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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December 2018

Collective bargaining update: University requests further talks with MUNFA Dec. 4
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 3

November 2018

Immigration and Sustainable Development Symposium to take place at Memorial University Nov. 29
Marine Institute to host 11 schools competing in Model Boat Race Nov. 29
PSA: And Who Will Help Me Grow The Food? A keynote address featuring Dr. Ivan Emke Nov. 29
PSA: Free film screening of The Clean Bin Project Nov. 26
PSA: Merry and Bright Holiday Light Festival at Memorial University Botanical Garden Nov. 26
Merry and Bright Holiday Light Festival at Memorial University Botanical Garden Nov. 23
PSA: Cancelled: Public lecture about how reserves/reports in the N.L. offshore are communicated to the public Nov. 20
New paper says race to conserve marine biodiversity may backfire Nov. 19
PSA: How Reserves/Reports in the N.L. Offshore Are Communicated to the Public Nov. 19
Memorial University event to highlight research on impacts of work-related travel Nov. 16
Second annual charity basketball game in honour of Terry Fox on Nov. 22 Nov. 13
Fisheries and Marine Institute hosts symposium on Northwest Atlantic redfish Nov. 13
Exploring cutting edge research relevant to the local engineering, technology and research community Nov. 9
Marine Institute to hold Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 8
PSA: Your Dad’s on Drugs: A School of Pharmacy public lecture Nov. 6
Newfoundland and Labrador’s lieutenant-governor to visit Memorial University’s Harlow Campus Nov. 5
Digital Health Symposium to take place at Signal Hill Campus Nov. 5
PSA: Renowned feminist leader Carol Christ to visit Memorial Nov. 5
PSA: Unlocking the mysteries of the universe with gravitational waves Nov. 5
Memorial University launches Canada’s first joint music and business degree Nov. 1
Family Practice Clinic opens at Faculty of Medicine Nov. 1
PSA: Invading Canada: George Story lecturer examines 1865 Fenian threat Nov. 1

October 2018

PSA: Hands-on fun at Health for All Festival Oct. 31
PSA: Public lecture: What might industry disruptions in mining look like? Oct. 25
PSA: Designing for public engagement, entrepreneurship, healthy communities and neighbourhoods – four upcoming free public sessions Oct. 23
Memorial’s Ocean Sciences Centre to launch Reef Life Survey Canada Oct. 22
PSA: Sharing the Stage: Memorial University and the Arts Community in NL Oct. 22
PSA: Join Memorial University’s convocation celebration in real time Oct. 17
Memorial University holds fall convocation ceremonies Oct. 16
Fifth edition of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs report released Oct. 10
Memorial University to present 37th annual Alumni Tribute Awards Oct. 10
Community Foundation of NL and Memorial’s Harris Centre to release province’s fifth Vital Signs report Oct. 9
SHARE Summit 2018: Improving the lives of patients Oct. 5
PSA: Public lecture to discuss youth development in schools Oct. 3
PSA: Search for Earth’s twin subject of upcoming public lecture Oct. 3
Media invited to launch of The Fund, Memorial’s first student-managed investment fund Oct. 1

September 2018

Doors Officially Open at Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus Sept. 29
Looking Deep Into Shallow Waters Sept. 28
Official Opening of Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus Sept. 26
PSA: Come on up! Memorial invites the public to visit Signal Hill Campus, Saturday, Sept. 29, from 2–5 p.m. Sept. 26
Students, alumni invited to Career and Graduate School Fair on Sept. 26 Sept. 25
Muskrat Falls symposium to be held this weekend at Memorial University Sept. 24
President’s term to conclude in December 2019; planning for next presidential search gets underway Sept. 13
PSA: Faculty of Medicine opening its doors Sept. 13
Merchant Navy Day commemoration Sept. 12
Honorary degree recipients for fall convocation announced Sept. 12
Alumni donations enable Memorial students to invest real money in capital markets Sept. 11
Emera Innovation Exchange launched on Memorial’s Signal Hill Campus Sept. 6
Two first-year students awarded prestigious Schulich scholarships Sept. 5


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