MRU Media

MRU Media: 07/04/2024

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Associa Announces 2024 Marianna Brady, PhD. Scholarship Winners: https://mru.ca/26481 (Globe Newswire – Kiana McKague, student) 

Trudeau not attending Stampede this year: https://mru.ca/aedc (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Trudeau missing Calgary Stampede this summer, his only absence outside COVID-19 years:  https://mru.ca/1553 (CBC Calgary website – Lori Williams, faculty)

Naheed Nenshi’s Alberta NDP still trailing governing UCP by 14 points in new survey: https://mru.ca/42f79 (CBC Calgary website – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

‘War in the operating room’: Ukrainian eye surgeons to learn at University of Calgary: https://mru.ca/1a3c (Winnipeg Free Press)

‘We have a story that’s rooted in truth’: Calgary reveals new Blue Sky City logo: https://mru.ca/ec5c (Calgary Herald)

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MRU Media: 07/03/2024

MRU in the media 

Anthem’s Billy townhomes combine thoughtful design, historic charm and prime location: https://mru.ca/d68c (National Post) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

The Tallest Mountain in the World May Not Be What You Think: https://mru.ca/9a8d (AFAR – Lynn Moorman, faculty)

Taghum Hall’s Creative Spaces summer art camp for kids ready to roll: https://mru.ca/64d7 (The Nelson Daily – Kristy Lannan, alum)

Canmore climate emergency action plan outlines public, private commitments needed to address climate change: https://mru.ca/9702 (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Lori Williams, faculty)

Nenshi leadership addressed at SACPA: https://mru.ca/38a9 (Yahoo News, Lethbridge Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Liberals struggle with sticking with Trudeau: https://mru.ca/642d (CBC News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Guelph increasing services and supports to accommodate surge of first-year students: https://mru.ca/5958 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 07/02/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

I discovered trail angels are real and a source of incredible kindness on a cross-continental trek: https://mru.ca/50c4 (CBC News – Lorianne Coursol, alum)

CBC First Person: https://mru.ca/96fb (CBC Radio –  Lorianne Coursol, alum)

The Science behind … stress and exams: https://mru.ca/b1d112 (QR News – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

Trudeau faces renewed calls to step down as leader: https://mru.ca/8e34  (CTV News Channel – Lori Willaims, faculty)

Liberal MP calls for Trudeau to step down: https://mru.ca/f31d (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

New University of Calgary research looks to help Stampede animals: https://mru.ca/e616 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 06/28/2024

MRU in the media 

MRU faculty receive funding for discovery research: https://mru.ca/b114 (Education News Canada – Benjamin Daniels, Trevor Day, Adam Humeniuk, Gwen O’Sullivan, faculty; Jonathan Withey, Dean) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Pattison Media announces Equity Scholarships: https://mru.ca/3291 (Pattison Media – Minaal Adnan, student) 

Premier popularity ranks released: https://mru.ca/5ade (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Arts Commons receives historic gift of $75 million from Werklund family: https://mru.ca/6774 (Calgary Herald) 

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MRU Media: 06/27/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

van Geel signs with the Kladno Eagles: https://mru.ca/7806 (BVM Sports –  Jacob van Geel, alum)

St. Albert vampire writer Cordelia Kelly visits Bailey Books: https://mru.ca/159c (St. Albert Gazette – Cordelia Kelly/Lauren Barr, alum) 

Trudeau says Liberals will do better after byelection loss: https://mru.ca/a2a8 (CTV Your Morning – Lori Williams, faculty) 

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Carleton University celebrates therapy dogs with convocation ceremony: https://mru.ca/4dabd (CTV News) 

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MRU Media: 06/26/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Notley brought NDP to power in 2015: https://mru.ca/8117 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Chestermere, Alta., residents shut down re-election bids of fired mayor, councillors: https://mru.ca/a46d3 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Why Calgary citizens are losing trust in City Hall: https://mru.ca/0455b (The Tyee – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Former Rocket Nolan Yaremko Heading to Kaufbeuren: https://mru.ca/446c (The Hockey News – Nolan Yaremko, alum) 

