News Releases


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July 2016

Subject Date
Faculty of Medicine Building a Healthier Tomorrow with major camp... July 29, 2016
Memorial University faculty members named professores emeriti July 20, 2016
Military transition business boot camp returns to St. John’s July 20, 2016
Twenty-year projections for Labrador and Northern Peninsula relea... July 14, 2016
PSA: Fall application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial U... July 13, 2016
Collaborative program on integrated operations in remote and hars... July 13, 2016
Memorial University-invented equipment to be tested in world’s la... July 12, 2016
PSA: Experience an evening of Wine and Walks at the Botanical Gar... July 7, 2016
Memorial University extends nomination deadline for public engage... July 4, 2016

June 2016

Subject Date
Chevron Canada to make donation to Marine Institute June 22, 2016
Global Maritime Vryhof donation to enhance student learning exper... June 22, 2016
Global Maritime Vryhof donation to enhance marine simulation lear... June 21, 2016
Eastern Edge Robotics seeks fourth international ROV title June 20, 2016
Victor Young to be decorated with the Order of the Rising Sun June 20, 2016
Memorial University hosting Rhododendron Festival June 17, 2016
Garden Days this weekend at Botanical Garden June 16, 2016
Memorial seeking creative food provider for Battery Facility June 16, 2016
2016 graduation ceremony to be held at Fisheries and Marine Insti... June 16, 2016
PSA: Public panel discussion on impact of picture books on childr... June 15, 2016
Memorial University history professor receives national book priz... June 15, 2016
PSA: Limited spaces still available for film screening and sympos... June 14, 2016
Memorial University students Beaumont-Hamel bound June 14, 2016
Eastern Edge Robotics seeks fourth international ROV title June 14, 2016
Neil Gall endowment fund to support ocean technology students ann... June 13, 2016
Kidnap survivor, bestselling author and humanitarian to speak at ... June 10, 2016
Harris Centre to host public forum on governance and the current ... June 9, 2016
Nursing contribution during First World War highlight of annual c... June 9, 2016
PSA: Road closure to facilitate pedway removal June 8, 2016
PSA; Memorial University hosts film screening and symposium to re... June 8, 2016
PSA: Cancelled: World Oceans Day celebrations at Middle Cove Beac... June 7, 2016
Memorial hosts World Oceans Day celebrations June 6, 2016
Memorial University seeking nominations for community service awa... June 6, 2016

May 2016

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PSA: Memorial University community invited to participate in Mass... May 31, 2016
Memorial University to hold spring convocation ceremonies in St. ... May 30, 2016
PSA: Get social with Memorial University’s spring graduates May 27, 2016
PSA: Body Works exhibit open to the public this weekend May 26, 2016
PSA: Annual Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit at Memorial University’... May 25, 2016
PSA: Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship focus of Genesis C... May 25, 2016
Memorial University’s Board of Regents approves budget, no new tu... May 20, 2016
Two Statoil Chairs appointed at Memorial University May 19, 2016
PSA: P is for Picture Book May 18, 2016
Memorial University best in Canada for producing rural doctors May 17, 2016
PSA: Public lecture about how NASA studies climate change May 16, 2016
Memorial University to host conference on workplace violence and ... May 11, 2016
Fifth annual Alumni Job Fair takes place at Memorial University May 9, 2016
Enactus Memorial wins ninth national title to become Team Canada May 6, 2016
Marine Institute hosts regional ROV competition for junior and se... May 4, 2016

April 2016

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PSA: Memorial to participate in Science Rendezvous, a Canada-wide... April 28, 2016
PSA: Professor of history of the book delivers Memorial’s George ... April 27, 2016
Eastern universities represented at Three Minute Thesis competiti... April 26, 2016
Memorial’s Faculty of Business Administration to hand out awards ... April 25, 2016
RCMP Constable to discuss investigation of prolific Nova Scotia a... April 22, 2016
PSA; Public talk by Father Raymond De Souza: Faith in Public Life April 19, 2016
Memorial researchers included in national report on climate chang... April 15, 2016
PSA: Genesis Centre hosts entrepreneur showcase April 11, 2016
Memorial University to hold spring convocation ceremonies April 8, 2016
New medical technologies to improve cancer imaging April 5, 2016
Cancellation of Federal minister of Science tour of simulator fac... April 4, 2016
Federal minister of Science to tour simulator facility at Memoria... April 1, 2016

