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MacEwan in the news: May 14-28

Submitted by on 2018/05/29 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
CBC – Dr. John Soroski, political science, was interviewed about Justin Trudeau’s visit to Edmonton and infrastructure announcements

Star Edmonton – Ramadan in Canada’s north, where the fasting day is at least 19 hours
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, was interviewed about his fasting regimen during Ramadan.

Vue Weekly – Not every exchange is cultural appropriation
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, wrote a feature on cultural appropriation.

Arts and Culture in the News
CBC – Edmonton amputee actor Kristi Hansen to star in short documentary
Hansen studied theatre arts at MacEwan University.

Edmonton Journal – Bent River Records takes Nature Of under its wing to make studio magic
Rose Ginther and Paul Johnson, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications, were interviewed for this article.

General Stories in the News
Red Deer Advocate – Former Samson Cree chief recognized for leadership: MacEwan University bestows award

Edmonton Journal – Screening of bag it—with popcorn—at MacEwan University
Reducing of plastic in grocery bags and elsewhere the goal of the film night.

Academica Top Ten – MacEwan University launches Social Innovation Institute

Star Edmonton – Lack of Indigenous jurors indicative of systematic problems
This article references MacEwan’s Interdisciplinary Panel discussion about the Colten Boushie murder case in Saskatchewan.

Griffins in the News
Red Deer News – Haley Lalor is headed to MacEwan University on a basketball scholarship where she will be taking the general science program.