MRU Media

MRU Media: 02/22/2024

MRU in the media

MRU’s Old Library: 10 years and 60M in the making: https://mru.ca/dcd1 (The Reflector – Justin Trotta, staff)

Dinos vs. Cougars: Battle of Calgary U Sports style takes to the ice this week: https://mru.ca/70f83 (CTV News – MRU Cougars men’s hockey) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Leah Becker named Vice President, Human Resources at Tundra Oil & Gas: https://mru.ca/436a (Globe and Mail – Leah Becker, alum) 

Alberta premier to deliver televised address: https://mru.ca/55a0 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

UBC to hike tuition fees for 2024/2025 academic year: https://mru.ca/b53a (Vancouver Sun) 

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MRU Media: 02/21/2024

MRU in the media

List of Top Universities in Calgary in 2024: https://mru.ca/5475 (Admissify) 

Campus Preview: Playoff action heats up for MRU Cougars, U of C Dinos: https://mru.ca/3854 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – MRU Cougars) 

Mount Royal University Cougars Dominate University of Manitoba Bisons 6-0 in Women’s Hockey Quarterfinals: https://mru.ca/ea7d (BVM Sports – Cougars Women’s hockey) 

WolfPack volleyball teams keep playoff hopes alive with five-set wins over Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/d09c (CFJC Today – Cougars Men’s and Women’s volleyball teams)

Mount Royal University Women’s Hockey Team Secures Place in Canada West Semi-Finals with 6-0 and 5-1 Wins Over Manitoba Bisons: https://mru.ca/da90 (BVM Sports – Cougars Women’s hockey)

Mount Royal University Men’s Hockey Team Advances to Canada West Semis After Victory Over MacEwan University Griffins: https://mru.ca/d225 (BVM Sports – Cougars Men’s hockey team)

Mount Royal University Cougars Defeat MacEwan Griffins 6-4 in Intense Hockey Showdown:  https://mru.ca/89344 (BVM Sports – Cougars Men’s hockey team)

Mount Royal University Women’s Hockey Team Secures Canada West Semi-Finals Spot in Dominant 5-1 Win Over Bisons: https://mru.ca/f487 (BVM Sports – Cougars Women’s hockey team)

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

The Science Behind with Dr. Dan Devoe – chatting about Dr. Devoe’s research into eating disorders: https://mru.ca/a680e  https://mru.ca/9ef6 (QR Calgary Friday Feb. 16 and re-aired Tues. Feb. 20 – Dan Devoe, faculty)

What is the difference between political criticism and piling on baseless critiques: https://mru.ca/4be2 (QR Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty

Leah Becker named Vice President, Human Resources at Tundra Oil & Gas: https://mru.ca/436a (Globe and Mail – Leah Becker, alum) 

Drumheller expat lands major role in Law & Order Toronto: Criminal Intent: https://mru.ca/201b (Calgary Herald – Karen Robinson, alum) 

Also worth noting

A new living space for Indigenous students at UOttawa:  https://mru.ca/1ed3 (National Observer) 

MRU Media: 02/20/2024

MRU in the media

New program helps MRU students in Calgary with food insecurity: https://mru.ca/fb29 (Global News – Jody Arndt, director & Aliya Abdallah, student)

This Calgary university is hosting a HUGE summer job fair & here’s who is hiring: https://mru.ca/4fd4 (Curiocity Calgary)

Combating food insecurity on campus with new class: https://mru.ca/6c88 (QR Calgary radio – Jody Arndt, director)

Mount Royal University Cougars Dominate University of Manitoba Bisons 6-0 in Canada West Women’s Hockey Quarterfinals Opener: https://mru.ca/2f8c (BVM Sports – Cougars Women’s hockey)

Mount Royal University Cougars Secure Victory Over MacEwan University Griffins in Men’s Hockey Quarterfinals: https://mru.ca/dc11 (BVM Sports – Cougars Men’s hockey)

