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 2020

Genesis client Unbound Chemicals achieves major milestone for recycling unused medication Aug. 19
Local entrepreneur creates unique shopping experience at Botanical Garden Aug. 5

July 2020

New study confirms Newfoundland as home to world’s oldest animal fossils July 30
Memorial University national leader with adoption of Indigenous research policy July 28
Memorial University establishes first academic unit based in Labrador July 24
Genesis client Oliver POS raises $3.2 million in seed funding July 9

June 2020

PSA: School of Pharmacy researchers want to talk about how you buy cannabis June 29
PSA: School of Pharmacy researchers want to talk about how you buy cannabis June 29
PSA: Virtual conference on improving the well-being of people impacted by cancer June 25
Student-led health tech companies win $40,000 seed funding at Mel Woodward Cup June 17
Student entrepreneurs to compete for $25,000 at 2020 Mel Woodward Cup June 15
Genesis company signs up Bluedrop to virtual health-care platform June 5
Memorial University releases Board of Regents alumni election results June 2

May 2020

Memorial University to kick start course offerings for new, first-year students May 25

April 2020

Genesis company building world’s largest collection of free occupational health and safety expertise April 8

March 2020

PSA: BrainWaves 2020: Human Neuroscience Research Group retreat March 12
PSA: School of Pharmacy to host public pill drop March 9
Memorial University pharmacy students kick off Pharmacist Awareness Month March 5
PSA: Public lecture to tackle the great debate: What’s a healthy food? March 4
Memorial University sleep study to help cancer survivors March 3

February 2020

PSA: Nuances of Blackness and the Academy Feb. 20
Genesis client Oliver POS celebrating international growth Feb. 14
PSA: Faculty of Nursing seeking research study participants Feb. 7
Enactus Memorial to launch HeartStarter project Feb. 6
PSA: Stroke Public Forum 2020 Feb. 6

January 2020

Nautical science students put to test in local industry competition Jan. 29
Memorial University extends winter semester Jan. 23
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial students Jan. 13
PSA: Spring application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial students Jan. 13

December 2019

Memorial University announces first female president and vice-chancellor Dec. 12
Memorial University to announce new president and vice-chancellor Dec. 12
Marine Institute and Teekay Offshore unveil bridge simulation facility Dec. 11
Greenland ice losses rising faster than expected Dec. 11
Marine Institute and Teekay Offshore to unveil bridge simulation facility Dec. 9
Husky contributes $1 million to create centre of excellence at Memorial Dec. 6
Dec. 6 vigil change in agenda Dec. 5
Memorial’s business faculty to announce significant contribution from Husky Energy Dec. 5
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 3

November 2019

Botanical Garden's holiday tradition is back – and brighter than ever Nov. 27
Marine Institute to facilitate external review of Northern Harvest salmon mortality Nov. 21
Marine Institute’s Model Boat Race taking place on Nov. 23 Nov. 20
PSA: Public lecture: How can road conditions in N.L. be improved? Nov. 18
PSA: Faculty of Medicine to host third Aboriginal Health Symposium Nov. 15
PSA: Public lecture: Developing the materials of tomorrow Nov. 14
PSA: Faculty of Medicine Open House Nov. 13
Genesis: Memorial's business incubator named Top Challenger in North America Nov. 7
PSA: Memorial University hosting 2019 Canada Ocean Lecture Series Nov. 7
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs 2019 report released Nov. 6
Memorial University to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice Nov. 6
School of Pharmacy e-cigarette research published in major medical journal Nov. 5

October 2019

Memorial University to celebrate Harlow Campus at 50 in St. John’s Oct. 24
Memorial University to present 38th annual Alumni Tribute Awards Oct. 23
Music lessons improve seniors' hearing, says Canada Research Chair Oct. 22
PSA: Public lecture to discuss health inequality in children Oct. 21
PSA: Mind the Gaps: A wiki edit-a-thon Oct. 21
Memorial University launches 2019 President’s Report Oct. 16
Memorial University to unveil storyboard in memory of Judy Lynn Ford Oct. 16
PSA: Public lecture at Memorial University to discuss protein behaviour in cells Oct. 11
Historic growth: Graduate student enrolment grows at record pace Oct. 4
Business faculty launches plan honouring uniqueness of Newfoundland and Labrador Oct. 2

September 2019

Harris Centre to host sustainable communities conference Sept. 30
Centre for Collaborative Health in Professional Education celebrates 20th anniversary Sept. 26
Genesis congratulates Verafin on landmark investment Sept. 25
Students, alumni invited to Career and Graduate School Fair on Sept. 25 Sept. 25
PSA: Folklore students stage pop-up at St. John’s Farmers' Market Sept. 25
Johnson Geo Centre: A gift that rocks Sept. 24
Memorial University to celebrate Johnson Geo Centre gift Sept. 24
Internationalization Office open house today, Sept. 17 Sept. 17
Honorary degree recipients for fall convocation announced Sept. 16
Check it Out! Presents A Bug’s Life: Tales of the Newfoundland and Labrador Insect (1833-2019) Sept. 13
Venue change for Merchant Navy Day Commemoration on Sept. 12 Sept. 12
Thirteen Memorial faculty members named professores emeriti Sept. 11
Merchant Navy Day Commemoration on Sept. 12 Sept. 11


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