News Releases

The Divison of Marketing and Communications provides access to the most up-to-date information released by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Archives of previous news releases are also available.

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June 2017

Memorial University and Tamarack Camera Club Seeking Photographers for Humans of Labrador Project June 2017
Memorial committed to save energy and costs June 2017
Alumni representatives elected to Memorial’s Board of Regents June 2017
Memorial University launches new summer orientation program June 2017
Celebrate Yaffle! Public invited to learn about redeveloped connecting platform June 2017
PSA: Let’s chat: Faculty of Medicine kicks off speakers’ series as part of anniversary celebrations June 2017
Fisheries and Marine Institute to celebrate 2017 graduates June 2017
Exhibit on Grenfell clothing exchange to cross province June 2017
The challenge is on: Marine Institute launches provincewide cleanup June 2017

May 2017

Memorial’s business faculty renews international accreditation May 2017
PSA: Spring graduates tell their stories in real time May 2017
Memorial University to hold nine convocation ceremonies in St. John's May 2017
Report examines how Canada could act to limit global warming while remaining economically competitive May 2017
Memorial University launches Centre for Social Enterprise May 2017
Memorial University to officially launch Centre for Social Enterprise May 2017
PSA: Queen Elizabeth II presents annual faculty and staff art exhibit May 2017
Memorial University seeking nominations for community service award May 2017
Public invited to Harris Centre’s island cultures conference May 2017
CCFI, CAN and Marine Institute partner for industry-first invention May 2017
Marine Institute to host MATE ROV regional competition May 2017
Memorial’s business faculty to hand out awards to business leaders at Partners May 2017
PSA: Memorial to participate in Canada-wide celebration of science May 2017
PSA: Voting opens for alumni representatives on Memorial University’s Board of Regents May 2017
Ready and able: Temporary foreign workers can help solve the labour gap in aging N.L. May 2017

April 2017

Six countries team up to conduct climate change research in Northwest Atlantic Ocean April 2017
Genesis Centre’s Pitch & Pick Winter 2017 April 2017
PSA: Public lecture on Curating for Change: Festivals, Improvisation and the Staging of Diversity April 2017
Local students compete at Let’s Talk Science Challenge April 2017
Canadian gardening to be celebrated at botanical garden fundraiser April 2017
PSA: Public lecture about hydraulic fracturing and its implications for Western Newfoundland April 2017
Memorial students embrace workplace mindfulness April 2017
PSA: A mother’s words as her son heads off to war April 2017
PSA: Harris Centre hosting MUNbuttoned: PhDs On the Go April 2017
Demonstration of mobile simulation April 2017
Honorary degree recipients announced April 2017
PSA: Experience medical school first hand at Memorial University April 2017
Board of Regents welcomes new members April 2017
Labrador Institute publishes children’s book on dog safety April 2017

March 2017

Turning spiny marine organisms into an economic development opportunity for N.L. March 2017
PSA: Public lecture to discuss impact of brain function on education March 2017
School of Pharmacy quit smoking program invites quitters March 2017
PSA: Public lecture on the socioeconomic benefits of immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador March 2017
Entrepreneurship centre officially launches at Memorial University March 2017
PSA: Memorial to open Aboriginal Peoples Week with public event on building reconciliation March 2017
Two subsea engineering chairs appointed at Memorial University March 2017
Memorial University officially launches Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship March 2017
Call for nomination: Alumni representatives on Memorial’s Board of Regents March 2017
Speedy pharmacy research for the masses March 2017
PSA: Dionne Brand delivers 2017 Pratt Lecture March 2017
School of Pharmacy Public Pill Drop March 2017
Marine Institute partners with industry to introduce technical certificate in aquaculture management March 2017
Panel discussion on mental health and addictions services in Newfoundland and Labrador March 2017
Navantia signs agreement with Marine Institute March 2017
Marine Institute to host scholarship and awards March 2017
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences introduces international bachelor of arts degree March 2017
Historic research-based PhD and master’s programs introduced at Fisheries and Marine Institute March 2017
Memorial University celebrating Pharmacist Awareness Month March 2017

February 2017

Federal funding brings new research equipment to Memorial Feb. 2017
Industrial Research Chair established at Memorial University to improve safety at sea Feb. 2017
Premiere of documentary film Atiku Napeu — The Caribou Man Feb. 2017
Love your partner, love yourself Feb. 2017
Housing and its relationship to Newfoundland and Labrador’s mobile workforce Feb. 2017

January 2017

SPARKS Literary Festival this weekend Jan. 2017
PSA: How does the role of engineering promote gender equality in international development? Jan. 2017
Eastern Health and Memorial University of Newfoundland advise of privacy breach Jan. 2017
The worms that turned the oceans Jan. 2017
Nautical skills competition to test knowledge and build leadership Jan. 2017
PSA: SPARKS Literary Festival rescheduled Jan. 2017
PSA: SPARKS Literary Festival this weekend Jan. 2017
Gallery celebrating 25th anniversary of visual arts graduates Jan. 2017
Memorial University composer, chemist receive Terra Nova Young Innovator awards Jan. 2017
Respected pharmacist to be honoured at White Coat Ceremony Jan. 2017
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial University students Jan. 2017
Memorial MBA students win international business competition Jan. 2017
St. John’s campus launches Winter Welcome for new students Jan. 2017

