MRU Media

MRU Media: 05/15/2019

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

MRU in the News

MRU first in Canada to adopt black screen, AI security monitoring: (Calgary Herald, Front page and Page A3 in May 15 print edition, Calgary Sun – Grant Sommerfeld, Peter Davison staff)

University’s new AI security system that studies movement a 1st for Canada: (CBC News website – Peter Davison, Grant Sommerfeld, staff, Aria Burrell, student)

‘Proactive’ security starts with AI at MRU: (Academica Top Ten – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

‘A lot safer place:’ Calgary university uses AI to monitor threats: (Vancouver Sun, Calgary Sun, Windsor Star, Regina Leader-Post and more ran story by The Canadian Press – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

How MRU’s new security system is bucking the ‘old thinking’ of traditional surveillance: (Star Metro Calgary – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

Mount Royal University using A.I to beef up security:  (660 News website – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

AI campus security: (City News – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

AI to help keep campus safe:  (660 News – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

Mount Royal showcasing new security system: (CBC Radio News – Grant Sommerfeld, staff; Aria Burrell, student)

New security system at Mount Royal University: (CBC News at 6 – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

State-of-the-art security: (CTV News at 6 – Grant Sommerfeld, staff)

Artificial intelligence system increases Security awareness and response times: New cameras among a number of enhancements to campus safety: (Education News Canada – Grant Sommerfeld, Peter Davison, Candice Merrill, staff)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Now, Archie is the prince’s name. Do the other Archies like this?: (MAGG – Archie McLean, faculty)

Braid: Think this is bad? Imagine a Liberal minority backed by Greens: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Booster shot: New Ontario research centre aims to increase immunization by fighting anti-vaccine misinformation: (Globe and Mail)

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