MRU Media

MRU Media: 07/04/2022

MRU in the media

MRU launches expanded Growth Catalyst business growth program: https://mru.ca/5672 (Academica Group)

MRU celebrates esteemed professor: David Legg selected as Alberta Sports Hall of Fame inductee: https://mru.ca/5672 (Education News Canada – Dr. David Legg, faculty)

Sky’s the Limit: https://mru.ca/2e48 (Business in Calgary) 

Best Cannabis Colleges | Cannabis Degrees, Courses, & Certifications: https://mru.ca/9750 (CBD Cannabis)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

The Move to Create an Innovation District in Calgary: https://mru.ca/6e79 (Avenue Calgary – James Stauch, faculty)

Indigenous people protest silently with ‘lowercase’ movement: https://mru.ca/0643 (City News Calgary – dr. linda manyguns, faculty)

Madison Colberg called to Bar: https://mru.ca/af81 (The Drumheller Mail – Madison Colberg, alumna)

Also worth noting

University of Regina introduces ‘The Really Big Deal’ for students living on campus: https://mru.ca/62d58 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 06/30/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

David Finch on Alberta’s reputation: https://mru.ca/4e1e (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – David Finch, faculty) 

What are the current UCP candidates promising?: https://mru.ca/3c06a (Discover Airdrie – Lori Williams, faculty)  

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/5dfe (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Parker: Celebrating the indefatigable Irene Pfeiffer: https://mru.ca/94be  (Calgary Herald – Irene Pfeiffer, former staff)

Ralph Bucks. Health care. Electric train.Here’s how Alberta can spend that huge amount of money: https://mru.ca/40003 (Eminetracanada.com – Lori Williams, faculty)

10 Albertans facing 139 charges in fentanyl superlab bust near Calgary, says ALERT: https://mru.ca/964d (CBC Calgary – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Toronto makes history with launch of new degree in Black health: https://mru.ca/4a42 (Toronto Star)

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MRU Media: 06/29/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

More Albertans looking at voting UCP than NDP — but alternative parties of interest, poll suggests: https://mru.ca/b7bd9 (Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Cost of living bites consumers: https://mru.ca/448d (CTV News at 6, June 24, 11:55 – Anupam Das, faculty)

Doug Ford changed, Jason Kenney didn’t: https://mru.ca/d15f (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Ottawa names Claudette Commanda first Indigenous chancellor: https://mru.ca/6cde (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 06/28/2022

MRU in the media

Reaching for the future: How Calgary Academy’s innovative programs help students succeed: https://mru.ca/5c75 (Calgary Herald – MRU partnership) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Why consistently raising awareness through protesting is so important for Indigenous Peoples in Canada: https://mru.ca/5063 (Calgary Journal, Nation Talk – Vicki Bouvier, faculty) 

Calgary chess icon inducted to Canadian Chess Hall of Fame: https://mru.ca/876b (CTV News – Branimir Brebrich, former faculty) 

Michelle Rempel Garner says UCP infighting too much: https://mru.ca/48f8 (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Doug Ford changed, Jason Kenney didn’t: https://mru.ca/d15f (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting

Jim Cuddy, philanthropist and Canadian music legend, receives honorary degree: https://mru.ca/049b (U of T News) 

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MRU Media: 06/27/2022

MRU in the media

David Parker: Bird Construction and Stuart Olson offering customers the best of two worlds: https://mru.ca/f5d0 (Calgary Herald – G-wing renovations) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

8000-year doubling of Midwestern forest biomass driven by population- and biome-scale processes: https://mru.ca/13bc (Science.org –   Andria Dawson, faculty)

Modeling historical biomass could be key to buffering climate change: https://mru.ca/e370 (Science Daily – Andria Dawson, faculty)

Also worth noting

Lethbridge College unveils special scholarship on National Indigenous Peoples Day: https://mru.ca/e51b (Global News)

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MRU Media: 06/24/2022

MRU in the media

U of C covers up Triwizard Tournament with noisy construction: https://mru.ca/175e (The Gauntlet)

Reaching for the future: How Calgary Academy’s innovative programs help students succeed: https://mru.ca/5c75 (Calgary Herald – MRU partnership) 

Federal government of Canada moves to pass bill addressing “extreme intoxication”: https://mru.ca/6904 (CityNews website – Janet Hamnett, faculty; Matthew Brown, alumnus) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

He was set to start flight school in Ukraine when it was invaded. Now his aviation dream has brought him to Calgary: https://mru.ca/f741 (CTV News – Jason Arthur, alumnus, staff) 

