MRU Media

MRU media makers: 12/8/2016

MRU in the News

Alberta post-secondary still crippled by mental health issues: survey finds: (Metro — Dexter Bruneau, SAMRU & Rachelle McGrath, staff)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Wildrose reacting to NDP climate leadership ad campaign: (660 News — Duane Bratt, faculty)

2.) Alberta at Noon: [31:00] (Alberta@Noon/CBC — Doug King, faculty)

3.) Cancer causing snow globes? (CTV Calgary — Glenn Ruhl, faculty)

4.) Impasto Duo to perform at St. Luke’s Anglican Church: (Red Deer Express — Jiajia Li, Conservatory)


Other notable mentions

1.) Newalta Appoints Linda Dietsche as Chief Financial Officer: (Edmonton Journal/Postmedia/CNW)

2.) Zenith Capital Corp. Announces Annual and Special Meeting Webcast Details: (The Province/Postmedia/CNW) produced this list.
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MRU media makers: 12/07/2016

MRU in the News

1.) MRU students to get more time off: (The Reflector — David Docherty, president & Ashley Beal, student & Robert Nelson, SAMRU)

2.) Otahpiaaki fashion show highlights indigenous designers: (The Reflector — Patti Derbyshire, faculty) & (Calgary News at 6/CBC)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) ‘It’s a really sad case’: Parents found dead by children after apparent drug overdose: (CBC — Peter Choate, faculty)

2.) Increase in emergency calls to Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter could be related to economic downturn: (Calgary Journal — D. Gaye Warthe, faculty)

3.) Up in the air: (The Reflector — Will Smit, student)

4.) Raising awareness, spreading love and memorializing: (The Reflector — Nathan Lawley, student & Aalayna Spence, student)


Other notable mention

1.) Puppies earn an ‘A+’ helping stressed students: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia)

2.) Pam Nordstrom Appointed as VP of Academic Affairs: (

3.) Jazz and Air Cadet League of Canada Sign Pilot Pathway Agreement: (Yahoo! Finance/CNW)

4.) Red dresses attract attention of students, other schools: (The Press) curated this list. 
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MRU media makers: 12/06/2016

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Youth eligible to vote, become delegates in PC leadership race: (Metro News — Lori Williams, faculty)

Weaselhead vs. diesel heads: Calgary southwest ring road construction angers environmentalists (Calgary Journal — Dorothy Hill, faculty)


Other notable mentions

5 things to do this week in Calgary: (Swerve/Postmedia)

Calgary companies lead in health, safety and environmental innovation: (Globe & Mail) curated this list.
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MRU media makers: 12/5/2016

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Mount Royal University student launches animated shorts on Trump presidency: (Metro News — Nick de Lima, student)

2.) Alberta students following Manitoba’s lead in combating campus sexual assault: (Calgary Journal —Shifrah Gadamsetti, SAMRU)

3.) Alberta’s unemployment rate soars: (CTV News Calgary — Anupam Das, faculty)

4.) Alberta’s Notley in for a rough B.C. welcome on Trans Mountain mission: (Globe & Mail — David Taras, faculty)

5.) Independent Review on the Calgary Police Service: (CBC — Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Other notable mention

Bill Brooks: Van Horne Institute celebrates silver anniversary: (Calgary Herald) curated this list.
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MRU media makers: 12/2/2016

Students/Experts/Alum in the News


2.) ‘Swamped’ Alberta police watchdog spurs calls for better justice system funding: (Global News — Doug King, faculty)

3.) Pipeline approvals potentially big win for NDP: Taras: (News Talk 770/Corus — David Taras. faculty)

4.) (Danielle Smith weekdays/News Talk 770 — Kimberly Williams, faculty) [42:58]

5.) (Calgary Today/News Talk 770 — Lori Williams, faculty) curated this list.
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MRU media makers: 12/01/2016

MRU in the News

Mount Royal University reprioritizes Wi-Fi access: (Metro News —Shifrah Gadamsetti, SARMU)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Approval of Alberta pipelines leaves opposition in a tough spot: (Edmonton Sun/Postmedia — Duane Bratt, faculty)

2.) Justin Trudeau boxed himself in on more than just pipelines: Chris Hall: (CBC — David Taras, faculty)

3.) Calgary criminologist says policing review needed: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

4.) Disconnect between training and use-of-force concerns public, Calgary criminologist says: (CBC  — Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

5.) Addressing porn in the education system: (Alberta Primetime/CTV — Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty) 

6.) PC Party and Alberta Party members talk potential merger: (Metro News — Lori Williams, faculty)

7.) A Chinese piano prodigy is lighting up the internet with her rendition of Mozart’s Turkish March: (Quartz — Yuja Wang, Conservatory)


Other notable mentions

1.) We All Pay The Price For Runaway Political Correctness On Campus: (Huffington Post)

2.) New television movie filmed in Bragg Creek: (Cochrane Eagle) curated this list. 
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