Day: July 4, 2022

CPI co-director named one of Avenue Calgary’s 40 under 40

Avenue Calgary’s annual Top 40 Under 40 list represents what the magazine describes as younger “entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers and artists who are each making a difference in their field and in the city.” The 2020 slate of recipients is comprised of health professionals, business and technology developers, social influencers, arts advocates, policy informers and Mount…

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MRU and Shaw Team Up On Community Podcast Initiative to Give Voice to Marginalized Communities

Mount Royal University is partnering with Shaw Communications Inc. to introduce a new podcasting initiative that will support and amplify community voices and stories. Launching this fall, the Community Podcast Initiative (CPI) at Mount Royal’s School of Communication Studies is a first-of-its-kind program for a Canadian university that will see students and the community develop,…

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Community Podcast Initiative one of Mount Royal University’s first projects to secure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

The CPI is proud to be among the first of three projects at MRU to be awarded a grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and a matching grant from Alberta’s Research Capacity Program.  Click here to read the full story on the MRU website: https://www.mtroyal.ca/AboutMountRoyal/MediaRoom/Stories/2022/04/innovation-and-research-capacity-grants-boost-mru-discoveries.htm

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CPI co-director releases new book on the media’s role in equity, diversity and inclusion

CPI co-director releases new book on the media’s role in equity, diversity and inclusion The summer of 2020 was a time of reckoning for institutions the world over, and the need for reform and facing institutional racism extended to those who covered the Black Lives Matter Movement — the news media. In a new book,…

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