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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August 2016

PSA: Public forum: Let’s Talk About Oil Aug. 2016
PSA: Public lecture: Oil Lives Aug. 2016
PSA: “It just brings me closer”: Reflections on Memorial Tattoos Aug. 2016
Fall convocation approaches; honorary degree recipients announced Aug. 2016
Graduate student accommodations at Memorial’s Battery Facility full for September Aug. 2016
Oil lives here: Upcoming conference to discuss the social and cultural force of oil Aug. 2016
PSA: Register for Parent Orientation at Memorial University’s St. John’s campus Aug. 2016
Violence No More: Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women public panel Aug. 2016

July 2016

Faculty of Medicine Building a Healthier Tomorrow with major campaign July 2016
Memorial University faculty members named professores emeriti July 2016
Military transition business boot camp returns to St. John’s July 2016
Twenty-year projections for Labrador and Northern Peninsula released as part of provincial Population Project July 2016
PSA: Fall application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial University students July 2016
Collaborative program on integrated operations in remote and harsh locations July 2016
Memorial University-invented equipment to be tested in world’s largest flume tank July 2016
PSA: Experience an evening of Wine and Walks at the Botanical Garden July 2016
Memorial University extends nomination deadline for public engagement partnership award July 2016

June 2016

Chevron Canada to make donation to Marine Institute June 2016
Global Maritime Vryhof donation to enhance student learning experience at Marine Institute June 2016
Global Maritime Vryhof donation to enhance marine simulation learning June 2016
Eastern Edge Robotics seeks fourth international ROV title June 2016
Victor Young to be decorated with the Order of the Rising Sun June 2016
Memorial University hosting Rhododendron Festival June 2016
Garden Days this weekend at Botanical Garden June 2016
Memorial seeking creative food provider for Battery Facility June 2016
2016 graduation ceremony to be held at Fisheries and Marine Institute June 2016
PSA: Public panel discussion on impact of picture books on children’s lives June 2016
Memorial University history professor receives national book prize June 2016
PSA: Limited spaces still available for film screening and symposium to remember Beaumont-Hamel June 2016
Memorial University students Beaumont-Hamel bound June 2016
Eastern Edge Robotics seeks fourth international ROV title June 2016
Neil Gall endowment fund to support ocean technology students announced June 2016
Kidnap survivor, bestselling author and humanitarian to speak at post-traumatic stress disorder conference June 2016
Harris Centre to host public forum on governance and the current financial crisis in the province June 2016
Nursing contribution during First World War highlight of annual conference June 2016
PSA: Road closure to facilitate pedway removal June 2016
PSA; Memorial University hosts film screening and symposium to remember Beaumont Hamel June 2016
PSA: Cancelled: World Oceans Day celebrations at Middle Cove Beach June 2016
Memorial hosts World Oceans Day celebrations June 2016
Memorial University seeking nominations for community service award June 2016

May 2016

PSA: Memorial University community invited to participate in Mass Blanket Exercise May 2016
Memorial University to hold spring convocation ceremonies in St. John’s May 2016
PSA: Get social with Memorial University’s spring graduates May 2016
PSA: Body Works exhibit open to the public this weekend May 2016
PSA: Annual Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit at Memorial University’s Queen Elizabeth II Library May 2016
PSA: Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship focus of Genesis Centre program May 2016
Memorial University’s Board of Regents approves budget, no new tuition fee increases for 2016-17 May 2016
Two Statoil Chairs appointed at Memorial University May 2016
PSA: P is for Picture Book May 2016
Memorial University best in Canada for producing rural doctors May 2016
PSA: Public lecture about how NASA studies climate change May 2016
Memorial University to host conference on workplace violence and harassment May 2016
Fifth annual Alumni Job Fair takes place at Memorial University May 2016
Enactus Memorial wins ninth national title to become Team Canada May 2016
Marine Institute hosts regional ROV competition for junior and senior high school students May 2016

