MRU Media

MRU Media: 06/13/2024

MRU in the media

Gord Gillies honoured with Honorary Degree: https://mru.ca/bfa8 https://mru.ca/6d98 (Global News at 6:00 and the Morning Show – Gord Gillies, HD recipient)

Call him Dr. Gillies: Gord Gillies receives HD from MRU: https://mru.ca/4413 (QR Calgary – Gord Gillies, HD recipient)

Birds-eye view: How drones are being used by professors and students at MRU: https://mru.ca/e74c (Education News Canada – Gwen O’Sullivan & Shane Steininger, faculty; Charter Beselt, student)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

May has ‘no worries’ about traitors in Parliament after reading intelligence committee report: https://mru.ca/e6150 (CTV National News channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Shannon Phillips stepping down as Lethbridge-West MLA: https://mru.ca/26d7 (CTV – Lori Williams, faculty)

Professor concerned with anti-Israel protests on campuses: https://mru.ca/9e4f (QR Calgary (Afternoons with Rob Breakenridge) – Kelly Sundberg faculty)

June 12 Alberta Primetime Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/01df (CTV2/Alberta Primetime – Archie McLean, faculty)

Also worth noting

UBC receives $5.4M to establish wealth, income inequality centre: https://mru.ca/b84a (UBC)

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MRU Media: 06/12/2024

MRU in the media

Gord Gillies among honorary doctorate recipients at MRU this week: https://mru.ca/64ae  (Global News at 5) 

MRU presenting honorary doctorates at Convocation: https://mru.ca/cbb3  (QR News – Gord Gillies, Wayne Chiu, Eleanor Chiu, Charles Osuji, Roy Bear Chief, Ron Ghitter, Lois Mitchell, honorary degree recipients) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Ready for the next step in your career? Here’s how to get ready for your first leadership position: https://mru.ca/3e52 https://mru.ca/b50d (The Conversation and the Winnipeg Free Press – Leda Stawnychko, faculty) 

Homesickness and our mental well-being: https://mru.ca/28448 (Calgary Journal – Mona Bruckberger, student) 

Could Calgary’s water crisis help public perception of Mayor Gondek?: https://mru.ca/2f83 (City News website – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Could Calgary’s water crisis help public perception of Mayor Gondek?: https://mru.ca/3fd6d (City News 660 radio – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

June 12, 2024: David Finch on scaling up small businesses: https://mru.ca/7ca4 https://mru.ca/1b75c (CBC Calgary’s Eyeopener – David Finch, faculty)

Also worth noting

No guaranteed spots in residence for incoming first-year students at U of G: https://mru.ca/bcb6 (CTV Kitchener)

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MRU Media: 06/11/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Bridging academia and innovation in the age of AI: https://mru.ca/8814 (Digital Journal – Lauren Dwyer, faculty) 

Shannon Phillips leaving politics: https://mru.ca/3ff2 (CBC News at 6, CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Phillips leaving ‘huge loss’ for NDP: https://mru.ca/37a7 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

‘Needle-free’: UBC develops oral insulin drops for diabetes patients: https://mru.ca/a096 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 06/10/2024

MRU in the media 

Motionball Marathon of Sport coming MRU: https://mru.ca/c3c3 (Global News Morning) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

The Science Behind… rumours, gossip and how they spread: https://mru.ca/f42f (QR News – Dan Devoe, faculty) Full interview available here, June 7, 4:13 p.m. 

Calgarians face third day of water restrictions: https://mru.ca/e57e (CityNews – Tim Haney, faculty)

This Jewish professor has lost his patience with anti-Israel encampments: https://mru.ca/d18b (National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Province and other Postsmedia outlets  – Kelly Sundberg, faculty) 

Documentary community demands CBC confront alleged Islamophobia and anti-Palestinian racism: https://mru.ca/7326a (POV Magazine – Muhannad Ayyash, faculty)

Also worth noting

Canadian universities flag foreign influence registry’s potential ‘chilling effect’: https://mru.ca/a866 (CityNews) 

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MRU Media: 06/07/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Sound Atlas returns to hit the right notes for contemporary music fans: https://mru.ca/c2f1 (Livewire Calgary – Akiko Tominaga, faculty)

Also worth noting

USask achieves personal best in QS World University Rankings: https://mru.ca/1a8b (Education News Canada)

LIVE UPDATES: Restrictions continue after ‘catastrophic’ water main break puts Calgary on alert: https://mru.ca/e9f8 (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 06/06/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Welcoming LGBTQ+ volunteers is more than checking a box: https://mru.ca/b544 (Castanet – Moussa Magassa, AVP of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion)

