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August 21, 2014

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Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) discusses the murder of American journalist Jim Foley on CTV National News and CTV News Channel.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) has his letter to the editor published in the Globe and Mail.

Sharry Aiken (Law) comments on the commercial vehicle safety blitz in Toronto in the Canadian Press and published on CP24

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Murder of American journalist Jim Foley, on CTV National News and CTV News Channel.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – Enforcing the rules, letter to the editor published in the Globe and Mail.

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August 20, 2014

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Colin Leys (Political Studies) comments on the safety of private hospitals in the Daily Telegraph.

Atif Kukaswadia (Public Health Sciences) discusses his research on children born abroad having lower BMIs in the Toronto Star.

Mary-Jo Maur (Law) comments on the Steve Moore and Todd Bertuzzi settlement in the National Post.

Colin Leys (Political Studies) – Safety of private hospitals questioned as report reveals hundreds die unexpectedly, in the Daily Telegraph.

Atif Kukaswadia (Public Health Sciences) – Kids born abroad have lower BMIs, study says, in the Toronto Star.

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Queen's expert comments on effects of new Lac Megantic report from the Transportation Safety Board

2014-08-19

Queen’s University mourning expert Jill Scott is available to comment on the social dynamics of public grief in the wake of a report released by the Transportation Safety Board about the Lac Mégantic disaster.

August 19, 2014

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Dick Zoutman (Infectious Diseases) discusses Ebola on CTV News Channel.

Ken Wong (School of Business) comments on back-to-school tech, on GlobalNews.com.

Ian Janssen (Kinesiology and Health Studies) discusses child development on DurhamRegion.com.

Dick Zoutman (Infectious Diseases) – Concerns over the spread of Ebola, on CTV News Channel.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – How to save money and get the best deals on back-to-school tech, on GlobalNews.com.

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Want to help out a newly arrived international student?

The Queen's Univeristy International Centre is looking for volunteer hosts to provide a place for an international student to stay for 1-3 nights upon arrival in Kingston, especially between Aug. 29 and Sept. 3. Contact the QUIC for more information or to volunteer.

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Tuesday August 19, 2014

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August 18, 2014

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Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) discusses the Ebola crisis on the BBC’s “Focus on Africa.”

Beverley Baines and Nick Bala (Law) debate polygamy on CTVNews.ca.

Toni Pickard (Law) writes about welfare in an op-ed published in the Ottawa Citizen.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – The Ebola crisis, special report on the BBC’s “Focus on Africa.”

Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) – Media surrounding Robin Williams’ death, on BBC radio’s “The Stephen Nolan Show” and CKNW (Vancouver radio).

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August 15, 2014

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Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) discusses Robin Williams' death in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) comments on the U.S. decision on whether to arm the Kurds, on CTV News Channel and NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

Nigel Smith (Director, SNOLAB) discusses SNOLAB on CTV Northern Ontario.

Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) discusses Robin Williams' death in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) comments on the U.S. decision on whether to arm the Kurds, on CTV News Channel and NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio). 

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Exterior of the Isabel. The architecture of the Isabel incorporates the building's heritage. The exterior of the Isabel. Windows allow natural light to  stream into the building. Old meets new. Exterior walls  of the old stables and brewery were incorporated into the building. Architects incorporated both wood and stone from the former stable and brewery buildings on site. The student lounge in Film and Media, one of the many rooms in the Isabel with a breathtaking view of Lake Ontario. A view of the Alexander Murray Jeffery Grand Lobby. The right-hand wall of the lobby incorporates 200-year-old reclaimed wood. The screening room, which seats almost 100 people, can accommodate both video and film screenings as well as livestreaming. The Film and Media department occupies the upper floor of the Isabel. The acoustics in the Karen Hitchcock Rehearsal hall perfectly mimic those in the performance hall. These  wood strips in the rehearsal hall serve an acoustic purpose as well as an aesthetic one. The view of Lake Ontario from the Rehearsal Hall. The magnificent performance hall at the Isabel has a world-class  acoustics system.

Queen's University real estate expert comments on July's Canadian Real Estate Association data

2014-08-14

Tomorrow the Canadian Real Estate Association will announce home sales volume and price data for July and Queen’s real estate expert John Andrew is available to comment on these numbers.

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Isabel subscriptions now available online

Subscriptions for the Isabel’s inaugural season are now available for purchase online, with discounts for Queen's faculty, staff and students. Single tickets will be available for purchase beginning on Sept. 2. Visit the Isabel website for more information.

 

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Friday August 15, 2014

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