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Queen's in the News Archive

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January 6, 2014

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – The grand ambition of New Year’s resolutions also makes them nearly impossible to achieve, in the Globe and Mail.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – Blackberry, Alicia Keys partnership split highlights complexity of modern celebrity endorsements, in the National Post.

John Smol (Biology) – The Keystone XL decision is one of the big decisions to have an impact on our planet’s health, in the Toronto Star; five environmental issues to watch in 2014, in the Toronto Star.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – What is the spillover effect from the current civil war in Syria, on CTV News Channel; what is the latest news out of North Korea, on the Jerry Agar show (Sun News Network).

Michael Condra (Health Counselling and Disability Services) – Mental health services on Queen’s University campus, on W5.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – A number of cases involving catastrophic brain damage ended up in the news for all the wrong reasons, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

January 3, 2014

Brian Marchant (School of Business) – For MBA students, the job search begins long before graduation, in the Globe and Mail.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) – Parent, grandparent immigration program reopens, in the National Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and other Postmedia publications.

Louis Gagon (School of Business) – Why Bank of Canada boss, Stephen Poloz stopped worrying about debt, housing and hoarding, in the National Post.

Kathleen Lahey (Law) – The new science of marriage, in Maclean’s.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Analyzing a difficult case, on CTV News Channel

January 2, 2014

David McDonald (Global Development Studies) – Global public water alliance must not be allowed to evaporate, op-ed published in The Guardian.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – Multiple trade negotiations offer tantalizing possibilities, in the Globe and Mail.

Jim Leech (Chancellor-elect) – The Business News, on Business News Network.

Carol Beatty (Director, Industrial Relations Centre) – A little-used model, in the National Post, the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and other Postmedia publications.

Andrew Graham (School of Policy Studies) – Public service unions brace for sick leave battle, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – Galen G. Weston named Canadian Press Business Newsmaker of the year, in the Toronto Star, National Post, CTVNews.ca and other local and national news outlets.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Big box, small shops or high-end retail: deals will be key to winning in 2014, on Macleans.ca, in the Montreal Gazette and other Postmedia publications; Storm may hit online sales, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – 2013 was the year of the selfie. Here’s why, in the Toronto Star; Money trumps personal growth in New Year’s resolutions, in the Regina LeaderPost, Vancouver Sun and other Postmedia publications.

Chris Simpson (School of Medicine) – What will you be eating in 2014? Food resolutions from doctors, dietitians and more, on CTVNews.ca.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Zero evidence homeopathic ‘medicine’ works, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Winners and losers on 2013, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Keith McWhirter (ITServices) – Christmas goes high tech, in the Kingston Whig Standard.


Callum Owen, Alex Wilson, Storm Patterson (Crossfit Tricolour) – Crossfit Tricolour brings a new perspective on fitness to Queen’s, in Kingston EMC.

Michael Wong (Student in School of Computing) – It’s time we gave due attention to eSports, op-ed published in the Waterloo Region Record.

Susie Pan (Student in the School of Business) mentioned in University of Guelph student creating new data analytics software, in the Guelph Mercury


December 24, 2013

 Ken Wong (School of Business) – U.S. retailers risk a big chill when moving to Canada, in the National Post.

December 23, 2013

John Meisel (Political Studies) - Registered nurse was steadfast in refusal to be a housewife, an attitude that served her well when dealing with media image issues, in the Globe and Mail.

Meredith Chivers (Psychology) - Is pedophilia a sexual orientation, in the Toronto Star.

Kim Nossal (Policy Studies) – Cancellation of close-combat vehicles hints at a leaner Canadian military, in the Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald and the Vancouver Province.

John Adams (Policy Studies) - NSA rulings could help Canadian group argue case against CSEC, on globalnews.ca.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) - Traditions are those time-honoured arguments for continuing along a well-worn path, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Nick Bala (Law) – The holidays are often a challenge for separated families, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

December 20, 2013

Warren Mabee (Policy Studies) - An independent panel from the National Energy Board recommended the federal government approve the Northern Gateway pipeline with conditions, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Where is social media heading in 2014 and how will parents need to watch their children’s social media intake, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

December 19, 2013

William Flanagan (Law) – British Columbia approves law school with gay-sex ban, in the Globe and Mail.

John Andrew (School of Business, Urban and Regional Planning) – The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation produces a new report on the state of housing, on CTV News Channel; Brokers worry about 'exposure' Montreal board's decision to end ties with CREA contrary to trend in rest of Canada, in the Montreal Gazette.

December 18, 2013

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – A software company had to decide how to respond when clients began running roughshod over their training schedules, in the Globe and Mail.

Ajay Agarwal (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Helping develop performance measures for sustainable development in Auroville, India, on AurovilleRadio.

December 17, 2013

Andrew Grant (Political Studies) – The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, on a Postmedia News online chat.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Explaining the Canadian effort behind the Olympic network build, on The Wire Report (Canadian online news service).

David Detomasi (School of Business) - Canada Goose plans to aggressively expand into new markets, in the Waterloo Record and the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.

Brian Osborne (Geography) – What’s your reaction to Canada Post’s plan to cut back, on CBC Radio One (Quebec City and Sudbury).

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – What apps are available to keep you on track for the holidays and help with New Year’s resolutions, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Keith McWhirter (Associate Director, ITServices) – What technology is trending this holiday season, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

December 16, 2013

John Schram (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What was life like in South Africa in apartheid’s final years, on CTV News Channel.

David Detomasi (School of Business) - A takeover by Bain Capital gives Canada Goose the resources to conquer the world, in the National Post, Hamilton Spectator, Cape Breton Post, Guelph Mercury

Robert Pike (Sociology) - We will lose one of our oldest nation-building traditions when Canada Post ends home delivery, in the Vancouver Sun.

David Murakami Wood (Sociology) – The Japanese are pushing back hard against the state secrets law, in the Christian Science Monitor.

Peter Hennessy (Education) – What is the future hold for Kingston’s Outer Station, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

William Leggett (Biology) – My admiration for those who serve and contribute to the well-being and security of Canadians has increased, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - The Emperor Napoleon once derisively dismissed Great Britain as a nation of shopkeepers, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.            

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – It’s time to rethink our charitable giving, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Examining urban planning in Kingston, on CBC Radio.

Brian Osborne (Geography) – What’s your reaction to Canada Post’s plan to cut back, on CBC Radio One (Prince George, Halifax).

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