Daniel Woolf

Racism, Diversity and Inclusion final report brought to Senate

After 12 weeks of intensive consultations and drafting, the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI) presented its final report to Principal Daniel Woolf on April 10, outlining a potential future for racial inclusion at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen's researchers to receive $4.5 million from Ontario government

On March 14, Queen’s physicist Ryan Martin received $250,000 to establish a world class facility for his neutrino research — but in the speeches from administrators and dignitaries, his former PhD supervisor Arthur McDonald was referenced even more than he was.Continue...

Queen’s to help students and researchers affected by U.S. visa ban

Two weeks after a promise was made by Principal Daniel Woolf, Queen’s has released its list of tangible actions taken in response to the United States Executive Order signed on Jan. 27, barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from the United States.Continue...

Senate meeting discusses US immigration order, internal grants and senate-board communications

On Tuesday, the University Senate’s first meeting of 2017 began quietly.Continue...

Principal Woolf speaks out on US travel ban, welcoming affected academics to Queen’s

After Principal Daniel Woolf released a statement to the student body on Monday, regarding the University’s reaction to American President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, Woolf talked about possible next steps with The Journal.Continue...

Vigil held in Market Square sends message: 'power to the peaceful'

A sombre group of roughly 400 students and Kingstonians gathered in Springer Market Square on Monday evening for a candlelit vigil for victims of a Quebec shooting, that left six dead on Sunday night after a gunman stormed a mosque in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood of Quebec City.Continue...

Bell renews mental health research funding

On Jan. 24, the atrium of the BioSciences Complex was abuzz. A live band played for numerous attendees dressed in white t-shirts and bright blue toques, there to witness a joint announcement between Queen’s University and Bell Let’s Talk.Continue...

Memorandum approved, Kingston and Queen’s begin formal partnership

On Jan. 24, Kingston City Council unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a formal strategic partnership between Queen’s University and the City.Continue...

Winter break news roundup

While campus saw a mass exodus for winter break, the University, Kingston Police and national funding groups chugged along with new developments.Continue...

Board of Trustees addresses racism, strategic framework and student needs

On Friday, Dec. 2 the Queen’s Board of Trustee’s commenced their quarterly meeting in Richardson Hall with an address from Principal Daniel Woolf on the issues of racism facing campus in recent weeks.Continue...

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