MRU Media

MRU Media 01/14/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media: 

Province threatens court action over proposed federal handgun laws: https://mru.ca/50ec (630 CHED – Doug King, faculty)

CAMPUS PREVIEW: Dinos host rival Cougars in return to b-ball court: https://mru.ca/0650 (Calgary Herald – Marc Dobell, staff; Nate Petrone, Megan Wellinghurst, Jenika Martens, students)

Also worth noting

University of Alberta academics involved in $24-million federally funded biodiversity and Indigenous health project: https://mru.ca/b9527 (Edmonton Journal) 

 

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MRU Media 01/13/2022

MRU in the media: 

Faculty strike at the Concordia University of Edmonton: https://mru.ca/34a6 (World Socialist Website)

Check out the works of art featured on 50 of Calgary’s MAX bus shelters: https://mru.ca/4700 (CBC News)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media: 

Discussing proposed federal gun legislation: https://mru.ca/2090 (630 CHED – Doug King, faculty)

Religion and politics are still a potent brew in Alberta: https://mru.ca/7179 (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Explosive ending for old, potentially volatile chemicals at U of Regina as police carry out planned detonation: https://mru.ca/e8b1 (CBC News)

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MRU Media 01/12/2022

MRU in the media: 

New Office of Safe Disclosure opens at MRU: https://mru.ca/f125 (The Reflector – Feden Abeda, Amy Nixon, staff)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Alberta willing to go to court to oppose handgun ban as feds weigh options for gun control: https://mru.ca/7a79 (CBC News – Doug King, faculty)

Focus on illegal guns, not local bans, says province: https://mru.ca/47579 (CBC Radio News – Doug King, faculty)

On-Site + SitePartners Present: 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction: https://mru.ca/5ecf (On-Site – Kevin Read, alumnus)

What are Jyoti Gondek and Jason Kenney thinking?: https://mru.ca/3f97 (Political Spotlight – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Students left in lurch after Quebec private colleges, recruiting firm file for creditor protection: https://mru.ca/1566 (CBC News)

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MRU Media 01/11/2022

MRU in the media: 

Private Edmonton university sees the first faculty strike in Alberta history — it likely won’t be the last: https://mru.ca/2e4c (Rabble.ca) 

Tenured professor critical of identity politics fired by university: https://mru.ca/c78 (The Epoch Times)

Anti-BLM prof fired from Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/e3f4 (The Buffalo Tribune) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media: 

How to make mental health a priority in 2022: https://mru.ca/c7ea (Human Resources Director – Melanie Peacock, faculty)

‘A disturbing trend’: Protesters condemned for gathering outside home of Calgary mayor: https://mru.ca/ec71 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Protests outside mayor’s home under fire: https://mru.ca/b92c (CityNews 660 Radio – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Disturbing trend’: Protest held outside home of Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek: https://mru.ca/f1a2 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

We Were Growers – Photography Project by Danny Luong: https://mru.ca/8652 (All Events Online – Danny Luong, alumnus)

Also worth noting: 

Canada is falling behind globally on public funding for universities. That’s a problem: https://mru.ca/196f (Maclean’s)

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MRU Media 01/10/2022

MRU in the media: 

Key renovations underway at Mount Royal’s Conservatory: https://mru.ca/8c5e (The Reflector – Don and Ruth Taylor, supporters; Phil Warsaba, AVP)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media: 

Discussion of aging and new MRU report: https://mru.ca/8063 (News 770, CHQR, Jan. 8, 3:20 p.m. – James Stauch, Institute for Community Prosperity)

While B.C. is ravaged by climate change, Alberta records highest oil production ever: https://mru.ca/044a (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

South Asian international students struggling during COVID isolation, harsh winter: https://mru.ca/3784 (CBC News)

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MRU Media 01/07/2022

MRU in the media: 

Professor who questioned BLM movement, criticized Indigenous policy at MRU fired: https://mru.ca/1c99 (Academica Top Ten)

Tenured professor fired after ‘questioning wokeism,’ she says: https://mru.ca/fdb7 (The College Fix)

First Reading: Culture Wars: https://mru.ca/3fc0 (National Post)

Key renovations underway at Mount Royal’s Conservatory: https://mru.ca/ec03 (The Reflector – Don and Ruth Taylor, supporters; Phil Warsaba, AVP)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media: 

Wildcats sign with post-secondary teams: https://mru.ca/861d (Southwest Booster – Kiana McNinch, student)

How to support your mental health, according to experts: https://mru.ca/1381 (Calgary Herald, National Post, Vancouver Sun and more – Kathy Offet-Gartner, faculty)

Also worth noting

What do universities owe Canadians?: https://mru.ca/4c05 (University Affairs)

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MRU Media 01/06/2022

MRU in the media: 

Mount Royal professor who questioned Indigenization policies, BLM movement has been removed from school staff: https://mru.ca/383d (Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun)

Fired Mount Royal University professor says she plans to appeal: https://mru.ca/bd7ed (CTV News) 

Calgary tenured professor critical of Black Lives Matter has been fired: https://mru.ca/2478 (National Post, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette)

MRU professor fired; plans appeal: https://mru.ca/cc85 (CTV News at 6, CTV Morning Live)

