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QUASR Team Demonstrates Student Contract Hiring System

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario — The new system for hiring students on a contract was unveiled at a town hall meeting last week. On December 20 the new customized PeopleSoft contract hiring system replaces the Electronic Student Contracts System for hiring students including research assistants, teaching assistants, teaching fellows, and non-academics. “The process for hiring… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Academic Writing Team Submits Report

After spending the summer reviewing responses to Principal Daniel Woolf’s “Where Next?” vision document, hosting two town hall meetings and listening and talking with the Queen’s community about future directions for the University, the Academic Writing Team submitted its report today. “We want to thank all the faculty, staff, students and alumni who shared their… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Students Study St. Lawrence and Yangtze Rivers

Students from seven Canadian universities and two Chinese universities are taking part in a Queen’s-led exchange that studies the human impact on two of the world’s greatest rivers – the St. Lawrence and the Yangtze. “There are not many courses like this in Canada,” says Queen’s biology professor Yuxiang Wang, who teaches the course alongside… Keep Reading

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QUASR Halfway to being Incorporated at Queen’s University

The three-year Queen’s University Administrative Systems Replacement (QUASR) project has passed the halfway mark. The first phase of the new finance system was launched in November 2009, and the first phase of new student and human resource administrative systems are set to launch this fall. By 2012 finance, student, human resources and research administrative systems… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Business Students Experience India

Students in the full-time Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Global Management (MGM) program recently organized the first-ever Queen’s Business Forum entitled ‘Experience India.’ Business leaders, politicians and diplomats gathered at Queen’s to discuss India’s influence on Canadian businesses, both as a partner and as a market. Meredith Slemko, MBA candidate 2011 and… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Holds Second Academic Writing Team Town Hall Meeting

Members of the Queen’s community had another opportunity to share their views and ideas about the university’s future at a second town hall meeting held by the academic writing team August 17. “You can’t be here in this room for an hour with these engaged people and not come out uplifted by what you hear,”… Keep Reading

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Deadline For Healthy Community Fund Is September 23

Grants Support Heritage, Community Development And Recreation This year, the United Way serving Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) will once again administer the City’s $192,650 Healthy Community Fund designed to foster projects that support the health of the community’s in the areas of community development, sports and recreation and heritage. “The partnership with the… Keep Reading

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New Memorial Scholarship to Benefit Inuit Students

The parents of Lindsay Dale Hudson, BA’97, MIR’99, acting on behalf of their family—which includes Lindsay’s brother Graham Hudson, LLM’05, and step-sister Nadine Legare, Artsci/PHE’01—have launched a commemorative scholarship in hopes that some good can come out of Lindsay’s tragic death. She was just 37 when she went for a walk on the snowy tundra… Keep Reading

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Level 1 Heat Alert Issued for Kingston Area Over Weekend

With hot, humid weather forecast for the Sunday and Monday few days in the KFL&A area, KFL&A Public Health is issuing a Level 1 Heat Warning. A Level 1 Heat Alert is issued when temperatures or humidex are forecast to be 36°C for two or more consecutive days. Depending on changes to the forecast for… Keep Reading

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Ministry of the Environment Finds Algae Blooms in Cataraqui River

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has advised the KFL&A Public Health that an on-site investigation of the lower Cataraqui River revealed the presence of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). When blue-green algae blooms are visible, there is a risk that this algae could produce toxins. The MOE is doing more tests to analyze the water sample… Keep Reading

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