April 2016

PSA: Memorial to participate in Science Rendezvous, a Canada-wide celebration of science April 2016
PSA: Professor of history of the book delivers Memorial’s George Story Lecture April 2016
Eastern universities represented at Three Minute Thesis competition at Memorial University April 2016
Memorial’s Faculty of Business Administration to hand out awards to business leaders at Partners April 2016
RCMP Constable to discuss investigation of prolific Nova Scotia art thief John Mark Tillman April 2016
PSA; Public talk by Father Raymond De Souza: Faith in Public Life April 2016
Memorial researchers included in national report on climate change April 2016
PSA: Genesis Centre hosts entrepreneur showcase April 2016
Memorial University to hold spring convocation ceremonies April 2016
New medical technologies to improve cancer imaging April 2016
Cancellation of Federal minister of Science tour of simulator facility at Memorial University’s Marine Institute April 2016
Federal minister of Science to tour simulator facility at Memorial University’s Marine Institute April 2016

March 2016

Memorial University awarded first place in regional MoodCheck Challenge March 2016
PSA: Memorial prof to host live broadcast of underwater volcano exploration March 2016
PSA: Public lecture on international HyperLoop design project March 2016
Memorial prof to host live broadcast of underwater volcano exploration March 2016
Redevelopment of Memorial University’s Battery Facility continues March 2016
Pharmacy clinic grand opening event March 2016
Snappy Synopsis: Pharmacy Graduate Research in a Nutshell March 2016
PSA: Memorial University presents Aboriginal Languages: Loss and Revitalization March 2016
PSA: Public forum on the impact of Aboriginal residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador March 2016
Name change for Memorial University’s Faculty of Arts March 2016
Memorial University earth sciences professor named Terra Nova Young Innovator March 2016
Memorial University to present series of events for Aboriginal Peoples Week: Truth and Reconciliation March 2016
School of Pharmacy Public Pill Drop March 2016
PSA: MoodCheck Challenge launch event March 2016
Memorial University researchers benefit from federal infrastructure funding March 2016
Nine Atlantic Canadian universities participating in MoodCheck Challenge March 2016
PSA: Public invited to Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science open house March 2016
PSA: Lost Expo ’67 medical film classic to be screened at Memorial University March 2016
Seeking Labradorians’ input: Healthy Active Living project looking for survey participants March 2016
International investment for local technology startup with Memorial roots March 2016
More than $6.5 million for Memorial University-led natural resources research March 2016
PSA: Changing North American attitudes toward lesbian and gay people March 2016
Memorial University hosting federal-provincial announcement March 2016
School of Pharmacy gears up for Pharmacist Awareness Month March 2016

February 2016

PSA: Public lecture on America and the Great War taking place at Memorial University Feb. 2016
Marine Institute’s Marine Base construction underway Feb. 2016
PSA: Open house for potential graduate students Feb. 2016
Memorial University researcher receives funding for marine plastics study Feb. 2016
PSA: Seal viewing platform at Ocean Sciences Centre temporarily closed to public Feb. 2016
PSA: Genesis Centre hosting student competition Feb. 2016
Four new Canada Research Chairs appointed at Memorial University Feb. 2016
PSA: Update: Memorial University hosting information session in St. John’s for prospective students Feb. 2016
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in St. John’s for prospective students Feb. 2016
Memorial Libraries completes collections consultation for 2016 Feb. 2016

January 2016

PSA: SPARKS this weekend Jan. 2016
Marine Institute to hold fifth annual Nautical Skills Competition Jan. 2016
Making connections, sparking innovation and collaboration: Harris Centre holds five-year planning consultations Jan. 2016
Memorial University to host healthy oceans lecture Jan. 2016
PSA: Genesis Centre seeking entrepreneurs with ideas Jan. 2016
PSA: Inaugural lecture of new series on the law in Newfoundland and Labrador to take place Jan. 2016
Queen Elizabeth II Library art exhibit features visual arts alumni Jan. 2016
Educating the professional of the future Jan. 2016
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial University students Jan. 2016
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial University studentsA Jan. 2016
Local adventurer climbs nine volcanoes for Christmas Jan. 2016
Premier Dwight Ball to attend pharmacy event Jan. 2016

December 2015

New research from Memorial University suggests benefits of eating during labour Dec. 2015
Memorial’s Northern liaison named vice-president of University of the Arctic Dec. 2015
Public lecture about potential oil spill accidents Dec. 2015
Memorial to honour exceptional faculty and staff at special ceremony Dec. 2015
Memorial University alumnus wins prestigious finance award Dec. 2015
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 2015

