MRU Media

MRU Media: 1/31/2020

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

MRU in the News

Another rousing Crowchild Classic at the Dome: (National Post, Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun)

Women to headline Crowchild Classic: (CityNews, 660 News website – Anna Purschke, Daria O’Neil, students)

Women get primetime slot at Crowchild Classic: (CityNews – Anna Purschke, Daria O’Neill, student)

MRU and Crowchild Classic was also featured on Sportsnet Fan 960 Radio: clip unavailable

We hear why a Calgary professor has spent the last two years listening to ghost stories: (CBC Radio, The Eyeopener – David Aveline, faculty)

Sociology prof shelves personal beliefs gathering ghost stories for book: (CBC News website – David Aveline, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary student heading to United Nations event in Abu Dhabi: (CTV News – Michael Batas, student; J. Ashley Nixon, faculty)

An open letter to his Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China: (PEN America – Sarah Banting, faculty)

Documents show Alberta government drafted op-ed for chair of MacKinnon panel: (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Sony PlayStation’s Iron Man VR gets delayed: (FandomWire – Chris Nugent, alumnus)

Also worth noting

First Nations, UBC, Vancouver launch joint pitch to fund Broadway subway completion: (Global News)

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