Dinos to host Cougars as Crowchild Classic men’s hockey playoff showdown set: https://mru.ca/90a3 (Calgary Herald – Cougars Men’s and Women’s hockey)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Doctoral coaching in Africa nonetheless Western clone – Examine: https://mru.ca/3342 (Press News Agency – Ranjan Datta, faculty)

Kathryn Shailer named NDP candidate in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex: https://mru.ca/8567 (CK News Today – Kathryn Shailer, former provost/VP)

What’s the latest with the Alberta Pension Plan?: https://mru.ca/0b46 (City News 660 Radio – Duane Bratt, faculty)

McMILLAN: Tucker Carlson’s conversation with a troll: https://mru.ca/1b8a (Western Standard – Ryan McMillan – student)

Alvinston woman NDP candidate in LKM by-election: https://mru.ca/e4c8 (The Independent – Kathryn Shailer, former provost/VP)

Ottawa floats new options for electricity rules that drew ire of Alberta and Saskatchewan: https://mru.ca/866d (CBC News – Lori Williams, facility)

Also worth noting

UMontréal launches largest fundraising campaign in its history: https://mru.ca/e7f0 (U Montreal)

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MRU Media: 02/16/2024

MRU in the media

Bisons Women’s Hockey Team Gears Up for Intense Playoff Battle Against Mount Royal Cougars: https://mru.ca/2512 (BVM Sports – Cougars Women’s hockey team)

MacEwan Griffins Hockey: Playoff Focus on Confidence and Details: https://mru.ca/853d (BVM Sports – Cougars Men’s hockey team)

Mount Royal Cougars men’s hockey team hopes to ride momentum into the playoffs: https://mru.ca/2813 (Cougars Men’s hockey team – Bert Gilling, coach, Calyton Hanus & Connor Bouchard, student athletes)

Emmys honour Alberta talent, Minister Fir speaks on film and TV’s momentum: https://mru.ca/e859 (The Gateway)

MP George Chahal shouts out MRU’s Aviation program in Question Period: https://mru.ca/0645 (CPAC)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Black History events at the Library: https://mru.ca/6d83 (Cochrane Eagle (page 2) – Moussa Magassa, AVP Equity, Diversity and Inclusion)

Three new members join minister’s council on Indigenous women: https://mru.ca/77a9 (Nation Talk – Taylor Behn-Tsakoza, alum) 

Meet Daniel Owoeye: Rising Basketball Star and Advocate for Inclusivity at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/50b1 (BVM Sports – Daniel Owoeye, student athlete)

Alberta denies media company’s request for pension survey data, political scientist says issue will ‘quietly go away’: https://mru.ca/6d48 (City News Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta denies media company’s request for pension survey data, political scientist says issue will ‘quietly go away’: https://mru.ca/868a (City News 660 radio – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Regina launches ‘revitalized’ journalism program: https://mru.ca/6ee25 (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 02/15/2024

MRU in the media

Class is in session: History with a Drag Queen comes to MRU: https://mru.ca/39a6 (The Reflector – Victoria Bucholtz, faculty)

Local politicians gathered at MRU to engage with students: https://mru.ca/29b9 (The Reflector – Prabhjit Grewal, SAMRU) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Calgary entrepreneur working to expand Indigenous backcountry food company: https://mru.ca/b4df (CTV News – Erin Creegan-Dougherty, alum, staff) 

Young entrepreneur to compete in North American competition: https://mru.ca/4cd6 (CTV Morning News – Erin Creegan-Dougherty, alum, staff) 

Anger and frustration continues to focus on mayor: https://mru.ca/0225 (QR 770 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Cops crashed my talk on Palestine (and proved my point about colonialism): https://mru.ca/857c6 (The Breach – Muhannad Ayyash, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Councillor encourages city to rename Fish Creek-Lacombe station after St. Mary’s University: https://mru.ca/b9aa (Calgary Herald) 

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MRU Media: 02/14/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

NDP in Alberta and Saskatchewan join forces to push back on federal private member’s bill targeting oil ads: https://mru.ca/6518 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Applications now open for national student entrepreneur awards: https://mru.ca/45da (Midland Today – Erin Creegan-Dougherty, student) 