K-12 students returning to classrooms next week as Alberta reports record-high cases, increasing hospitalizations: https://mru.ca/d594 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Fighting racism, changing values ‘an uphill battle’ for Calgary committee: https://mru.ca/97d3 (CBC News – Eileen Clearsky, faculty)

Column: Greetings from Airdrie’s newest reporter: https://mru.ca/e061a (Airdrie Today – Masha Scheele, alumna)

Also worth noting

‘The final push:’ Pandemic sends more adult students back to university: https://mru.ca/6fd7 (Regina Leader-Post) 

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MRU Media 01/05/2022

MRU in the media

MRU fires professor who espoused ‘benefits’ of residential schools and criticized BLM movement: https://mru.ca/77c4 (CBC News – Tim Rahilly, President)

Mount Royal University professor fired: https://mru.ca/f9dc (CBC Radio News)

15 things to do in Calgary this week: December 27 to January 2: https://mru.ca/9942 (Daily Hive – Bella Concert Hall)

Key renovations underway at Mount Royal’s Conservatory: https://mru.ca/ec03 (The Reflector – Don and Ruth Taylor, supporters; Phil Warsaba, AVP)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

How Alberta’s tech sector is turning a corner: https://mru.ca/f7e3 (CBC News – Alina Martin, alumna) 

First Nations child welfare agreement: https://mru.ca/4a53 (CBC News at 6 – linda manyguns, AVP) 

Agreement over First Nations child welfare called too narrow: https://mru.ca/4988 (CBC Radio News – linda manyguns, AVP) 

Kenney expresses disappointment with City of Calgary over collapse of arena deal: https://mru.ca/ff20 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Discussing future of Canadian Football League: https://mru.ca/1d25 (CityNews – David Finch, faculty)

What to watch for this year in the wild world of Alberta politics: https://mru.ca/00e9 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Faculty at Concordia University of Edmonton strike, halting start of winter term: https://mru.ca/dfe9 (CBC News)

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MRU Media 01/04/2022

MRU in the media: 

Professor who criticized indigenization agenda fired by university: https://mru.ca/3002 (True North – Tim Rahilly, President)

Brazen holdup at MRU pharmacy: https://mru.ca/a361 (CTV News at 6) 

Omicron forces Calgary post-secondary students back online: https://mru.ca/aeab (CityNews – Ben Goodman, student)

U of A Students’ Union calls out campus leaders for lack of sexual violence safety; SAMRU submits sexual violence recommendations to MRU: https://mru.ca/48b (The Reflector)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media: 

Avoiding a corporate health 911: https://mru.ca/0572 (Business in Calgary – Melanie Peacock, faculty)

Red Earth Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 2, Beguiling Goblins: https://mru.ca/9da9  (APTN – David Aveline, faculty)

Calgary sees jump in hate-motivated crimes with 346 reported to police in 2021: https://mru.ca/d3b2 (CBC News – Doug King, faculty)

Want to save $600 on your family’s grocery bill? A Calgary mom says it’s totally doable: https://mru.ca/89bb (CBC News – James Stauch, faculty)

Kenney’s great test: How the Alberta premier could pull off a political comeback: https://mru.ca/2ca3 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

A tribute to those who work Christmas Day: https://mru.ca/b807 (St. Albert Gazette – Medeleine Gabasa, student)

Alohagate, Open For Summer, UCP fractures: A recap of 2021 in Alberta politics: https://mru.ca/4a03 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney banks on strong economy in 2022 after tough COVID year: https://mru.ca/8253 (National Post, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Opposition wants answers on how UCP government handled pandemic: https://mru.ca/957b (CTV News, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Grande Prairie local pens children’s book inspired by nature and trees: https://mru.ca/d785 (Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune – Rhonda Kokosha, alumna)

Fallout from UCP holiday party: https://mru.ca/62bf (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Looking back at UCP’s 2021: https://mru.ca/8749 (630 CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

In-class learning paused at universities of Regina and Saskatchewan: https://mru.ca/744a (Global News)

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MRU Media 12/23/2021

MRU in the media: 

Calgary, Lethbridge post-secondaries temporarily move January classes online amid Omicron: https://mru.ca/3137 (CTV News)

Omicron spurs Alberta post-secondary institutions to return to online learning in January: https://mru.ca/56dc (CBC News)

Calgary universities going online to start semester: https://mru.ca/dc17 (News 770, CHQR)

Mount Royal joins U of C in moving classes online: https://mru.ca/c4bc3 (CityNews 660)

Universities shift back to online learning to start winter semester: https://mru.ca/cc1f (Global News Morning) 

Posters shed light on anti-Indigenous ideas: https://mru.ca/a250 (The Reflector – linda manyguns, AVP)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Provinces’ next step on building small nuclear reactors to come in the new year: https://mru.ca/fdab (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Optics of UCP holiday party terrible: https://mru.ca/4b97 (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

UCP holds Christmas party after asking Albertans to scale back close contacts: https://mru.ca/9b86 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/4227 (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Strategic plan for small nuclear reactions expected in January: https://mru.ca/d254 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Lakehead University professors receiving $818k from SSHRC for exciting research with community partners: https://mru.ca/870f (Net News Ledger – Travis Hay, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

University of Manitoba returns to remote learning for winter term: https://mru.ca/b3ec (Global News)

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