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Queen’s University to construct new pavilion at Richardson Stadium

The recently-redeveloped Richardson Stadium on Queen’s University Campus is set to see a new upgrade, the University announced on Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. The announcement was made at an online event attended by the donors and members of the Queen’s community who are making the construction of the pavilion possible.

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Council, Queen’s agree to step-up fines, enforcement during pandemic

After weeks of young people gathering in large crowds to socialize and party – and after a delegation from Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, Kingston City Council voted unanimously to increase fines for high-risk behaviour during the pandemic. At their meeting on Tuesday, Sept.

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Kingston Police lay 104 charges due to ‘high-risk nuisance behaviour’

In working collaboratively with the City of Kingston, KFL&A Public Health, and Queen’s University to address high-risk nuisance behaviour, Kingston Police have responded to over 300 noise complaints and issued over 100 charges in the past two weeks. Kingston Police are addressing this behaviour through a tiered response strategy, and

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Bader family donates $54 million to Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Bader Philanthropies Inc. is donating $40 million USD or $54 million CAD to Queen’s University for the revitalization and expansion of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, and to build a home for the Bader Art Collection, which holds almost 500 European paintings.  The investment, which is the largest gift Queen’s

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St Patrick’s Day weekend in University District quieter than previous years

Possibly due to concerns about COVID-19 and Principal Patrick Deane’s plea to students to refrain from large gatherings, St Patrick’s Day weekend in 2020 was much quieter in the Queen’s University District than in previous years. This is the second year in a row showing declines in alcohol- and party-related

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Queen’s University suspends undergrad classes in light of COVID-19

On Friday, Mar. 13, 2020, Queen’s University and Principal Patrick Deane announced that all undergraduate classes will be suspended for a week beginning on Monday, Mar. 16, 2020. The following is a message from Deane published on Queen’s University’s website today: The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving across the globe.

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New Canadians welcomed at citizenship ceremony at Queen’s University

Nearly six dozen new Canadians were sworn at the Isabel Bader Centre in an enhanced citizenship ceremony co-hosted by Queen’s University and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. The ceremony, which took about an hour, saw 65 candidates from 24 countries affirm their oath of

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Queen’s University appoints Dr. Jane Philpott as Dean of Health Sciences

Queen’s University has shared the announcement of the appointment of their new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Director of the School of Medicine. The Honourable Jane Philpott, whose career has included time in politics and education, as well as 30 years in family medicine and global health,

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Queen’s launching memorial fund in honour of Iranian plane crash victims

After 176 people lost their lives when their plane was shot down near Tehran, Iran, Queen’s University is joining universities across the country in creating student scholarship funds to ensure those lost in the tragedy are not forgotten. Queen’s University’s Faculty of Arts and Science student, Amir Moradi, was among

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Update: Queen’s student among casualties of Ukrainian plane crash in Iran

A Queen’s University student was one of the 176 people who died as a result of the Ukrainian plane crash in Iran on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane announced today a student attending the university died in the crash, which took place minutes after

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Dr. Mark Green announced as Queen’s University’s next Provost

Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University has announced Dr. Mark F. Green will serve as the university’s next Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic). Green, who currently holds the position of Vice Dean (Graduate Studies and Recruitment) at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the university, will begin

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Hall Monitor: Green Partnerships

Kingston City Council held meeting number 27-2019 (Agenda) on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2019. During the meeting, they endorsed a new housing benefit program, heard remarks from the new Queen’s University principal, and began work into new climate project funding ideas. The evening opened with a presentation from Jan MacDonald of

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