MRU Media

MRU Media: 02/15/2019

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

MRU in the News

Canadian University Shooting Federation: Q&A With the President: https://mru.ca/c1ca (TheGunBlog.ca)

Students/experts/alum in the news

In Alberta, the NDP has become the Rachel party: https://mru.ca/2d37 (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty; Lori Williams, faculty)

David Taras Talks To… Janet Brown: https://mru.ca/648c (CMRU – Dayton Abbott, student and guest host)

Also worth noting

Grande Prairie Regional College adding second SAIT business degree option: https://mru.ca/896 (My Grande Prairie Now)

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MRU Media: 02/14/2019

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

MRU in the News

New art exhibit at MRU explores Identity: https://mru.ca/0ab (CHQR radio, Feb. 13, 5:42:30 p.m. Curtis Desiatnyk, staff, exhibit curator)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Cold snap helps fight pine beetle: https://mru.ca/d1ae (CTV News at 6, Feb. 13, 11:58 – Todd Nickle, faculty)

From star Liberal MP to difficult and incompetent? Really?: https://mru.ca/36f7 (CBC News, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Winnipeg Sun, Vancouver Province – Renae Watchman, faculty)

How a culture of coupledom, some loneliness and just getting older complicates dating in Calgary: https://mru.ca/5f4f (CBC News – Alexis Peters, faculty)

Friends speak out about former nun who chose medically-assisted death when faced with terminal cancer: https://mru.ca/9285 (Global News – Steven Engler, faculty)

Alberta Election Fact Check: UCP says NDP hid carbon tax from Albertans in 2015: https://mru.ca/c2e (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Q&A with MRU Cougar star Jamal Watson: https://mru.ca/631f (The Reflector – Jamal Watson, student athlete)

Also worth noting

University of Lethbridge receives keys to new science and academic building: https://mru.ca/4ef0 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 02/13/2019

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

MRU in the News

University chemistry professor Brett McCollum named to prestigious fellowship of teaching: https://mru.ca/7b5a (Education News Canada – Brett McCollum, faculty; Lesley Brown, provost)

Dave Kelly back with Valentines show: https://mru.ca/ba0f (National Post, Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Canadian minister steps down amid political uproar: https://mru.ca/3f99 (The Wall Street Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Saskatchewan’s carbon tax court challenge launches today: https://mru.ca/97e1 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

A United Conservative Party government will not introduce legislation on abortion: Jason Kenney: https://mru.ca/7a0 (Star Metro Edmonton, Star Metro Calgary – Bruce Foster, faculty)

Opponents react to Alberta Party leader’s appeal for ‘minor administrative offence’: ‘people make mistakes’: https://mru.ca/f55d (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Hearings into immigration policy: https://mru.ca/57ff (CPAC – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Also worth noting

Concordia becomes first university to issue sustainable bonds in Canada: https://mru.ca/b8e (Financial Post)

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MRU Media: 02/12/2019

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

MRU in the News

Introducing the 2019 3M National Teaching Fellowship Award winners: https://mru.ca/a9ac (Maclean’s – Brett McCollum, faculty)

Canadian teacher allegedly threatens to punch MAGA hat wearing student: https://mru.ca/3baf (The Post Millennial)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Duane Bratt on new book, Orange Chinook: Politics in the New Alberta: https://mru.ca/0373 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Duane Bratt, faculty)

How the NDP won Alberta: Duane Bratt discusses new book Orange Chinook: https://mru.ca/16bd (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

New book Orange Chinook dives into Alberta politics: https://mru.ca/022c (CHQR 770, Feb. 10, 1:35 p.m.; Talk Radio 640 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Former Janesville resident promoted to full professor at Canadian university: https://mru.ca/c1a (GazetteExtra – Tim Haney, faculty)

Pressure mounts over SNC-Lavalin scandal: https://mru.ca/86dd (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Government staffers zeroed in on Ford’s visit: https://mru.ca/b0a0 (CBC News radio – Lori Williams, faculty)

