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MacEwan in the news: August 23 to September 11, 2017

Submitted by on 2017/09/13 – 8:30 am


Edmonton Journal
MacEwan University professor plans to explore doomed Incan site before city engulfs it
Dr. Lidio Cardenas, anthropology, was interviewed about his research in Peru excavating an ancient Incan city.

St. Albert Gazette
Photographs of the Near Beyond
Photography sessional instructor Candace Makowichuk is documenting Edmonton’s municipal cemeteries.

Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, National Post, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Metro, Academica Top Ten
David Beharry was interviewed about the $11.8 million that was transferred into a fraudulent bank account.

Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun
Horrible’ financial controls should be blamed for $11.8-million MacEwan phishing scam, says accounting expert
This was the follow-up story identifying the vendor involved in the fraud case.

Edmonton Journal
Paula Simons: Sound the gong: MacEwan’s new fine arts centre will redefine its university
From the article: “Allan Gilliland just can’t resist. ‘Welcome to Allard Hall,’ Gilliland intones, in the mock-earnest tones of an Edwardian butler.”

Universities stocking up on naloxone kits, training staff to deal with opioids
Edmonton’s MacEwan University has two naloxone kits with three people trained to administer them.

Avenue Magazine
Bent River Records: This university record label is giving music students a behind the scenes look
With the April launch of Bent River Records at MacEwan University, students now have an opportunity to get a ground-floor look at how the recording industry works.

Edmonton Journal
Opinion: Sport has power to bring diverse people together
John Valentine, sports sociology, wrote an op/ed feature about racism in sports.

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan University not the only online scam victim
An estimated $30 million—including $11.8 million from MacEwan University—has been stolen from Canadian entities since the start of this year.

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan to host conference on Islam and LGBTQ Muslims
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, has arranged a multi-panel conference to discuss LGBTQ issues and the Muslim community.

Proposed Valley Line LRT extension to eliminate parking spots in west Edmonton
Plan could eliminate up to 180 parking spots at the old MacEwan University west campus building

Academic Top Ten
Terri Suntjens has been appointed director of Indigenous Initiatives at MacEwan University.
Terri currently serves as manager of MacEwan’s kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre.

CBC, Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, CTV, Global TV, Metro
Clark Builders victim of identity theft in “phishing attack” on MacEwan University


Global TV
Residence move-in-day. Two MacEwan students who are moving into the residence were interviewed.
This clip is not available.

Global TV, CTV, CBC
Clark Builders identified as company involved in $11.8-million MacEwan University phishing scam.

Global TV
Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about the municipal mayoral election.
This clip is not available.