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Students Raising Awareness of Invisible Disabilities

Every day, members of the Queen’s community struggle with physical illnesses that aren’t immediately visible to those around them. Queen’s InvisAbilities, a student group on campus, is working to establish a support network for those at Queen’s who suffer from chronic physical illnesses that are not obvious to the outside world, while also making the… Keep Reading

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School Board Approves Accommodation Recommendations

Trustees of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) gave their final approval to recommendations that retain the two dual track French Immersion sites in Kingston West and Loyalist Township, that is J.R. Henderson P.S. and Amherstview P.S., and change the boundaries in order to better balance enrolments at both schools, at a Special Meeting of… Keep Reading

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Students Win National Health Care Challenge

Queen’s students recently earned top prize at the first annual National Health Care Team Challenge (HCTC). “The students used their knowledge and ability to work collaboratively toward a client-centered approach,” says Jane Johnston (School of Nursing), who acted as their faculty mentor. “Their success also validates the work of the Office of Interprofessional Education and… Keep Reading

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Cancer Researchers Recognized by American Association of Cancer Research

Queen’s University’s Jamaica Cass and Mulu Geletu will receive Minority Scholar Awards at the 2011 American Association of Cancer Research conference (AACR), the largest cancer conference in the world. Ms Cass, a PhD candidate, will present a poster at the conference on tissue microarrays—multiple tissue samples that are mounted together on the same microscope slide… Keep Reading

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University Adding Two New Sports Fields

Queen’s students, varsity athletes and recreation program participants will benefit from two new artificial fields to be created over the next year and a half. The two fields, one to be installed at West Campus and the other one planned for main campus at Kingston Field, will bring the total number of artificial turf fields… Keep Reading

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Students to Celebrate Science Fair 40th Anniversary

Students will have an opportunity to show off their technical wizardry and scientific know-how early next month when the 2011 Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Science Fair (FLASF) celebrates its 40th anniversary, April 7 and 8. FLASF is a non-profit organization that aims to promote creativity, ingenuity and an inquiry-based approach to learning among local youth.… Keep Reading

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City Urges Public to Participate in Earth Hour

The City is urging residents, businesses and workers to plan to participate in Earth Hour this Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. During Earth Hour, the City of Kingston – along with participants worldwide – will reduce or, where possible, eliminate energy-usage to acknowledge humanity’s impact on climate change. Help show Kingston’s… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Reappoints Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science

Alistair MacLean looks back on his past five years as the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science and sees several positives despite stringent budget conditions. “We are still able to offer some breadth to our students. The quality of teaching and research is still excellent despite all of the pressures that have been… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Celebrates Adaptive Technology Centre

Twenty years ago, Queen’s opened the Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC) in Douglas Library, a place where students with disabilities could find a variety of learning resources. At the time, the University was recognized as a leader in the field, and won an award for innovation from the Canadian Association of College and University Libraries. Today,… Keep Reading

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Restoration Work Begins on Confederation Park Locomotive

Tomorrow morning, the City of Kingston will be doing a small amount of work on Engine 1095 as a first step toward preparing ‘The Spirit of Sir John A.’ for its relocation and restoration, scheduled to get underway this spring. In 2011, the iconic locomotive is to be restored to how it appeared in the… Keep Reading

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