Provincial government not breaking the law with ‘Made in Alberta’ ads, but are they ethical?: https://mru.ca/f0dd (Star Metro Edmonton, Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, Calgary)

Lametti: Nothing to justify committee probe: https://mru.ca/9e71 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Canadian universities face credit risk if China restricts students travelling to Canada, report says: https://mru.ca/2361 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 02/11/2019

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

MRU in the News

Gerry Forbes: No need for the same-old, same-old Valentine’s Day night out: https://mru.ca/942 (Calgary Sun – Bella Concert Hall)

HSBC New Year’s Gala: https://mru.ca/2910 (CityNews, CKUA – MRU scholarships)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Why dating in Calgary is such a crazy mix of energy and anxiety: https://mru.ca/0029 (CBC News – Alexis Peters, faculty)

Calgary suffers another month of job losses in January: https://mru.ca/0f9 (CTV News – Karae White, Career Services; Chris Turner, student)

What does singing bring to your life?: https://mru.ca/3358 (CBC radio, Alberta at Noon – Jonathan Love, Conservatory)

Twitter list of NDP staff launched by UCP-affiliated account draws criticism: https://mru.ca/2876 (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)

Behind the scenes of the NDP government’s Ford-Kenney offensive: https://mru.ca/9392 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Lametti: Nothing to justify committee probe: https://mru.ca/9e71 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Nursing students learn using 360-degree simulation: https://mru.ca/7831 (Education News Canada – Stephanie Zettel, faculty; Dayna Dakin, student)

Also worth noting

Early childhood option added at University of Saskatchewan for future teachers: https://mru.ca/edf (Global News)

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MRU Media: 02/08/2019

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

MRU in the News

Hardship, pride, success highlighted in early Alberta black settler film: https://mru.ca/0525 (CBC News – Black History Month Film Festival)

Mount Royal University Black History Month Film Festival: https://mru.ca/dc27 (YYScene)

Picture it: Blanche, Rose, Dorothy and Sophia live on in Golden Girls puppet show: https://mru.ca/f135 (CBC News – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta anti-choice advocates secretly supporting candidates to influence legislation: https://mru.ca/fe2 (Star Metro Edmonton, Star Metro Calgary – Bruce Foster, faculty)

Small business survives in Calgary: https://mru.ca/b946 (CTV News – Anupam Das, faculty)

How much debate will we see on new arena?: https://mru.ca/9bd4  (660 News radio – Richard Sutherland, faculty)

Calgarians could be shut out of new NHL arena talks: https://mru.ca/6ce6  (660 News/City News website – Richard Sutherland, faculty)

Podcast: LiveWired in Calgary – Episode 6: https://mru.ca/a21b (LiveWire Calgary, 21:30 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

The Canadian Public Relations Society announces 21 new APRs: https://mru.ca/9f9 (CNW News – Peter Ryan, faculty)

Springbank Trio coming to Rimbey: https://mru.ca/49f (Rimbey Review – Tom Mirhady, faculty)

Also worth noting

Largest investment ever from Calgary’s innovation fund goes to U of C project: https://mru.ca/b622 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 02/07/2019

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

MRU in the News

Thank You For Being A Friend puppet show celebrates The Golden Girls: https://mru.ca/f065 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Out of the closet: Easing the backlash against same-sex couples in advertising: https://mru.ca/00a0 (The National Post, The Conversation – Mohammed El Hazzouri, faculty)

Journalists and the Legislature Scandal: A Story of Secrecy, Insiders and Power: https://mru.ca/58b (The Tyee – Sean Holman, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Political Panel: https://mru.ca/ac6 (CTV 2, Feb. 5, 9:20  – Archie McLean and Lori Williams, faculty)

Taking the leap: Small business and self-employment in Alberta: https://mru.ca/5eb4 Perch, the Podcast, ATB’s The Owl – Ray DePaul, faculty)

