MRU Media

MRU Media: 07/19/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Roadrunners announce support staff additions: https://mru.ca/3f9d (Tucson Roadrunners – Jimmy McKnight, alum)

Federal Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan leaves Cabinet: https://mru.ca/d0b76 https://mru.ca/c4d5 (City News Radio stations across Canada – Duane Bratt, faculty)

OPI hires strategic program coordinator: https://mru.ca/3b56 (World-grain.com – Ashley Clarke, alum)

RYLEY LINDGREN BECOMES AN ICE DRAGON (translated from German): https://mru.ca/d081 (EIS Hockey – Ryley Lindgren, alum)

Also worth noting

Quebec judge rejects Concordia’s request for temporary suspension of incoming tuition hike: https://mru.ca/220e (CBC Montreal)

Unprecedented IT outage cripples businesses around the globe: https://mru.ca/01062 (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 07/18/2024

MRU in the media

Parker: Vacant downtown office transformed into Element Hotel by Westin: https://mru.ca/7168 (Calgary Herald) 

What We’ve Learned About The ‘Culture’ Of PWHL New York: https://mru.ca/aefa (The Hockey News – Lauren Williams, former hockey coach)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Where does Canada rank in work-life balance compared to other countries?: https://mru.ca/d4f5f (City News – Christian Cook, faculty)

What was discussed at the premiers meeting?: https://mru.ca/55d1c (CTV National News channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

B.C. caps foreign post-secondary student enrolment: https://mru.ca/2b44 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 07/17/2024

MRU in the media

AJHL & SOUTH ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL FORM EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP: https://mru.ca/8a32 (AJHL.ca) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Police have their eye on Hells Angels’ new Lethbridge chapter, says chief: https://mru.ca/f435 (Calgary Herald – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Premier’s conference underway: https://mru.ca/b450 (CTV National News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Canadian politicians becoming more isolated from public amid security concerns: experts:  https://mru.ca/df27 (City News radio stations across Canada – Lori Williams, faculty)

   Canadian politicians becoming more isolated from public amid security concerns: experts: https://mru.ca/719cb (City News website – Lori Williams, faculty)

Struggling to discuss climate change with older relatives? These 3 scenarios can help: https://mru.ca/bb5c7 (The Conversation – Crystal Chokshi, faculty) *article also appeared in Winnipeg Free Press and world.edu 

Also worth noting

Lethbridge Polytechnic to offer new and changed programs: https://mru.ca/5054 (Lethbridge News Now)

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MRU Media: 07/16/2024

MRU in the media

REMEMBER THIS? Perry Giangualano and a need for speed: https://mru.ca/be6c (SooToday.com – Perry Giangualano, alum)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Combating negative emotions after Stampede: https://mru.ca/b0a4 https://mru.ca/acbb (City News 660 – Mirjam Knapik, Chair of Student Counselling Services)

New provincial assessment testing coming for young Alberta students: https://mru.ca/a857 (CBC News Calgary – Sarah Hamilton, faculty) *permanent link here: https://mru.ca/ff96 (segment starts at 5:22)

Alberta premier calls on ‘progressive’ politicians to ‘dial down’ rhetoric after attack on Trump: https://mru.ca/1cd17 (CBC Radio stations across Canada – Lori Williams, faculty)

Premiers gather in Halifax this week amid new poll: https://mru.ca/d7c5 https://mru.ca/915e (CBC Radio stations across Canada- Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

UCalgary’s Owerko Centre receives $9.9M to support work in neurodevelopment, child mental health: https://mru.ca/49ed (UCalgary)

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MRU Media: 07/15/2024

MRU in the media

Calgary: Music City Wannabe: https://mru.ca/3ca3 (Everyday Tourist – Bella Concert Hall)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Canmore moves forward with new climate plan: https://mru.ca/5cdf (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Lori Williams, faculty)

The science behind… Stampede!: https://mru.ca/ee21 (QR Calgary – Dan Devoe, faculty)

Some Calgarians feeling the Stampede fatigue: https://mru.ca/b8ba (City News Calgary – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

How studying trends in human lifespans can measure progress in addressing inequality: https://mru.ca/08bb0 (The Conversation – Shoba Ittyipe & Peter Zizler, faculty)

Professor honoured for research on shared parenting: https://mru.ca/b8c7b (Coast Reporter – Christine Giancarlo, faculty)

‘Justice system failed me’: Calgary woman speaks out after sex assault trial cut short: https://mru.ca/8685 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting

Student housing headed to Okanagan College’s Penticton campus: https://mru.ca/c351 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 07/12/2024

MRU in the media

UASU needs to use its sway over CAUS: https://mru.ca/ec36 (The Gateway)

Calgary couple turned layoff into successful builder Trico: https://mru.ca/f5db (Canadian Family Offices – Wayne and Eleanor Chiu, 2024 HD recipients)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Indigenous cash cab returns to Calgary to test people’s knowledge about Treaty 7: https://mru.ca/fdeb https://mru.ca/4dfa (New Country NL & New Country Moncton – Maskwa, student) 

