MRU Media

MRU Media: 10/05/2022

MRU in the media

Peter Fenwick appointed MRU’s inaugural director of scale-up and growth programs: https://mru.ca/922f (Research Money – Peter Fenwick, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Canadian kids aren’t getting enough exercise: report: https://mru.ca/5f5af (CTV News – Nadine Van Wyk, faculty) 

Maple Ridge teen wins education award worth $3,500: https://mru.ca/cdcf (Maple Ridge News – Palesa Malakoane, student) 

Old tensions are still alive in the UCP leadership race: https://mru.ca/52be (The Hub – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Edmonton police use DNA phenotyping as ‘last resort’ in hopes of identifying sexual assault suspect: https://mru.ca/ee09 (Global News – Doug King, faculty) 

Also worth noting

UBC appoints Dr. Deborah Buszard as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor: https://mru.ca/a727 (UBC Broadcast) 

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MRU Media: 10/04/2022

MRU in the media

Alberta ramps up efforts to recruit ‘top-tier’ international students: https://mru.ca/b311 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

Associate VP of EDI office plans to bring student-centred change: https://mru.ca/02e8f (The Reflector – Moussa Magassa, AVP) 

SAMRU tackles food insecurity on campus through accessible cupboards: https://mru.ca/d7e0 (The Reflector) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Justice studies professor responds to survey showing Calgarians losing confidence in police: https://mru.ca/5c90 (Global News – Doug King, faculty) 

Danielle Smith won’t call early election if voted UCP leader and premier Thursday: https://mru.ca/a337 (Edmonton Journal/Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Premiers and governors urge U.S. president and PM to extend hours at land border crossings: https://mru.ca/f54d (CBC Radio News – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

From wildflower nectar wine to modern mead, agri-tourism in Alberta offers surprises and a little whimsy: https://mru.ca/be0e (Toronto Star – Nathan Ryan, alumnus) 

Also worth noting

Arrests made after police respond to massive student street parties in Halifax: https://mru.ca/f0f7f (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 10/03/2022

MRU in the media

MRU taking action on Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/4f06  (CTV News at 6 – Indigenous knowledge transfer ceremony – linda manyguns, AVP; Joshua Hill, faculty) 

Calgary’s Truth and Reconciliation Day events: https://mru.ca/eb0f (CityNews – MRU Journey to Indigenization)

Mount Royal University embarks on second year of Journey to Indigenization: https://mru.ca/e273 (CBC News at 6 – linda manyguns, AVP; Tim Rahilly, President) 

MRU marks second Day for Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/12e8 (CBC TV, Our Calgary)

MRU Community dons orange shirts to honour truth and reconciliation: http://my.tvey.es/w2Z3N (CBC Radio News – linda manyguns, AVP; Tim Rahilly, President) 

City marks Day of Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/0498 (CityNews 660) 

‘We’ve lost far too much’: Orange Shirt Day remembers the children: https://mru.ca/6a23b (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – MRU Journey to Indigenization) 

How MRU plans to recognize and honour National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day: https://mru.ca/da2b (The Reflector) 

World-renowned percussionist performs in Calgary for inclusive concert: https://mru.ca/d0f3 (Global News – Mount Royal Conservatory)

Colouring it Forward exhibits around the city: https://mru.ca/fdde (News 770, CHQR) 

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts presents Whitehorse at Bella Concert Hall: https://mru.ca/c1f7 (CKUA) 

Calgary Police Half Marathon underway: https://mru.ca/51dfd (Global News Morning) 

Calgary Police Half Marathon benefits MRU bursaries: https://mru.ca/15fb (CTV News at 6) 

Calgary Police Half Marathon raises money for bursaries at Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/c205  (CBC News) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

A new mom is making Cree a part of her son’s life at an early age: https://mru.ca/ec78 (CBC Radio, Edmonton AM – Jessie Loyer, faculty) 

Opinion: Iranians only want one thing: replacement of the terrorist regime: https://mru.ca/24e0 (Calgary Herald – Mandana (Mandy) Sobhanzadeh, faculty) 

