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Wilfrid Laurier University Communications, Public Affairs & Marketing
October 25, 2014

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Laurier in the News

Interesting stories unfold on our Laurier campuses every day. Professors are making research discoveries, past and present students are finding ways to make a difference in the world and our purple-and-gold athletes are enjoying hard-earned victories.

In Communications, Public Affairs & Marketing, part of our job is to make sure people beyond our campuses hear our stories. That means working with the media to share the Laurier news that will interest their audiences, answering questions for their stories, and linking them with Laurier experts on specific news topics.

Laurier is in the news almost daily: locally, provincially, nationally and beyond. This website will provide a glimpse into some of the ways Laurier is making news from alumni profiles and expert insight to some of the broader issues facing universities.


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Tough grind for baristas as Laurier study suggests near epidemic of lower-back pain among coffee shop workers Tough grind for baristas as Laurier study suggests near epidemic of lower-back pain among coffee shop workers
(News - May 28)
Kitchener Centre a 'bellwether' for provincial election, Laurier prof Barry Kay says Kitchener Centre a 'bellwether' for provincial election, Laurier prof Barry Kay says
(News - May 23)
Hadfield, Walter Gretzky to be convocation speakers Hadfield, Walter Gretzky to be convocation speakers
(News - May 22)
Laurier students make semi-finals at the International Business Model Competition Laurier students make semi-finals at the International Business Model Competition
(News - May 16)
Laurier lineman inks deal with Toronto Argonauts Laurier lineman inks deal with Toronto Argonauts
(News - May 16)
Laurier masters student helps bring music therapy to dementia patients
(News - May 16)
Hail and farewell to the chief; Laurier alum Matt Torigian leaves post as Waterloo Regional Police chief to become Ontario's deputy minister of community safety Hail and farewell to the chief; Laurier alum Matt Torigian leaves post as Waterloo Regional Police chief to become Ontario's deputy minister of community safety
(News - May 15)
Niagara Falls could be next Brantford: BIA Chair
(News - May 14)
David Johnson: Do student outcomes depend on good teachers? David Johnson: Do student outcomes depend on good teachers?
(News - May 13)
Mother and son graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University together Mother and son graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University together
(News - May 11)
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Experts at Laurier

Experts at Laurier is a broad database of experts who have agreed to make themselves available for media interviews. Visit the Experts at Laurier page to search for professors by discipline or topic: wlu.ca/experts.

Are you wondering how you can become an expert source for the media? Update your Experts at Laurier profile by logging onto your personal web page click here to find out how.