Also worth noting

AUS suspends 15 players, 2 coaches in wake of ugly brawl: https://mru.ca/0ea4 (Sportsnet)

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MRU Media: 02/06/2019

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 announces new president, set to take the helm in May: https://mru.ca/e658 (Calgary Herald, Print edition story appeared on Feb. 6, Page AX – Tim Rahilly, incoming president; Sue Mallon, chair of Board of Governors; David Docherty, president)

Mount Royal University announces new president: https://mru.ca/89ad (Calgary Sun/ Edmonton Sun – Tim Rahilly, incoming president; Sue Mallon, chair of Board of Governors; David Docherty, president)

Tim Rahilly, PhD, named president of Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/4bc8 (SFU News – Tim Rahilly, incoming president)

New president announced at MRU: https://mru.ca/76f5 (CHQR radio, Feb. 5, 1:31: 53 p.m. – Tim Rahilly, incoming president)

Mount Royal University to welcome new leader: https://mru.ca/e003  (660 News website – Tim Rahilly, incoming president)

New president announced for MRU: https://mru.ca/a70e  (660 News radio – Tim Rahilly, incoming president)

University announces and welcomes Dr. Tim Rahilly as new president and vice-chancellor: https://mru.ca/fc0 (Education News Canada – Tim Rahilly, incoming president)

Honour Black History Month at Calgary’s first ever black film festival: https://mru.ca/f09 (Calgary Herald)

Students/experts/alum in the news

NDP’s actual 19-year-old candidate doesn’t think his age is a laughing matter: https://mru.ca/480 (CBC News – Erik Overland, student)

Fake or real? Consumers and marketing expert caution about believing online reviews: https://mru.ca/55a2 (Global News – Donna Dumont, faculty)

New book Orange Chinook chronicles rise of NDP: https://mru.ca/bcc (CHQR radio, Feb. 5, 2:18:45 p.m. – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Selkirk College Bursaries Provide Optimism in the Face of Challenge: https://mru.ca/7ed8 (The Boundary Sentinel – Meghan Stewart, alumna)

New director of Parks and Rec brings vast experience to job: https://mru.ca/6bc (Discover Moose Jaw – Derek Blais, alumnus)

Also worth noting

University of Calgary offers ‘groundbreaking’ free online course on sports concussions: https://mru.ca/35e1 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 02/05/2019

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

MRU in the News

On Target: Canadians need to get news from credible sources: https://mru.ca/bf8 (Halifax Chronicle Herald)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Shipyard at heart of Norman trial received secret cabinet documents in error: https://mru.ca/afc3 (CBC News – Sean Holman, faculty)

Quebec shipyard at centre of controversy: https://mru.ca/5320 (CBC radio news – Sean Holman, faculty)

Acknowledging Treaty 7: Indigenous land acknoedgements have become the norm at public events. We’ll talk about whether they’re making any difference: https://mru.ca/35ed (CBC radio – Calgary Eyeopener – Frances Widdowson, faculty)

Also worth noting

Diplomatic tensions raise questions about future of Chinese funding at Alberta universities: https://mru.ca/ca55 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 02/04/2019

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

MRU in the News

Preserving vital wetlands: World Wetlands Day Symposium at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/0f21  (CHQR radio, Feb. 2, 7:49 a.m., – Felix Nwaishi, faculty)

First symposium on World Wetlands Day marks importance of preserving vital flood and climate change protection: https://mru.ca/5402 (Education News Canada – Felix Nwaishi, Connie Van der Byl, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary’s first Indigenous Gathering Place will allow urban Indigenous people to thrive: https://mru.ca/a952 (Calgary Journal – John Fischer, Steve Kootenay-Jobin, Iniskim Centre)

Week in Canadian politics: https://mru.ca/8b2 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Former chief Charles Weaselhead elected University of Lethbridge chancellor: https://mru.ca/b185 (CBC News)

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