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Queen's experts comment on live streaming of Sunday's papal canonization

2014-04-23

Queen’s University social media expert Neil Bearse can comment on the Vatican’s most ambitious television and social media campaign ever while papal expert Robert Dennis can comment on two of the greatest popes of the 20th century becoming saints.

April 23, 2014

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Ken Wong (School of Business) commented on Canada Goose in the Denver Post.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) had her op-ed on sleep published in the Globe and Mail.

David Gordon (Urban and Regional Planning) discussed land use planning for new prison housing units in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canada Goose parkas warm many including a supermodel, in the Denver Post.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Stop trying so hard to sleep better, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

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Charlotte Laver (Artsci'14) hangs her work. Paintings by Danielle Zafirovski (Artsci'14). A mixed media exhibit by Juanita Lee Garcia (Artsci'14). Work by Cassidy van Leeuwen (Artsci'14). Work by Hilary Longtin (Artsci'14). A mixed media installation by Emily Zielke (Artsci'14).

Queen's University expert comments on the MERS outbreak

2014-04-22

Queen’s University infectious diseases expert Dick Zoutman is available to comment on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak in Saudi Arabia.

“MERS-CoV is showing signs of spreading,” says Dr. Zoutman. “Almost 28 per cent of cases have been identified in the last month or so and seem to be similar to SARS in that it has a tendency to spread within health care settings.”

Ena Holtermann discusses the mail cart project with James Poortinga. James Poortinga works on the finishing touches on the mail cart. Andrea Zolna works on her project. Joe Appiah (l) works with Ken Ball on the CNC router. Eric Foster (l), Chris Darnell and Scott Lewis work to finish their pedal-powered lathe. The entire Technological Education team. Paula Oliveira (l), Ryan Smith and Andrew Meier created this bench which is being raffled for candlelighters.net. A crowd of children in the Dominican Republic gather around their new pedal-powered lathe. Photo courtesy Scott Lewis. Two children in the Dominican Republic play with a top created on their new lathe. Photo courtesy Scott Lewis.

e-Queen's: Bader gift enhances Art Centre's collections

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Tuesday Apr 22, 2014

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Bader gift enhances Art Centre's collections

Alfred and Isabel Bader’s gift of 68 paintings joins more than 130 works including two Rembrandts that they have already donated to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

Queen's welcomes Canada's 'medical heroes'

Six medical professionals including alumnus Adolfo de Bold will be inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame on April 24 at a ceremony hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Law firm gift expands legal ethics instruction

The gift from McCarthy Tétrault will support a new course in legal ethics and professionalism and help Queen's Law establish a new fellowship program in the field.

Making math matter

Dr. Lynda Colgan received the Partners in Research National Award for her unceasing pursuit to educate the public about math.

Students to tackle impacts of climate change

Four Queen's students were selected from more than 700 applicants to attend a national conference focused on developing sustainability solutions.

Deputy Provost dishes up feast at Four Directions

Laeeque Daneshmend and Peggy Watkin were the guest chefs for the recent feast hosted by Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre.

Answering the call for doctors

Creation of the new division of dermatology responds to a shortage in Southeastern Ontario.

New traffic signal gets the green light

A pedestrian-activated traffic signal will be installed on King Street near the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.

Feasibility study to begin at Richardson Stadium

Technical crews will be on site over the coming weeks to perform a geotechnical survey for the stadium's revitalization.

Current issue of For the Record

For the Record provides postings of appointment, committee, grant, award, PhD examination and other notices.
Willem Drost, Self-portrait as St. John the Evangelist, around 1655, oil on canvas. Abraham van Dijck, Portrait of a Fifty-Year-Old Woman, 1655, oil on canvas. Jacob van Campen, An Old Woman with a Book, around 1625, oil on canvas. Adam Camerarius, Portrait of a Young Man in Fanciful Dress, 1650s, oil on canvas. Hendrick ter Brugghen, The Weeping Virgin, around 1621 (figure)–around 1629 (background), oil on panel Aert de Gelder, Elisha and the Widow of the Prophet Pouring the Flasks of Oil, 1690s, oil on canvas. Jacobus Leveck, Portrait of a Man with a Hat, around 1654, oil on panel. Wallerant Vaillant, A Man Rising from his Desk, around 1667, oil on canvas. Thomas Wijck, The Alchemist and Death, 1660s or 1670s, oil on panel.

Residences construction update: April 21

  • On Monday, April 21 and Thursday, April 24, one lane of Stuart Street will be closed to vehicle traffic. Flagmen will be on site to keep traffic flowing as smoothly as possible. 
  • Also on Monday, April 21 and Thursday, April 24, digging will be taking place in front of both Gordon-Brockington Hall and McNeill House. Pedestrians and motorists should exercise caution in these areas.
  • Construction vehicles will continue to be present on Stuart and Lower Albert Streets, which could slow traffic at times throughout the week. 

April 21, 2014

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Praveen Jain (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – University professor chooses a better world over profit, on the Global National program Everyday Hero.

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – The Canadian company selling drug to battle juvenile arthritis has stopped making it, in the Globe and Mail; the Catholic Church fast-tracks two early Quebec figures for sainthood, in the Catholic Register.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A four-party meeting on the Ukraine is being held in Geneva, on CTV News Channel; Canada deploys CF-18s to Eastern Europe, on Sun TV.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – General Motors grapples with a recall scandal affecting older cars, in Maclean’s Magazine.

Praveen Jain (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – University professor chooses a better world over profit, on the Global National program Everyday Hero.

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Construction zone trespassing

 

Several individuals have recently been seen illegally entering the construction area where our new residences are being built. Security teams are patrolling the area 24 hours/day and security cameras are also on site. The contractor will call police and formally lay charges against anyone caught trespassing on the premises or identified as trespassing through video footage.  For your safety and the safety of others, please stay out of prohibited areas and obey all No Trespassing signs.

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