Political signs to be restricted from Canmore municipal property in future elections: https://mru.ca/9c2c (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Duane Bratt and Lori Williams, faculty)

Police keeping an eye on Hells Angels gathering in Lethbridge this weekend: https://mru.ca/9148 (CBC Calgary – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

PWHL New York hires Lauren Williams as assistant coach: https://mru.ca/af8d (Yardbarker – Lauren Williams, former women’s hockey coach) 

Also worth noting

TELUS, The Alex and the University of Calgary unite to bring mobile diabetes screening to Calgarians in need: https://mru.ca/47ef (Newswire)

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MRU Media: 07/11/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

New York Rounds Out Coaching Staff Hiring Lauren Williams: https://mru.ca/1518 (The Hockey News – Lauren Williams, former women’s hockey coach)

July 10, 2024: David Finch on the economics of Calgary Stampede: https://mru.ca/930fa (CBC Radio Calgary’s The Eyeopener – David Finch, faculty)

Also worth noting

Flowing lines, intricate designs: Renowned artist Alex Janvier dies at age 89: https://mru.ca/f1e5 (CBC Edmonton)

Parker: St. Mary’s University expands team with aim of ‘Expanding Minds, Inspiring Hearts’: https://mru.ca/e93c (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 07/10/2024

MRU in the media

Mount Royal welcomes Dr. Evelyn Poitras as the Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation Chair for the Indigenous Business and Economic Development concentration – ENC: https://mru.ca/9cae (Nation Talk – Evelyn Poitras, chair)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Sunshine Coast professor honoured for research on shared parenting: https://mru.ca/42bc (Peak – Christine Giancarlo, faculty)

Why are employers hiring TFWs for business roles?: https://mru.ca/6c928 (HR Reporter – Christian Cook, faculty) 

Prime Minister absent from pancake politics: https://mru.ca/c3b2 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

NBC basketball camp coming to Fort St. John: https://mru.ca/d688 (Yahoo News – Ben Gilbert, alum) 

Everblades agree to terms with Andrew Fyten and Adrien Bisson: https://mru.ca/f86a (floridaeverblades.com – Andrew Fyten, alum) 

Discussing France’s election results: https://mru.ca/ca4c (iNews 880 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

BMO Gift Launches Critical Agricultural Literacy Program with University of Calgary: https://mru.ca/30e4 (Newswire)

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MRU Media: 07/09/2024

MRU Media: 07/09/2024

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

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Indigenous cash cab returns to Calgary to test people’s knowledge about Treaty 7: https://mru.ca/df89 (CBC News – Maskwa, student)

Young people looking for jobs are facing an uphill battle, according to Statistics Canada data: https://mru.ca/db07 (CTV News – Sarah Imran, director, appears in video)

2 firms offering auto insurance to pull out of Alberta market: https://mru.ca/888f (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty

Trudeau passing on Stampede this year: https://mru.ca/65e7a (CityNews – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Premier Danielle Smith serves pancakes to party faithful at Calgary Stampede event: https://mru.ca/98cd (CityNews Calgary – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Cadets get familiarization flying from one of their own: https://mru.ca/5317d (Coast Reporter – Kayla Evenson, student)

Also worth noting

This needs to stop’: McGill denounces vandalism, alleged assault on security guard: https://mru.ca/cf3b (Montreal Gazette)

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MRU Media: 07/08/2024

MRU in the media 

MRU welcomes Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation Chair in Indigenous Business and Economic Development: https://mru.ca/5ed2 (Education News Canada – Evelyn Poitras, Chair & Kelly Williams-Whitt, Dean)

MRU welcomes Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation Chair in Indigenous Business and Economic Development – ENC: https://mru.ca/80e7 (Nation Talk via Education News Canada – Evelyn Poitras, Chair & Kelly Williams-Whitt, Dean)

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Podcast: Evan Cortens (Mount Royal University) on Mastering Data for Effective Higher Education Strategies: https://mru.ca/ace7 (Modern Campus – Evan Cortens, Dean of Continuing Education and Extension)

Effectively accessing, leveraging data for continuing education: Opinion: https://mru.ca/b3fd0 (Academica via Modern Campus – Evan Cortens, Dean of Continuing Education and Extension)

Not Everyone Has an Inner Voice Streaming Through Their Head: https://mru.ca/88d41 (Scientific American – MRU Inner Speech Research Lab) 

The science behind . . . the ambiance of Stampede: https://mru.ca/e619 (QR News, July 5, 4:17:50 p.m. – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

Why are Trudeau and Singh avoiding Stampede this year?: https://mru.ca/2acf (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Politics aplenty as pancake breakfast circuit enters full tilt: https://mru.ca/e956 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

‘They attacked us after we packed up’: Calgary students speak out on police brutality: https://mru.ca/04218 (Canadian Dimension – Emily Beckley, Léo Hooper, students)

A hollow Palestinian state: https://mru.ca/6586 (Netherland Palestina Komitee – Muhannad Ayyash, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Edmonton doctor and U of A lecturer to become fourth Canadian woman in space: https://mru.ca/f037 (Edmonton Journal) 

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