MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/01/2021

MRU in the media: 

University VP has extra security on campus after showing solidarity with Indigenous struggle: https://mru.ca/cfe (CBC News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP; Michael Quinn, AVP)

MRU head of Indigenization receives thousands of hate-filled emails: https://mru.ca/125c (CBC News at 11; CBC Radio News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP; Michael Quinn, AVP)

Students at 4 Alberta universities protest tuition increases, budget cuts in ‘Day of Action’ Friday: https://mru.ca/924e (CBC News)

University students organize Day of Action to protest tuition hikes and budget cuts: https://mru.ca/ac67 (CityNews Calgary)

Calgary post-secondary students protest rising tuition in Alberta: https://mru.ca/19ac (LiveWire Calgary)

Day of Action protests cuts to education: https://mru.ca/3cf0  (CBC News at 6)

Students gather outside Mount Royal University to protest vaccine mandate: https://mru.ca/5dbf (Rebel News)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Albertans Vote Against Equalization. What Happens Now?: https://mru.ca/4279 (The Epoch Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘No meat to this bone’: Concerns about cost of Alberta provincial police: https://mru.ca/cfbee (CityNews – Doug King, faculty)

‘Senator-in-waiting’ who topped Alberta vote applying for job through federal process: https://mru.ca/9ac1 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Robby, a line-painting robot, blazes trail on UBC sports fields: https://mru.ca/6a90 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 10/29/2021

MRU in the media: 

COVID-19 measures protested by students, anti-vaccine activists outside Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/af1c3 (CTV News – Kariena Sethi, Zack Smith, Kate Hannah, students)

Vaccine mandate protest: https://mru.ca/e182 (CTV News at 6, CTV News at 11:30)

Dawn L. Farrell will join Portland General Electric board of directors, effective January 1, 2022: https://mru.ca/6f23 (Canadian Insider, PR Newswire – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: d

Pope Francis to visit Canada: https://mru.ca/9ce8 (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

No confirmation of timing for Pope’s visit: https://mru.ca/6515 (CBC Radio News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Calgary school boards will hire temporary teachers to address COVID-19 learning gaps: https://mru.ca/694 (Calgary Herald – Jodi Nickel, faculty)

COP26 set to begin in Scotland: https://mru.ca/a574 (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon – Lori Williams, faculty)

Albertans Vote Against Equalization. What Happens Now?: https://mru.ca/4279 (The Epoch Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Kenney government’s approval rating on managing Alberta’s health care drops to 20%, poll suggests: https://mru.ca/f4f3 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Kenney struggles with continued low approval over health: https://mru.ca/965e (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)

PM unveils new Liberal Cabinet: https://mru.ca/09b4 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

University of Toronto $4-billion endowment fund to divest from fossil fuels: https://mru.ca/9803 (Financial Post)

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MRU Media: 10/28/2021

MRU in the media: 

Province’s post-secondary students organizing Day of Action on Friday to protest budget cuts: https://mru.ca/6770 (Yahoo News, Toronto Star, Medicine Hat News, Canadian Press)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Calgary official flag under fire: https://mru.ca/ffee (CityNews – AnneMarie Dorland, faculty)

Man who picked Calgary flag 38 years ago says maybe it’s time for a change: https://mru.ca/350cc (CBC News – David Finch, faculty)

Calgary author puts feminist spin on a gothic horror story with debut YA novel: https://mru.ca/a854 (Calgary Herald – Cyla Panin, alumna)

Guilbeault to Environment, Wilkinson to Natural Resources as ‘PM in a Hurry’ Names New Cabinet: https://mru.ca/e961 (The Energy Mix – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/128e (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Tallying the pandemic’s financial toll on universities: https://mru.ca/ad6b (University Affairs)

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MRU Media: 10/27/2021

MRU in the media: 

Top 40 under 40 Class of 2021: https://mru.ca/676d (Avenue Magazine – Jared Blustein, Jason Curry, Allison Dunne, Michelle Fourney, Carmen Morin, Trevor Solway, alumni)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Supply chain shortages: https://mru.ca/d21d (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener –  Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Medicine Hat council makes history with number of women: https://mru.ca/a119 (CBC Radio News – D.A. Dirks, faculty)

