MRU Media

MRU Media: 12/13/2018

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

MRU in the News

Midwives granted new powers: https://mru.ca/110 (CHQR, Dec. 12, 5:11:42 p.m. – Paula Price, faculty. Paula Price was also interviewed by CBC Radio – clip unavailable)

Alberta midwives granted ability to induce labour, administer contraceptives under new rules: https://mru.ca/d6d7 (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal, Calgary/Edmonton Sun)

Alberta midwives granted broader powers to give drugs, insert IUDs, perform ultrasounds: https://mru.ca/899c (Global News)

MRU introduces new Indigenization strategy: https://mru.ca/03b1 (Academica)

Mother-to-be frustrated midwives lack privileges at Chinook Regional Hospital: https://mru.ca/2d76 (Lethbridge News Now)

Students/expert/alum in the news

Mounting frustrations prompt increased calls for Alberta separation: https://mru.ca/621e (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Analyst refutes refinery rhetoric for Alberta: https://mru.ca/0d0b  (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Why Rachel Notley’s refinery pitch won’t solve the oilpatch’s problem: https://mru.ca/b13a (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Claresholm man wins UCP nomination: https://mru.ca/f83 (Lethbridge Herald – Roger Reid, former faculty)

Also worth noting

Students in University of Alberta’s HUB call for security boost: https://mru.ca/5dc (Global News)

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MRU Media: 12/12/2018

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

MRU in the News

SAIT students need a fall reading week: Why a break is critical at this point in the semester: https://mru.ca/6fd (The Weal – Mariam Desouki, student)

Students/expert/alum in the news

Beni Johnson: The man behind the go-to hip hop platform in Calgary, 10X Music and Culture: https://mru.ca/8801 (Calgary Journal – Beni Johnson, alumnus)

Alberta’s plans to build new refinery: https://mru.ca/af9 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Calgary’s EVDS to reanimate former central library building: https://mru.ca/a8b (Canadian Architect)

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MRU Media: 12/11/2018

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

MRU in the News

Indigenizing Mount Royal University: Why we need Indigenized education at all levels: https://mru.ca/7303 (Calgary Journal – Liam Haggarty, Renae Watchman, Gabrielle Lindstrom, faculty)

Students/expert/alum in the news

Math teacher hoping to help and inspire students: https://mru.ca/9218 (Lakeside Leader – Geoff Rosenstein, alumnus)

First Minister’s Conference highlighted divisions: https://mru.ca/e5ea (CTV Morning News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

McRae wins bronze in World Cup women’s luge in Calgary: https://mru.ca/bc5b (Canadian Sports Scene – Kimberley McRae, student)

Also worth noting

Huawei’s UBC partnership unchanged by company executive’s arrest: https://mru.ca/500f (Vancouver Sun)

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MRU Media: 12/10/2018

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

MRU in the News

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub announced: https://mru.ca/0d8b (Global News – Elizabeth Evans, Dean)

Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge centre to open at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/abf8 (Star Metro Calgary – Ray DePaul, faculty; Lindsay Jones, alumna)

New Year’s Eve in Calgary — all the best places to ring in 2019: https://mru.ca/7d8 (CBC News – Bella Concert Hall)

A merging of influences: Joel Plaskett and dad Bill bring gifts to Calgary audience: https://mru.ca/a98d (CBC News – Bella Concert Hall)

Why artist Tenille Riechelmann quit her full-time job to design her own future: https://mru.ca/17e (Calgary Journal – Jordan Piraux, faculty)

Students/expert/alum in the news

Winter driving tips for students: https://mru.ca/8fa (CTV News – Sydney Hails, student)

City councillor’s motion to support Alberta oil raises questions about city’s role in pipeline debate: https://mru.ca/4d18 (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)

United Conservative Party investigating bribery allegations in Calgary-East race: https://mru.ca/e9f (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

This week in Canadian politics: https://mru.ca/4ae0 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

This week in Canadian politics: https://mru.ca/1e3e (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Notley calls for help for Alberta’s oil industry: https://mru.ca/9e98 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

As Gough retires, McRae slides to World Cup luge medal: https://mru.ca/e3fa (Canadian Press, Toronto Star and many more – Kim McRae, student)

Also worth noting

Cybersecurity jobs expected to be in high demand in Canada, experts say: https://mru.ca/d3ec (Global News)

