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SAMRU in the news

Did you check out the Horror convention in Wyckham House? Here’s what you missed:


Shereen Samuels, the manager of SAMRU’s volunteer centres was quoted in an article about domestic violence.


Reflector writers Nathan Ross and Ralph Gonzales write that The Hub thrives as a music venue as it still finds it’s footing in the early years.


Metro news surveyed over 30 students at three post-secondary institutions in Calgary and found that most students didn’t know where their Students’ Association fees went. Our VP Student External Affairs Julia Broome was interviewed, responding to where some of MRU’s student fees go to.


Smalltown DJs were profiled in the Calgary Herald briefly before their Halloween performance in Wyckham House.


VP Student External Affairs Julia Broome comments in a story about the BRT coming to campus.


MRU in the news

MRU hosted an environmental conference, and professor Pamela Wright was quoted in an article after the conference.


A new cycle path will link MRU to the Elbow River Pathway as the city cleans up the environmental mess at the Lincoln Park former air force base.


MRU mentioned briefly in an article about the U-Pass program.


SAIT students celebrate their win over MRU – in blood donations.

MRU students in the news

MRU accounting student Anne Louise Lapuz was interviewed in a story about an upcoming Justin Bieber concert.

Cougar hockey players Shyla Stadnicki, Sarah Weninger and Tanika Dawson were profiled in the Calgary Herald:


Caterina Migliarese, a MRU public relations student was interviewed in the Calgary Herald after We Day.


Two brothers are on opposite sides of the Crowchild Classic – a competition between cross-town rivals UofC and MRU. The Calgary Herald profiled MRU student Grigor Kartev and his brother Ivan.


Vanessa Young, a business student at MRU “said she can’t stand her boyfriend’s Movember moustache.”


Jan Lisiecki will have a concert in Yerevan


MRU sports in the news

U of Manitoba Bisons defeated our men’s golf team.


In men’s hockey news, the U of Saskatchewan Huskies opened their Canada West season with two wins against our Cougars.


In more hockey news, two programs may appear to be 100 years apart, but it’s not quite true… The U of A Golden Bears faced our Cougars, and this reporter considered 99 years of experience to be on the side of the Bears: Want more hockey news? MRU is mentioned in this article:


In women’s hockey news, our Cougars were considered “aggressive on the puck” when facing the Huskies. Joining our Cougars include three players from the Medicine Hat AAA Midget Hounds:


In soccer news, a writer from the Ubyssey looks at the rush of new applicants to the CIS division, including MRU’s Cougars. In women’s soccer, the U of S’s Huskies beat our Cougars 5-0. The women’s team avoided a winless season by defeating the Winnipeg Wesmen

Our men’s team was defeated by the U of Victoria Vikes and by UCFV’s Cascades


Sports bragging rights are up for grabs as Mayor Nenshi helps to launch new annual challenge. The Calgary Sun has a few details about the Crowchild Classic:


In basketball news, the UofA Golden Bears hosted our Cougars in St. Albert: and Wilfrid Laurier University hosted our Cougars. The UFV Cascades beat our Cougars in women’s basketball.


In men’s volleyball news, our Cougars beat the UofC Dinos 3-1! Vancouver Island University’s team beat our Cougars in other volleyball news:


MRU is briefly noted in this article about WHL scholarships.

MRU experts in the news

Assistant professor of marketing David Finch was interviewed for an article about the education industry:


Psychologist Alain Morin was interviewed for a New York Times article about childhood self-awareness:


Assistant professor Renae Watchman is interviewed in this article about historical recreations of North American Aboriginal cultural events happening in Germany.


Professor Norm Vaughan in the Department of Education and Schooling at Mount Royal University led a 2011 study that looked at how students use mobile devices in post-secondary education.


MRU associate professor of policy studies Lori Williams commented on Mayor Nenshi’s decision to seek a second term.