MRU Media

MRU Media: 07/15/2024

MRU in the media

Calgary: Music City Wannabe: https://mru.ca/3ca3 (Everyday Tourist – Bella Concert Hall)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Canmore moves forward with new climate plan: https://mru.ca/5cdf (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Lori Williams, faculty)

The science behind… Stampede!: https://mru.ca/ee21 (QR Calgary – Dan Devoe, faculty)

Some Calgarians feeling the Stampede fatigue: https://mru.ca/b8ba (City News Calgary – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

How studying trends in human lifespans can measure progress in addressing inequality: https://mru.ca/08bb0 (The Conversation – Shoba Ittyipe & Peter Zizler, faculty)

Professor honoured for research on shared parenting: https://mru.ca/b8c7b (Coast Reporter – Christine Giancarlo, faculty)

‘Justice system failed me’: Calgary woman speaks out after sex assault trial cut short: https://mru.ca/8685 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting

Student housing headed to Okanagan College’s Penticton campus: https://mru.ca/c351 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 07/12/2024

MRU in the media

UASU needs to use its sway over CAUS: https://mru.ca/ec36 (The Gateway)

Calgary couple turned layoff into successful builder Trico: https://mru.ca/f5db (Canadian Family Offices – Wayne and Eleanor Chiu, 2024 HD recipients)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Indigenous cash cab returns to Calgary to test people’s knowledge about Treaty 7: https://mru.ca/fdeb https://mru.ca/4dfa (New Country NL & New Country Moncton – Maskwa, student) 

Political signs to be restricted from Canmore municipal property in future elections: https://mru.ca/9c2c (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Duane Bratt and Lori Williams, faculty)

Police keeping an eye on Hells Angels gathering in Lethbridge this weekend: https://mru.ca/9148 (CBC Calgary – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

PWHL New York hires Lauren Williams as assistant coach: https://mru.ca/af8d (Yardbarker – Lauren Williams, former women’s hockey coach) 

Also worth noting

TELUS, The Alex and the University of Calgary unite to bring mobile diabetes screening to Calgarians in need: https://mru.ca/47ef (Newswire)

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MRU Media: 07/11/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

New York Rounds Out Coaching Staff Hiring Lauren Williams: https://mru.ca/1518 (The Hockey News – Lauren Williams, former women’s hockey coach)

July 10, 2024: David Finch on the economics of Calgary Stampede: https://mru.ca/930fa (CBC Radio Calgary’s The Eyeopener – David Finch, faculty)

Also worth noting

Flowing lines, intricate designs: Renowned artist Alex Janvier dies at age 89: https://mru.ca/f1e5 (CBC Edmonton)

Parker: St. Mary’s University expands team with aim of ‘Expanding Minds, Inspiring Hearts’: https://mru.ca/e93c (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 07/10/2024

MRU in the media

Mount Royal welcomes Dr. Evelyn Poitras as the Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation Chair for the Indigenous Business and Economic Development concentration – ENC: https://mru.ca/9cae (Nation Talk – Evelyn Poitras, chair)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Sunshine Coast professor honoured for research on shared parenting: https://mru.ca/42bc (Peak – Christine Giancarlo, faculty)

Why are employers hiring TFWs for business roles?: https://mru.ca/6c928 (HR Reporter – Christian Cook, faculty) 

Prime Minister absent from pancake politics: https://mru.ca/c3b2 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

NBC basketball camp coming to Fort St. John: https://mru.ca/d688 (Yahoo News – Ben Gilbert, alum) 

Everblades agree to terms with Andrew Fyten and Adrien Bisson: https://mru.ca/f86a (floridaeverblades.com – Andrew Fyten, alum) 

Discussing France’s election results: https://mru.ca/ca4c (iNews 880 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

BMO Gift Launches Critical Agricultural Literacy Program with University of Calgary: https://mru.ca/30e4 (Newswire)

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MRU Media: 07/09/2024

MRU Media: 07/09/2024

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

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Indigenous cash cab returns to Calgary to test people’s knowledge about Treaty 7: https://mru.ca/df89 (CBC News – Maskwa, student)

Young people looking for jobs are facing an uphill battle, according to Statistics Canada data: https://mru.ca/db07 (CTV News – Sarah Imran, director, appears in video)

2 firms offering auto insurance to pull out of Alberta market: https://mru.ca/888f (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty

Trudeau passing on Stampede this year: https://mru.ca/65e7a (CityNews – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Premier Danielle Smith serves pancakes to party faithful at Calgary Stampede event: https://mru.ca/98cd (CityNews Calgary – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Cadets get familiarization flying from one of their own: https://mru.ca/5317d (Coast Reporter – Kayla Evenson, student)

Also worth noting

This needs to stop’: McGill denounces vandalism, alleged assault on security guard: https://mru.ca/cf3b (Montreal Gazette)

