Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
August 28, 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The situation in Syria continues to escalate, on CTV News Channel.

John Whyte (Law) – Senate reform won’t be a judicial rush job, op-ed in the Toronto Star.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – What are the back to school trends for the upcoming year, on a podcast for the Montreal Gazette.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The situation in Syria continues to escalate, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

August 27, 2013

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Big three wireless companies in Canada launch public relations campaign, on cbc.ca.

Don Stuart (Law) – Group creates blueprint for adding a statutory safety value to Canada’s regime of mandatory minimum penalties, in The Lawyers Weekly.

August 26, 2013

Tim Abray-Nyman (PhD Political Studies student) – Rob Ford continues to work on his political image, this time arm wrestling Hulk Hogan, on Global National.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Investigators looking at a possible chemical weapon attack in Syria, on CTV News Channel.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – A proposed new governance model for Prince Edward County, on CBC Television (French) and All in a Day.

Jean Cote (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Sports can be beneficial for the development of children, in the Journal de Montreal.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Five new issues in the conflict in Syria, on cbc.ca and in the Huffington Post Canada.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – What is the impact of rising mortgage rates on Canadian residential real estate markets, on CBC Radio syndication.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Why we should decriminalize assisted dying, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What do diplomats really do, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – What are the advantages to using social media in the classroom, in the Sault Star.

August 22, 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canadians search for Super Bowl 2014 ads more than anyone else on Earth, on SBWire (International); also spoke about Target’s lackluster performance with Ron Charles on CBC Television which also appeared on The National. (Across Canada).

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The cost of policing, on “All In A Day” on CBC Radio. 

Jessica Jones (Psychiatry, Psychology) – Wanting to show ‘empathy’ to letter writer, in the Kingston Whig Standard (Kingston). 

August 23, 2013

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Are racy as campaigns geared towards teens going too far? On Global News. (Toronto)

August 21, 2013

Chris Simpson (School of Medicine) – Dr. Chris Simpson of Kingston New President-Elect at the Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting on CNW Group (Across Canada); Kingston doctor new president-elect of Canadian Medical Association, in Kingston Whig Standard (Kingston).

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Re/Max goes public through an IPO, on “Ontario Morning” on CBC Radio (Across Canada).

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) - The deliberations of the Prince Edward County Citizens' Assembly, on CJBQ radio (Belleville) and CJOJ radio (Belleville).

Ned Franks (Political Studies, School of Physical and Health Education) – Prime Minister Stephen Harper prorogues Parliament until October, on “Newswatch@6” on CKWS (Kingston).

Alan Lomax (Department of Medicine, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences)and Stephen Vanner (Department of Medicine, Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit) - Funding will help inflammatory bowel disease research, in Kingston Whig Standard; School of Medicine receives funding from Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, in Kingston Herald.


Matthew Barrett (Grounds Manager) - Queen’s takes aim at emerald ash borer, in Kingston Whig Standard and “First@5:30” on CKWS (Kingston).

August 20, 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) - Canada’s military forced to accept fatter, less educated recruits as demographics change, in the National Post; Canadian Forces to reduce ‘unattainable’ targets for recruitment of women, visible minorities, in the National Post; the recent audit of Canada’s military and how recruitment has been impacted, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Warren Mabee (Policy Studies) – Energy East isn’t the next CP Railway, in Maclean’s Magazine.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Re/Max goes public through an IPO, on CBC Radio (Calgary).

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Studies) – Kingston’s Egyptian community looks on with concern, in Kingston This Week.

Other News

Brenda Ravenscroft (Assoc. Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science) - Queen’s University is one of several classroom-based schools offering online courses, in the Toronto Star.

August 19, 2013

Richard Ascough (School of Religion) – New book defends the story of Jesus Christ, in the Globe and Mail.

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Historians skeptical of patriotic comparisons of pipelines to the Canadian Pacific Railway, in the Vancouver Province, Huffington Post, Dawson Creek Daily News, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Sweeping Senate audit expected to doom old boys network, in the Calgary Herald, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Elaine Petrof (School of Medicine) – Queen’s doctor develops new process to treat C. difficile, in the Huffington Post.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Why are foreign countries hesitant to get involved in Egypt, on the Sun News Network.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Nutritional experiments a black mark on Canada’s history, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

August 16, 2013

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Premier Kathleen Wynne supports oil pipelines across Ontario as long as safety, environmental concerns are met, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Ian McKay (History) – Afghanistan and the politics of memory, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Jamie Swift (School of Business) - Afghanistan and the politics of memory, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Why won’t foreign countries get involved in the Egypt crisis, on cbc.ca.

Lonnie Aarssen (Biology) – Who are going to be the parents of the future, on CKWS Television.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The violence in Egypt is putting Canada in a moral dilemma, on Sun News and CKWS Television.

August 15, 2013

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – A couple’s baby monitor was hacked by a stranger, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio (Vancouver).

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – What is the next step in the Pamela Wallin expense scandal, on CTV News Channel.

Vincent Mosco (Sociology) – Telecommunication companies take nasty public swipes at each other as Canadian market debate rages on, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun and the Edmonton Journal.

Mark Green (Civil Engineering) – Queen’s researcher receives $1.6 million to address sustainability issues in the Far North, on CKWS Television.

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