Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

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April 24, 2014

Nick Bala (Law) – Halifax lawyers defending two teens in the Rehtaeh Parsons case may not have been charged if the government hadn’t changed its sexting policy, in the Globe and Mail.

Jeff Nadeau and Fraser McLeod (Urban and Regional Planning graduate students) – A Queen’s study of the Rideau Canal and suggestions for improvement, on CBC’s All in a Day.

David de Witt (Agnes Etherington Art Centre) – Rembrandt School puts Kingston on global art map, in Canadian Art and on CKWS Television.

Stephen Archer (School of Medicine) – Dermatology clinic officially launches in Kingston, in the Kingston EMC.

April 23, 2014

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canada Goose parkas warm many including a supermodel, in the Denver Post.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Stop trying so hard to sleep better, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Crowdfunding may be new but fundraising practices remain the same, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (Urban and Regional Planning) – About 4,500 prison housing units could be built on former prison farm land, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Art Cockfield (Law) – When giant multinationals hire armies of accountants and lawyers to devise clever, yet legal, ways to avoid taxes in the countries where they operate, are they running afoul of our basic notions of fair play, in CPA Magazine.

April 22, 2014

Don Drummond (Policy Studies) – Appeared on the first annual Progress Summit on Income Inequality and Austerity, on CPAC.

April 21, 2014

Praveen Jain (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – University professor chooses a better world over profit, on the Global National program Everyday Hero.

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – The Canadian company selling drug to battle juvenile arthritis has stopped making it, in the Globe and Mail; the Catholic Church fast-tracks two early Quebec figures for sainthood, in the Catholic Register.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A four-party meeting on the Ukraine is being held in Geneva, on CTV News Channel; Canada deploys CF-18s to Eastern Europe, on Sun TV.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – General Motors grapples with a recall scandal affecting older cars, in Maclean’s Magazine.

Allyson Harrison (Psychiatry, Regional Assessment and Resource Centre) - Seriously stressed-out students are on the rise on post-secondary campuses, in the Vancouver Province.

Naomi Alboim (Policy Studies) - Canadian waitresses lose jobs to foreign workers, on cbc.ca and in the Huffington Post.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Assessment still ongoing to see how many breeches have occurred due to Heartbleed security bug, on Business News Network; RCMP arrest student in Heartbleed theft of CRA data, in the Windsor Star and the Alaska Highway News; Canada needs privacy rules for drones, on Radio Canada; the one year anniversary of the Boston bombings is Monday, on CKWS (Vancouver radio).

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Three vaccinations are becoming mandatory for Ontario school children, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Stephen Archer (School of Medicine) – Hotel Dieu establishes a new dermatology clinic, on CKWS Television.

Robert Dennis (History) – The Catholic Church fast-tracks two early Quebec figures for sainthood, in the Catholic Register.

April 17, 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Crime is plunging, but police costs are soaring, in the Globe and Mail.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – ‘Scared 19-year-old’ charged in Heartbleed data breach, on Business News Network, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and in other Postmedia publications.

Warren Mabee (Geography, Policy Studies, Environmental Studies) – Summer gas prices expected to spike, on CKWS-TV.

April 16, 2014

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Google’s purchase of Titan Aerospace, nine interviews on CBC Radio Syndication on stations across Canada including: Cape Breton, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Victoria and Whitehorse.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – One year after Boston, on Sun News Network; NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – How important is happiness in your career? On MetroNews.ca.

Don Klinger (Education) – The Gender Imbalance: Boys consistently lag behind girls in reading and writing, in the Hamilton Spectator.

Keith McWhirter (ITServices) – The one-day sale of Google Glass, on CKWS-TV Live at 5.

April 15, 2014

Bob Tennent (School of Computing) – Heartbleed reveals gaps in Internet security, in the Globe and Mail.

Robin Boadway (Economics) – Is Ontario ‘dragging down’ the rest of Canada? In the National Post.

Nick Bala (Law) – Lev Tahor wins victory over Quebec foster-care order, in the Toronto Star.

Dallas Seitz (Psychiatry) – Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes, in the Toronto Star.

Kenneth Wong (School of Business) – GM’s recall woes, in Maclean’s, Marketing Magazine.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Revenue Canada knew about stolen SINs last Friday, on CBC’s The National.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – SIN numbers stolen, on CTV National News.

Naomi Alboim (School of Policy Studies) – Temporary foreign workers being approved too easily, expert warns, on CBC.ca.

Chris Booth (Cancer Care and Epidemiology) – Chemotherapy ‘vastly underutilized’ in bladder cancer, on Hematology/Oncology Today.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – Today’s one day sale of Google Glass, on The Drive (98.9 FM Kingston).

Cathleen Crudden (Chemistry) and Hugh Horton (Associate Dean (Studies), Chemistry) – Queen’s University chemists make a new discovery, on Station 14.

April 14, 2014

Jeffrey Collins (History) – ‘The Invention of News’ by Andrew Pettegree, book-review published in the Wall Street Journal.

Robert Montgomerie (Biology) – Birders will enjoy two new books, in the Buffalo News, London Free Press.

Bob Tennent (School of Computing) – A Web of trust no more: Heartbleed reveals gaps, in the Globe and Mail.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Protecting yourself from Heartbleed, on CTV News Channel, Ottawa Sun, London Free Press, Calgary Sun and the Kingston Whig Standard.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – West imposes new sanction, on CTV News Channel.

Jill Scott (Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Gender Studies) – Jim Flaherty’s life and legacy, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) –Pure oil from Alberta makes better asphalt, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Struggles with death and dying, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

John Smol (Biology) – Granting agency honours chemistry’s best and brightest, in Chemistry Matters.

Other

Mike Best (Psychology) and Collette Steer (SGPS) – Queen’s student moves on to national Three Minute Thesis competition, on CKWS-TV.

April 11, 2014

David McDonald (Global Development Studies) – Researching the trend towards privatization in postapartheid South Africa, op-ed in South Africa Today.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – The Heartbleed security bus is exposing millions of passwords to theft risk, on Global National and the National Post.

Art Cockfield (Law) – How the US pulled off the great Canadian privacy giveaway, in the Globe and Mail.

Terry Krupa (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – One man’s struggle to stay out of jail, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Are suspected North Korean drones a threat to South Korea, on CHML 900 (Hamilton radio).

April 10, 2014

Ram Murty (Mathematics and Statistics) – 165-year-old math problem is on the verge of a solution, in The Hindu (Indian online newspaper).

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – The Heartbleed security bus is exposing millions of passwords to theft risk, on CBC’s Lang and O’Leary Exchange, CBC National, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, globalnews.ca and a number of other Canadian Press and Postmedia newspapers. He also appeared on Calgary Today (Calgary radio) and Radio Canada on the same topic.

Christopher Bowie (Psychology) – Researchers still trying to discover the root cause of schizophrenia, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Joel Parlow (Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine) – Aspirin for surgery patients is often ineffective, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Julian Barling (School of Business) – New book says both nature and nurture affect leaders, on 660 News (Toronto).

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