MRU Media

MRU Media: 12/01/2021

MRU in the media: 

46 universities signed the Scarborough Charter – what is it?: https://mru.ca/09a2 (The Reflector)

U of A Students’ Union calls out campus leaders for lack of sexual violence safety; SAMRU submits sexual violence recommendations to MRU: https://mru.ca/fef9 (The Reflector – SAMRU; Cari Ionson, staff)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Sonya Jakubec on small steps to enjoy outdoors: https://mru.ca/9543 (CKUA – Sonya Jakubec, Meg Wilcox, faculty)

Wanna save $600 on your family’s grocery bill? A Calgary mom says it’s totally doable: https://mru.ca/1554 (CBC News – James Stauch, Institute for Community Prosperity)

Why are homes still being built along rivers? Flooded residents disagree on the solution: https://mru.ca/42c55 (The Conversation – Tim Haney, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/f1a3e (CTV 2 – Archie McLean, faculty)

United Conservatives really not united: https://mru.ca/ff94 (YYC Business – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting:

Todd Mondor named newest president of University of Winnipeg, returning to school after 34 years: https://mru.ca/fa4d (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 11/30/2021

MRU in the media: 

The changing world of continuing education: https://mru.ca/f291 (Business in Calgary – Brad Mahon, Dean)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Por que fazer elogio é bom para quem o faz – mesmo que ele não saiba (Why praise is good for those who do – even if they don’t know): https://mru.ca/9fd7 (BBC Brazil – Naomi Grant, faculty)

Also worth noting:

U of Manitoba to resume in-person classes for fully vaccinated students, staff: https://mru.ca/8b2d (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 11/29/2021

MRU in the media: 

Holiday-themed shows on the horizon: https://mru.ca/c8eb4 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Bella Concert Hall)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Calgary shoppers flock to big box stores for Black Friday sales: https://mru.ca/f60a3 (CTV News – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Fuel sign forward Keegan Iverson: https://mru.ca/29c7 (Our Sports Central – Keegan Iverson, alumnus)

Teen’s account of alleged sex assault raises questions about Chu’s statements: expert: https://mru.ca/f205 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting:

UBC post-doctoral student wins $1.9 million from Prince William, Elon Musk competitions: https://mru.ca/c44b (National Post)

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MRU Media: 11/26/2021

MRU in the media: 

Calgary schools get post-apocalyptic makeover for filming of “The Last of Us”: https://mru.ca/02b9 (Daily Hive)

Report highlights Amazon Canada’s impact on job growth, small business, community investment: https://mru.ca/a539 (Globe and Mail – AWS re/Start program collaboration with Cont. Ed.)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Alberta sees large increase in homicides in 2020: https://mru.ca/6d32 (CBC News – Doug King, faculty)

Varcoe: Blame game reigns in chaotic global energy transition: https://mru.ca/6e3f (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Political Panel: https://mru.ca/72eb (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting:

Some York University students don’t want to come back to school in 2022: https://mru.ca/87fe (BlogTO) 

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MRU Media: 11/25/2021

MRU in the media: 

HBOs ‘The Last Of Us’ transforms Calgary school into post-apocalyptic university: https://mru.ca/41d9 (Curiosity)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

NWT works to Indigenize outdoor play for kids: https://mru.ca/092f8 (Cabin Radio – Brye Robertson, alumna)

Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan “nation” is a last-ditch effort to rescue the fossil fuel industry: https://mru.ca/6e04  (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting:

University of Lethbridge website aims to reconnect Blackfoot items with Blackfoot people: https://mru.ca/253a (Global News)

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MRU Media: 11/24/2021

MRU in the media: 

Remembering the lives of MRU veterans: https://mru.ca/73b5 (The Reflector – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Kenney worse off now than before weekend convention: https://mru.ca/47b4 (CityNews 660 –   Lori Williams, faculty)

Is Easter a pagan holiday?: https://mru.ca/2e60 (Celebrat.net – Steven Engler, faculty)

Also worth noting:

University of Alberta Students’ Union calls for stronger preventative action against sexual violence: https://mru.ca/c25a (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media: 11/23/2021

