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Electricity Demand Management - Updated July 23

With the change in the weather and lower provincial electrical demand there are currently no expected Electricity Response Days in the 7 day outlook.

New bank machine in Goodes Hall

CIBC has installed a bank machine in the west wing of Goodes Hall. The machine is located in the foyer just inside the double doors off Frontenac Street.

Please visit the retail and services website for a complete list of bank machines on campus.

Mr. Zhang Zhi, head of the Chinese delegation speaks durning the signing ceremony. Mr. Zhang Zhi Director General of the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources, and Provost Alan Harrison sign the MOU. Provost Alan Harrison and head of the Chinese delegation Mr. Zhang Zhi exchange signed copies of the MOU. Queen's officials, the Chinese delegation, and training participants after the signing ceremony.

Power outage - Earl Hall

A planned power outage has been scheduled for the south portion of Earl Hall (south of the passenger elevator on all floors) on Thursday, July 24 from 6-10 am while Physical Plant Services staff and contractors continue the replacement and upgrade of the main electrical distribution within Earl Hall.

Special note: This outage will affect the same portion of the aquatic facility in Earl Hall as experienced during the most recent outage on July 21st; however, it will not affect the chiller for the aquatic facility or the houses at 98/100/102 Barrie Street.

July 23, 2014

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Tandy Thomas (School of Business) was quoted in the National Post on the new Barbie doll.

Nick Bala (Law) was heard on CBC Radio's Ontario Noon talking about internet legal issues.

Kathleen Lahey (Law) commented on women in the workplace on vice.com.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – How Barbie may need more than a career makeover to save Mattel’s iconic doll from sliding sales, in the National Post.

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July 22, 2014

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Steve Salterio (School of Business) commented in the Toronto Star on the Sino-Forest.

Adam Heenan's research (Clinical Psychology) was mentioned in the Huffington Post.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) commented on Entrepreneur Barbie in the Regina Leader-Post.

Diane Beauchemin (Chemistry) – Forensic test can determine person’s ethnicity, in Harper’s Magazine.

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Roadwork construction update

An update on city road reconstruction on and around Queen's campus has been posted on the Queen's News Centre website

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Queen's University expert comments on MH17 and the ongoing conflict in the Middle East

2014-07-21

Queen’s University US foreign relations and security policy expert Geoff Smith is available to comment on both MH17 being shot down last week and the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.

Roadwork construction update: July 21

 
  • George Street will be closed from King Street to O’Kill Street until mid-August due to the ongoing roadwork on George Street.
  • Work on the sanitary sewer has cleared the intersection of George Street and King Street West and work is progressing northerly on George Street. Road crews are setting up temporary water services this week so water supply to the buildings on George Street will not be interrupted.
  • The re-paving of King Street West at George Street has been completed.
 

Residences construction update: July 21

  • Construction traffic for materials delivery etc. around the construction sites on Albert and Stuart Streets will continue to cause some congestion in the area and intermittent lane closures will occur to allow off-loading of materials.
  • Exterior wall work will continue on the Stuart St. building and begin on the Albert St. building with the installation of windows and brick.
  • Roofing on the two buildings will continue so there may be a smell of hot tar from time to time.
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