MRU Media

MRU Media Makers: 06/22/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Junk Science Week: Treating aboriginal ‘traditional knowledge’ equal to science in environmental reviews can make things far worse: http://www.mru.ca/dfd (Financial Post — Frances Widdowson, faculty)

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MRU Media Makers: 06/21/2017

MRU in the News

Guided walks focus on grieving: http://www.mru.ca/146 (CTV News Calgary)

MRU aviation students to access pilot mentors, simulators through new WestJet partnership: http://www.mru.ca/ea07 (Academica — Elizabeth Evans, Dean)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

‘The splinters are showing’: Conventional producers quit CAPP amid rifts over carbon tax: http://www.mru.ca/8ac (Financial Post — David Taras)

Oil prices hit seven-month low: http://www.mru.ca/af7 (CTV News Calgary — Anupam Das, faculty)

Kicking Horse Coffee wants to grow far beyond B.C.: http://www.mru.ca/f11 (CBC News — David Finch, faculty)

Today of course is not only a warm day it’s the longest day will see all year: http://www.mru.ca/1c75 (CBC/The Homestretch — Steven Engler, faculty)

 

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MRU Media Makers: 06/20/2017

MRU in the News

Partnership advances aviation training: http://www.mru.ca/df2 (CTV News Calgary) &

WestJet, MRU team up to give aviation students a lift with pilot mentors, expensive simulators: http://www.mru.ca/316 (CBC News ) & http://www.mru.ca/64c &

WestJet and MRU aviation school team up: http://www.mru.ca/e40 (Global News Calgary) &

WestJet and Mount Royal University are teaming up: http://www.mru.ca/1f3

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Why so many murders in Edmonton? http://www.mru.ca/8a2 (CBC/Edmonton AM — Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Nenshi’s legal bill fundraising finds support outside Calgary: http://www.mru.ca/9ad (CBC News — Lori Williams, faculty) & http://www.mru.ca/904 (CBC/The Eyeopener)

 

Other notable mentions 

Alberta 150: The wrestlers, the team builder and the professor: http://www.mru.ca/7af3 (Calgary Herald — Martha Cohen)

 

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MRU Media Makers: 06/19/2017

MRU in the News

City of Calgary seeks post-secondaries to revitalize downtown: http://www.mru.ca/d91 (Metro News — Annalise Van Ham, staff)

Canadian institutions are teaming up for a post secondary education partnership to raise awareness of the dangers of binge drinking: http://www.mru.ca/7fd (News 1130/Rogers Media — Rachelle McGrath, staff)

 

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Criminologist analysis: Alberta RCMP officer charged with dangerous driving causing death: http://www.mru.ca/a1f (Global News — Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Man charged in Canada Creep twitter voyeurism granted bail: http://www.mru.ca/0ad (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Doug King, faculty)

Rule requiring airlines to keep 2 crew in cockpit at all times lifted by Transport Canada: http://www.mru.ca/f46e (CBC News — Leon Cygman, faculty)

MRU professor on voyeurism case: http://www.mru.ca/85af (CBC/The Eyeopener — Kelly Sunberg, faculty)

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MRU Media Makers: 06/15/2017

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Mount Royal University takes step toward combating binge drinking: http://www.mru.ca/a86b (Metro News — Rachelle McGrath, staff & Shifrah Gadamsetti, SAMRU)

 

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Criminologists are warning that the person behind the Canada Creep Twitter account was becoming increasingly predatory: 

No rest for Calgary mattress-recycling entrepreneur: http://www.mru.ca/d49 (Globe & Mail — Shawn Cable, alum)

 

 

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MRU Media Makers: 06/14/2017

 

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Creepy twitter account filming unsuspecting women shutdown: http://www.mru.ca/650 (CTV News Calgary/The Canadian Press — Scharie Tavcer. faculty)

The race for the Mayor’s chair is heating up in our city: http://www.mru.ca/6d86 (NewsTalk 770 — Duane Bratt, faculty)

 

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MRU Media Makers: 06/13/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Inquiry focuses on mental health of man who killed Alberta peace officer: http://www.mru.ca/c22 (Yahoo! The Canadian Press — Dawn Rault, faculty) &

Peace officers call for improved workplace health and safety at fatality inquiry: http://www.mru.ca/60f (660 News)

http://www.mru.ca/f48 (iNews880)

SPCA offers pet emergency decals for homes: http://www.mru.ca/487(MyMcMurray — Kim Williams, faculty)

CBC Radio One 1010AM/99.1FM (CBR) at June 12th 2017 3:30 PM: http://www.mru.ca/312 (CBC News  — Lori Williams, faculty)

Other notable mentions 

Former Calgary basketball star who killed father not allowed unescorted passes from jail: http://www.mru.ca/124(Global News/Corus Shawn Trusty, former student)

 

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MRU Media Makers: 06/12/2017

MRU in the News

Your rights, my rights: Academic freedom faces off with a clarion call for safety on campus: http://www.mru.ca/7dc5 (Globe & Mail — Frances Widdowson, faculty)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Calgary criminologist says drug analysts needed to ease case backlog: http://www.mru.ca/3ad (Metro News — Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Woe is Calgary: Unemployment rate remains the worst in Canada: http://www.mru.ca/8396 (Vancouver Sun/Postmedia — Anupam Das, faculty)

Province puts CBE under microscope with ‘operational review’: http://www.mru.ca/9ba (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Times welcomes new summer student: http://www.mru.ca/0472 (High River Times — Amy Tucker, student)

Info czar sees ‘signs of decline’ in Trudeau government transparency: http://www.mru.ca/d2e3 (National Observer — Sean Holman, faculty)

Other notable mention

Alberta colleges seek to graduate to polytechnic university status to halt urban drift: http://www.mru.ca/b0d8 (Calgary Herald/Postmedia)

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MRU Media Makers: 06/09/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Alberta child care panel enters final weeks of consultation: http://www.mru.ca/9569 (CBC News — Peter Choate, faculty)

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MRU Media Makers: 06/08/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Former PC party president expected to challenge Nenshi for mayoralty: http://www.mru.ca/a25 (Calgary Herald — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Using data in child welfare opens risk of another Sixties Scoop, panel hears: http://www.mru.ca/e9d (Edmonton Sun/Postmedia — Peter Choate, faculty)

An NDP minority government in B.C. may have to water down its ambitions: experts: http://www.mru.ca/3a56 (The Canadian Press — Duane Bratt, faculty & Lori Williams, faculty)

Canadians trust professors most and politicians least on energy issues and pipelines: survey: http://www.mru.ca/00a (Financial Post — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Woods named LPS Deputy Chief of Police: http://www.mru.ca/ee08 (Lethbridge Herald — Scott Woods, alum)

 

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