MRU Media

MRU Media Makers: 05/25/2018

MRU in the News

As universities ‘Indigenize,’ some see a threat to open inquiry: https://mru.ca/f870 (National Post, Vancouver Sun – Frances Widdowson, Faculty)

Tsuut’ina Nation receives $2.1-million energy efficiency grant for new sportsplex: https://mru.ca/8ae (Calgary Herald)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Have Your Say: In support of scientific evidence in decision making: https://mru.ca/8a5 (Banff Crag and Canyon – Jonathan Mee, Faculty)

This week Mario reviews A Fantastic Woman, The Party and Game Nights: https://mru.ca/7f2c (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Mario Trono, Faculty)

Cochrane bids farewell to Jack Tennant: https://mru.ca/635 (Cochrane Eagle – J. Ian Tennant, Faculty)

Water Valley hosting up-tempo band: https://mru.ca/f42 (Cochrane Eagle – Craig West, Alumus)

Also worth noting:

University of Saskatchewan reviewing athlete recruitment process after Gavlas firing: https://mru.ca/1fe7 (Global News)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/24/2018

MRU in the News

Study in Canada: Strategic career development and global success: https://mru.ca/5ee3 (Asia Correspondent)

Choral conference unites Calgary through song: https://mru.ca/a2d (Rabble.ca – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

How would Westjet pilot strike affect airline’s brand?: https://mru.ca/e05 (Global News, 8:11 – Donna Lazdowski, Faculty)

Notley defends skipping premiers’ meeting: https://mru.ca/a98 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Notley staying home from premiers’ conference: https://mru.ca/e9e8 (CBC Radio – Keith Brownsey, Faculty)

 Land acknowledgments breed resentment, not reconciliation: https://mru.ca/fe9 (Waterloo Region Record – Frances Widdowson, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

U of C field course at Hawaii volcano changes itinerary but will still go ahead: https://mru.ca/f3c (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/23/2018

MRU in the News

Grade 9 girls encouraged to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math: https://mru.ca/0da1 (Calgary Journal – Pamini Thangarajah, Faculty; Gabrielle Dickson, Student)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Why killing Alberta’s carbon tax could kill Kinder Morgan pipeline: https://mru.ca/100 (CBC News – Keith Brownsey, Faculty)

Notley skipping Western Premiers’ Conference: https://mru.ca/2d54 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Almost $1.9M settlement in lawsuit launched by Edmonton nursing students against CDI College: https://mru.ca/3c9 (CBC News)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/22/2018

MRU in the News

Check out a 180-team street hockey tournament at MRU this summer: https://mru.ca/3768 (Daily Hive)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Final tidbit: Longtime Sun columnist Jack Tennant dies: https://mru.ca/bc46 (Calgary Sun – J. Ian Tennant, Faculty)

Notley backs out of western premiers’ meeting, citing Trans Mountain deadline: https://mru.ca/f7a (CBC News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Central Alberta Queens Volleyball Club U18 girls rolling into nationals with confidence: https://mru.ca/e737 (Red Deer Advocate – Jessica Ozsczevski, Student)

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‘It’s time’ Ontario regional chief says of establishing a First Nations university: https://mru.ca/3fc (CBC News)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/18/2018

MRU in the News

Top picks for getting out May 17 – 23 including Royal Wood, comic Jimmy Carr, Slayer and more: https://mru.ca/f5c (The YYScene – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Mentorship fuels more than professional development: https://mru.ca/80d7 (NewsTalk 770, May 17, 6:43 a.m. – Leah Hamilton, Faculty)

How worried should parents be about apps and websites collecting children’s data?: https://mru.ca/8e61 (Globe and Mail – Nancy Smith, Instructor)

Leaked document reveals smaller classes top priority for Alberta teachers in negotiations: https://mru.ca/368d (Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

University of Saskatchewan fires coach over recruitment of student facing charge: https://mru.ca/3c2 (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/17/2018

