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MacEwan in the news: September 25 to October 8, 2017

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Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Sun

MacEwan’s Allard Hall opens doors Wednesday afternoon
MacEwan University is celebrating the opening of its new downtown arts centre, Allard Hall.

We won’t be silent’: First conference on LGBTQ Muslims looks to promote a different version of Islam
Junaid Jahangir wants to start a dialogue about Islam and LGBTQ Muslims despite silence from Muslim communities.

Edmonton Journal
Trumpeter Dean McNeill embraces jazz, strings to crossover genres
Edmonton-born McNeill with studies at several of the best jazz schools, including a diploma in music performance from MacEwan, a degree from Montreal’s McGill University, and a master’s from North Texas State.

People are becoming aware’: Orange Shirt Day reflects on impact of residential schools
Terri Suntjens collaborated with MacEwan theatre student Keely O’Dell, from the Frog Lake area, to create the shirts.

Edmonton Journal
It’s all in the details: Learning art and science of recording at MacEwan’s new studios
Paul Johnston, MacEwan University’s assistant professor and section head for recording arts, was interviewed for this article.

Edmonton Journal
Trapper’s cabin hoisted into place at Allard Hall
MacEwan University’s recently opened Allard Hall is getting a new centrepiece art installation.

Edmonton Examiner
Campus chronicle: MacEwan women’s golf earns another title
MacEwan’s women won the team title, their sixth in the past seven years.

MacEwan’s Trapline a bridge between Edmonton and the north
Draney, a graduate of MacEwan University, unveiled her art installation on Thursday

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan University’s first Indigenous female president Deborah Saucier ready for real change
New university presidents are prepared to face a few hurdles when they begin their tenure, but for MacEwan University’s new president Deborah Saucier, the baptism of fire was unprecedented.

Huffington Post
Dr. Junaid Jahangir submitted an op/ed about LGBTQ and Islam.

Huffington Post
Edmonton Muslims Need To Have The Hard Conversation About Extremism
Dr. Junaid Jahangir submitted an op/ed about theIslam and LGBTQ conference held at MacEwan.


Global TV
Dr. Cristina Anton, mathematics, was interviewed about the probability of a grandfather, son and grandson all being born on the same date.

Global TV
Tour MacEwan University’s new art space, Allard Hall

Global TV
Coverage of the Grand Opening ceremony at Allard Hall

Dr. Junaid Jahangir was interviewed about the LGBTQ and Islam conference held at MacEwan. Clip not available.

Global TV
Coverage of Brenda Draney’s art installation, “Trapline.” Clip not available.


Dr. Junaid Jahangir appeared on the Ryan Jesperson Show to promote the Muslim LGBTQ conference.

Edmonton professor pushes for more discussions on LGBTQ issues in Muslim community
Junaid Jahangir says proposed discussions on LGBTQ issues met with “freezing silences.”