The gig is up: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney set to step down from top job: https://mru.ca/ee5b (Canadian Press, National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Albertans uneasy about UCP leadership frontrunners and Notley: poll: https://mru.ca/7fd0 (Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Angus Reid poll shows Albertans not impressed with UCP leadership candidates: https://mru.ca/79c8a  (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Danielle Smith fires campaign’s phone operators after ‘racist’ remarks: https://mru.ca/203c1 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Conservative political activist Craig Chandler files defamation lawsuit against political scientist Duane Bratt, who vows vigorous defence: https://mru.ca/5d5f (AlbertaPolitics.ca – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

SAIT hit with lawsuit over allegations it botched production design of golf course invention: https://mru.ca/f298 (Calgary Herald) 

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MRU Media: 09/29/2022

MRU in the media

A show of support for Orange Shirt Day: (Calgary Herald print edition, front page (see below) – Tim Rahilly, President; linda manyguns, AVP) 

Taking part in Orange Shirt Day: Calgary events marking truth and reconciliation: https://mru.ca/0fbe (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – linda manyguns, AVP) 

Truth and reconciliation events across city including MRU and U of C: https://mru.ca/33ed  (CityNews 660 ) 

World-renowned percussionist bringing special performance to Calgary’s Bella Concert Hall: https://mru.ca/329c (Calgary Citizen – Bella Concert Hall) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Calgarians’ trust in police continues to drop: police commission survey: https://mru.ca/b4a9 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Doug King, faculty) 

Alberta’s resistance to federal gun buyback program politicizes police: critics: https://mru.ca/5725 (Global News – Duane Bratt,  faculty) 

JIVANI: Trudeau misrepresents Canadians who disagree with him: https://mru.ca/f327 (Calgary Sun, Toronto Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

‘Unprecedented’ $75 million donated to Scarborough Health Network, University of Toronto: https://mru.ca/dfb06 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 09/28/2022

MRU in the media

Mount Royal University halts intramural hockey program over inclusion and equity concerns: https://mru.ca/6321 (Rebel News) 

Food banks and ‘care cupboards’ are popping up on university campuses. Here’s why: https://mru.ca/94ef (CBC News – Lisa Antichow, SAMRU staff) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Macbeth’s goblins are back in revamped telling of the classic: https://mru.ca/f3cf (Calgary Sun – Rebecca Northan, alumna) 

Poilievre rewards loyalty with leadership team roles: https://mru.ca/6f70 (National Observer –  Duane Bratt, faculty)

PREMIUM TIMES editorial board member honoured in Canada: https://mru.ca/d7b9 (Premium Times – Sarah Hewitt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Regina introduces new Energy Systems Engineering Program for fall 2023: https://mru.ca/10bc (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 09/27/2022

MRU in the media

HBO’s Alberta-shot “The Last of Us” footage is out and the series looks wild (VIDEO): https://mru.ca/eb10 (Daily Hive) 

Trailer for HBO television series shot in Calgary, Edmonton Released: https://mru.ca/d162 (CFWE) 

Tech giant Infosys opens downtown office with plans to hire 1,000 workers by 2024: https://mru.ca/33c1a (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Airdrie’s high-school girls’ soccer teams kick off 2022 season: https://mru.ca/a333 (Airdrie Today – Riley Deraaf, student) 

Alberta won’t participate in federal efforts to seize prohibited weapons, Shandro says: https://mru.ca/d35c (CBC News – Doug King, faculty) 

Firearm buyback program not a provincial priority, says minister: https://mru.ca/2aebc (CBC News at 6 – Doug King, faculty) 

Shandro calls federal firearms buyback program confiscation: https://mru.ca/f485 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

U of L Bridge Prize goes to University of Toronto student: https://mru.ca/bd2b (My Lethbridge Now) 

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MRU Media: 09/26/2022

MRU in the media

Helping youth be the VOICE against gender-based violence: https://mru.ca/2e34 (Government of Alberta) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

A ‘golden hue’ can be witnessed by Calgarians in the mountains mid-fall: https://mru.ca/c9a1 (CityNews – David Bird, faculty) 

Australian coal company seeking more than $3.5B from Alberta government over policy change: https://mru.ca/37ec (CBC News – Carleton-James Osakwe, faculty)

