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Queen’s University Entrepreneurs Compete for $25,000 Scholarships

Eight entrepreneurial students from Queen’s University have been selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to compete for a spot in The Next 36, a program aimed at helping launch the careers of Canada’s most promising and innovative undergraduates. Members of The Next 36 will each receive a scholarship for the year-long program… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Student Dies, One Injured After Fall

A first-year student has died and another student remains in hospital after falling through a library skylight last night at Duncan McArthur Hall on west campus. 19 year old Habib Khan of Saudi Arabia was pronounced dead in hospital. He was in residence at Brockington House. 18 year old Stephen Nagy of Mississauga is in… Keep Reading

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Biofuel Research Company Celebrated by Minister of State

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) was in Kingston today to celebrate progress underway on an innovative project at Transformix Engineering that has created local jobs and is helping the company diversify its business. “Our investment is helping Transformix Engineering develop new technologies… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Creates Task Force to Finalize Academic Plan

Senate has struck a task force to develop an academic plan for Queen’s. After considerable discussion at its November 25 meeting, Senate agreed to a task-force structure that includes three faculty members, two students (an undergraduate and a graduate/professional student), a dean, a staff member, and a chair appointed by the principal. The Senate Nominating… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Receives $9.1 Million in Canada Research Chairs Funding

Eleven Queen’s University researchers have received funding under the Canada Research Chairs program. The funding will create one new Tier 1 chair, three new Tier 2 chairs, and renew the appointments of seven current chairs. The university’s newest appointments are Kerry Rowe (Civil Engineering), Ian Janssen (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies), Amy Latimer (School… Keep Reading

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Early Intervention Key to Success for Disadvantaged children

Children living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods are more likely to succeed if they participate in a community-based prevention program, according to findings released recently from a multi-year research study based at Queen’s University. Children participating in the Better Beginnings, Better Futures (BBBF) project showed improved social and academic functioning. The project also impacted positively on families… Keep Reading

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Ending: Transit Rack and Roll Services, Overnight Street Parking

Kingston Transit’s Rack and Roll services ends for season Tuesday, Nov. 30 will be the last official day of the season for the Rack and Roll service on Kingston Transit. The service’s Sportsworks(tm) racks will be removed from City buses for the winter months. Cyclists who use Rack and Roll to help them travel with… Keep Reading

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