March 2016

Subject Date
Memorial University awarded first place in regional MoodCheck Cha... March 29, 2016
PSA: Memorial prof to host live broadcast of underwater volcano e... March 28, 2016
PSA: Public lecture on international HyperLoop design project March 28, 2016
Memorial prof to host live broadcast of underwater volcano explor... March 28, 2016
Redevelopment of Memorial University’s Battery Facility continues March 24, 2016
Pharmacy clinic grand opening event March 23, 2016
Snappy Synopsis: Pharmacy Graduate Research in a Nutshell March 22, 2016
PSA: Memorial University presents Aboriginal Languages: Loss and ... March 21, 2016
PSA: Public forum on the impact of Aboriginal residential schools... March 21, 2016
Name change for Memorial University’s Faculty of Arts March 21, 2016
Memorial University earth sciences professor named Terra Nova You... March 17, 2016
Memorial University to present series of events for Aboriginal Pe... March 16, 2016
School of Pharmacy Public Pill Drop March 16, 2016
PSA: MoodCheck Challenge launch event March 15, 2016
Memorial University researchers benefit from federal infrastructu... March 15, 2016
Nine Atlantic Canadian universities participating in MoodCheck Ch... March 10, 2016
PSA: Public invited to Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science... March 9, 2016
PSA: Lost Expo ’67 medical film classic to be screened at Memoria... March 8, 2016
Seeking Labradorians’ input: Healthy Active Living project lookin... March 8, 2016
International investment for local technology startup with Memori... March 3, 2016
More than $6.5 million for Memorial University-led natural resour... March 2, 2016
PSA: Changing North American attitudes toward lesbian and gay peo... March 1, 2016
Memorial University hosting federal-provincial announcement March 1, 2016
School of Pharmacy gears up for Pharmacist Awareness Month March 1, 2016

February 2016

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PSA: Public lecture on America and the Great War taking place at ... Feb. 29, 2016
Marine Institute’s Marine Base construction underway Feb. 23, 2016
PSA: Open house for potential graduate students Feb. 22, 2016
Memorial University researcher receives funding for marine plasti... Feb. 18, 2016
PSA: Seal viewing platform at Ocean Sciences Centre temporarily c... Feb. 12, 2016
PSA: Genesis Centre hosting student competition Feb. 12, 2016
Four new Canada Research Chairs appointed at Memorial University Feb. 10, 2016
PSA: Update: Memorial University hosting information session in S... Feb. 8, 2016
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in St. John’s ... Feb. 5, 2016
Memorial Libraries completes collections consultation for 2016 Feb. 1, 2016

January 2016

Subject Date
PSA: SPARKS this weekend Jan. 29, 2016
Marine Institute to hold fifth annual Nautical Skills Competition Jan. 29, 2016
Making connections, sparking innovation and collaboration: Harris... Jan. 28, 2016
Memorial University to host healthy oceans lecture Jan. 26, 2016
PSA: Genesis Centre seeking entrepreneurs with ideas Jan. 22, 2016
PSA: Inaugural lecture of new series on the law in Newfoundland a... Jan. 21, 2016
Queen Elizabeth II Library art exhibit features visual arts alumn... Jan. 20, 2016
Educating the professional of the future Jan. 18, 2016
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial... Jan. 12, 2016
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial... Jan. 11, 2016
Local adventurer climbs nine volcanoes for Christmas Jan. 8, 2016
Premier Dwight Ball to attend pharmacy event Jan. 8, 2016

December 2015

Subject Date
New research from Memorial University suggests benefits of eating... Dec. 18, 2015
Memorial’s Northern liaison named vice-president of University of... Dec. 16, 2015
Public lecture about potential oil spill accidents Dec. 14, 2015
Memorial to honour exceptional faculty and staff at special cerem... Dec. 7, 2015
Memorial University alumnus wins prestigious finance award Dec. 2, 2015
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 2, 2015