Also worth noting

Alberta announces new low-income student bursary: https://mru.ca/fe84 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 06/23/2022

MRU in the media

VIU welcomes new Provost and Vice-President Academic: https://mru.ca/f846 (News.viu.ca, Education News Canada – Michael Quinn, former AVP)

Government moves quickly on bill to eliminate extreme intoxication defence: https://mru.ca/db2f (CityNews 660 – Matthew Brown, alumnus, Jannet Hamnett, faculty) 

Heriot-Watt University: Heriot-Watt Joins University Of The Arctic Global Network: https://mru.ca/20d3 (Heriot-Watt University )

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

City of Calgary eyeing federal funding to help address gun, gang violence: https://mru.ca/1b8b (Global News – Doug King, faculty) 

Number of names on UCP leadership ballot will drop: https://mru.ca/bc1b (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/f418 (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Information can land ‘bigger blow’ than weapons, Ukrainian President Zelensky tells Canadian students: https://mru.ca/4240 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 06/22/2022

MRU in the media

MRU has deep Indigenous roots in new garden: https://mru.ca/a556 (CityNews video – linda manyguns, AVP, Carmela Amoroso, staff) 

As Calgary marks National Indigenous Peoples Day, Indigenous gardens growing at MRU: https://mru.ca/70b0 (CityNews 660 radio – linda manyguns, AVP) 

MRU celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with historically accurate gardens: https://mru.ca/d851 (CityNews website – linda manyguns, AVP) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

How can Calgary police keep our streets safer?: https://mru.ca/419f (News 770, CHQR – Doug King, faulty) 

Ny utländsk forward klar för Leksand: “Ett riktigt bra nyförvärv” (New foreign forward ready for Leksand: “A really good new acquisition”): https://mru.ca/7222 (Hockeypuls – Anna Purschke, alumna)

Standout Cavalry youngster Victor Loturi transferred to Scottish side Ross County: https://mru.ca/6088 (CNPL.ca – Victor Loturi, alumnus) 

Victor Loturi heading to Ross County in Scottish Premier League: https://mru.ca/d6c8 (Global News Hour – Victor Loturi, alumnus) 

Also worth noting

‘Witness Blanket’ symbolizing reconciliation to be displayed at UNBC: https://mru.ca/4a1f (Prince George Citizen)

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MRU Media: 06/21/2022

MRU in the media

Executive search firm Boyden brings top talent and giving spirit to city: https://mru.ca/7ae89 (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Traditional Indigenous hide tanning course helps community heal, says organizer: https://mru.ca/0162 (CBC News – Kelly Gordon, alumna)

Manager Malky Mackay hails ‘exciting young talent’ as Ross County sign midfielder Victor Loturi: https://mru.ca/4fe5 (Press and Journal, U.K. – Victor Loturi, alumnus)

Cavalry FC announces the departure of Victor Loturi: https://mru.ca/37fb (Cavalry FC – Victor Loturi, alumnus)

Cavalry FC wishes Victor Lotouri well with Scottish team: https://mru.ca/de43 (CBC Radio News – Victor Lotouri, alumnus) 

Questions raised as Kenney joins Alberta energy minister at Washington energy meeting: https://mru.ca/42209 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

UCP sending another delegation to U.S. on energy: https://mru.ca/ede0 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Alberta international students call out ‘unfair’ exclusion from awards: https://mru.ca/20ac (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 06/20/2022

MRU in the media

Liberals introduce bill to eliminate self-induced extreme intoxication as a legal defence: https://mru.ca/a906 (CBC News – Matthew Brown, alumnus, Janet Hamnett, faculty) 

Liberals table bill to eliminate ‘extreme intoxication’ as a legal defence in violent crime: https://mru.ca/db60 (Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun – Matthew Brown, alumnus, Janet Hamnett, faculty) 

Liberals introduce new bill to eliminate extreme intoxication defence: https://mru.ca/f6ab  (CityNews 660) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Survey suggests Smith and Jean have early advantage in UCP leadership race: https://mru.ca/5478 (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, Lori Williams, faculty) 

Gordon F. Kells students celebrate grad in Carlyle: https://mru.ca/7271 (Sask. Today – Rylee Himmelspeck, student)

Debate over Alberta independence reignited as UCP leadership race heats up: https://mru.ca/5d59 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

10 students helped Fafard make frog sculpture in 1971 — and University of Regina wants to find them: https://mru.ca/9fbb (CBC News)

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