This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the news
Overwhelming interest sparks up new post-secondary cannabis courses: https://mru.ca/dbe0 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Vancouver Sun – Brad Mahon, dean)
Jason Kenney criticized for using photos of Rick Mercer, Calgary nursing students in unemployment tweet: https://mru.ca/05fa (Global News)
Yes Calgary Olympic group takes campaign to schools while city preps for public engagement: https://mru.ca/873 (CBC News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Comply with gay-straight alliance legislation or lose funding, education minister tells Alberta schools: https://mru.ca/1fbf (Star Metro Calgary – Kim Williams, faculty)
Trudeau and Notley to meet in Edmonton: https://mru.ca/a59a (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)
School’s back in session – and so is campaigning for Alberta’s next election: https://mru.ca/8158 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
Campus safe space for soused students expands to include cannabis at University of Calgary: https://mru.ca/57b (Calgary Herald)
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