This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the news
Trico Changemakers aim to find solutions to complex problems (Calgary Herald – Wayne Chiu, Trico Homes; Lesley Brown, provost; Joe Plant, student) Feature story ran in Oct. 6 Calgary Herald print edition; Online link unavailable.
Mount Royal U creates space to address social or environmental challenges: https://mru.ca/77a (Troy Media – Wayne Chiu, Trico Homes; Jill Andres, director, Trico Changemakers Studio)
Potential Calgary Student Alliance membership, new MacHall vendor discussed at Oct. 2 SLC: https://mru.ca/4c2 (The Gauntlet)
IOC calls for Calgary to support bid: https://mru.ca/3ca (CTV Calgary)
Build green, local leaders say: https://mru.ca/6ac3 (St. Albert Gazette)
Students/experts/alum in the news
‘It is the story of so many women’: Why the Kavanaugh confirmation has struck a chord in Canada: https://mru.ca/db20 (Star Metro Edmonton, Maki Motapanyane, faculty)
Meet the candidates in Valemount: https://mru.ca/920a (The Valley Sentinel – Eugene Jamin, alumnus)
Raucous crowd in Calgary hears Doug Ford, Jason Kenney rail against carbon tax at rally: https://mru.ca/1b5a (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Trudeau doubles down on carbon tax: https://mru.ca/d7fd (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Kenney taking risks inviting Ford to Calgary rally: political scientist: https://mru.ca/42ce (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Is new trade deal a win for Canada: https://mru.ca/6c1 (630 CHED – Aug. 7, 7:37:30 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Strike mandate approved in university pension dispute: https://mru.ca/1f31 (Saskatoon Star Phoenix)
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