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Queen's in the News Archive

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2005-10-18 09:15:40

Robert Reid (OB & GYN) comments in the Globe and Mail about a new birth-control pill.

The National Post reports that Ian Towner (Physics) has been named one of North America’s top physicists as co-recipient of the 2006 Tom W. Bonner Prize in nuclear physics from the American Physical Society. The story is also covered by the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Winnipeg Free Press, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun and Victoria Times-Colonist.

Canadian Press reports that David Walker (Health Sciences) has been appointed to conduct an independent review of a recent legionnaires' disease outbreak. Other coverage of the story includes the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, and Sudbury Star.

2005-10-17 11:37:13

Anita Anand (Law) comments in the Globe and Mail about insider trading.

Queen's School of Business's 10th place ranking for open-enrolment programs in BusinessWeek magazine's international rankings of executive education programs is highlighted in the Globe and Mail and on globeandmail.com.

Final results from Alan King’s (SPEG) double cohort study are highlighted in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, London Free Press, Hamilton Spectator, St. Catharines-Niagara Standard, Windsor Star, and on cbc.ca.

Carol McKeen’s (Business) comments about office romances continue to receive coverage, including the Montreal Gazette, Victoria Times-Colonist, Vancouver Province and Cape Breton Post.

2005-10-14 12:59:19

Karen Dubinsky’s (History) co-authored opinion piece about international adoption appears in the Globe and Mail.

Alan King’s (SPEG) double cohort research is highlighted in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator.

Carol McKeen (Business) comments about office romances in a Canadian Press story that is also featured in the Halifax Daily News, London Free Press and Calgary Herald.

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about government preparedness to protect Canadians at home appears in the National Post.

2005-10-12 09:03:21

Carol McKeen (Business) discusses workplace romance in a Canadian Press story that is also covered in the St. Catharines-Niagara Standard.

Jo-Anne Brady (University Registrar) discusses gender trends in university admissions in the Toronto Star and Queen’s enrolment trends on CKWS TV.

2005-10-11 09:25:49

Elaine Power’s (Physical and Health Education) opinion piece about food as a symbol of belonging appears in the Toronto Star.

Professor emeritus Robert Pike (Sociology) comments in a Toronto Star story about global communications.

Sharynn Aiken (Law) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about how new global security measures are affecting immigration. The story is also covered in the London Free Press, Edmonton Journal and Victoria Times-Colonist.

Robert Reid (OB & GYN) discusses Queen's Internet sex site, sexualityandu.ca, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

David Skillicorn’s (Computing) new e-mail surveillance technique that decodes unusual word patterns is highlighted in Canadian Business.

2005-10-05 08:57:35

Jane Raver’s (Business) research about sexual harassment in the workplace is highlighted in the National Post.

Doug Bland’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about government spending for the armed forces appears in the Ottawa Citizen.

Bob Montgomerie's (Biology) research into facial cues of beauty and attractiveness is highlighted in the cover stories of Science News and Kingston Life magazine.

2005-10-03 12:20:35

Alan Kings’s (SPEG) double cohort research is highlighted in the Globe and Mail.

Uzma Rehman (Psychology) appears in the first of the Canada’s Worst Driver series on the Discovery Channel. Her commentary about what motivates these drivers is highlighted in the Toronto Star.

Art Cockfield (Law) comments in the Toronto Star about the NHLPA dispute. A review of his new book NAFTA Tax Law and Policy: Resolving the Clash between Economic and Sovereignty Interests appears in the Literary Review of Canada.

Tom Courchene’s (Policy Studies) comments about Alberta’s economic surplus are highlighted in the Toronto Star and Montreal Gazette.

Lonnie Aarssen (Biology) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about risks radio waves pose to schoolchildren.

Alan Travers (Education) article about teaching abroad appears in Professionally Speaking.

Jonathan Crush (SARC) appears as guest on South African Broadcasting Corportaion (SABC) radio phone-in show on the impact of the brain drain from Africa

2005-09-27 10:18:58

Bill Blake (Business) comments in the National Post about MBA programs catering to niche job markets.

David Saunders (Business) discusses the state of advanced business education in the National Post. He also comments in the Toronto Star about undergraduate business and MBA enrolment.

Vincent Mosco (Sociology) comments in a Canadian Press story that is covered by the Regina Leader-Post, Calgary Herald, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder, Kingston Whig-Standard, Moose Jaw Times-Herald, Brockville Recorder and Times and Kenora Daily Miner & News about the recent panic caused by rising gas prices.

Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in Maclean’s magazine about asset specifications for potential Senators. He also comments on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen about the Martin government's new agency, Service Canada.

Kim Nossal (Political Studies) discusses Pierre Pettigrew’s latitude as foreign minister in Maclean’s magazine.

2005-09-23 09:32:17

Robert Gilbert’s (Geography) opinion piece about Hans Island and Canada’s role in the Arctic appears in the Toronto Star.

Doug Bland (Policy Studies) comments in the Canadian Press about government red tape blocking purchases of new military equipment. The story receives extensive coverage including the Kingston Whig-Standard, Edmonton Journal, Guelph Mercury, Ottawa Sun, Moose Jaw Times-Herald, Stratford Beacon-Herald, and St. John's Telegram.

John McHale (Business) comments on rising gas prices in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2005-09-22 09:22:08

Bill Blake (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about international competition among business schools.

Philip Jessop's (Chemical Engineering) research into environmentally-friendly solvents for chemical manufacturing continues to receive coverage, most recently online at Science News, United Press International Newsline, PressZoom Global News Service, Newswire.com, WebIndia123.com, Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemistry World, and ScienceDaily.

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