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Dean of Health Sciences Honored for Surgical Innovations

The dean of Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences recently joined a small, illustrious group of Canadians who have received an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. The College, founded in 1505, recognized Richard Reznick for his commitment to surgical education, simulation, research and academia. “I am humbled to be honoured by… Keep Reading

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Two Queen’s Profs to Receive Order of Canada

Alvaro Morales (pictured left) and John Bradford were recently appointed members of the Order of Canada. Dr. Morales’s research career, spanning more than 40 years, has advanced the field of urology and resulted in improved treatments for cancer and sexual dysfunction. “It is with great pride and humility that I receive my adopted country’s highest… Keep Reading

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PARTEQ Angel Network to Boost Kingston Technology Companies

PARTEQ Innovations at Queen’s University is launching a novel opportunity to boost economic development in Kingston. The PARTEQ Angel Network aims to build and sustain Kingston companies developed out of breakthrough university research by linking a critical mass of angel investors, including local entrepreneurs and Queen’s alumni, and a pooled investment fund, with promising early… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Community Donates $1 Million to University Initiatives

Over 700 faculty, staff and retirees donated approximately $1 million to various areas of the university over the last year. “That money will go a long way to support the outstanding work that happens at Queen’s. Members of the Queen’s family have sent a clear message that they support our university,” says outgoing Campus Community… Keep Reading

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Music in the Gardens to Begin Next Week

The City’s Music in the Gardens free concert series kicks off at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, July 6 with The Royale LP-sponsored performance by Geoff Hinch Boogie & Blues. Bring your lawn chair to the free concerts held 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Sunday (weather-permitting) through August 31 at Lion Civic Gardens located next to… Keep Reading

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Sibling Teachers Win Excellence in Teaching Awards

Kathy McVety-Kavanagh, an elementary teacher and Special Education Program Coordinator with the Limestone District School Board, and Randy McVety, Department Head of Social Studies and Music at Sharbot Lake High School have been selected by Trustees as this year’s recipients of the J.C. McLeod Excellence in Teaching Award. This “teacher-of-the-year” award recognizes the outstanding contribution… Keep Reading

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Kingston Teachers Receive Healthy Active Living Award

The Wess Garrod HEAL Award is an annual award that recognizes employees of the Limestone District School Board who have contributed in a variety of ways to the promotion and improvement of Healthy Living for All. When Supervising Principal Wess Garrod retired in 2006, a HEAL plaque was presented to him as a reminder of… Keep Reading

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Work Begins on Spirit Of Sir John A. Train Foundation

Work to prepare the new foundation for The Spirit of Sir John A. begins this week in Confederation Park. The work on the new home for this icon of Kingston’s industrial past is scheduled to be completed over the course of the summer with the move the engine itself expected to take place in mid-August.… Keep Reading

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Kingston Water Restrictions Begin June 15

Starting June 15, residents with odd numbered addresses can water their yards or wash their cars only on odd-numbered days and those with even-numbered addresses can water only on even-numbered days according to Kingston’s water use bylaw. On scheduled watering days, residents are asked to restrict their use of sprinklers to between 5 a.m. and… Keep Reading

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New Queen’s School of Religion Principal Begins Term

Pamela Dickey Young is enjoying the early days of her new role as the Queen’s School of Religion’s interim principal. “I think it’s exciting,” says Dr. Dickey Young, who takes over from former principal Jean Stairs. “The most exciting aspect of it is trying to craft a vision for the next few years, to get… Keep Reading

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