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Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
2007-06-21 10:09:40

Sidney Eve-Matrix (Film Studies) comments about the ways technology is depicted in the movies in a Canadian Press story that is picked up by the Globe and Mail.
Roel Vertegaal (Computing) continues to comment about a device that allows advertisers to count the number of people who look at their billboards and screens, most recently in the Ottawa Citizen.

2007-06-20 10:45:28

Brian Cumming (Environmental Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about the increase in demand for environmental studies graduates.
Andrew Graham (Policy Studies) comments about a new police commission for Winnipeg on cbc.ca.

2007-06-19 10:34:11

David Lyon (Sociology) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about the idea of a national ID card system.
Kieran Moore (Community Health and Epidemiology) comments on cbc.ca and on CBC-Radio’s Ontario Morning about sharing information in the event of a public health emergency.

2007-06-18 09:54:23

Tom Courchene’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about equalization in Canada is published in the Globe and Mail.
Karen Dubinsky (History) comments in the National Post about a new field of academic study – sixties scholarship – which held its first international conference at Queen’s.

2007-06-15 11:24:56

David Lyon (Sociology) continues to comment about the federal government’s forthcoming no-fly list, most recently in the Globe and Mail.
Rebecca Luce-Kapler (Education) and Doug Babington (Writing Centre) comment in the Kingston Whig-Standard about the definition of literacy.

2007-06-14 09:03:30

Katherine Wynne-Edwards (Biology) comments about how the male body undergoes changes to prepare for parenthood in a CanWest News Services story picked up by the Montreal Gazette, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, and Regina Leader-Post.
Karen Dubinsky and Scott Rutherford (History) comment about a 60s conference at Queen’s that will draw experts from around the world to explore the lasting impact of the decade in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CBC-Radio’s Ontario Morning.

2007-06-12 10:41:08

David Thomson (Mathematics and Statistics) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about a study that suggests solar activity may be the reason for dropped or interrupted cellphone calls.
Ram Murty (Mathematics and Statistics) continues to comment about why Sudoku is fostering better math skills among Canadians and providing new challenges for academics in pure mathematics, most recently in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2007-06-11 11:21:39

Will Kymlicka’s (Philosophy) comments about immigration and multiculturalism are highlighted in the Toronto Star.
Francoise Morissette (Policy Studies) comments in the Montreal Gazette about a study on leadership in Canada.

2007-06-08 08:53:14

Agnes Herzberg and Ram Murty (Mathematics and Statistics) explain why Sudoku is fostering better math skills among Canadians and providing new challenges for academics in pure mathematics in the Toronto Star and Calgary Sun.
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about the 2007 G-8 summit is published in the Toronto Star.

2007-06-07 14:55:42

Adam Chippindale (Biology) comments in the Globe and Mail about the possibility of humans being able to reproduce without males. 
Brian Cumming (Civil Engineering) comments in the Globe and Mail about how Queen's is broadening its academic focus to accomodate the increasing interest in climate and environmental issues.

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