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Education Librarian Receives Inaugural Liz Fox Award

Brenda Reed is the inaugural recipient of the Liz Fox Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes the qualities for which Ms Fox was so widely admired: dedication to service, wisdom, kindness, and respect for others. “My Queen’s library colleagues will know that it is difficult to express just how deeply I am honoured to be… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Remains in Top 5 in Maclean’s Rankings

Queen’s continues to rank among the top five medical doctoral universities in the country according to Maclean’s magazine’s 2010 rankings. This latest scorecard follows last month’s Globe and Mail’s University Report. The Globe report is a student experience-focused ranking in which Queen’s scores more “A”s than any other large, medium and small university, and is one… Keep Reading

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Kingston Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility Closing

The Household Hazardous Waste facility will close for this year’s season, with its final Thursday operation on November 25 and  the last Saturday on November 27 at 196 Lappan’s Lane. Kingston residents can drop off household hazardous materials there between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays… Keep Reading

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HR PeopleSoft Launch Delayed at Queen’s University

The new HR PeopleSoft administration system will come online in 2011 rather than the end of this year as anticipated. Detailed readiness assessments completed recently looked at testing, training, knowledge transfer, support and production requirements. They also considered the demands placed on staff time by other important priorities at the university. “The QUASR team is… Keep Reading

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New Diplomatic Appointments for Queen’s Alum

A number of Queen’s alumni received new diplomatic appointments in August and September. James Lambert, Artsci’79, became the new Ambassador to the Netherlands, with concurrent accreditation as Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Paula Caldwell-St.Onge, Artsci’87, became Consul General in Dallas, TX. Previously, she was minister-counsellor and senior trade commissioner… Keep Reading

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International Conference on Renewable Energy Hosted at Queen’s

Global experts in the fields of renewable energy and energy and environmental policy were at Queen’s University this weekend for the first official workshop of the Matariki Network of Universities (MNU). Scholars from seven prestigious post-secondary institutions presented new research in energy and energy policy, and explored opportunities for future collaboration with other participants. Institutions… Keep Reading

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Local Young Entrepreneurs Compete for $500,000 in Prizes

A business plan competition that will reward several budding entrepreneurs with nearly a half million dollars in business loans is being launched by Queen’s School of Business (QSB) and the Prince Edward/Lennox and Addington Community Futures Development Corporation (PELA CFDC). “The business plan competition is a great opportunity for students who might have an idea… Keep Reading

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Family Medicine Professor Receives Prestigious International Award

Ruth Wilson, a former College of Family Physicians of Canada president, was awarded the Wonca 5-Star Doctor Award. This is the top global recognition for doctors who are a part of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (Wonca). It is only awarded to practitioners who have made… Keep Reading

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Climate Change Experts, Skeptic to Debate Global Warming

Some of the country’s leading experts on climate change and one of Canada’s highest-profile climate change skeptics are set to take part in a debate about the science behind climate change and how Canada should respond. The resolution to be debated is two-fold: that without deep reductions, humanity’s emissions of greenhouse gases will very likely… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Introduces Five New Scholarships for International Doctoral Students

Queen’s will have five new scholarships for international doctoral students annually beginning 2011-12 under a new provincial government program. “These awards will position the university to recruit competitively for top notch international students at the doctoral level,” says Principal Daniel Woolf. “Building stronger international relationships is key to our strength as a university and our… Keep Reading

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New Art Released of Dan Aykroyd in “Dorothy of Oz”

The people from “Dorothy of Oz”, to be released as a CG animated film in 2012, have released a new a collection of images from the feature which follows Dorothy Gale as she returns to the land of Oz to help her friends. Voicing the Scarecrow character is Oscar nominated actor – and Kingston area… Keep Reading

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