MRU Media

MRU Media: 06/27/2022

MRU in the media

David Parker: Bird Construction and Stuart Olson offering customers the best of two worlds: https://mru.ca/f5d0 (Calgary Herald – G-wing renovations) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

8000-year doubling of Midwestern forest biomass driven by population- and biome-scale processes: https://mru.ca/13bc (Science.org –   Andria Dawson, faculty)

Modeling historical biomass could be key to buffering climate change: https://mru.ca/e370 (Science Daily – Andria Dawson, faculty)

Also worth noting

Lethbridge College unveils special scholarship on National Indigenous Peoples Day: https://mru.ca/e51b (Global News)

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MRU Media: 06/24/2022

MRU in the media

U of C covers up Triwizard Tournament with noisy construction: https://mru.ca/175e (The Gauntlet)

Reaching for the future: How Calgary Academy’s innovative programs help students succeed: https://mru.ca/5c75 (Calgary Herald – MRU partnership) 

Federal government of Canada moves to pass bill addressing “extreme intoxication”: https://mru.ca/6904 (CityNews website – Janet Hamnett, faculty; Matthew Brown, alumnus) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

He was set to start flight school in Ukraine when it was invaded. Now his aviation dream has brought him to Calgary: https://mru.ca/f741 (CTV News – Jason Arthur, alumnus, staff) 

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Alberta announces new low-income student bursary: https://mru.ca/fe84 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 06/23/2022

MRU in the media

VIU welcomes new Provost and Vice-President Academic: https://mru.ca/f846 (News.viu.ca, Education News Canada – Michael Quinn, former AVP)

Government moves quickly on bill to eliminate extreme intoxication defence: https://mru.ca/db2f (CityNews 660 – Matthew Brown, alumnus, Jannet Hamnett, faculty) 

Heriot-Watt University: Heriot-Watt Joins University Of The Arctic Global Network: https://mru.ca/20d3 (Heriot-Watt University )

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

City of Calgary eyeing federal funding to help address gun, gang violence: https://mru.ca/1b8b (Global News – Doug King, faculty) 

Number of names on UCP leadership ballot will drop: https://mru.ca/bc1b (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/f418 (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Information can land ‘bigger blow’ than weapons, Ukrainian President Zelensky tells Canadian students: https://mru.ca/4240 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 06/22/2022

MRU in the media

MRU has deep Indigenous roots in new garden: https://mru.ca/a556 (CityNews video – linda manyguns, AVP, Carmela Amoroso, staff) 

As Calgary marks National Indigenous Peoples Day, Indigenous gardens growing at MRU: https://mru.ca/70b0 (CityNews 660 radio – linda manyguns, AVP) 

MRU celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with historically accurate gardens: https://mru.ca/d851 (CityNews website – linda manyguns, AVP) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

How can Calgary police keep our streets safer?: https://mru.ca/419f (News 770, CHQR – Doug King, faulty) 

Ny utländsk forward klar för Leksand: “Ett riktigt bra nyförvärv” (New foreign forward ready for Leksand: “A really good new acquisition”): https://mru.ca/7222 (Hockeypuls – Anna Purschke, alumna)

Standout Cavalry youngster Victor Loturi transferred to Scottish side Ross County: https://mru.ca/6088 (CNPL.ca – Victor Loturi, alumnus) 

Victor Loturi heading to Ross County in Scottish Premier League: https://mru.ca/d6c8 (Global News Hour – Victor Loturi, alumnus) 

Also worth noting

‘Witness Blanket’ symbolizing reconciliation to be displayed at UNBC: https://mru.ca/4a1f (Prince George Citizen)

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MRU Media: 06/21/2022

MRU in the media

Executive search firm Boyden brings top talent and giving spirit to city: https://mru.ca/7ae89 (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Traditional Indigenous hide tanning course helps community heal, says organizer: https://mru.ca/0162 (CBC News – Kelly Gordon, alumna)

Manager Malky Mackay hails ‘exciting young talent’ as Ross County sign midfielder Victor Loturi: https://mru.ca/4fe5 (Press and Journal, U.K. – Victor Loturi, alumnus)

Cavalry FC announces the departure of Victor Loturi: https://mru.ca/37fb (Cavalry FC – Victor Loturi, alumnus)

Cavalry FC wishes Victor Lotouri well with Scottish team: https://mru.ca/de43 (CBC Radio News – Victor Lotouri, alumnus) 

Questions raised as Kenney joins Alberta energy minister at Washington energy meeting: https://mru.ca/42209 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

UCP sending another delegation to U.S. on energy: https://mru.ca/ede0 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Alberta international students call out ‘unfair’ exclusion from awards: https://mru.ca/20ac (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 06/20/2022

MRU in the media

Liberals introduce bill to eliminate self-induced extreme intoxication as a legal defence: https://mru.ca/a906 (CBC News – Matthew Brown, alumnus, Janet Hamnett, faculty) 