Alberta United: new conservative group aiming to impact municipal politics: https://mru.ca/f125b (CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Deflating BC’s international student boom: https://mru.ca/0f0f (The Tyee) 

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MRU Media: 02/13/2024

MRU in the media

Mount Royal University to host men’s and women’s Canada West hockey playoffs in exciting doubleheader: https://mru.ca/8e66 (BVM Sports) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

A Calgary professor who studies ancient Mediterranean history is featured in a new Netflix series about Alexander the Great: https://mru.ca/8e14b (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Carolyn Willekes, faculty) 

The People Bridge Advocacy Cultural Cafe returns Feb. 27: https://mru.ca/b73a (CBC News – John Bosco Acharibasam, faculty) 

Should politicians be recalled following a democratic election?: https://mru.ca/aa22 (CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Opinion: Tragic missteps that led to our housing crisis: https://mru.ca/d9a64b (Sask Today – Leah Hamilton, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Is Canada’s reputation in the international student marketplace in jeopardy?: https://mru.ca/c672 (University Affairs) 

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MRU Media: 02/12/2024

MRU in the media

Mount Royal University and American Canadian School of Medicine sign agreement: https://mru.ca/48dc (ACSOM News – Chad London, provost; Karim Dharamsi, vice-provost) 

Mount Royal University women’s volleyball team clinches victory over University of Regina in 3-0 Sweep: https://mru.ca/f65e (BVM Sports – MRU Cougars) 

Mount Royal University women’s hockey team loses 4-3 in overtime against University of British Columbia Thunderbirds: https://mru.ca/a438 (BVM Sports – MRU Cougars) 

Art of romance, art of soul from Calgary Jazz orchestra: https://mru.ca/f25a (660 News – Bella Concert Hall) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Dr. McFarlane contributes to study about alone time for parents: https://mru.ca/f7059 (Education News Canada – Tom Buchanan, Anupam Das, faculty)

The Science behind love and Valentine’s Day: https://mru.ca/21cd (QR News, Connect with Sarah Crosbie – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

People gather at City Hall to sign recall petition against Mayor Jyoti Gondek: https://mru.ca/6f7b7 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

City continues study of cracks near UBC Okanagan downtown dig: https://mru.ca/c319 (Castanet)

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MRU Media: 02/09/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Rise in calls from families following proposed policies concerning transgender youth: https://mru.ca/ede8 (Calgary Herald/Sun – Corinne Mason, faculty)

Mya Morgan: Inspiring the next generation of black athletes in volleyball: https://mru.ca/5fabb (BVM Sports – Mya Morgan, student) 

MLA Rakhi Pancholi throws hat in ring for Alberta NDP leadership race: https://mru.ca/560ec (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Long after 2021 election, city releases names of donors to third party advertisers: https://mru.ca/1fb4 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Recall petition for Calgary mayor as former mayor considers provincial leadership bid: https://mru.ca/cd0a (660 News, Now you Know – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

UBC competition asks citizen scientists to predict when cherry blossoms will bloom: https://mru.ca/96d0 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 02/08/2024

MRU in the media

Calgary Jazz Orchestra presents Art of romance, art of soul at Bella Concert Hall: https://mru.ca/d919 (660 News – Bella Concert Hall) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Here’s the science behind these Instagram-worthy ice bubbles at Alberta’s Abraham Lake: https://mru.ca/f8a9 (Cottage Life – Felix Nwaishi, faculty) 

Discussing Wednesday’s school walkouts over transgender policies: https://mru.ca/7278  (CBC News at 6 – Corinne Mason, faculty) 

Alberta parental rights ‘push poll’ full of ‘red flags,’ connections to anti-abortion groups: https://mru.ca/bef4b (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

What a change of offices for one of Calgary’s largest companies says about the state of downtown: https://mru.ca/751a (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – David Finch, faculty) 

Spotify still not profitable: https://mru.ca/ac6f (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Richard Sutherland, faculty)  

Also worth noting

University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College working to keep graduates in Lethbridge: https://mru.ca/a10d2 (CTV News) 

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