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Queen's in the News Archive

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2006-03-02 09:27:36

Kim Nossal (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about why Canadians are in Afghanistan.
Darin Heyland's (Medicine) recent end of life study continues to receive coverage, most recently on CBC National Broadcast News and cbc.ca.
Master's student Caleb Hasler (Biology) comments in the Kingston Whig Standard about possible explanations for a two-mouthed pike caught in a local fishing derby.

2006-02-28 09:51:15

Douglas Reid (Business) comments about the success of WestJet Airlines in the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald.
Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen and in the Edmonton Journal about the final report of the Gomery Commission.
A new end of life study led by Daren Heyland (Medicine) is highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
 

2006-02-27 10:46:17

Elaine Power (Physical and Health Education) comments in the Toronto Star about food insecurity.
Cynthia Fekken (Psychology) comments on the front page of the National Post about students communicating with professors by email.
Nick Bala (Law) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about the unrecognized rights of sexually abused children.
Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) is quoted in the Montreal Gazette and Vancouver Sun about fiscal imbalance.
Malcolm Thorburn (Law) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about the potential abuse of the long-term offender designation for federal offenders.
A recent study co-authored by Julian Barling and Nick Turner (Business) about bullying in the workplace is cited in the Vancouver Sun.
Timothy Smith (History) comments extensively in the Paris, France media about the future of France including in Le Point magazine, Libration (‘La France est coinc entre deux modles sociaux L'Est republicain and  La Croix newspapers, French Senate's nightly news show Le journal de 18h, Travaux Publics on France culture radio, France 4 TV’s  Le Culture Club.  Reviews of his book, France in Crisis have appeared in magazines including Liasons sociales, Alternatives conomiques, Partages, Liens and Challenges. He will debate the future of France on France 3, on March 16 with Raymond Barre, former Prime Minister of France, Carlos Ghosn, current CEO of Renault-Nissan, and Suzanne Berger, Politics professor at MIT.
Karen Pegley (Music) discusses music and the Olympics on CFRB 1010 Radio (Toronto).

2006-02-21 11:07:54

Nick Bala's (Law) expert testimony at an inquiry into alleged decades of sexual abuse of young people in Cornwall is mentioned in the Globe and Mail, and he discusses in a Canadian Press story that is covered in the Halifax Daily News, St. John's Telegram, Truro Daily News, New Glasgow Evening News, Cape Breton Post, Toronto Sun and Kingston Whig-Standard, the possible benefits of re-writing the youth criminal justice act.
Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) discusses recommendations from the final Gomery report in the Globe and Mail.
Karen Pegley's (Music) opinion piece about how music is chosen for the Olympics appears in the Toronto Star.
Tom Axworthy's (Policy Studies) opinion piece about Canada's future and the Harper government appears in the Toronto Star.
David Saunders' (Business) opinion piece about the success and quality of Canada's business schools appear in the National Post and he comments about trends in business schools developing joint programs in the Toronto Star.
Peggy Cunningham (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about hyperbole in people's resumes.
Doug Bland (Policy Studies) discusses Harper's over-ambitious defence plan in the Globe and Mail and in a Canadian Press story that is covered in the Halifax Daily News, London Free Press and Edmonton Journal.
John Geddes' (Medicine) letter from Nairobi where he is conducting field studies in Africa appears in the Halifax Daily News and Kingston Whig-Standard.
Funding for a new research chair in bioethics at Queen's is reported in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Ian Janssen (Physical and Health Education) discusses on CBC Radio's Ontario Morning the high incidence of obesity in the baby boom generation.

2006-02-14 11:09:03

Douglas Bland's (Policy Studies) opinion piece about reactions to Gordon O'Connor's appointment as Minister of Defense appears in the National Post. 
Ken Wong (Business) comments in the National Post about the effectiveness of Bombardier's Olympic advertising. 
Ian Janssen (Physical and Health Education) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about the high incidence of obesity in the baby boom generation. 
A profile of Nick Bala (Law) expert witness in an inquiry into alleged decades of sexual abuse of young people in Cornwall appears in the Cornwall Standard-Freeholder.
Martha Bailey (Law) discusses retroactive child support orders, an issue currently before the Supreme Court of Canada on CBC Halifax, Ottawa, Fredericton, Regina and Inuvik.
Richard Ascough (Theological College) discusses the real St. Valentine on the front page of the New Mexico Las Cruces Sun-News.