Liberals table bill to eliminate ‘extreme intoxication’ as a legal defence in violent crime: https://mru.ca/db60 (Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun – Matthew Brown, alumnus, Janet Hamnett, faculty) 

Liberals introduce new bill to eliminate extreme intoxication defence: https://mru.ca/f6ab  (CityNews 660) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Survey suggests Smith and Jean have early advantage in UCP leadership race: https://mru.ca/5478 (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, Lori Williams, faculty) 

Gordon F. Kells students celebrate grad in Carlyle: https://mru.ca/7271 (Sask. Today – Rylee Himmelspeck, student)

Debate over Alberta independence reignited as UCP leadership race heats up: https://mru.ca/5d59 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

10 students helped Fafard make frog sculpture in 1971 — and University of Regina wants to find them: https://mru.ca/9fbb (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 06/17/2022

MRU in the media

Inside Education: Trico Changemakers Studio: https://mru.ca/c64c (CTV Morning Live – Lena Soots, director, Trico Changemakers Studio)

Inside Education: Institute for Community Prosperity: https://mru.ca/5016 (CTV Morning LIve – James Stauch, director, ICP)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Expect to swat away plenty of mosquitoes after Calgary’s heavy rainfall: https://mru.ca/702a (CTV Calgary – Tonya Mousseau, faculty)

Michelle Rempel Garner is giving ‘serious consideration’ to UCP leadership bid: https://mru.ca/e834 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Michelle Rempel Garner could announce UCP leadership bid as early as today: https://mru.ca/662e (770 CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Government of Canada invests in over 800 projects to advance social sciences and humanities research: https://mru.ca/552b

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MRU Media 06/16/2022

MRU in the media

Braid: How can I help? Dr. David Taras’ simple motto for a better world: https://mru.ca/b455 (Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal – David Taras, faculty)

MRU mourns ‘generous,’ ‘supportive’ professor, David Taras: https://mru.ca/d849 (Calgary Journal – David Taras, Duane Bratt, Sally Haney, Janice Paskey, Brooks DeCillia, faculty)

MRU professor, David Taras remembered as scholar, friend, colleague and public intellectual: https://mru.ca/0586 (Education News Canada – David Taras, Duane Bratt, Janice Paskey, Sally Haney, faculty; Tim Rahilly, president) 

Alberta woman calls accessible rental situation in the province ‘dehumanizing’: https://mru.ca/54b0 (Global News – Shailynn Taylor, alumna)  

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

‘Whistleblower’ alleges Lethbridge police chief threatened retaliation against MLA, CBC journalist: https://mru.ca/7359 (CBC News – Doug King, faculty) 

Police could have arrested man on bail breaches days before Edmonton’s Chinatown killings, experts say: https://mru.ca/71e8 (CBC News – Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Violation of bail conditions a criminal offence: expert: https://mru.ca/2ecc (CBC Edmonton News at 6)

Alberta pushing ahead with proposal to create its own police force: https://mru.ca/810cc (City News Edmonton – Doug King, Faculty)

Also worth noting

Insurance provider agrees to cover $35K medical bill for Manitoba mom who was international student: https://mru.ca/a47d (CBC News) 

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MRU Media 06/15/2022

MRU in the media

MRU alumni driving Calgary’s fastest-growing fintech company: https://mru.ca/51b7 (Calgary Herald – Taran Singh Kaint, Gio Moros Hernandez, Jamila Kanji, alumni)

Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research: https://mru.ca/2ee6 (Study in Canada) 

Politics briefing: Tribute to Dr. David Taras: https://mru.ca/a560 (Globe and Mail)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

‘Nerve-wracking’: 2013 flood victims confront deja vu: https://mru.ca/2ab2 (Calgary Herald – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty) 

Circumstances of Kenney’s fall examined at SACPA session: https://mru.ca/b56f (Lethbridge Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Stipendier och utmärkelser för framstående studenter (Financial awards for excellent students): https://mru.ca/cefa (it-pedagogen – Sanna Nilsson and Saga Rypdal, students) 

Also worth noting

University of Calgary drops slightly in world rankings, University of Alberta jumps 16 spots: https://mru.ca/1c58 (Calgary Herald) 

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MRU Media 06/14/2022

MRU in the media

Call Him ‘Doctor’ – Harnarayan Singh Receives Honorary Doctorate: https://mru.ca/4470 (Game On – Harnarayan Singh, honorary degree recipient, alumnus) 

The Last of Us series finishes filming: https://mru.ca/0d7d (comicyears.com) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Met with AWS funding, Oben Health seeks to treat hypertension in at-risk groups without medication or surgery: https://mru.ca/9204 (MedCity News – Peter Njongwe, alumnus)

Writer Kelly Kaur bases debut novel on experiences as a newcomer to Calgary: https://mru.ca/196b (Calgary Herald – kelly Kaur, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Indigenous scholar says he was rejected by University of Sask. over lack of documentation: https://mru.ca/3962 (CBC News)

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