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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February 2018

Local seafood industry interested in new processing technology for whitefish Feb. 7
Memorial launches K-6 STEM teacher education program Feb. 7
PSA: Attention Memorial University alumni: Tell us how Memorial can better connect with you! Feb. 5
PSA: After Hurricane Irma: Restoring power to the Turks and Caicos Islands Feb. 5
To scan or not to scan: Balance benefits and harms by choosing CT scans wisely Feb. 1
Engineering outreach office receives $95,000 to expand digital programming for youth Feb. 1

January 2018

‘Extraordinary thinking’ required: Memorial launches master’s degrees in safety and risk, energy systems Jan. 25
Newfound Music Festival to showcase variety and energy — and promises to be ‘rowdy’ Jan. 25
PSA: SPARKS Literary Festival to take place this weekend Jan. 24
Nautical science students put to the test in local industry competition Jan. 18
Study reveals first estimates of ancient and elusive Greenland shark abundances in Arctic waters Jan. 17
School of Pharmacy to honour life of David Collins Jan. 16
PSA: Great War memorial quilt on display in the Queen Elizabeth II Library Jan. 10
Out in the Open: Memorial University releases President's Report 2017 Jan. 9
Smartphone app introduces St. John’s cultural communities Jan. 8
Memorial launches Canada’s first master’s degree in social enterprise and entrepreneurship Jan. 5

December 2017

Memorial University honours faculty and staff at special ceremony Dec. 15
PSA: Public lecture about engineering’s role in process safety management Dec. 11
PSA: Get cozy with cocoa and the Newfoundland Quarterly Dec. 11
Faculty of Medicine celebrates fundraising milestone Dec. 7
Population Symposium to examine impact of population aging and immigration on service delivery, labour market and economy in Newfoundland and Labrador Dec. 5
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 1
Memorial University event to highlight research on community and family impacts of mobility for work Dec. 1

November 2017

World AIDS Day research announcement Nov. 30
PSA: Queen Elizabeth II Library hosts Check It Out! An Evening About James P. Howley Nov. 28
Merry and Bright Holiday Light Festival at Memorial University Botanical Garden Nov. 24
PSA: Merry and Bright Holiday Light Festival returns to Memorial University Botanical Garden Nov. 22
Visit Memorial’s Celebrate Sustainability Fair Nov. 20
PSA: Panel to explore restorative justice in classrooms and courtrooms Nov. 20
PSA: Faculty of Medicine holds speakers series’ as part of anniversary celebrations Nov. 20
PSA: Public Lecture: The Games Computers (and Humans) Play Nov. 15
PSA: Faculty of Medicine holds speakers series’ as part of anniversary celebrations Nov. 10
Marine Institute to hold Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 9
PSA: Free family event brings awareness to health-related issues Nov. 6
PSA: Ecological film festival Nov. 1

October 2017

1917: War Fatigue at Home and Abroad; Memorial hosts international First World War symposium Oct. 27
Woodward family donates $1.13 million to empower student entrepreneurs at Memorial University Oct. 27
PSA: Air Plants Workshop at Memorial University Botanical Garden Oct. 27
Memorial University’s Genesis Centre and NEIA to enter into partnership Oct. 26
Memorial’s business faculty to announce significant donation from family of Dr. Melvin Woodward Oct. 26
Research partnership to focus on health priorities for complex diseases in Newfoundland and Labrador Oct. 25
PSA: President of American Physical Society to give public lecture at Memorial Oct. 25
Research partnership with Janssen Inc. to focus on complex diseases in the province Oct. 24
Harris Centre and Community Foundation of N.L. release fourth annual report on quality of life in the province Oct. 19
PSA: Memorial University Botanical Garden art show: Call for entries Oct. 19
Harris Centre and Community Foundation of N.L. release fourth annual report on quality of life in the province Oct. 18
PSA: Memorial hosts arts career fair for local youth Oct. 18
International workshop and symposium explores operational challenges in harsh environments Oct. 17
PSA: Second annual Francis Forbes Annual Law Lecture to take place Oct. 17
Memorial University holds fall convocation ceremonies in St. John’s Oct. 16
International conference explores technologies to navigate the North Oct. 16
PSA: Public lecture: How engineering has revolutionized brain imaging Oct. 16
PSA: Faculty of Medicine holds third speakers’ series as part of anniversary celebrations Oct. 16
SmartICE receives United Nations Award Oct. 13
International conference explores technologies to navigate the North Oct. 12
Fortis Inc. pays tribute to Dr. Angus Bruneau through continued support of teaching technology and modern learning facilities at Memorial Oct. 11
Fortis Inc. to provide support for upgrades to Angus Bruneau Lecture Theatre in Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Oct. 10
Ever Green Environmental and Memorial University to announce scholarship in memory of late Edwin M. Drover Oct. 10
Ever Green Environmental and Memorial University to announce scholarship in memory of late Edwin M. Drover Oct. 10
Marine Institute to mark construction milestone at Holyrood Marine facility and announce future plans Oct. 5
PSA: Explore The Autumn Garden at upcoming Memorial University Botanical Garden workshop Oct. 4
PSA: World Breastfeeding Week community film screenings of Milk: Born into this World Oct. 2

September 2017

Second in the world: Enactus Memorial named world cup runner-up Sept. 28
Second in the world: Enactus Memorial named world cup runner-up Sept. 28
Energy and facilities renewal at Memorial Sept. 28
Energy renewal at Memorial Sept. 27
Students and alumni invited to Career and Graduate School Fair on Sept. 27 Sept. 26
PSA: Sparking conversations about living and dying well Sept. 26
PSA: Orchids 101 workshop at Memorial University Botanical Garden Sept. 22
PSA: Faculty of Medicine opening its doors Sept. 21
PSA: Symposium to ‘expose’ ovarian cancer Sept. 21
Gardiner Centre director named Sept. 20
Charity basketball game in honour of Terry Fox on Sept. 28 Sept. 20
Memorial University ‘bridging institutions’ emphasize position within N.L. innovation ecosystem Sept. 19
Enactus Memorial prepares to defend world title Sept. 19
Enactus national champions to showcase World Cup presentation today Sept. 18
PSA: Moth Madness at Memorial University Botanical Garden Sept. 18
Harris Centre receives national recognition Sept. 14
Memorial University celebrates the fourth annual Science Literacy Week Sept. 14
Merchant Navy Day Commemoration Sept. 14
Brave New Worlds: Shakespeare in Newfoundland and Labrador Sept. 12
PSA: Faculty of Medicine holds second speakers’ series as part of anniversary celebrations Sept. 12
Dr. Gwynne Dyer to deliver Galbraith Lecture at Memorial University Sept. 11
PSA: Memorial University Botanical Garden welcomes active seniors for Seniors on the Go! Sept. 8
Two first-year Memorial students awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships Sept. 7
By the numbers: Provincial population projections emphasize importance of preparing for the future Sept. 7
Memorial University to present 36th annual Alumni Tribute Awards Sept. 6
Harris Centre releases population projections for Newfoundland and Labrador Sept. 5
Memorial’s St. John’s campus launches Welcome Week for new students Sept. 1

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