2006-02-13 10:25:12

An opinion piece about the final Gomery report by professor emeritus and senior research adviser to the Gomery commission, Ned Franks (Political Studies) appears in the Globe and Mail.
Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) comments about Harper’s first week as Prime Minister in a Canadian Press story that receives extensive coverage including the Truro Daily News, Brockville Recorder and Times, Stratford Beacon-Herald, New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal , Prince-Albert Daily Herald, Charlottetown Guardian, Moncton Times & Transcript, Corner Brook Western Star, St. John's Telegram and Brantford Expositor.
The Ottawa Citizen reports that Nick Bala (Law) appears as an expert witness at an inquiry into alleged decades of sexual abuse of young people in Cornwall.  
Kirk Muller (Athletics) discusses memories of his Olympic experience on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.
John Smol’s (Biology) co-authored opinion piece about Canada’s commitment to Kyoto, initially featured in the Toronto Star appears today in the Windsor Star.
The Halifax Daily News reports that Julian Barling (Business) discussed how to achieve a psychologically healthy workplace at a conference in Halifax recently.  

2006-02-08 10:39:31

Doug Bland (Policy Studies) comments in a Canadian Press story that is covered by the Moncton Times & Transcript and Brantford Expositor about Harper's choice for Minister of Defence.
Sean Conway (Policy Studies) discusses the Harper cabinet on CBC Syndicated Radio across the country including Ottawa's All In A Day.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments on the new cabinet on News 95 Radio, Halifax.

2006-02-07 09:01:47

Pam Dickey Young’s (Religious Studies) opinion piece about religion and same-sex marriage appears in the Globe and Mail.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about Milliken’s chances of being re-elected Speaker.
Sharryn Aiken (Law) discusses the new maximum-security facility for suspected terrorists at Millhaven on CBC Radio.

2006-02-06 09:48:25

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about public health in the 21st century appears in the Toronto Star, and his opinion piece about what he sees as two fundamentally flawed recommendations in the final Gomery report appears in the Winnipeg Free Press.
Peter Taylor (Mathematics & Statistics) comments in the Toronto Star about the importance of geometry to post secondary education.  
An opinion piece co-authored by John Smol (Biology) addressing the Conservative threat to abandon the Kyoto Protocol appears in the Ottawa Citizen.  
Sharryn Aiken (Law) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about the possibility of terrorists held on security certificates at Millhaven maximum security institution.  
Jean Cote (Physical and Health Education) discusses a recent study about body checking in youth hockey on CBC French Radio. 

2006-02-02 09:47:40

Ken Wong (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail about selling naming rights of movie complexes, and in the National Post about the value of sponsoring the Olympics.
Kathy Lahey (Law) comments on the front page of the Globe and Mail about the possibility of Harper calling an open vote on same-sex marriage, and her new Status of Women Canada study on fiscal barriers to women's employment is highlighted on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Peter Taylor (Mathematics & Statistics) discusses the value of high school calculus to post secondary studies in the Toronto Star.
Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in a Canadian Press story about how the second volume of the Gomery Report may affect how Harper structures his government. The story is covered in 27 papers across the country including in the Charlottetown Guardian, Sudbury Star, St. Catharines-Niagara Standard, Winnipeg Free Press and Kamloops Daily News.
Stephen Arnold (Business) comments about Wal-Mart's corporate strategy in the Hamilton Spectator and Guelph Mercury.
Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) comments in Marketing Magazine about campaign advertising. 
A letter by Les Casson (Writing Centre) commenting on the deep dedication of adjunct and sessional professors is read on CBC's Ontario Morning.

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