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MRU Media: 07/08/2024

MRU in the media 

MRU welcomes Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation Chair in Indigenous Business and Economic Development: https://mru.ca/5ed2 (Education News Canada – Evelyn Poitras, Chair & Kelly Williams-Whitt, Dean)

MRU welcomes Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation Chair in Indigenous Business and Economic Development – ENC: https://mru.ca/80e7 (Nation Talk via Education News Canada – Evelyn Poitras, Chair & Kelly Williams-Whitt, Dean)

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Podcast: Evan Cortens (Mount Royal University) on Mastering Data for Effective Higher Education Strategies: https://mru.ca/ace7 (Modern Campus – Evan Cortens, Dean of Continuing Education and Extension)

Effectively accessing, leveraging data for continuing education: Opinion: https://mru.ca/b3fd0 (Academica via Modern Campus – Evan Cortens, Dean of Continuing Education and Extension)

Not Everyone Has an Inner Voice Streaming Through Their Head: https://mru.ca/88d41 (Scientific American – MRU Inner Speech Research Lab) 

The science behind . . . the ambiance of Stampede: https://mru.ca/e619 (QR News, July 5, 4:17:50 p.m. – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

Why are Trudeau and Singh avoiding Stampede this year?: https://mru.ca/2acf (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Politics aplenty as pancake breakfast circuit enters full tilt: https://mru.ca/e956 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

‘They attacked us after we packed up’: Calgary students speak out on police brutality: https://mru.ca/04218 (Canadian Dimension – Emily Beckley, Léo Hooper, students)

A hollow Palestinian state: https://mru.ca/6586 (Netherland Palestina Komitee – Muhannad Ayyash, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Edmonton doctor and U of A lecturer to become fourth Canadian woman in space: https://mru.ca/f037 (Edmonton Journal) 

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MRU Media: 07/04/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Associa Announces 2024 Marianna Brady, PhD. Scholarship Winners: https://mru.ca/26481 (Globe Newswire – Kiana McKague, student) 

Trudeau not attending Stampede this year: https://mru.ca/aedc (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Trudeau missing Calgary Stampede this summer, his only absence outside COVID-19 years:  https://mru.ca/1553 (CBC Calgary website – Lori Williams, faculty)

Naheed Nenshi’s Alberta NDP still trailing governing UCP by 14 points in new survey: https://mru.ca/42f79 (CBC Calgary website – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

‘War in the operating room’: Ukrainian eye surgeons to learn at University of Calgary: https://mru.ca/1a3c (Winnipeg Free Press)

‘We have a story that’s rooted in truth’: Calgary reveals new Blue Sky City logo: https://mru.ca/ec5c (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 07/03/2024

MRU in the media 

Anthem’s Billy townhomes combine thoughtful design, historic charm and prime location: https://mru.ca/d68c (National Post) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

The Tallest Mountain in the World May Not Be What You Think: https://mru.ca/9a8d (AFAR – Lynn Moorman, faculty)

Taghum Hall’s Creative Spaces summer art camp for kids ready to roll: https://mru.ca/64d7 (The Nelson Daily – Kristy Lannan, alum)

Canmore climate emergency action plan outlines public, private commitments needed to address climate change: https://mru.ca/9702 (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Lori Williams, faculty)

Nenshi leadership addressed at SACPA: https://mru.ca/38a9 (Yahoo News, Lethbridge Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Liberals struggle with sticking with Trudeau: https://mru.ca/642d (CBC News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Guelph increasing services and supports to accommodate surge of first-year students: https://mru.ca/5958 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 07/02/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

I discovered trail angels are real and a source of incredible kindness on a cross-continental trek: https://mru.ca/50c4 (CBC News – Lorianne Coursol, alum)

CBC First Person: https://mru.ca/96fb (CBC Radio –  Lorianne Coursol, alum)

The Science behind … stress and exams: https://mru.ca/b1d112 (QR News – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

Trudeau faces renewed calls to step down as leader: https://mru.ca/8e34  (CTV News Channel – Lori Willaims, faculty)

Liberal MP calls for Trudeau to step down: https://mru.ca/f31d (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

New University of Calgary research looks to help Stampede animals: https://mru.ca/e616 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 06/28/2024

MRU in the media 

MRU faculty receive funding for discovery research: https://mru.ca/b114 (Education News Canada – Benjamin Daniels, Trevor Day, Adam Humeniuk, Gwen O’Sullivan, faculty; Jonathan Withey, Dean) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Pattison Media announces Equity Scholarships: https://mru.ca/3291 (Pattison Media – Minaal Adnan, student) 

Premier popularity ranks released: https://mru.ca/5ade (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Arts Commons receives historic gift of $75 million from Werklund family: https://mru.ca/6774 (Calgary Herald) 

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