MRU in the News

Program motivates female students to get involved in STEM: https://mru.ca/e9b9 (CTV News – Alan Fedoruk, Faculty; Pamini Thangarajah, Faculty)

Explore STEM: https://mru.ca/7157 (NewsTalk 770, May 16, 1:37 p.m. – Alan Fedoruk, Faculty)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Do you hear what I hear? Laurel or Yanny?: https://mru.ca/7b49 (CTV News – Raphael Slawinski, Faculty)

Prime Minister on the Pipeline: https://mru.ca/dc2f (CBC News at 6, 3:47 – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Canada backstopping Kinder Morgan, but Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline mired in legal, political quagmire: https://mru.ca/eeef (EnergiNews – Keith Brownsey, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Suzuki says debate around his honourary degree is “necessary”: https://mru.ca/a4ca (National Observer)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/16/2018

MRU in the News

Mount Royal University braces for cuts, despite new money from province: https://mru.ca/ce43 (CBC Nnews – Annalise Van Ham, VP; Lesley Brown, Provost; Marc Schroeder, Faculty; Amanda LeBlanc, SAMRU)

Why a whopping 6,500 condo units are being built in Calgary right now: https://mru.ca/c42 (CBC News)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Trudeau faces tough pipeline questions while re-announcing $1.53B for Green Line in Calgary: https://mru.ca/d58 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Who says the alt-right doesn’t like poetry?: https://mru.ca/b5b (Literary Review of Canada – Aaron Giovannone, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Rick Hansen to receive University of Lethbridge degree: https://mru.ca/3e1d (Lethbridge Herald)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/15/2018

MRU in the News

Mount Royal University cannabis education program: https://mru.ca/6918 (Global News – Brad Mahon, Faculty)

Alberta colleges, universities wrestle with issue of cannabis on campus: https://mru.ca/60d (Calgary Herald – Mark Keller, Staff)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Filipino Fiesta Latest in St. Mary’s Dinner Series: https://mru.ca/663 (Cochrane Now – Mary Kate Aquino , Student)

Also worth noting:

University of Calgary on a journey to Indigenize campus: https://mru.ca/2eaa (Star Metro Calgary)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/14/2018

MRU in the News

Popular local vocal act Revv52 provides the playlist to power you through with new show Day Tripper: https://mru.ca/965 (The YYScene – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Why your behaviour outside of work can cost you your job: https://mru.ca/e365 (Global News – Melanie Peacock, Faculty)

Edmonton columnist throws book at police over ‘secrecy’:  https://mru.ca/662  (NewsTalk 770, May 10, 11:25:30  – Sean Holman, Faculty)

New editor of the Revelstoke Review comes to us from Vancouver Island: https://mru.ca/c6ca (Revelstoke Review – Joceylyn Doll, Alumna)

Meet the Revelstoke Review’s new intern: https://mru.ca/bfd3 (Revelstoke Review – Nathan Kunz, Student)

Also worth noting:

The day the music died: Red Deer College ends its music diploma program: https://mru.ca/1043 (Red Deer Advocate)

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MRU Media Makers: 05/11/2018

MRU in the News

Thinking of a career in cannabis? MRU has a course for you: https://mru.ca/96f3 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Brad Mahon, Faculty)

Mount Royal University to teach the business side of marijuana: https://mru.ca/197 (CBC News, CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Brad Mahon, Faculty)

Cannabis courses coming to Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/843 (660 News website – Brad Mahon, Faculty)

Mount Royal offering cannabis courses: https://mru.ca/d64d  (660 News radio – Brad Mahon, Faculty)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Feds expect to brand less than one per cent of info requests as vexatious: https://mru.ca/90d9 (Calgary Herald, CTV News, Canadian Press – Sean Holman, Faculty)

Racist rant costs Cranbrook woman her job: https://mru.ca/38a (Newstalk 770, May 10, 8:13 a.m. – Melanie Peacock, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

‘Like being invisible’: Why do cash-strapped Canadian universities often scrap wrestling programs?: https://mru.ca/dd2 (CBC News)

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