.Continue...

Queen’s sets up outdoor tent as additional on-campus study space

In an effort to provide students with safe study spaces on campus, Queen’s Student Affairs has provided a tent outside Mackintosh-Corry Hall for student access.Continue...

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