MRU Media

MRU Media Makers: 12/15/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Kenney says byelection victory ‘sends a message’ to the NDP government: http://mru.ca/5733 (CTV News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

The porn paradox? Religious men who watch adult content are more likely to be feminists than those who don’t, claims study: http://mru.ca/ea46 (Daily Mail Online – Kyler R. Rasmussen, Faculty)

CBC asks ethics watchdog to review its use of oil lobbyist’s job board: http://mru.ca/54e (National Observer – Sean Holman – Faculty)

Analysts predict an easy win for Jason Kenney in Calgary-Lougheed byelection: http://mru.ca/e73b (CTV News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Union head knocks NDP government for SAIT layoffs: http://mru.ca/c558 (Calgary Herald)

University of Saskatchewan leading 9 projects to address future water challenges: http://mru.ca/8b07 (Global News)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/14/2017

MRU in the News
MRU’s first-ever fall reading week receives mixed reviews: http://mru.ca/1e8 (Calgary Journal – Lorraine Blight, Student; Parker Olfert, Student; Travis Walsh, Student; Cordelia Snowdon, SAMRU; Phil Warsaba, Faculty)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Calgary-Lougheed byelection a significant moment in Alberta politics: http://mru.ca/c384 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Calgary byelection: Jason Kenney seeks seat in Alberta legislature: http://mru.ca/cb2   (660 News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Calgary Lougheed byelection: Jason Kenney seeks seat in Alberta legislature: http://mru.ca/f5e3 (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Decision Day in Calgary Lougheed: http://mru.ca/7f01 (Breakfast Television – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Notley calls for UCP to turf house leader over handling of a harassment case: http://mru.ca/611 (CTV News, 1:24 – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

How Social Media is a Growing Cancer Feeding Incivility: http://mru.ca/c45a (Psychology Today – Malinda Desjarlais, Faculty)

Why the Liberals Don’t Want to Tax Netflix: http://mru.ca/3db7 (Vice.com – David Taras, Faculty)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/13/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Watching pornography may help religious Christians change their minds about abortion: http://mru.ca/9fb (Newsweek – Kyler Rassmusen, Faculty)

Religious Men Who Watch Pornography Have A Healthier Attitude Towards Women: Study: http://mru.ca/9db (International Business Times – Kyler Rassmusen, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Drunk University of Calgary students get a place to sober up: http://mru.ca/beea (CBC News)

Calgary students shocked, angered as future of some adult education up in the air: http://mru.ca/feb (CBC News)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/12/2017

MRU in the News

Contract faculty rep laments current state of affairs at MRU: http://mru.ca/0878 (Calgary Journal – David Docherty, President; Guy Obrecht, Faculty; Marc Schroeder, Faculty)

A cappella kings The Heebee-jeebees get their holly jolly on with annual Christmas concert: http://mru.ca/ed9 (The YYScene – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

“They made some big mistakes” – Nenshi responds to Mainstreet election investigation: http://mru.ca/185  (660 News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Mainstreet Research rescinds letter threatening legal action against Nenshi’s campaign pollster: http://mru.ca/7cc (CBC News  – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Calgary-Lougheed byelection drawing lots of attention: http://mru.ca/fc81  (660 News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Universities, school boards told to tighten belts to reduce discretionary spending: http://mru.ca/b5a (Edmonton Journal)

U of R receives $8.9 million in funding for research project to protect the mental health of police: http://mru.ca/2f7 (Regina Leader-Post)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/11/2017

MRU in the News

Kids U offers a curriculum-based program that gives children a well-rounded education: http://mru.ca/d60 (Calgary Herald)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

#MeToo movement brings surge of local sexual violence complaints out of the shadows: http://mru.ca/2bf (Calgary Herald – Cari Ionson, Staff)

Mainstreet to release findings of investigation into ‘big polling failures’ during Calgary election: http://mru.ca/06e5 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Mainstreet Research considers legal action against Nenshi’s campaign pollster: http://mru.ca/a6b1 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Jason Kenney seeks seat — and chance to go head to head with Rachel Notely — in Calgary byelection: http://mru.ca/a9c (National Post – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Calgary-Lougheed byelection candidates square off in debate: http://mru.ca/bda1 (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

It is to that bedside I go by Richard Harrison: http://mru.ca/524 (CBC.ca: Books – Richard Harrison, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Red Deer College enters the final leg of long road towards getting degree-granting status: http://mru.ca/a26 (Red Deer Advocate)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/08/2017

MRU in the News

World famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma inspires young musicians at Forest Lawn elementary school: http://mru.ca/819 (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall)

Top picks for getting out Dec. 7 – 13: http://mru.ca/8ec7 (The YYScene – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Rwandan massage therapist trains in Calgary: http://mru.ca/181  (CTV News, 22:00 – Andrea Dowd, Alum)

We’ve Solved Nothing: Rob Kerr and David Legg: http://mru.ca/ca99 (Sportsnet 960 The Fan – David Legg, Faculty)

Advance polls open for Calgary-Lougheed byelection: http://mru.ca/7f1  (660 News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

A&W donates $5 million to University of Saskatchewan livestock, forage centre: http://mru.ca/962 (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

More inclusion sought at University of Lethbridge: http://mru.ca/8abc (Lethbridge Herald)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/07/2017

MRU in the News

Randy Bachman, Quartetto Gelato among acts performing during MRU’s winter Taylor Centre concert season: http://mru.ca/8d6 (The YYScene – Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Questions remain regarding Kent Hehr’s thalidomide survivor comments, politics watchers say: http://mru.ca/f8f (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

The pros and cons of hosting the Olympics: http://mru.ca/610 (Global News – David Taras, Faculty)

Call For Sugary Drink Levy: http://mru.ca/0e5 (CTV News  – Max Kobylnyk, Student)

Final stage of work underway for Alberta child welfare panel: http://mru.ca/ca6 (Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald – Peter Choate, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Pro-life advocates popping up on (SAIT) campus: http://mru.ca/cc99 (The Weal)

Serious gender-based violence cases against University of Alberta students remain steady: http://mru.ca/85b8 (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/06/2017

MRU in the News
The poseur’s guide to Yo-Yo Ma: http://mru.ca/b58 (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall)

Students Jazzed over flight simulator: http://mru.ca/813 (Okotoks Western Wheel)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Reporting suspicions of child abuse – would you do it? Have you?: http://mru.ca/8b4 (CBC: Alberta at Noon – Peter Choate, Faculty)

Seattle arena renovation makes waves in Calgary: http://mru.ca/3a6 (CTV News – Anupam Das, Faculty)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/05/2017

MRU in the News

Beyond White Collar – A Look at Continuing Education Programs in Calgary: http://mru.ca/f18 (Business in Calgary – Heather DeBoer, Staff, Laurie Fisher, Instructor)

Jubilee Engineering Consultants Ltd. Shapes Calgary’s Development for 35 Years: http://mru.ca/1a22 (Business in Calgary)

Also worth noting:

University of Alberta’s $248-million dentistry and pharmacy renovation project faces early delays: http://mru.ca/45f (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media Makers: 12/04/2017

MRU in the News

Trico Homes celebrates 25 years of building both homes and legacy: http://mru.ca/fe01 (Calgary Herald)

Annalise Van Ham appointed Vice-President, Finance and Administration at Mount Royal University: http://mru.ca/6e9 (Academica)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Bitcoin: Hot Investment Opportunity or Looming Bubble?: http://mru.ca/c41 (Global National – Catherine Roy-Heaton, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Gilchrist: SAIT’s Tastemarket serves up education with grazing-style foods: http://mru.ca/ae5 (Calgary Herald)

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