MRU Media

MRU Media: 08/20/2018

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 program to help Alberta manufacturers grow internationally: https://mru.ca/03a (Troy Media, Calgary’s Business – David Finch, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta launches new technology council to grow industry: https://mru.ca/afbc (Calgary’s Business – Stefan Radeta, student)

Trudeau to run for re-election: https://mru.ca/f9a (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

WHL Set to Host 2018 WHL Leadership Conference in Edmonton: https://mru.ca/a5ed (Oursportscentral.com – Rob Godfrey, staff)

Also worth noting

Alberta adds 406 seats to train students in face of projected tech worker shortage: https://mru.ca/e8cd (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 08/14/2018

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

UCP must rein in nomination candidate drama to avoid reliving Wildrose mistakes: expert: https://mru.ca/fe8 (StarMetro Calgary – David Taras, Faculty)

When a plane was stolen, Seattle officials promptly told the public. That wouldn’t be the case in Canada, expert says: https://mru.ca/adb (StarMetro Vancouver, Sean Holman, Faculty)

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MRU Media: 08/10/2018

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

MRU in the news

Brandon University to welcome Dr. David Docherty as new President and Vice-Chancellor: https://mru.ca/30f5 (Brandon University News – David Docherty, President)

BU names new president: https://mru.ca/677 (Brandon Sun – David Docherty, President)

Brandon University names new president: https://mru.ca/b3b (CKLQ 880 – David Docherty, President)

Alberta university officials face ‘uncharted territory’ with Saudi scholarships: https://mru.ca/b73 (Star Metro Calgary)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Report into what went wrong with Mainstreet poll: https://mru.ca/315b (News Talk 770, Aug. 9, 4:09 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Mario Trono film reviews for Aug. 9: https://mru.ca/526e (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Mario Trono, faculty)

Also worth noting

Alberta professor accused of espousing anti-Semitic views to retire this fall: https://mru.ca/e4d (The Canadian Press)

Oversight group to probe treatment of animals at University of Calgary lab: https://mru.ca/c85f (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 08/09/2018

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

MRU in the news

Students pulled over spat: https://mru.ca/d75 (CTV Morning Live)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Report into flawed 2017 Calgary election poll results outlines several issues, offers recommendations: https://mru.ca/67f (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Calgary’s civic election polls were a ‘comprehensive failure,’ report says: https://mru.ca/f3b7b (CBC News – Lorne Motley, alumnus)

Talk is cheap (letters to the editor): https://mru.ca/7cc1 (Globe and Mail – Frances Widdowson, faculty)

Also worth noting

Drug for rare disease out of reach at $700,000; U of C researchers work on solution: https://mru.ca/57ca (Calgary Herald)

What will happen to Saudi students enrolled in Canada?: https://mru.ca/11e (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 08/08/2018

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

MRU in the news

Saudi decision to withdraw scholarship students will affect dozens in Calgary: https://mru.ca/edc5 (CBC News – Phil Warsaba, Registrar)

Tensions with Saudi Arabia: https://mru.ca/c73 (CTV News at 6, 18:15)

Saudi students told they must leave Canada: https://mru.ca/ee0e (CBC Radio news)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Corbella: Trudeau and Freeland should leave governing by tweet to Trump: https://mru.ca/6dbe (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Feds assist asylum seeker housing crunch: https://mru.ca/e78 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Saudi Arabia withdrawing students from Canadian schools, suspending flights: https://mru.ca/0010 (Globe and Mail)

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MRU Media: 08/07/2018

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

Drumheller Dragons hire new trainer: https://mru.ca/4238 (Drumheller Online – Rebecca Kuresh, alumna)

Growing hostility towards the truth: https://mru.ca/5b6 (News Talk 980, Aug. 3, 2:09:43 – Sean Holman, faculty)

Also worth noting

Employers get weed training at University of Calgary: https://mru.ca/7593 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 08/03/2018

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

MRU in the news

Calgary university develops investigative tool for wildfires, oil spills: https://mru.ca/600 (Blue Line: Canada’s Law Enforcement Magazine – Gwen O’Sullivan, faculty)

Brandt’s journey back to the main stage: https://mru.ca/06f2 (Camrose Canadian – Paul Brandt, alumnus)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Working from home: Be careful what you wish for: https://mru.ca/aca (CBC Radio – Melanie Peacock, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Alberta dean of science resigns post, citing actions of university leadership: https://mru.ca/d56 (Edmonton Journal)

SAIT rebrands Trojans teams with new look: https://mru.ca/bdf (Calgary Sun)

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MRU Media: 08/02/2018

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

MRU in the news

Paul Brandt bringing his high energy and good heart back to Big Valley Jamboree: https://mru.ca/b9c4 (Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal – Paul Brandt, alumnus)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Fortney: Herald automotive journalist overcame obstacles to pen 1,000 stories: https://mru.ca/f7f5 (Calgary Herald – Greg Williams, alumnus)

Around The AJHL: Okotoks Oilers Commit To U Sports Teams; Calgary Mustangs Coaching Staff Set: https://mru.ca/6e8f (Hockey Now – Riley Morris, student)

Also worth noting

Sask. Polytechnic reopening fitness facilities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert and Saskatoon: https://mru.ca/9653 (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

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MRU Media: 08/01/2018

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

MRU in the news

Fortney: Lawn bowling fundraiser celebrates life of Amber Webb-Bowerman: https://mru.ca/b9d (Calgary Herald)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary to implement citywide mental health and addictions strategy: https://mru.ca/b96 (Star Metro Calgary – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Criminologist urges city council to consider new ways of tackling mental health and addiction: https://mru.ca/121 (CBC Radio News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

The Lakeland’s leaders of tomorrow: https://mru.ca/0e18 (Coldlakesun.com – Abigail Dinn, student)

Also worth noting

2017 sunshine list includes salaries of over 1,700 U of A employees: https://mru.ca/a168 (The Gateway)

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MRU Media: 07/31/2018

Students/experts/alum in the news

‘Tide turning’ against using student evaluations to rate staff: https://mru.ca/b884 (Times Higher Education – Bob Uttl, faculty)

Who’s in charge? Records reveal ‘tug of war’ between RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency: https://mru.ca/5d3 (Calgary Herald, National Post – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

University student focuses on coaching boxing after being in prison: (Calgary Journal – Evan Trotchie, student; Sean Brako, student)

Also worth noting

U of R online course helps parents help their children with autism face their fears: https://mru.ca/8b99c (Regina Leader-Post)

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