December 2016

Preventing stroke with the right test at the right time Dec. 2016
Memorial University releases President's Report 2016 Dec. 2016
Memorial University researcher claims prestigious Arctic Inspiration Prize Dec. 2016
Ethnomusicologist named Canada Research Chair at Memorial University Dec. 2016
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 2016
The Board of Regents to commission governance review Dec. 2016

November 2016

Pharmacy researchers launch community partnership Nov. 2016
PSA: Public lecture about how risks are determined for natural disasters Nov. 2016
Marine Institute to host its largest scholarship and awards presentation to date Nov. 2016
Memorial University sociologist part of group issuing progress report on climate actions Nov. 2016
Finding the recipe for entrepreneurial success Nov. 2016
Town hall meeting on climate change and the green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador Nov. 2016
Concern about overuse of antibiotics in Newfoundland and Labrador Nov. 2016
Memorial University president to address Board of Trade Nov. 2016
Memorial University releases campus safety app Nov. 2016
Memorial University to host Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Princess of Norway Nov. 2016
Marine Institute to hold Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 2016
Electrical and computer engineering conference marks 25th anniversary Nov. 2016
Memorial University to hold Ceremony of Remembrance on the St. John’s campus Nov. 2016
Marine Institute to host fifth annual Model Boat Race Nov. 2016
Theatrical interpretation of 1916 Easter Rising Nov. 2016

October 2016

PSA: Memorial one of six universities to partner on groundbreaking health promotion movement Oct. 2016
Six Canadian universities partner on groundbreaking health promotion movement Oct. 2016
PSA: Examining ecological, social, cultural and economic sustainability in a post oil-dependent N.L. Oct. 2016
Geography professor co-authors report on harmful chemicals in Canadian homes Oct. 2016
PSA: Fifty years of exercise training science: What's old? What's new? What's true? Oct. 2016
PSA: Get social with Memorial University’s fall graduates Oct. 2016
Memorial University to hold fall convocation ceremonies in St. John’s Oct. 2016
PSA: Three Minute Thesis competition Oct. 2016
Genesis Centre announces hiring of two entrepreneurs-in-residence Oct. 2016
PSA: Memorial University’s Harris Centre hosting Southwestern Newfoundland regional workshop Oct. 2016
PSA: Memorial University’s artists-in-residence to perform Oct. 2016
Empowering entrepreneurship: Three technology companies graduate from Genesis Centre Oct. 2016
Genesis Centre to hold graduation ceremony Oct. 2016
Solving the mystery of 570-million-year-old Mistaken Point fossils Oct. 2016
Memorial University to present 35th annual Alumni Tribute Awards Oct. 2016
Photo exhibit: Making the Journey Oct. 2016
PSA: Call for entries at Memorial University Botanical Garden Oct. 2016
PSA: Hops and Beer Night at Memorial University Botanical Garden Oct. 2016
Opening of simulation space to highlight School of Nursing 50th anniversary Oct. 2016
PSA: Call for scarecrows at Memorial University Botanical Garden Oct. 2016
PSA: Canada’s 150th celebrations at Memorial University Botanical Garden Oct. 2016
Students to present artwork representing Inuit values to Faculty of Education Oct. 2016
PSA: Dialogue on Social Licence to Operate: A public forum Oct. 2016
All clear given: RNC detains single male after reports of suspicious behaviour Oct. 2016
Right treatment, right patient, right time Oct. 2016
Program launch for improved quality care Oct. 2016
Enactus Memorial wins world cup Oct. 2016

September 2016

PSA: Memorial University and Community Foundation of N.L. launch Vital Signs 2016 Sept. 2016
Memorial’s St. John’s campus designated Fair Trade Campus Sept. 2016
PSA: Body works exhibit returns to Memorial University Sept. 2016
PSA: Reading by Sara Tilley, Memorial’s writer-in-residence Sept. 2016
Film Screening: The Millennial Dream Sept. 2016
Memorial students and alumni invited to Career and Graduate School Fair Sept. 2016
Enactus Memorial to compete for world cup in Toronto Sept. 2016
Labrador Institute and Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay collaborate on drinking water research project Sept. 2016
PSA: Air plant workshop at the Memorial University Botanical Garden Sept. 2016
PSA: Orchids 101 at the Memorial University Botanical Garden Sept. 2016
Memorial’s Battery Facility renovation continues Sept. 2016
PSA: Message Control and Canadian Democracy Sept. 2016
Memorial University and partners celebrate Science Literacy Week Sept. 2016
Merchant Navy Day commemoration Sept. 2016
First International Indigenous Intern named by Memorial University’s Labrador Institute Sept. 2016
Help pick Most Valuable Pitch during Genesis Centre event Sept. 2016
Two first-year Memorial students awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships Sept. 2016
Four alumni to be recognized for outstanding achievements Sept. 2016
PSA: Application deadline approaching for Genesis Centre program Sept. 2016
Cold, wet and world class: Memorial University’s COASTS initiative builds on unique strengths Sept. 2016
Memorial University briefing regarding Canada First Research Excellence Fund Sept. 2016


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