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MRU Media: 12/07/2018

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

MRU in the News

Mount Royal University joins Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub: https://mru.ca/e2fa (Calgary’s Business, Troy Media – Elizabeth Evans, Dean; Ray DePaul, faculty)

Federal government invests in consortium to support women entrepreneurs: https://mru.ca/01e (Academica)

Wonderful Life, Family Matters & Fantasia: Calgary entertainment this weekend: https://mru.ca/b68b (CBC News – Bella Concert Hall)

MRU students get winter driving tips: https://mru.ca/e958 (Calgary Herald video – Janet Adeoti, Tej Thind, students)

Students/experts/alum in the news

‘A window into society’: ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ pulled from some Canadian radio stations: https://mru.ca/32b9 (Calgary Herald – Brad Mahon, Dean)

UJ: Carnegie African Diaspora Program connects African scholars: https://mru.ca/dc30 (University of Johannesburg News – Israel Dunmade, faculty)

Also worth noting:

New TRU president talks academic freedom and future plans at university: https://mru.ca/dc23 (Kamloops This Week)

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MRU Media: 12/06/2018

MRU in the News

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

Mount Royal University to play key role in helping women entrepreneurs find success: https://mru.ca/1ed (Education News Canada)

Bow Valley College helping students plan for a very different future: https://mru.ca/e297 (Calgary’s Business)

Students/experts/alum in the news

AccelerateAB, Alberta’s Flagship Technology Conference, Continues to Innovate with the Times: https://mru.ca/b9b2 (Businesswire.com – Cynthia van Sundert, alumna)

Corporate welfare bums: It’s payback time: https://mru.ca/c3a9 (National Post – Roberta Lexier, faculty)

Why is federal government taking so long to respond to oil crisis?: https://mru.ca/fb67 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting:

UBC Okanagan students design safer clothing donation bins: https://mru.ca/b461 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 12/05/2018

MRU in the News

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

Marketing Matters – December 2018: https://mru.ca/472e (Business in Calgary – Trico Changemaker Studio)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Why cutting oil production seems so utterly un-Albertan: https://mru.ca/075 (CBC News – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Also worth noting:

Alan Shepard named as Western University’s next president: https://mru.ca/1048 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 12/04/2018

MRU in the News

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

Minister Ng announces funding for research on women entrepreneurship: https://mru.ca/30a9 (KXXV.com; Cision; Money.ca, Markham Review and more – Bissett School of Business)

Continuing Education Programs: https://mru.ca/6dd (Business in Calgary – Brad Mahon, dean)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Province puts plan in place to curtail oil production and close price gap: https://mru.ca/3a1 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

As politicians blame pipelines for Alberta’s oil woes, labour union says past governments ignored upgraders and refineries: https://mru.ca/5da1 (Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Oil prices to damper rosy budget: https://mru.ca/756f (City News – Anupam Das, faculty)

Province orders production cuts: https://mru.ca/241 (630 CHED, Dec. 3, 2:22 p.m. – Lori Williams, faculty

Also worth noting:

From $10 to $100: Parking tickets at University of Alberta set to skyrocket: https://mru.ca/ac12 (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media: 12/03/2018

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

MRU in the News

20 things to do in Calgary this week: December 3 to 6: https://mru.ca/ce07 (Daily Hive – Bella Concert Hall)

Why Calgarians should have to pay for the parking spot in front of their house: https://mru.ca/f65 (CBC News)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta government will decrease oil production by 375,000 barrels per day in 2019: https://mru.ca/f324 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

The week in Canadian politics: https://mru.ca/8e3f  (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting:

University of Calgary celebrates Indigenous Strategy successes: https://mru.ca/3f3d (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 11/29/2018

MRU in the News

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

King’s joins collaboration of Canadian journalism schools: https://mru.ca/fedf (Education News Canada, Nov. 29 – MRU)

Lethbridge College joins national journalism schools collaboration: https://mru.ca/7c5 (Education News Canada, Nov. 29 – MRU)

Le Devoiur and the Regina Leader-Post are the latest collaborators on an unprecedented national investivagion: https://mru.ca/cee (Education News Canada, Nov. 29 – MRU)

Councillor Jeromy Farkas: https://mru.ca/586 (Global Calgary, Nov. 28, 7:02:37 – Laurie Williams, faculty)

 

Students/experts/alum in the news

Aquaponics farm brings sustainable, local eats to Calgary’s top restaurants: https://mru.ca/9dcb (Yahoo News, Nov. 27 – Paul Shimich, alumnus)

 

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