Liberal MP George Chahal doesn’t make cabinet, despite expectations: https://mru.ca/6ea4 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Oilpatch concerned as former Greenpeace activist Steven Guilbeault named environment minister: https://mru.ca/af90 (Calgary Herald/National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Implications of Trudeau’s new cabinet: https://mru.ca/a4d4 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Student opportunities at certified Angus Beef: https://mru.ca/1dd (Western Ag Reporter – Lexi Hicks, student)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/75bf (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Turnout for Alberta’s municipal elections weak across the province: https://mru.ca/6fa4 (Globe and Mail – Lori Williams, faculty)

Opposition calls for inquiry into pandemic response: https://mru.ca/1166 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Ontario university sports extremely white, from student athletes to coaches, report finds: https://mru.ca/7f35 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 10/26/2021

MRU in the media: 

Alberta students organize provincial day of action: https://mru.ca/bc41 (The Gauntlet)

Faculty, alum, students in the media

Trevor Solway | Top 40 Under 40 2021: https://mru.ca/01d5 (Avenue Magazine – Trevor Solway, alumnus)

Discussing supply chain disruptions: https://mru.ca/6199 (News 770, CHQR, Oct. 25, 12:19:35 p.m. – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek doesn’t swear in Coun. Sean Chu, leaves it to justice: https://mru.ca/6b89 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Jobs, economy and COVID-19 dominate return to legislature: https://mru.ca/57169 (630 CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Full agenda at fall legislative sitting: https://mru.ca/b2a2 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Lori Williams, faculty)

Four takeaways from Calgary’s civic election data: https://mru.ca/066 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Lethbridge College: Grad Plain Eagle to speak as part of Women in Entrepreneurship Week: https://mru.ca/2482 (Nation Talk – Tawnya Plain Eagle, alumna)

Longview silversmith sells art pieces around the world: https://mru.ca/23b2b (High River Online – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Silversmith got his start with night class at Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/795f (CHRB 1140 – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Also worth noting

‘It worries me’: U of Manitoba students concerned as faculty strike nears: https://mru.ca/1d3f (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 10/25/2021

MRU in the media: 

Protest at Calgary mobile vaccine clinic held at MRU has nurses on edge: https://mru.ca/0972 (Global News)

Protesters disrupt mobile vaccine clinic at MRU: https://mru.ca/6a34 (Global News at 6 – Brenna Galbraith, Tanya Gapara, Guranjan Singh, students)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Renewable power has high cost, Fraser Institute says, but province calls it ‘unrealistic’: https://mru.ca/0a15 (CTV News – Tim Taylor, faculty)

Tarik Robinson named new producer and host of CBC Radio One’s Key of A: https://mru.ca/ce419 (Canada News Wire – Tarik Robinson, alumnus)

New Key of A producer and host Tarik Robinson plans to represent all genres of Alberta’s music scene: https://mru.ca/a85d (CBC News – Tarik Robinson, alumnus)

Former media student elevating voices of the Blackfoot community: https://mru.ca/d8a6 (Lethbridge Herald – Tawnya Plain Eagle, alumna)

Allan inquiry’s report triggers war of words with Alberta’s energy war room: https://mru.ca/55f9 (Edmonton Journal/Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta took on environmental groups, but only proved they did nothing wrong: https://mru.ca/31ed (New York Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Ward 4 councillor-elect Sean Chu at the centre of 2 rallies in Calgary on Sunday: https://mru.ca/2d3f (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Experts weigh in on investigation into handling of Sean Chu sex assault allegation: https://mru.ca/f8b7 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Municipal Affairs officials to review legal recourse regarding Calgary councillor Chu: https://mru.ca/21ea0 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Two rallies held in Calgary regarding Sean Chu: https://mru.ca/b7b (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Protests for and against Sean Chu set for Sunday: https://mru.ca/f75f (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams faculty)

Incoming councillors to face new challenges, reshaping relationships: professor: https://mru.ca/f45d (CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Inquiry says it has confirmed ‘significant’ foreign funding of anti-energy campaign: https://mru.ca/3479 (The Epoch Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

He won’t resign, despite revelations he once inappropriately touched a teenager. Is Calgary stuck with this councillor?: https://mru.ca/4c81 (Toronto Star – Lori Williams,  faculty)

Also worth noting: 

University of Regina team hoping to help send humans to Mars with new airlock prototype: https://mru.ca/64fe (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 10/22/2021

MRU in the media: 

Calgary’s largest post-secondaries say vast majority of staff have COVID shots: https://mru.ca/2940 (CBC Radio News)

Is MRU right for you?: https://mru.ca/f773 (CTV Morning Live, Our Community – Open House)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Longview silversmith sells art pieces around the world: https://mru.ca/23b2b (High River Online – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Silversmith got his start with night class at Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/795f (CHRB 1140 – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Also worth noting: 