PM could face louder calls to step down: https://mru.ca/fcac (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Roger Federer’s graduation speech becomes an online hit: https://mru.ca/e794 (New York Times, sign in with your MRU credentials)

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MRU Media: 06/25/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Crown closes case, defence calls first witness in terrorism trial for Calgary man: https://mru.ca/2b59d (CTV News – Doug King, faculty) 

Pro-Palestinian group in Sudbury calls for Canada to prohibit sale of nickel to Israel: https://mru.ca/dad9 (CBC News – Muhannad Ayyash, faculty) 

Group demands end to nickel sles to Israel: https://mru.ca/e97e (CBC Radio News – Muhannad Ayyash, faculty) 

Analysis of Nenshi’s decisive NDP victory: https://mru.ca/ce79 (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Looking at early results from Toronto byelection: https://mru.ca/0dfb8 (QR News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Meet APEGA’s 105th President: https://mru.ca/7d5f (APEGA News – Tracey Stock, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Got a room to spare? Bow Valley College partners with SharedSpaces to help solve student housing: https://mru.ca/7029 (LiveWire Calgary) 

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MRU Media: 06/24/2024

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

A unique trend’: Alberta employers rely more on temporary foreign workers for business roles: https://mru.ca/532c (CBC News – Kelly Williams-Whitt, Dean) 

Winners of the 2024 CAUAC Chief David Crowchild Memorial Award and Isgaakuwa (Young Persons) Award announced: https://mru.ca/4e6c (City of Calgary Newsroom – Magel Labelle, student)

The Science Behind . . . laughter: https://mru.ca/88759 Part 2: https://mru.ca/fd26 (QR News – Dan Devoe, faculty) 

Former Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi named Alberta NDP leader in landslide victory: https://mru.ca/70cb (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Chestermere election could bring back dismissed councilors, mayor: https://mru.ca/7406 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Residents head to the polls for Chestermere byelection Monday: https://mru.ca/36b6 (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Chestermere voters head to polls: https://mru.ca/413f  https://mru.ca/ad1c (Global News/QR News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Chestermere byelection to be held Monday with ousted mayor, councillors running again: https://mru.ca/956f (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta NDP to honour Rachel Notley: https://mru.ca/6b6b (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Are you ready to use AI in your teaching?: https://mru.ca/40cb5 (Forbes) 

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MRU Media: 06/21/2024

MRU in the media 

Inside Avenue’s 2024 Innovation Event: https://mru.ca/a80a (Avenue Magazine – MRU sponsored the event) 

Faculty, students, staff and alumni in the media

Challenges facing gender diverse community during Pride Month: https://mru.ca/16a1 (QR News – Corrine Mason and Leah Hamilton, faculty) 

Winners of the 2024 CAUAC Chief David Crowchild Memorial Award and Isgaakuwa (Young Persons) Award announced: https://mru.ca/4e6c (City of Calgary Newsroom – Magel Labelle, student)

Fired Chestermere mayor denies improper spending claims, questions timing of lawsuit: https://mru.ca/fd30 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Calgary’s first municipal political party — A Better Calgary Party — unveiled, with more expected: https://mru.ca/ab8b (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Ontario Provincial Attestation Letters data shows colleges faring much better than unis: https://mru.ca/6e70 (The Pie) 

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MRU Media: 06/20/2024

MRU in the media

Calgary cat owner warns others after pet killed by bobcat: https://mru.ca/84e6 (Global Calgary – Miistakis Institute) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Calgary’s first municipal political party launches: https://mru.ca/be64 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Ferguson brothers skewer Hollywood with new Miranda Abbott mystery: https://mru.ca/c24a4 (Calgary Herald – Ian Ferguson, alum) 

10 ways to support LGBTQ youth this Pride Month: https://mru.ca/ee62  (Waterloo Region Record via The Conversation – Corinne Mason & Leah Hamilton, faculty) *original article shared June 14.

When should top athletes be treated differently? THE MENTAL GAME — PART 5: ELITE ATHLETES: https://mru.ca/9d1d (Brandon Sun – Shawn Sky, faculty & men’s volleyball head coach)

Also worth noting

Post-secondary minister demands answers in stinging letter to UVic following overdose death: https://mru.ca/9410 (Vancouver Sun)

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