Press Releases

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2014

August

26/08 Research uses social media to study multinationals' reaction to protestors

26/08 Dance opens up music to children with cochlear implants

20/08 Move-in day at student residence

June

25/06 New book documents the origins of the Great War

24/06 Social media helps researchers study Euromaidan

21/06 Urban Kulture workshop connects youth with hip hop pros

12/06 WINGS of Providence director named Distinguished Alumni

12/06 Juno Award winners honoured as Distinguished Alumni

12/06 Arts scene champion honoured as a Distinguished Alumni

12/06 Passionate social justice leader honoured as a Distinguished Citizen

12/06 Dedicated humanitarian honoured as a Distinguished Citizen

12/06 Boys and girls advocate honoured as a Distinguished Citizen

03/06 Faculty members uncover possible identity of ‘Little Albert’

May

30/05 Remediation for Centre for Arts and Culture site

12/05 Plans for Centre for Arts and Culture revealed

April

30/04 Building a better health care experience for kids

21/04 MacEwan University to host International Energy Forum

15/04 Mad Hatter's Gala hits the Monte Carlo Casino

09/04 Student success at Model UN

March

26/03 "And all Israel and Judah loved David" - a lecture by Dr. Jacob L. Wright

18/03 Student businesses donate more than $30,000 to local charities

05/03 Book of the Year author Wagamese visits campus

04/03 Fine art student gala raises funds to support installation of permanent sculpture

February

26/02 HELP! Save Stan: Interdisciplinary Health Education Event

10/02 ATB’s Dave Mowat named 2014’s Allard Chair in Business

10/02 Squash courts to be repurposed to meet student demand

03/02 Inspiration to action: Global Awareness Week 2014

January

24/01 Student research showcase: Another Think Coming

21/01 Athletic excellence to be celebrated at banner night

20/01 University announces new Dean of Continuing Education

20/01 University hosts family literacy carnival

15/01 Theatre programs to stage Young Frankenstein

15/01 Library app upgrade improves access to content

15/01 University appoints two board members

13/01 Dressed for success: Kingsway Mall Style Council provides fashion tips for students

2013

December

09/12 Study shows rising carbon dioxide levels lead to anxiety in fish

November

22/11 University signs exchange agreement with Ukrainian counterpart 

09/11 Ben Weinlick named as Distinguished Alumnus

09/11 Former mayor Stephen Mandel recognized as Distinguished Citizen

09/11 Lesley Koopman crowned cross country running national champion

05/11 Cam Leverman named CCAA national soccer coach of the year

04/11 Guest speaker Dr. Michael Kaufman, co-founder of White Ribbon campaign

01/11 Faculty to perform at second concert of the 2013 season

01/11 Guest speaker discusses Gandhi's manifesto for the Internet

October

30/10 Griffins prepare for gold rush at nationals

18/10 Coat donations for Edmonton's homeless

17/10 Interprofessional collaboration focus of upcoming lecture by visiting scholar

15/10 University launches Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing degree

15/10 Twilight actor to give keynote at Dreamcatcher conference

15/10 University hosts 21st annual Dreamcatcher youth conference

01/10 Executive Director, Fund Development appointed

September 

18/09 Celebrating 20 years in the Heart of Downtown

17/09 MacEwan University rolls out a new brand

10/09 Meet MacEwan University’s 21st Writer in Residence, Richard Van Camp 

August

30/08 Wagamese’s Indian Horse named 2013/14 MacEwan University Book of the Year

22/08 International Sustainable Campus Competition finalists announced

June

18/06 ‘Style Guy’ Jared Tabler honoured as Distinguished Alumni

18/06 Active volunteer Don Caron honoured as Distinguished Alumni

18/06 Vitamart founder Mark Holowaychuk honoured as Distinguished Alumni

18/06 Mental health worker Betty Cornelius honoured as Distinguished Alumna

18/06 Samantha Sperber receives President's Medal

18/06 Eric Young recognized as Distinguished Citizen

18/06 Dave Majeski recognized as Distinguished Citizen

10/06 University hosts Principles of Responsible Management in Education (PRME) Canada regional meeting

May

10/05 Connections Concert Series aims to build support for art form

07/05 Faculty member’s poetry collection shortlisted for literary award

04/05 Alumna wins Leacock Medal

April

30/04 Edmonton Public Library lending machine the newest addition to City Centre Campus Library

26/04 2013/14 Book of the Year Shortlist announced

26/04 BSc transfer agreement with Olds College announced

23/04 New dean for Faculty of Arts and Science

18/04 MacEwan University student forges new path in student government

09/04 University shares business expertise: MC College students expand entrepreneurial skills

04/04 MacEwan University to partner in new Downtown Community Rink

04/04 Model UN group returns from New York with awards

03/04 Psychiatric Nursing students challenge the stigma of mental health issues

March

21/03 MacEwan University faculty concert series features Aaron Bailey

19/03 Pool set to reopen

15/03 Theatre programs present Musical of Musicals: The Musical!

