Tag: Queen’s University

Students Camp in Library to Send 3rd World Kids to School

Students Camp in Library to Send 3rd World Kids to School

| 2016/01/25

Eleventh year for the Queen’s University “Live-In for Literacy” campaign

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Queen’s University Adds Rembrandt Painting to Art Centre

Queen’s University Adds Rembrandt Painting to Art Centre

| 2015/12/01

A third Rembrandt painting has been added to Queen’s University’s Agnes Etherington Art Centre, courtesy of Alfred Bader (Sc’45, Arts’46, MSc’47, LLD’86) and his wife, Isabel Bader  (LLD’07). The 1658 signed Portrait of a Man with Arms Akimbo will become part of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre’s permanent collection. “I am grateful the Baders have entrusted us with [...]

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Fundraising Concert to Help Settle Syrian Families in Kingston

Fundraising Concert to Help Settle Syrian Families in Kingston

| 2015/11/18

Featuring Juno-award winning musician Sarah Harmer.

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Kingston to Host 2016 Quidditch Canada Nationals

Kingston to Host 2016 Quidditch Canada Nationals

| 2015/11/12

Quidditch Canada announced this week that the second National Championship will be held in Kingston on April 2nd and 3rd, 2016. After evaluating costs, availability, field size, and access to transportation and accommodation, Kingston beat out Welland, Ontario to host the games at the 1000 Islands Sportsplex in Westbrook. The dates were chosen by Quidditch [...]

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Edward Snowden to Speak at Queen’s University Conference

Edward Snowden to Speak at Queen’s University Conference

| 2015/11/04

Activist to be keynote speaker at Queen’s Model United Nations Invitational

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Queen’s University Announces Historic $50 Million Donation

Queen’s University Announces Historic $50 Million Donation

| 2015/10/01

Queen’s University has received the largest-ever gift to any business school in Canada, a $50-million gift from alumnus Stephen Smith (Sc’72). In recognition of the donation, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Daniel Woolf, has announced a new name for the school: the Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business. “Queen’s is thrilled to receive this remarkable gift from [...]

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Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

| 2015/07/17

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has released its 2015 international rankings, with Queen’s University rated 284th out of 25,000 degree-granting institutions worldwide. That was slightly down from last year, when Queen’s was in 277th place. In a Queen’s News post about the release, Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), said “While it is [...]

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Queen’s Emeritus Professor Elected to TVN Board

Queen’s Emeritus Professor Elected to TVN Board

| 2015/06/25

Dr. Duncan Sinclair welcomed by Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network

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Queen’s University Updates Anti-Vaxx Prof Investigation

Queen’s University Updates Anti-Vaxx Prof Investigation

| 2015/02/19

Queen’s University Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Alan Harrison, issued a statement today to address the “anti-vaccine” controversy related to Melody Torcolacci, the instructor of HLTH 102, “Physical Determinants of Health”. Harrison states that the results of his information-gathering, including comments from students taking that class, does not enable him to state “unequivocally” that Ms.Torcolacci’s sole [...]

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Police Release Statistics for Queen’s Homecoming Weekend

Police Release Statistics for Queen’s Homecoming Weekend

| 2014/10/20

Kingston City Police have issued the following release regarding this past weekend’s homecoming weekend for Queen’s University: The Kingston Police deployed a large number of officers during the Friday and Saturday of Homecoming weekend, which culminated in what Chief Gilles Larochelle describes as a “relatively successful event in terms of ensuring the safety of all [...]

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