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Queen’s University to be Represented at Kingston WritersFest

Queen’s faculty, staff and alumni make a good showing for Queen’s at this year’s Kingston WritersFest, a festival that attracts some of the top writers from across North America. English professor Rosemary Jolly is participating in ‘Readings in Honour of J.M. Coetzee’, an event honouring the 2003 Nobel Prize winning writer who is taking part… Keep Reading


Queen’s Law Faculty Welcomes University Students from India

Four student from India recently arrived on the Queen’s University campus as part of a successful exchange agreement with Jindal Global Law School in Delhi. In a release by the University, Vivek Yavagal – who is enrolled in the LLB. program at Jindal – said he was keen to get international experience and attracted to… Keep Reading


Kingston Featured in Sustainable Energy Commercials

This week, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is releasing two television ads that profile the benefits of an Ontario-made green energy economy. The TV advertisements (one embedded below) will run from September 16th until October 4th and were shot on location in Kingston and the surrounding area, including Seeley’s Bay and Tweed. The ads… Keep Reading


Limestone District School Board 2011 HEAL Awards Announced

The Limestone District School Board is congratulating students and staff at Perth Road, Frontenac, Centennial, H.H. Langford, Sandhurst, Lancaster Drive Public Schools, Module Vanier, Sharbot Lake High School, and North Addington Education Centre for receiving this year’s HEAL (Healthy Education and Active Living) Award. The HEAL Award honors schools that have worked hard to make… Keep Reading


Kingston Police Investigate and Solve Copper Theft

The Kingston Police Criminal Investigations Unit, involved in an ongoing investigation for incidents of copper theft in the city beginning on August 24th, report an arrest has been made in that case. According to police, the first offense occurred when a man entered a construction site at Sir John A. MacDonald and Princess Street.  After… Keep Reading


Researchers: Cost of Common Cold in Canada is “Enormous”

This week, Queen’s University researchers released a report on the impact of colds and flu on school absences, the workplace, and the economy. In the first report of its kind in Canada, the researchers reviewed over 80 published clinical trials and studies by more than 300 researchers from over 100 universities and institutions. The research… Keep Reading


Video Promotes Queen’s University Football Opener Against McMaster

The Queen’s Football season opens this Labour Day weekend, pitting the Queen’s Gaels against the McMaster Marauders. The September 5 game is being advertised in a slick, professional video shot on Queen’s campus this summer that features a number of team members. (embedded below). As stated on the GoGaelsGo website, the Gaels team is coming… Keep Reading


Actua Receives $1.25 Million to Promote Science to Underpriviledged Youth

More Southern Ontario children will be able to experience innovations in science with an investment in Actua, a national science, engineering and technology youth outreach network, some likely at Queen’s University in Kingston. Each year, Actua’s growing network of member organizations reach more than 200,000 young Canadians in more than 450 communities nationwide, and lists… Keep Reading

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