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MRU media makers: 01/03/2017

MRU in the News

1.) Beyond entertainment: Virtual reality to ease anxiety no longer just sci-fi stuff: (CBC —Anthony Chaston, faculty & Josh Stewart, student & Amanda Chodak, student)

2.) Audio: Anti-abortion protest sparks anger at Mount Royal University: (Calgary Journal — Robyn van den Hoek, student & Annie Telfer, student)

3.) Not surprisingly, SAIT students want a fall reading week: (The Press — Bryan Weismiller, staff)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Calgary entrepreneurs hope to help homeless while building business: (Metro News — Abdel Hammad, alum)

2.) Political analyst gives Notley government ‘incomplete’ grade in 2016: (630 Ched/Corus — Duane Bratt, faculty)

3.) Calgary police confronted with ‘perfect storm’ in 2016: (Calgary Sun/Postmedia — Doug King, faculty)

4.) Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: It’s the people you remember most: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Melissa Tran, student)

5.) The political calculations of the Alberta carbon tax: (North American Energy News — Keith Brownsey, faculty)

6.) New indigenous member appointed to AHS Board: (Pincher Creek Voice — Heather Hirsch, alum)

7.) Alberta’s climate change ‘leadership’ paved way for pipeline approvals, says Justin Trudeau: (CBC — Duane Bratt, faculty)

8.) Calgary police chief announces independent review of officer-involved shootings: (Global News — Doug King, faculty)


Other notable mentions

1.) On The Road: Looking in the rearview: (

2.) Robbie Robertson in conversation with David Ward: (CKUA)

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