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MacEwan in the news: August 1 to 22, 2017

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Award Magazine
A profile of Allard Hall. See page 71.
Award Magazine is a national architecture magazine that is published quarterly.

Disappointment after cow skulls looted from Mill Creek Ravine site
Dr. Katie Biittner, a lab instructor in MacEwan University’s anthropology department, says her students are disappointed after someone stole cow skulls from an excavation site.

What to expect when watching the eclipse from Edmonton: 5 questions for an expert
Dr. Orla Aaquist, physical sciences, talked about how to watch a solar eclipse, what it will look like, and how to do so safely

Edmonton Journal
Irfan Chaudhry, a criminology instructor, wrote an op/ed feature about the impact of social media promoting racism.

Washington Post
We went through one of the most infamous—and narrow—straits of the Northwest Passage
Dr. Anna Pienkowski and Dr. Mark Furze, earth and planetary sciences, were on the icebreaker CCGS Amundsen helping to map the Arctic floor. Mark is quoted in this article.

Globe and Mail
National Post
Canadian teachers lack confidence to discuss Indigenous cultures in class, study says
Dr. Emily Milne, sociology, was interviewed about her research into Indigenous education curricula.

Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Oilers prospects will play combined NAIT-MacEwan team in annual rookie game
The Oilers’ freshmen prospects will take on a combined NAIT Ooks-MacEwan Griffins team at Rogers Place.

Edmonton Journal
Orange Hub’ roster bursting with not-for-profits on former MacEwan campus
Edmonton’s MacEwan University west campus will soon be known as the Orange Hub


Global TV
It belongs in a museum: Bones stolen from Edmonton archaeological site
Researchers frustrated after thieves break into dig site, steal century-old animal bones

Canadian fan “stunned” when Keith Urban pulled her on stage, gave her guitar
“I was just like so stunned,” MacEwan University music student Emily Grybah told CTV Edmonton.

Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about MLA Derk Fildebrant’s sudden resignation as the provincial opposition’s finance critic.
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Global TV
Teachers lack confidence to talk about residential schools: Alberta study
Dr. Emily Milne, sociology, was interviewed about her research into Indigenous education.


Edmonton researcher calls on political leaders for stronger anti-hate message
Irfan Chaudhry, a criminology instructor at MacEwan University, said leaders need to be more consistent with their messages condemning racism.

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Dr. Orla Aaquist, physical sciences, was interviewed about how to properly view the upcoming solar eclipse.
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