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Queen’s University Releases Name of Deceased Student [Update]

Kingston, Ontario — [Article update below] Tuesday afternoon, Queen’s University issued the following statement paying tribute to a 1st year student found dead outside the Victoria Hall residence Monday morning: University mourns Cameron Lewis Bruce The first year student who died on campus this week was 18 year old Cameron Lewis Bruce of Westport, Conneticut.… Keep Reading

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Botswana Government Sponsors 10 Students to Attend Queen’s University

The Botswana government has sent 10 engineering and mining students to study in the Queen’s Engineering and Applied Science faculty, and as part of their orientation they were treated to a kayaking trip in the area. According to Ana Popovic, Program Associate in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and certified kayaking instructor, most… Keep Reading

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Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Queen’s Academic Writing Team

Principal Daniel Woolf has announced that two town hall meetings will be held at Queen’s to discuss the Academic Writing Team. The meetings will serve as a place to talk about the report of ‘Imagining the Future: Towards an Academic Plan for Queen’s University’. Commenting on the report itself, the principal said “The report is… Keep Reading

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University Offering Treatment, Counselling for Mental Health Issues

Studies have indicated that 25% of people aged between 15 and 24 years of age suffer from mental health conditions. At Queen’s University, students who have been diagnosed with mental health issues currently make up the fastest growing group of students with disabilities. The university offers a wide variety of treatment and counselling services for… Keep Reading

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Construction Crews Celebrate Queen’s Medical School Milestone

With the placing of the building’s roof in place, construction of Queen’s new School of Medicine has finally passed another milestone. Construction crew celebrated with a traditional “topping off party” to mark the pouring of concrete roof slab on the new structure. The first two levels of the structure have already been roughed in, with… Keep Reading

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Dean of Health Sciences Wins International Medical Education Prize

Dean of Health Sciences at Queen’s University, Richard Reznick, has been recognized with the 2010 Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education for his work in surgical education. Queen’s Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Bob Silverman said the award was like the Nobel Prize for medical education. “It is a huge international recognition of Dr.… Keep Reading

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City Council to Vote on Performing Arts Centre Renovations

A voting by the Kingston City Council will be made next week in order to decide on the university’s proposed renovations to existing buildings on the site of the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Proposed plans for the renovation include preserving and restoring all interior windows as well as replacing some exterior… Keep Reading

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Kingston Airport Wins International Advertising Award

The Airport Council International – North America (ACI-NA) 2010 Excellence in Marketing and Communications contest results were recently released in the organization’s “Centrelines” Weekly publication. The issue reported that first place in the print advertising category has been awarded to Kingston Airport’s “from here to anywhere” promotional print materials. Designed for the City by BmDodo… Keep Reading

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Residence Move-In Weekend for Queen’s Students

This Saturday, September 4th is the big day for many new students in Kingston. Nearly 4,000 first-year students will be preparing to move into Queen’s student Residences on that day. Due to the substantial increase in traffic this move will cause, area streets around both the main and west campus will be re-routed. Students and… Keep Reading

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Kingston Firefighters to Defend Title at FireFit Competition

The Kingston Firefighters Combat Challenge team will defend their titles this weekend at the FireFit Canadian National Championships in Brampton. Firefighters Ralph Crouse and Jamie Neadow placed first for the third year in a row in the last tournament, setting a new world record time in the Over 40 age category two person NXG2 race.… Keep Reading

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