MRU Media

MRU Media: 06/20/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Federal funds support national hub for women’s entrepreneurship: https://mru.ca/b036 (Academica Top Ten)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Announcing the Spring 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: https://mru.ca/cf4 (MacEwan University News – Scharie Tavcer, faculty)

Varcoe: Morneau brings ‘a bunch of fluff’ to oilpatch starving for answers: https://mru.ca/350d (Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Trudeau, Trump and TMX: https://mru.ca/52fba (Global News – David Taras, faculty)

TMX pipeline shovels could be in the ground ‘as early as September,’ but fears of delays persist: https://mru.ca/412c (Financial Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta at noon: Trans Mountain is reapproved: https://mru.ca/b357 (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon  – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Scheer to unveil climate plan: https://mru.ca/618a (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Opponents will continue to fight pipeline: https://mru.ca/518f (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Lethbridge names new dean of Fine Arts: https://mru.ca/f43e (Lethbridge Herald)

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MRU Media: 06/19/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Advanced Education minister promises Chicago Principles details coming soon as students, academics concerned for September deadline: https://mru.ca/cc83 (Edmonton Journal)

Students/experts/alum in the news

 ‘Climate Crisis’ Open Letter to Media: Who’s Responded (So Far): https://mru.ca/57e7 (The Tyee – Sean Holman, faculty)

Trans Mountain Pipeline approved: https://mru.ca/8ea1 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Reversal of fortune for the Liberals: https://mru.ca/14e0 (iNews 880 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

LGBTQ students at U of S to get specialized housing: https://mru.ca/f9cf (Global News)

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MRU Media: 06/18/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Winner of the 2019 Chief David Crowchild Memorial Award announced: https://mru.ca/f012 (Indigenous Lands and Resources Today – Steve Kooenay-Jobin, staff)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Fortress McMurray: After decades of building on the floodplain, a city moves to protect itself from its capricious rivers: https://mru.ca/46eb (Globe and Mail – Tim Haney, faculty)

Federal politics played role in Alberta election: https://mru.ca/34a9  (770 News, CHQR, June 26, 12:11 p.m. – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Decision on Trans Mountain today: https://mru.ca/f44d (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

NDP leader delivers his party’s ‘New Deal’ for Canada: https://mru.ca/1d29 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Not first time Librerals have been in the ‘wilderness’: https://mru.ca/07df (News i880 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘It’s kind of surreal’: Indigenous graduates celebrate milestone in Yellowknife: https://mru.ca/4b89 (CBC News – Dylan Hope, student)

Also worth noting

U of A international students will get predictable tuition fees but at higher cost: https://mru.ca/a88d (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 06/17/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Mount Royal University offering courses to meet demand for cyber security specialists: https://mru.ca/bdf2  (660 News – Brad Mahon, Dean)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta energy war room must avoid online morass, preaching to choir: experts: https://mru.ca/cf9e (The Canadian Press, Vancouver Sun, CBC News, Ottawa Citizen, National Post, Global News – David Taras, faculty)

UCP ad blitz pushes pro-Trans Mountain message in B.C., Ottawa ahead of Tuesday’s decision: https://mru.ca/c09d (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)

Energy war room will have to be careful: https://mru.ca/a1e9 (News 770, CHQR – David Taras, faculty)

Praise aplenty for Calgary’s new police chief: https://mru.ca/de00 (Calgary Herald – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

New Calgary top cop will earn respect of rank and file, says Edmonton deputy chief: https://mru.ca/4805 (Calgary Sun – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Alberta Liberals forming committee to decide party’s future: https://mru.ca/50d3 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Pipeline politics: https://mru.ca/3a9 (City News, Breakfast Television News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Provincial Liberals look at party’s future: https://mru.ca/0e4d  (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Trans Mountain decision expected by Tuesday: https://mru.ca/9d9f (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta RCMP officer found not guilty of dangerous driving causing pedestrian’s death: https://mru.ca/9626 (Global News – Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Lalor, Campbell named Thurber Athletes of the Year: https://mru.ca/58b5 (Red Deer News Now – Jamie Lalor, student)

Ottawa to impose its own carbon tax: https://mru.ca/705a  (iNews 880, 630 CHD – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Federal Liberals say its carbon tax on the way: https://mru.ca/adc8 (770 News CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Dr. Dennis Kadatz, the visionary behind Dinos athletic program, dies at 80: https://mru.ca/6cb (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 06/14/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Braid: A call to achieve greatness from the radical centre: https://mru.ca/02a9 (Calgary Herald/Vancouver Province – Don Braid, Honorary Doctor of Laws, Convocation address)