November 2015

Subject Date
Professorship in Spine Biomechanics established at Memorial Unive... Nov. 23, 2015
Memorial University researcher invents first genetically modified... Nov. 23, 2015
Cross the Arctic in your sock feet during Geography Awareness Wee... Nov. 13, 2015
Marine Institute to host fourth annual Model Boat Race Nov. 13, 2015
Memorial political scientist co-edits open-access book on federal... Nov. 9, 2015
Marine Institute to hold Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 9, 2015
Commemorating the legacy of a medical pioneer Nov. 6, 2015
Memorial’s St. John’s campus remembers Nov. 5, 2015
PSA: Department of English Visiting Authors Series welcomes Nadia... Nov. 4, 2015
Public lecture on ‘the little man’s piano’ Nov. 2, 2015

October 2015

Subject Date
Marine Institute officially opens Hibernia Offshore Operations Si... Oct. 30, 2015
Gallipoli from Newfoundland and Turkish perspectives Oct. 30, 2015
PSA: “Vikings” to roam Memorial University’s St. John’s campus Oct. 28, 2015
Associate vice-president (administration and finance) for Marine ... Oct. 28, 2015
Marine Institute to host Ocean Innovation 2015 Oct. 23, 2015
PSA: A behind the scenes look at the 2014 Franklin expedition Oct. 22, 2015
Memorial University and Nunatsiavut Government partner on $7.4-mi... Oct. 21, 2015
Lasting Remembrance goes on the road Oct. 20, 2015
Marine Institute director named vice-president of the University ... Oct. 20, 2015
MUNdays closes strong at Memorial University Oct. 19, 2015
PSA: HIPP 2B Healthy: The inaugural HKR speaker series lecture Oct. 16, 2015
Day 2 of MUNdays brings the love Oct. 16, 2015
Annual fall celebrations kick off at Memorial University Oct. 15, 2015
MUNdays 2015 is here! Oct. 14, 2015
Marine Institute to open Hibernia Offshore Operations Simulator F... Oct. 13, 2015
PSA: Newfoundland and Labrador leadership debate at Memorial Univ... Oct. 9, 2015
Celebrating the university experience during MUNdays 2015 Oct. 9, 2015
PSA: Anatomy will once again lend a hand in teaching Oct. 8, 2015
Memorial sociologist co-signs open letter to leaders on climate c... Oct. 8, 2015
Cinema and Space in Newfoundland and Labrador Oct. 8, 2015
PSA; Memorial University presents Dialogue on Knowledge and Democ... Oct. 6, 2015
PSA: First World War: Dancing on the Home Front Oct. 1, 2015

September 2015

Subject Date
PSA: Henrietta Harvey lecturer addresses denial counter-movement Sept. 30, 2015
PSA: Memorial University to host all-candidates’ debate for feder... Sept. 29, 2015
PSA: Memorial University to host all-candidates’ debate for feder... Sept. 29, 2015
Memorial University to hold Go Abroad Fair Sept. 29, 2015
International Symposium on Singing and Song launches at Memorial ... Sept. 28, 2015
Rural medicine collaboration in Canada’s North supports remote co... Sept. 25, 2015
PSA: Viewpoints: Art exhibit opening at Memorial University’s Que... Sept. 22, 2015
Memorial’s 16th annual Career and Graduate School Fair on Sept. 2... Sept. 21, 2015
PSA: Reading by John Barton, writer-in-residence at Memorial Sept. 21, 2015
Nutritionist and former Olympian to give public lecture on health... Sept. 15, 2015
Memorial University hosts public lecture on arts, activism and he... Sept. 14, 2015
Memorial University nursing graduates perform well on new licensi... Sept. 11, 2015
Fall honorary degree recipients announced Sept. 10, 2015
Two Memorial students awarded $60K and $80K Schulich Leader Schol... Sept. 10, 2015
18th anniversary of unveiling of Merchant Navy Memorial Sept. 9, 2015
PSA: ARTS on Oceans distinguished lecture at Memorial University Sept. 9, 2015
Memorial University geography professor shortlisted for prestigio... Sept. 8, 2015
Provincial leaders debate at Memorial Sept. 3, 2015
Memorial University’s Genesis Centre selected to join Microsoft B... Sept. 3, 2015