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Queen's in the News Archive

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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.

2006-01-30 11:35:27

Sean Conway (Institute of Governmental Relations) comments in the Globe and Mail on the relationship between provincial and federal politics, and in the Toronto Star about the experience of the Davis government.
A letter in the Globe and Mail from John McGarry (Politics) points out the Parti Qu

2006-01-26 09:43:02

Ying Zou (Electrical Engineering) discusses in the Globe and Mail and on globeandmail.com the process of reverse engineering to requirements, which re-traces the steps to the development of software applications.
Post-graduate student Simon Li (History) and his weekday Cantonese language call-in show Power Politics, for Toronto First Radio are highlighted in the Toronto Star.
Douglas Reid (Business) comments in the National Post about Bay Street skepticism of Jazz Air Income Fund.

2006-01-25 09:52:05

Tom Axworthy's (Policy Studies) opinion piece reflecting on the election results appears in the Toronto Star.
Tamara Small (Political Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about the use of blogs in the election campaign.
Richard Day (Sociology) and student Toby Moorsom (History) comment in the Kingston Whig-Standard about welfare recipients' applications for special dietary allowances.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) continues to comment about the election results and Milliken's chances of being re-elected as Speaker, most recently on CKWS TV and FLY FM Radio.

2006-01-24 11:00:49

Tamara Small (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about the use of blogs during election campaigns.
David Skillicorn's (Computing) program that claims to identify the 'spin' in political speeches continues to receive coverage, most recently on globeandmail.com.
Lew Johnson (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about the corporate trend in focusing on longer-term strategy rather than short-term market expectations.
Art Cockfield's (Law) opinion piece about Canada's future under Tory rule appears in the Toronto Star.
Duncan Sinclair (Policy Studies) comments about Milliken's chance of being re-elected Speaker on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Robert Gilbert (Geography) is interviewed on CKWS-TV about the impact of global warming on weather patterns, agriculture and changes in sea levels.
Geoffrey Hodgetts (Medicine) is interviewed on CKWS TV about Queen's project to train doctors in Bosnia.
John Smol's (Biology) research about birds spreading pollutants to pristine Arctic regions through their droppings continues to receive coverage, most recently on CBC French Radio.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments on ctv.ca about the election campaign and provides commentary on the election on CKLC Radio.

2006-01-23 10:48:02

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) predictions for the outcome of today’s election appear in the Globe and Mail.  
Obesity research conducted by Peter Katzmarzyk and Caitlin Mason (Physical and Health Education) continues to receive coverage, most recently in the Toronto Star and Vancouver Sun.  
Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about change in the public service if  Conservatives form the new government.
David Skillicorn’s (Computing) program that claims to identify the ‘spin’ in political speeches continues to receive coverage, most recently in the Calgary Herald, Minnesota Public Radio, Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age (Australia), Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet to air tonight at 7 pm, CBC Radio National News, and newscientist.com.
Nick Bala’s (Law) recent study on polygamy in Canada is highlighted in a Vancouver Sun editorial.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) discusses strategies used by candidates in the final week of the election campaign in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
  
 
 
 

2006-01-20 09:27:43

Professor emeritus Hugh Thorburn (Political Studies) discusses Paul Martin's lack of commitment to change in the National Post.
An opinion piece by Elaine Power (Physical and Health Education) and Jamie Swift (Business) about proposed tax cuts appears in the Toronto Star.
Art Cockfield's (Law) opinion piece about national unity under a minority Conservative government appears in the Toronto Star.

2006-01-19 09:44:33

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about the most recent Liberal attack ads.
David Skillicorn's (Computing) program that claims to identify the spin in political speeches by rooting out patterns of straying from the truth in speaking is highlighted in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen and Kingston Whig-Standard
Geoffrey Hodgetts (Family Medicine) discusses renewed funding and the Queen's led medical training project in Bosnia in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Arthur Sweetman (Policy Studies) comments on party loyalty at the municipal level on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments about Peter Milliken's chance of remaining speaker on CKWS TV.
 

2006-01-18 12:02:39

Tamara Small (Sociology) comments in a Canadian Press story that is covered in the Globe and Mail and Kingston Whig-Standard about political candidates using internet blogs.
 
Nick Bala's (Law) opinion piece opposing the decriminalization of polygamy appears in the Globe and Mail.
Ken Wong (Business) comments about Sirius satellite radio's marketing strategy in the National Post.
Art Cockfield's (Law) opinion piece about national unity under a Conservative minority government appears in the Toronto Star.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about why there are so few women candidates in local politics and discusses the election campaign on CKWS TV and the election debate on CBC Syndicated radio across the country.
PhD candidate Caitlin Mason continues to discuss her new study with Peter Katzmarzyk (Physical and Health Education) showing an alarming increase in the number of extremely obese Canadians including in the Calgary Sun and on cbc.ca News, CTV NewsNet and CKWS-TV.
Malcolm Welch (Education) discusses the proposed new legislation that would raise the school leaving age to 18 years and tie school attendance to the students' driver's licences on CBC Radio's The Current.
 
John McGarry (Political Studies) discusses the Bloc Quebecois and separatism in Quebec on CKRW Radio Windsor.
 

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