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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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Two Queen’s University Alumni sworn in as Superior Court Judges

Kingston, Ontario — Two Queen’s alumni were sworn in on August 9 as judges of the Superior Court of Justice. The appointments of the Honourable Peter B. Annis, Arts’68, Law’71, and the Honourable John A. McMunagle, Law’85, were announced by the federal Minister of Justice in June. Mr. Justice McMunagle has been a sole practitioner… Keep Reading

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Eight Queen’s Research Projects Receive Funding

Kingston, Ontario — Eight Queen’s University research projects ranging from reducing carbon dioxide during the car manufacturing process to encouraging Canadians to be more physically active have received funding of up to $140,000 each. The lead researchers and their projects are: John Scott Allingham (Biochemistry) – New treatments for disease caused by certain fungi. Gunnar… Keep Reading

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New Queen’s Employee Magazine Named

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario — onQ is the name of the new employee magazine, scheduled to appear on campus in September. The name was selected from more than 60 suggestions submitted by employees who participated in a naming contest for the new publication during May and June. “We are very pleased with the participation and… Keep Reading

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