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