Report on foreign meddling sparks concern about MPs, Tories call for release of names: https://mru.ca/d7f1 (CTV News Network – Lori Williams, faculty)

EXCLUSIVE: Calgary Conservative nomination candidates disqualified from race: https://mru.ca/a8716 (Western Standard – Wyatt Claypool, alum)

Local musicians make Kootenay Festival of the Arts a resounding success:  https://mru.ca/245c (Rossland News – Beth Root Sandvoss, faculty)

Also worth noting

No showers, baths or washing dishes: Calgary under water advisory: https://mru.ca/54083 (CTV Calgary)

U of A rises 15 places to rank among world’s top 100, fourth in Canada in latest QS rankings: https://mru.ca/fbff (U of A)

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MRU Media: 06/05/2024

MRU in the media

The Honens Festival to Return to Calgary in September: https://mru.ca/146a (Broadway World – Mount Royal Conservatory)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

54% of Albertans struggling with bills: poll: https://mru.ca/26cc5 (City News website – Lori Williams, faculty) 

More than half of Albertans struggling with bills: https://mru.ca/93ec (City News radio across Canada – Lori Williams, faculty)

Former mayor Nenshi clear frontrunner for NDP leader:https://mru.ca/72cc9 (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Discussing NDP leadership race: https://mru.ca/609f (CityNews Radio, Now You Know with Rob Snow – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Former Americans, Oil Kings forward Riley Sawchuk dominates in first professional season:  https://mru.ca/d982 (CHL.ca – Riley Sawchuk, alum)

Also worth noting

St. Mary’s University opens a disc golf course on campus: https://mru.ca/c54b (St. Mary’s)

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MRU Media: 06/04/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Mustangs’ Olafson commits to Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/ab95 (SJHL – Leith Olafson, student) 

Mustangs captain commits to MRU: https://mru.ca/27b84 (Northeast Now – Leith Olafson, student) 

Melfort captain to join Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/1681 (CKJH –  Leith Olafson, student) 

Calgary unhappy with mayor and city hall, Leger public opinion poll shows: https://mru.ca/ca4e1 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

West Lincoln has new CAO: https://mru.ca/58f7 (Welland Tribune – Truper McBride, alum) 

Danielle Smith has been premier for a year: https://mru.ca/f5293 (QR News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

uOttawa launches world’s first master’s degree in psychedelics and consciousness studies: https://mru.ca/2f6b (Ottawa Citizen)

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MRU Media: 06/03/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Hangman Pencil Co. Sketches Sweet Songs: https://mru.ca/bee4 (The Scene – Alexsandra Danicic, faculty)

The Science Behind…the obsession with celebrities and the justice system: https://mru.ca/31da (QR News – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

Body cameras speeding up CPS’ investigations into complaints, Calgary police say: https://mru.ca/9494 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Doug King, faculty) 

UCP ends spring legislature passing controversial bills: https://mru.ca/7df07 (CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Lethbridge to celebrate graduates this week: https://mru.ca/54c6 (Lethbridge News Now) 

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MRU Media: 05/31/2024

MRU in the media

Mount Royal University MRU VS UOC University Of Calgary: https://mru.ca/3bad2 (Rebellion Research)

3 Reasons to Attend Avenue’s 2024 Innovation Event: https://mru.ca/0756 (Avenue Magazine)

Archives welcomes more than 1,000 pieces of gay and queer history: https://mru.ca/4f4c (Education News Canada – David Aveline, Meghan Bowler & Peter Houston, faculty; Sydney Morrissette, student)

Best of Calgary: Onstage in June & July: https://mru.ca/3c35 (The YYC Scene – Bella Concert Hall)

Calgary’s arts festivals adapt to change: https://mru.ca/c7d2e (The YYC Scene – Shakespeare by the Bow)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

City of Calgary will not say how much it paid arena negotiator: https://mru.ca/5cc4 (CBC Calgary website – Lori Williams, faculty)

City of Calgary will not say how much it paid arena negotiator: https://mru.ca/a5e3 (CBC Calgary’s Eyeopener – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘Somewhat shocked’: Criminal lawyer questions use of force in deadly Calgary police pursuit: https://mru.ca/90865 (CTV Calgary – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Canadian Sportworks Officer making a Difference at home for Newcomers: https://mru.ca/3604d (SIRC (Sports Information Resource Network) – Tyler Powell, student)

Also worth noting

Parker: Haskayne School of Business launches forum series to link academia and business: https://mru.ca/8085 (Calgary Herald)

Taylor Family Campus Centre will bring a new student experience to SAIT campus: https://mru.ca/ff8b (SAIT)

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