November 2015

Professorship in Spine Biomechanics established at Memorial University Nov. 2015
Memorial University researcher invents first genetically modified animal approved as food in U.S. Nov. 2015
Cross the Arctic in your sock feet during Geography Awareness Week at Memorial University Nov. 2015
Marine Institute to host fourth annual Model Boat Race Nov. 2015
Memorial political scientist co-edits open-access book on federal election Nov. 2015
Marine Institute to hold Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 2015
Commemorating the legacy of a medical pioneer Nov. 2015
Memorial’s St. John’s campus remembers Nov. 2015
PSA: Department of English Visiting Authors Series welcomes Nadia Bozak Nov. 2015
Public lecture on ‘the little man’s piano’ Nov. 2015

October 2015

Marine Institute officially opens Hibernia Offshore Operations Simulator Oct. 2015
Gallipoli from Newfoundland and Turkish perspectives Oct. 2015
PSA: “Vikings” to roam Memorial University’s St. John’s campus Oct. 2015
Associate vice-president (administration and finance) for Marine Institute announced Oct. 2015
Marine Institute to host Ocean Innovation 2015 Oct. 2015
PSA: A behind the scenes look at the 2014 Franklin expedition Oct. 2015
Memorial University and Nunatsiavut Government partner on $7.4-million project to support safeguarding of Labrador Inuit way of life Oct. 2015
Lasting Remembrance goes on the road Oct. 2015
Marine Institute director named vice-president of the University of the Arctic Oct. 2015
MUNdays closes strong at Memorial University Oct. 2015
PSA: HIPP 2B Healthy: The inaugural HKR speaker series lecture Oct. 2015
Day 2 of MUNdays brings the love Oct. 2015
Annual fall celebrations kick off at Memorial University Oct. 2015
MUNdays 2015 is here! Oct. 2015
Marine Institute to open Hibernia Offshore Operations Simulator Facility Oct. 2015
PSA: Newfoundland and Labrador leadership debate at Memorial University Oct. 2015
Celebrating the university experience during MUNdays 2015 Oct. 2015
PSA: Anatomy will once again lend a hand in teaching Oct. 2015
Memorial sociologist co-signs open letter to leaders on climate change Oct. 2015
Cinema and Space in Newfoundland and Labrador Oct. 2015
PSA; Memorial University presents Dialogue on Knowledge and Democracy Oct. 2015
PSA: First World War: Dancing on the Home Front Oct. 2015

September 2015

PSA: Henrietta Harvey lecturer addresses denial counter-movement Sept. 2015
PSA: Memorial University to host all-candidates’ debate for federal riding of St. John’s East Sept. 2015
PSA: Memorial University to host all-candidates’ debate for federal riding of St. John’s East Sept. 2015
Memorial University to hold Go Abroad Fair Sept. 2015
International Symposium on Singing and Song launches at Memorial University Sept. 2015
Rural medicine collaboration in Canada’s North supports remote communities Sept. 2015
PSA: Viewpoints: Art exhibit opening at Memorial University’s Queen Elizabeth II Library Sept. 2015
Memorial’s 16th annual Career and Graduate School Fair on Sept. 23 Sept. 2015
PSA: Reading by John Barton, writer-in-residence at Memorial Sept. 2015
Nutritionist and former Olympian to give public lecture on healthy eating Sept. 2015
Memorial University hosts public lecture on arts, activism and healing at Memorial University Sept. 2015
Memorial University nursing graduates perform well on new licensing exam Sept. 2015
Fall honorary degree recipients announced Sept. 2015
Two Memorial students awarded $60K and $80K Schulich Leader Scholarships Sept. 2015
18th anniversary of unveiling of Merchant Navy Memorial Sept. 2015
PSA: ARTS on Oceans distinguished lecture at Memorial University Sept. 2015
Memorial University geography professor shortlisted for prestigious Impact Award Sept. 2015
Provincial leaders debate at Memorial Sept. 2015
Memorial University’s Genesis Centre selected to join Microsoft BizSpark Program Sept. 2015

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