Ryerson rolls out new COVID-19 policy that limits access to university activities for unvaccinated: https://mru.ca/20ee (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 10/21/2021

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

MRU in the media: 

Roy Bear Chief, a social worker and Siksika elder, joins us to talk about receiving a Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award from Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/faa0 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Roy Bear Chief, espoom taah (helper), alumnus)

MRU staff and faculty associations call on UCP government to do more to help post-secondaries during pandemic: https://mru.ca/8657 (News 770, CHQR – Michelle LoGullo, MRSA)

Flames Foundation distributes $1.2 million to annual programming in southern Alberta: https://mru.ca/302e (NHL.com – Calgary Flames scholarships)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

ASC Connect 2021 to provide insight on trends and opportunities in Alberta’s capital market: https://mru.ca/d7e7 (Canadian Business Journal, Canada News Wire – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor)

Calls mounting for Calgary Coun. Sean Chu to resign; police chief weighs in: https://mru.ca/ed0 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘You’ve made history’: Meet the new mayors of Calgary and Edmonton: https://mru.ca/3a2d (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, faculty)

Tight races remain in spotlight: https://mru.ca/8ffb (Global News Hour – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Timberwolves become first university team in Canada to unveil Indigenous designed jerseys: https://mru.ca/46a0 (Prince George Citizen)

 

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MRU Media: 10/20/2021

MRU in the media: 

Looking beyond traditional learner demographics: https://mru.ca/b24b6 (The EvoLLLution – Brad Mahon, Dean)

Faculty, alum, students in the media

Medicine Hat elects first female mayor, 5 female councillors: https://mru.ca/655b (CTV News – D.A. Dirks, faculty)

Significant number of women, people of colour elected in Alberta municipal elections: https://mru.ca/38bd (Canadian Press, National Post – D.A. Dirks, faculty)

MRU Cougar Justin Anderson-Louch wrapping up university career in style with epic goal: https://mru.ca/0107 (CTV News – Justin Anderson-Louch, Daniel Harrison, students; Ryan Gyaki, staff)

Canada West athlete Justin Anderson-Louch scores from 60+ yards out for the Mount Royal University Cougars: https://mru.ca/d827 (TSN – Justin Anderson-Louch, student)

2021 Rising Star Awards attract 30 nominations: https://mru.ca/09296 (Daily Oil Bulletin – Sarah Favel, alumna)

Party politics infiltrating municipal elections: https://mru.ca/5ae3  (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

Next Edmonton mayor hopes for positive results with Alberta premier, UCP government: https://mru.ca/fe57 (National Post, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

New council filled with fresh faces: https://mru.ca/9c36 (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Few incumbents returned to City Hall: https://mru.ca/7a9f (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Federal parliament slow to return: https://mru.ca/f3ff (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Political scientist Duane Bratt debriefs Alberta’s 2021 municipal election, referendum votes: https://mru.ca/4002 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

University of Ottawa hosting free group therapy sessions to help residents overcome fears of needles during pandemic: https://mru.ca/274d (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 10/19/2021

MRU in the media: 

As pandemic restrictions adjust, SAMRU clarifies in-person rules, position on vaccine mandate: https://mru.ca/722f (The Reflector – Spirit River Striped Wolf, Joseph Nguyen, SAMRU)

Social media post sparks campus safety conversations: https://mru.ca/a04a (The Reflector – Manesha Sidhu, staff)

Fair Employment Week highlights precarious nature of Post-secondary contract faculty: https://mru.ca/8a23 (CBC Radio News – Lee Easton, MRFA)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Speaking Out: Social benefits to Facebook shutdown: https://mru.ca/7c76 (Catholic Register – Quinton Amundson, alumnus)

Five of the biggest issues facing Calgary’s new council: https://mru.ca/f4bb (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Calgaarians wake up to new mayor and council: https://mru.ca/1723 (Global News Morning – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Weekend political update: https://mru.ca/c8e83 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Meet the mayoral candidate: Zac Hartley: https://mru.ca/6a9 (Calgary Journal – Zac Hartley, alumnus)

Early results suggest Alberta votes in favour of removing equalization from Canada’s constitution: https://mru.ca/ce5f (National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta referendum puts embattled premier in spotlight: https://mru.ca/473f (Reuters – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Looking at mayor’s race on election night: https://mru.ca/f35e (Global News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Why universities are failing to prepare students for the job market: https://mru.ca/1ff3 (CBC News)

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