Faculty, alum, students in the media

Team Crough embraces detailed bid to become national junior curling champs: https://mru.ca/3fd4c (Calgary Sun – Elysa Crough, student)

Embattled Premier Jason Kenney says he’s ‘more confident’ as leader than he has been in a long time: https://mru.ca/b498 (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, faculty)

Party remains divided: https://mru.ca/7f15 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

Criticisms against Kenney remain: https://mru.ca/d9a3 (iNews 880 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting:

UBC cancels talk featuring speaker who calls portrayal of residential school graves a ‘hoax’: https://mru.ca/066d (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 11/22/2021

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Decathlon opens in Calgary; features robots, a gymnasium and thousands of products: https://mru.ca/d8a4 (Calgary Citizen – Neil Brigden, faculty) 

Is panic buying coming to a Calgary grocery store near you?: https://mru.ca/fe14  (Calgary Citizen – Neil Brigden, faculty) 

Why a Calgary non-profit wants you to buy its discount produce — even if you can afford more: https://mru.ca/71d8 (CBC News – Christina Tortorelli, faculty)

Kenney feeling more confident in his leadership than he has for ‘very long time’ following UCP convention: https://mru.ca/7665e (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Family reunion’: Kenney lauds united party as AGM comes to a close: https://mru.ca/af7b (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Sign of the strength’: Kenney talks about future of the Alberta UCP: https://mru.ca/fd7b (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/f8ea (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta premier faces his biggest challenge: his own party as protesters force lockdown at Calgary casino: https://mru.ca/3235 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Protesters swarm outside UCP general meeting: https://mru.ca/c26f (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

Leadership issue swirling at UCP AGM: https://mru.ca/f459 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting:

Business schools launch ‘overdue’ efforts to Indigenize curricula: https://mru.ca/87a1 (Corporate Knights)

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MRU Media: 11/19/2021

MRU in the media: 

U of C, MRU among Canadian universities to sign charter on anti-Black racism: https://mru.ca/b393 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

Canadian universities, colleges sign pledge to address anti-Black racism: https://mru.ca/2b58 (CBC News)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Why you need a recruiting specialist: https://mru.ca/5a76 (YYC Business – Lisa Elle, alumna)

Calgary police morale at historic low: survey: https://mru.ca/38ca (Global News – Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Proposal Submitted by UCP Staffer Could Allow Jason Kenney to Crush Enemies Inside His Own Party: https://mru.ca/2253 (Press Progress – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

No-win situation for Alberta premier at upcoming meeting: political scientist: https://mru.ca/7d0a  (National Post, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Stage set for political drama at UCP convention: https://mru.ca/90cb (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Kenney leadership in question as UCP annual general meeting set to begin in Calgary: https://mru.ca/2bef (CityNews)

‘Actually laughable’: Loewen not buying Kenney’s denial on UCP AGM controversy: https://mru.ca/c27b (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP AGM will focus on leadership, not policy: https://mru.ca/6eb9 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

Kenney in tough spot heading into party AGM: https://mru.ca/abf (660 News, Canadian Press – CityNews 660)

Also worth noting:

Why the arts and humanities are critical to the future of tech: https://mru.ca/ecff (World Economic Forum)

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MRU Media: 11/18/2021

MRU in the media: 

MRU Alumnis Top 40 under 40: https://mru.ca/a931 (The Reflector – Jared Blustien, Jason Curry, Allison Dunne, Michelle Fournie, Carmen Morin and Trevor Solway, alumni; Murray McCann, Marg Southern, Elder Miiksika’am, honorary degree recipients; Don Taylor, supporter)

Faculty, alum, students in the media:

More strain on supply for Calgary stores as floods hit B.C.: https://mru.ca/97d1 (CityNews – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

More supply chain strain on Calgary stores: https://mru.ca/b640 (CityNews at 6 – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Why you need a recruiting specialist: https://mru.ca/5a76 (YYC Business – Lisa Elle, alumna)

WID invasive species eradication efforts: https://mru.ca/6127 (Yahoo News, Strathmore Standard – Rachel Davey, student)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/44cd (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting:

How the pandemic pushed university communications teams to the brink: https://mru.ca/77b29 (University Affairs)

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