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Queen's in the News Archive

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January 27, 2014

Dick Zoutman (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Antiseptic vapour credited with eliminating superbug, in the National Post.

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Judge opens door to proving death of Javad Heydary, in the Toronto Star.

Glenville Jones (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Vitamin D supplements are still important for people living close to the North Pole, on The World At Six on CBC Radio One.

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) – A permanent solution to potholes? On CBC’s Windsor Morning.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – No smoking gun in the Canadian Olympic Committee/North Face dispute, in Marketing Magazine.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Ad industry watchdog won’t name and shame false government campaign, in the Canadian Press, CBCNews.ca and other publications.

Emily Fahlgren and Amelia Zheng (Undergraduate students volunteers) – Queen’s students camping out for a cause, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Branden Deschambault (Undergraduate medical student) – Top medical students to gather in Kingston, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

January 24, 2014

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Doubt is still clouding the matter of whether embattled lawyer Javad Heydary is dead or alive, in the Toronto Star.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Blackberry is selling off its Canadian properties, on CBC Ottawa.

Art Cockfield (Law) – BlackBerry receives a tax benefit from Ottawa, in La Presse.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – The Canadian Olympic Committee is threatening The North Face with legal action for using their logo, on ctv.ca, News Talk 770 (Calgary radio), 660 News, 680 News, 57- News.

January 23, 2014

Ian McKay (History) - Two hundred years after the War of 1812 ended, many historians still fail to recognize its influence on Canada's founders, in the National Post.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Smart household devices are being hijacked by hackers, in the Toronto Star.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – Olympic trademark infringement is a growing concern, in the Victoria Times Colonist and the Vancouver Sun.

Sharry Aiken (Law) – Ottawa ramps up efforts to strip refugee statues, in the Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Province.

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) – Professor can imagine a world without potholes, on CBC Radio Ottawa and CKWS Television.

January 22, 2014

Thomas Courchene (Economics, School of Policy Studies) – Muscle-up our cities; Canada’s global city regions need more money and powers, op-ed published in the Financial Post.

Sharry Aiken (Law) – New quota aimed at stripping refugee status raises concerns among advocates, in the Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal and other Postmedia publications.

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) – Kingston asphalt program takes aim at potholes, on CBCNews.ca.

January 21, 2014

Peter Hodson (Environmental Studies) – Moving oil is a dangerous business, letter to the editor in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – An Islamist Militant group is threatening the safety of the Sochi Olympics, on CTV News Channel.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) - What threats are an Islamist Militant group is presenting to the Sochi Olympics on Prime Time Sport talk radio and Sportsnet 360 from Toronto.

Douglas Reid (School of Business) – Online retailers Zappos is getting rid of its management structure, in the Toronto Star.

Keith McWhirter (IT services) – Are phablets really here to stay, on cbc.ca.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – How will social media impact the Sochi Olympics, on globalnews.ca.

Blaine Allan (Film and Media Studies) – Florence Lawrence was the Biograph Girl, in the Brantford Expositor.

January 20, 2014

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) - As two brain-death cases continue to make news, the complexity and grief of deciding when to discontinue life support grow, in the Globe and Mail; Honesty is abortion wars is needed, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Brandon Tozzo (Political Studies) – President Barack Obama calls for an end to the NSA’s control of phone data, on CTV News Channel.

Art Cockfield (Law) – Soaring school costs are bankrupting Ontario, op-ed in the Toronto Star.

Bruce McCreary (Psychiatry) – Developmental services committee hears pleas for help, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Social media is making customers feel first class, in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Pakistanis describe their relationship with China as an all-weather friendship, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (Urban and Regional Planning) – Explaining urban sprawl, on News Talk 770 Calgary radio.

January 17, 2014

Robert Wolfe (Policy Studies) – If we want better rules to transport oil by rail, we need better rules, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A Canadian was killed while fighting in Syria, on CBC Radio syndication; Fitness levels of new recruits to the Canadian military are lower than in the past, in Toronto Metro News.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egypt is undertaking a constitutional referendum, on the Sun News Network.

Blaine Allan (Film and Media Studies) – Florence Lawrence was the first real movie star, in the St. Catharines Standard.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – Roots Canada is making Olympic clothing cool, on News Talk 770 (Calgary radio).

January 16, 2014

Jay Handelman (School of Business) – Corporates as agents of social change: the academic view, in The Guardian.

John Andrew (School of Business) – Canadian house prices buoyed in 2013 by rebound of Toronto, Vancouver markets, in the Toronto Star, CBC News Now, CBC’s The National, and CTV News Channel.

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) – Pothole-free roads? Yes, it’s possible with better asphalt, says Queen’s University professor, in the Toronto Star.

Heidi Penning (Equity Office) – The Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee is ‘probably the hardest-working committee the city has,’ in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Starbucks tweet-a-coffee campaign, on CKNW (Vancouver Radio).

January 15, 2014

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research) – The Canadian military is dealing with another case of suspected suicide, on CBC’s Kingston Report on Ontario Morning.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – The Canadian military is dealing with another case of suspected suicide, on CBC’s Kingston Report on Ontario Morning.

Brandon Tozzo (Political Studies) – Barack Obama won’t be attending the Sochi Olympics, on CKWS Newswatch.

January 14, 2014

Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) – Ontario Tories’ million-job pledge if an act of hubris from Tim Hudak, in The Globe and Mail.

John Meisel (Political Studies) - Maple Leaf mastermind John Ross Matheson served as MP, judge, in The Globe and Mail.

Peter Milliken (School of Policy Studies) – Maple Leaf mastermind John Ross Matheson served as MP, judge, in The Globe and Mail.

Louis Gagnon (School of Business) – Bank watchdog to oversee $6T rate, in the National Post.

Craig Walker (Drama) – Does Canada need a hierarchy of rights? In the National Post.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Canada Job Grant ads cost $2.5M for non-existent program, on CBC’s The National.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A controversial legacy, on CTV News Channel. He was also interviewed by CKNW (Vancouver radio) about the death of Ariel Sharon.

John Smol (Biology) – The Battle of Peace River, in the Alaska Highway News.

Arthur Milnes (Centre for the Study for Democracy) – Did you hear the one about John A.? in the Orillia Packet and Times.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Kingston reservist marks seventh death in two months, in the Kingston Whig Standard

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