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Queen's in the News Archive

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2007-02-27 10:50:07

Richard Ascough (Theological College) discusses claims that filmmakers have discovered remains of Jesus and his family on CBC-Radio’s Ontario Morning.
Timothy Smith (History) comments in Maclean’s magazine about French presidential candidate, Nicolas Sarkozy.

2007-02-26 11:08:16

Martin Hand (Sociology) and John Pliniussen (Business) comment in the Globe and Mail about social interaction through digital networks.
Ken Wong (Business) comments in the National Post about the ways that men are portrayed in advertisements.

2007-02-23 09:42:21

Ken Wong (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail about fashion designers paying actresses to wear their dresses to events like the Oscars. He also comments in the Ottawa Citizen and Kingston Whig-Standard about plant closures in Eastern Ontario and what that means for economic development.
David Lyon (Sociology) receives coverage in the Kingston Whig-Standard for winning the Killam Research Fellowship for his research on registering, classifying and sorting citizens.

2007-02-22 09:35:59

Ross Finnie’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about the need for growth in Canada’s graduate education system is published in the Toronto Star. 
Steve Salterio (Business) comments about the difference between scrub jay birds saving food for the future and humans setting aside money to invest in a CanWest News Service article that appears in the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, and Edmonton Journal.

2007-02-21 10:27:43

John Geddes’ (Medicine) piece about the Canadian government’s efforts to alleviate poverty and suffering in the developing world is published in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Robert Ross (Kinesiology and Health Studies) appears on Global-TV to discuss Queen’s new Centre for Obesity Research and Education. 

2007-02-20 11:54:39

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) expertise in grassroots party renewal is highlighted in the National Post and in a CanWest News article that appears in the Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star and Montreal Gazette. He also discusses the RRSP program in Maclean’s magazine.
Martha Bailey’s (Law) comments about polygamy in Canada are highlighted in the National Post.

2007-02-16 09:47:43

Ken Wong (Business) comments about the marketing and strategy of Canadian beer brands in the National Post.
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about Canadian support for the Liberals is published in the Toronto Star.

2007-02-15 10:05:27

Simon Li’s (History) piece about Canada’s apology to Chinese Canadians for head-tax appears in the Toronto Star.
Emeritus professor Ned Franks (Political Studies) discusses what the Canadian government will do about the Kyoto bill when it becomes a law on CBC-TV Newsworld.

2007-02-14 09:58:19

John Pliniussen (Business) comments in the Edmonton Journal about how men and women differ with their Valentine’s Day expectations and habits.
Roel Vertegaal and Jamie Hart (Computing) discuss their research that tests a prototype hearing aid that lets the user select what they want to listen to with their eyes in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CKWS-TV.

2007-02-13 14:51:37

Kim Nossal's (Political Studies) comments about Australian politics are highlighted in the Globe and Mail.
Mark Walters (Law) comments about the politicization of judicial salaries in the Globe and Mail.

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