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Kingston Police confirm investigation into vandalism at Four Directions

After flags outside the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre were found vandalized on June 30, Kingston Police have confirmed they’re actively investigating the incident.Continue...

Flags vandalized at Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre

Flags outside the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre were vandalized on Tuesday, the last day of Indigenous History Month.Continue...

De-naming Macdonald Hall: In conversation with Mark Walters

Mark Walters, dean of the Faculty of Law, said he’s open to new opinions in the consultation process to determine whether the University should de-name John A. Macdonald Hall.Continue...

Seven formal complaints of sexual violence filed last year, internal report reveals

According to Queen’s annual Sexual Violence Report, seven formal complaints of sexual violence were made in 2019-20, down from 19 the previous year.Continue...

Work Study program to restart remotely in the fall

Following sudden cancellations in the recent winter term, the University is reviewing details for the fall term Work Study program.Continue...

Board of Trustees welcomes new chair

The Board of Trustees welcomed Mary Wilson Trider as its new chair on June 1.Continue...

Undergraduate acceptances increase 14 per cent for 2020-21

Despite concerns about the possible impact of COVID-19 on enrolment in 2020-21, the University maintains it's on track to meet targets.Continue...

University approves updated alcohol policy

The University announced on June 25 it had approved an updated alcohol policy earlier this month.Continue...

Faculty of Law launches consultation on naming of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

Following calls from the community, the Faculty of Law committed to a formal consultation process reviewing the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, on June 25.Continue...

Queen’s signs climate change charter

Queen’s has signed onto a new climate change charter as part of its goal to become carbon neutral by 2040.Continue...

Queen’s develops faculty guidelines for anti-racist and anti-oppression course content

Queen’s is developing new guidelines to assist faculty in implementing anti-racist and anti-oppression content in existing courses.Continue...

Queen’s announces additional support for Black students

Following a call to action from the Queen’s Black Academic Society, the University has announced three new anti-racism initiatives to make campus a safer environment for Black students.Continue...

Political Studies students request increased BIPOC representation in mandatory courses

Political Studies students have contacted the department to call for increased representation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) scholars and learning in mandatory courses.Continue...

Health Science students return to clinical settings

Approximately 200 students from the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) are returning to their clinical placements as of June 1 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), or alternative in-person clerkships.Continue...

Queen’s Black Academic Society asks University for $12,000 minimum to support Black lives

Together with other campus groups, the Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) has raised $11,000 for organizations that support Black lives. Now, they’re asking Queen’s to match that.Continue...

Queen’s responds to anti-racism protests

In various statements, the University and student leaders have addressed the anti-racism protests sweeping the United States and Canada over the last week.Continue...

While tuition unaltered, Queen’s reduces summer student fees

While tuition remains the same, the University has adjusted ancillary fees for the summer term to reflect current operations.Continue...

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...

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...

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