14/03 Preconception Health: A healthier today for an enhanced tomorrow

10/03 Ondaatje to visit campus as part of Book of the Year celebrations

08/03 Students go homeless to raise funds food and awareness

05/03 Bram Stephen named ACAC coach of the year

04/03 New initiative by Canadian Universities in Ukraine

February

27/02 University celebrates Aboriginal Cultural Day

26/02 Ethics and Professionalism in the Age of Social Networks: featuring Dr. Alec Couros

26/02 What does healthy eating look like? University food services has the answer

21/02 Massage therapy students to provide therapy for Tim Horton's Brier athletes

18/02 38th annual Educational Assistant Conference features new format and session focus

05/02 International competition aims to make campuses sustainable

04/02 Dale Wishewan, founder of Booster Juice, named as 2013 Dr. Charles Allard Chair in Business

January

29/01 2013 Student Research Showcase

25/01 Global Awareness Week 2013: Inspiration to action

25/01 Researching the weird and wonderful

24/01 Students win top award at international Model UN competition

24/01 Family Literacy Carnival at MacEwan University

16/01 Biology student's research experience invaluable

16/01 MacEwan University students step into their future

14/01 Lieutenant-General, the Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire to speak at MacEwan University

2012

November

22/11 Expert panel to discuss Islamic Finance

15/11 New Vice-President Academic and Provost appointed

12/11 Students move to eliminate gender-based violence

05/11 Douglas Stollery named as Distinguished Citizen

05/11 Nargis Jamal named as Distinguished Alumni

05/11 Terry Wickham named as Distinguished Citizen

October

26/10 University makes the grade in Globe & Mail survey

25/10 Panel discussion on China’s energy strategy for the oil sands

24/10 MacEwan University joins AUCC

19/10 Board of governors welcomes new members

17/10 Jazz in the Haar - featuring Dan Skakun Quintet 

15/10 Library creates app, mobile site

09/10 Dreamcatcher conference celebrating 20 years

10/9 Spring Awakening opens theatre season

September

24/09 MacEwan University students speak for the Earth

11/09 The End of Expertise? Reviewing in the age of the consumer reviewer

10/09 Musical eco‐comedy puts Alberta’s oil/tar sands in the spotlight

04/09 2012/13 Theatre season features tears, courage, romance and humor

August

30/08 Jennifer Dunn named Griffins Athletic Therapist

20/08 New Dean of Libraries Appointed

20/08 World renowned criminologist to speak

09/08 Cam Leverman returns to Griffins men’s soccer program

09/08 Cavaliere returns to lead women’s soccer program

09/08 Briggs continues leadership of Griffins women’s volleyball program

09/08 McAlpine brings wealth of knowledge to women’s hockey program

09/08 Magdanz named Griffins basketball coach

09/08 Poole returns to coach women’s basketball

09/08 Poplawski brings international experience to Griffins volleyball

07/08 Kristine Smalcel Pederson named as new Associate Vice-President

07/08 Massage therapy student wins bronze in international competition

June

20/06 Golf coach takes on the world

12/06 Long-time music program chair announces retirement

12/06 Dr. Roberta Jamieson honoured as a Distinguished Citizen

12/06 Edmonton Airports CEO recognized as a Distinguished Citizen

12/06 Former Capital Health CEO Sheila Weatherill named a Distinguished Citizen

08/06 English student receives prestigious Bombardier master’s scholarship

06/06 Beth Allard-Clough honoured as Distinguished Alumni

07/06 Developer Greg Christenson named Distinguished Citizen

07/06 Northern Lakes College president recognized as a Distinguished Alumni

07/06 Not-for-profit Ceiba Association named as Distinguished Alumni

07/06 WISEST founder, Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour named Distinguished Citizen

06/06 Facilities department earns ISO certification

April

04/04 Aquatic and Fitness Centre renovations slated for May 

March

30/03 Architectural firms selected for Cultural Arts and Communications Centre

06/03 Artists in residence - Talking North

06/03 Five days for the homeless

February

29/02 Brick founder, Bill Comrie, to speak at Student Business Conference

23/02 Global Awareness Week activities

22/02 Model UN comes to MacEwan University

21/02 Book of the Year celebrates 15 years of Canadian literary tradition

January

25/01 Merrily We Roll Along: Musical comedy finds deeper meaning

20/01 Tough guy Laraque joins Book of the Year sports culture panel

05/01 Music faculty to perform at Carnegie Hall

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