Jason Kenney says he never intended to ‘be in this gig for a long time’: https://mru.ca/e8de2 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

UCP leadership race coming down to Smith vs. Toews: https://mru.ca/cc53 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Who is expected to win UCP leadership race?: https://mru.ca/bddb (iNews 880 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Alberta rolls out $8M for post-secondary ‘micro-credentials’: https://mru.ca/4afd (Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald) 

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MRU Media: 09/23/2022

MRU in the media

Alberta post-secondaries to create new “micro-credential” programs: https://mru.ca/7378a (Lethbridge News Now, Red Deer News Now) 

Providing Albertans with job-ready skills: https://mru.ca/baec (Government of Alberta) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Palestinians accuse Canada of having a double standard on Israel: https://mru.ca/a26b (Yahoo News Canada – Mark Ayyash, faculty) 

CPS cuts ties with US college following investigation into accreditation: https://mru.ca/4d5a (Academica – Kelly Sundberg, faculty) 

Honens in the Park: https://mru.ca/564d (High River Times – Arnold Choi, Conservatory faculty) 

Edmonton police release full video of woman shoved to ground by officer: https://mru.ca/b73d (CBC  News – Doug King, faculty) 

Dynamics of House of Commons unlikely to change with new Conservative leader: https://mru.ca/1279  (CBC News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Dr. Duane Bratt re: Minister Madu, Michelle Rempel Garner: https://mru.ca/553f (Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen –Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/2d60 (CTV 2 – Archie McLean, faculty) 

Also worth noting

New student housing adds nearly 400 beds at University of Victoria: https://mru.ca/4ea (Saanich News) 

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MRU Media: 09/22/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

The business of Calgary as a sports town: https://mru.ca/5a97 (CBC Radio, The Calgary Eyeopener – David Finch, faculty) 

Aircraft manufacturing announcement great news for Alberta: https://mru.ca/b0a5 (CBC News at 6 – David Finch, faculty) 

‘Serious questions’: CPS paid $30,000 for training at unaccredited U.S. college: https://mru.ca/bd0b  (Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun – Kelly Sundberg, faculty) 

Number of Calgary renter households growing faster than number of owners, says census: https://mru.ca/cb3d5 (CBC News – Anupam Das, faculty) 

Renters growing as cost of owning home rises: https://mru.ca/1feb (CBC Radio News – Anupam Das, faculty) 

Premier Jason Kenney refuses to comment on Madu’s vaccine mandate tweet: https://mru.ca/6319 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Madu thanks ‘freedom convoys’ for mobilizing against Ottawa’s ‘tyrannical’ pandemic policies: https://mru.ca/4ab8 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Minister Madu in difficult position after tweet: https://mru.ca/b5d0 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Dynamics of House of Commons unlikely to change with new Conservative leader: https://mru.ca/1279  (CBC News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Food prices continue to rise: https://mru.ca/ebbbf (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Vet school for University of Northern B.C.?: https://mru.ca/964cd (CKPGToday) 

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MRU Media: 09/21/2022

MRU in the media

SAIT called out by union for having staff work on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/fa43 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Art installation sharing stories of murdered Indigenous women and children making its way across Canada: https://mru.ca/3eee7 (CBC Radio News – linda manyguns, AVP) 

Calgary’s business community is dedicated to creating social impact: https://mru.ca/e048 (Calgary Herald – Melanie Peacock, faculty) 

Inflation continues to cool, but relief’s not yet in the forecast: https://mru.ca/ff7b (CTV News – Anupam Das, faculty) 

Alberta labour and immigration minister stirs controversy over vaccine mandate tweet: https://mru.ca/584d (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

NDP caucus members angling to be ‘adults in the room’ as House resumes: https://mru.ca/e753 (The Hill Times – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Remembering Germaine Beverley Mary Wilson: https://mru.ca/0a59 (Vancouver island Free Daily – Germaine Wilson, alumna) 

Oil trumps climate change in UCP leadership race to determine Alberta’s next premier: https://mru.ca/e3a0 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Influx of students attending University of Saskatchewan campus causing bus routes to be full: https://mru.ca/88e (Global News) 

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