MRU, York partner to offer new training in cyber security: https://mru.ca/e609 (Academica Top Ten – Brad Mahon, Dean)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Pipeline campaign targets B.C.: https://mru.ca/56c4 (CBC News, Prince George – Archie McLean, faculty)

Local Sports: Jamie Lalor continues family’s athletic prowess: https://mru.ca/fff1 (Red Deer Advocate – Jamie Lalor, student)

Also worth noting

A Loss of Faith: University of Winnipeg closes book on theology program: https://mru.ca/1cf (Winnipeg Free Press)

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MRU Media: 06/13/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

MRU and York University team up to help Calgarians master cybersecurity to ‘protect our way of life’: https://mru.ca/f073 (Education News Canada – Brad Mahon, Dean)

MRU announces Cyber Security Program with York University: (660 News – Brad Mahon, Dean, audio clip not yet available.)

Students/experts/alum in the news

‘Light after loss’: Families break ground on musical garden honouring Brentwood victims: https://mru.ca/2cb4 (Calgary Herald – Kaiti Perras, alumna)

Ground breaks on memorial garden honouring Brentwood Five: https://mru.ca/4020  (660 News – Kaiti Perras, alumna)

Group breaks ground on musical garden in honour of Brentwood homicide victims: https://mru.ca/10d0 (CTV News – Kaiti Perras, alumna)

Provincial energy ministers condemn feds after majority of Bill C-69 amendments rejected: https://mru.ca/2826 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Climate change or climate crisis?: https://mru.ca/455 (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Sean Holman, David Taras, faculty)

Nikita Kahpeaysewat/Moosomin First Nation/Mount Royal University/Environmental Science: https://mru.ca/1023 (Nikita Kahpeaysewat, student)

Forum magazine returns to focus on women’s issues: https://mru.ca/acf8 (CTV News – Silvia Pikal, alumna)

Jason Kenney meets with industry leaders about war room: https://mru.ca/292 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of C course helps family doctors safely prescribe opioids: https://mru.ca/bb0 (CTV News)

University of Manitoba unveils new logo: https://mru.ca/fb2 (UM Today)

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MRU Media: 06/12/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

Students/experts/alum in the news

Improving quality of life for HIV-positive seniors: https://mru.ca/b033 (Global News – Brent Oliver, faculty)

New book helps parents with premature babies: https://mru.ca/af85 (CTV News – Tammy Sherrow, faculty)

Festival promotes relaunch of Calgary’s iconic feminist magazine: https://mru.ca/d3e2 (The Gauntlet – Silvia Pikal, alumna)

Out with the old, in with the New Forum: https://mru.ca/f819 (LiveWire Calgary – Silvia Pikal, alumna)

Pro-energy rally in Calgary: https://mru.ca/72a (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Short-term fix for small business owners: https://mru.ca/7eb0 (770 News, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Ottawa refusing to offer food-free lectures, severely allergic student says: https://mru.ca/7ceb (CBC. News)

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MRU Media: 06/11/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

Students/experts/alum in the news

Is climate change actually a ‘climate crisis’? Some think so: https://mru.ca/b4b2 (CBC News – David Taras, Sean Holman, faculty)

Some news organizations changing how they describe climate change: https://mru.ca/92fc (CBC Radio News – David Taras faculty)

Trudeau looking to meet Chinese president at G20: https://mru.ca/8ff8 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

MacEwan University rolls out rainbow, trans-themed crosswalks: https://mru.ca/87d3 (CTV Edmonton)

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MRU Media: 06/10/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Dr Don: Don Braid and wife, author Sydney Sharpe at MRU Convocation : (Calgary Herald, June 8 print edition, photo and caption – Don Braid, Honorary Doctor of Laws recipient)

Calgary’s People: Mount Royal University’s convocation featured installation of 10th president and first vice-chancellor: (Calgary Sun, June 9 print edition, photo and caption– Tim Rahilly, president)

Foothills beats Sounders, USL2 home rematch set for Sunday: https://mru.ca/50d (Calgary Herald)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Reported damaging effects of dodgeball doesn’t deter Calgary players: https://mru.ca/2bb8 (CTV Calgary, 580 CFRA radio  – Patricia Kostouros, faculty)

Nenshi pans tax relief proposal pitched by council colleagues: https://mru.ca/b1a61 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Jon Ryan, mother Barb, awarded University of Regina’s highest honour: https://mru.ca/5551 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 06/07/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

Students/experts/alum in the news

In ultra-marathons and pregnancies, humans have a metabolic ceiling: https://mru.ca/3188 (Cosmos – Jared Fletcher, faculty)

Also worth noting

Athabasca University convocation moved to Red Deer in response to northern Alberta wildfires: https://mru.ca/3725 (Red Deer Advocate)

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