General News

University, tech and student news; calls for nominations and submissions; Campus Services updates

Employee Info

Benefits, payroll and human resources updates

Events

Info sessions, professional development, lectures and more

Media News Stories

News stories mentioning MacEwan University

Professional and Personal Development

Continuing education, training, and health and wellness

Home » Media News Stories

MacEwan in the news: Sept. 12 – 23

Submitted by on 2018/09/26 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News

Global TV – Dr. Michael Roberts, School of Business, was interviewed about a realtor who auctioning off a house with a starting bid of $1.00

CTV – Dr. Michael Roberts, School of Business, was interviewed about a provincial advertising campaign for the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Global TV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about the provincial NDP positioning itself as the party for working Albertans.

VUE Weekly – What can social justice learn from religion Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, wrote an op/ed about inclusion during the Pride Parade.

VUE Weekly – MacEwan University is the latest post-secondary institution to apply Restorative Justice Theory to plagiarism Paul Sopcak, academic integrity coordinator, was interviewed for this article.

OMNY FM – Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, was interviewed about a Christian pastor who says homosexuals are demonic.

UPDATED FACULTY IN THE NEWS MEDIA INFORMATION

In the previous Media Scan, there was link to a research story on the Franklin Expedition. Dr. Treena Swanston, assistant professor in biological sciences and anthropology, and multi-university research team conducted tests to determine if the Franklin crew members died of lead poisoning.

The research study was also featured in:

Western News – Study questions lead role in Expedition deaths

Global News – Lead poisoning eliminated as pivotal role in Franklin Expedition deaths

Laboratory Equipment – Researchers Question Lead Poisoning in Franklin Expedition Deaths

CBC – Researchers raise doubts about cause of death of Franklin Expedition members 

CBC – Saskatoon’s synchrotron helps debunk Franklin Expedition lead-poisoning theory

CBC –Research suggests lead poisoning wasn’t major cause of Franklin expedition deaths

Daily Mail – Sailors on doomed 19th Century Franklin expedition seeking the Northwest Passage DIDN’T die from lead poisoning

New Scientist –Doomed crew seeking Northwest Passage didn’t die from lead poisoning

Canoe.com – New analysis finds lead poisoning didn’t kill Franklin Expedition crew 

Sea Magazine – Doomed 19th Century Arctic Expedition Wasn’t Brought Down by Lead Poisoning, Study Finds 

General Stories in the News

CBC – Thales to have Metro line fully operational by December

Edmonton Journal – Provincial university tuition and fee guidelines coming this fall  This story features a 2017 quote from former president David Atkinson.

St. Albert Gazette – Scholarships add up for MacEwan student Second year student Anna Klick has received enough scholarships to cover the entire cost of tuition.

Arts and Culture in the News

Calgary Herald – Mandy Morris has a diploma in vocal performance and now teaches voice and piano at the Chinook School of Music in Calgary.

Griffins in the News

Edmonton Sun – Oilers rookies rout NAIT – MacEwan squad 9 – 1 in lopsided win

Athabasca Advocate – Local hero comes home Twenty-three-year-old Nakehko Lamothe plays for the Grant MacEwan University Griffins