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

Weekly Media Scan: March 18–24, 2019

Submitted by on 2019/03/27 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News

CBC French – Dr. Kris Wells, faculty of Health and Community Studies was interviewed about intolerance in sports.

CBC French – Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed about a UCP candidate’s support for conversion therapy-style programs.

The Post Millennial – Progressives used the New Zealand tragedy for a political hit job on a UCP candidate. Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed for this article.

Alberta Primetime – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, appeared on a panel discussion to discuss provincial politics. First 20 minutes of the program

City TV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about the upcoming provincial election.

CTV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, appeared on CTV to discuss the upcoming provincial election. Interview comes on at 5:40

CTV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about political imagery in political campaigns.

Daze Magazine – Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, wrote an op/ed feature about the Christchurch mass shooting that left 50 Muslim people dead.

General Stories in the News

CBC – Sky’s the limit: MacEwan students learn to fly drone with their minds Three former computing science students, Stephen Doyle, John Simmonds, Mark Reid and current student Alex Crowder used their brain waves to fly a drone. 

CTV – Brain-controlled drone Three former computing science students, Stephen Doyle, John Simmonds, Mark Reid and current student Alex Crowder used their brain waves to fly a drone.

Global TV – Alberta students find way to control a toy with their minds Three former computing science students, Stephen Doyle, John Simmonds, Mark Reid and current student Alex Crowder used their brain waves to fly a drone.

Fort McMurray News – MacEwan students learn to fly drone with their minds

Edmonton Journal – Three former computing science students, Stephen Doyle, John Simmonds, Mark Reid and current student Alex Crowder used their brain waves to fly a drone.

Huffington Post – MacEwan University students made a drone fly with their brain waves

CTV – Evan Solomon Show – Three former computing science students, Stephen Doyle, John Simmonds, Mark Reid and current student Alex Crowder used their brain waves to fly a drone. This clip is not available

CBC Toronto – Three former computing science students, Stephen Doyle, John Simmonds, Mark Reid and current student Alex Crowder used their brain waves to fly a drone. This clip is not available

Griffins in the News

Edmonton Journal – MacEwan Griffins win championship to conclude difficult season The Griffins won their third consecutive ACAC men’s hockey championship