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MacEwan in the news: June 26 to July 16, 2017

Submitted by on 2017/07/19 – 8:30 am


Edmonton Examiner
Bachelor of arts graduate has more than one distinction
This article is about Dorothy Hermary, a great-grandmother who graduated with an English degree.

MacEwan sessional instructors “shocked” after vote passes without their input
The university’s Faculty Association director says the law did not permit some sessional instructors to vote on the new labour agreement.

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan University honours long-time philanthropists with new building name
Allard family donation and building naming.

Researchers dig into forgotten shanty town in Mill Creek ravine
MacEwan University helping unearth Edmonton’s early 20th century industrial history.

St. Albert Gazette
The Jivin’ Belles: perfect three-part harmonies
Three MacEwan University graduates, the Jivin’ Belles, are Emily Guthrie, Kate Blechinger and Mallory Chipman.

Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun
Shanty towns and meatpacking: Dig to reveal Mill Creek ravine’s hidden past
The research is also helping eight MacEwan University anthropology students put skills learned in the classroom into action on the ground, said Katie Biitner, from the university’s anthropology department.


Global TV
Dr. Michael Roberts, School of Business, was interviewed about a report that says oil prices won’t hit $60 per barrel until 2020.
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Dr. Katie Biittner, anthropology lab instructor, was interviewed about the anthropological dig in Mill Creek.
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Dr. Lidio Valdez Cardenas, anthropology, appeared on CTV’s Noon News to discuss his research into chicha beer production in Peru
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18 pianos on the block as MacEwan University’s west-end campus moves downtown
Music instructor Marcel Hamel was interviewed about the sale of old pianos

Dr. William Thompson, English, was interviewed about the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter novel
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Dr. Katie Biitner, anthropology, was interviewed about the anthropological dig in Mill Creek.
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Dr. Michael B. MacDonald, music, was interviewed about summer music festivals
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