MRU Media

MRU Media: 10/29/2018

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the news

Brooks: Changemaking takes flight at MRU: (Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province – Lesley Brown, provost; Wayne Chiu, Trico Homes; Jill Andres, Trico Changemakers Studio; James Stauch, faculty; Joe Plant, student; Lena Soots, changemaker in residence)

Calgary group calls Halloween costumes depicting Indigenous women “dehumanizing”: (Global News – Patti Derbyshire, faculty, Otahpiaaki; Spirit River Striped Wolf, student, Otahpiaaki)

Students/experts/alum in the news

City officials, Ottawa working to salvage Olympic bid agreement: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Premier Rachel Notley announces candidacy in next Alberta election: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Calgary political scientist weighs in on federal Olympic investment: (Global News – David Taras, faculty)

What’s up for debate as NDP convention kicks off in Edmonton: (Star Metro Edmonton – Lori Williams, faculty)

A small budget and a short time frame forces tough Olympic plebiscite voting station decisions: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Ottawa willing to provide upwards of $1.75 Billion toward Olympic bid: (City News, 660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Gifted Red Deer musicians to get Royal Conservatory gold medals: (Red Deer Advocate)

Four students give their thoughts on Thanksgiving: (The Weal – Christina Tobias, student)

Also worth noting

Politicians return to Alberta legislature for fall sitting: (Edmonton Journal – Marlin Schmidt, advanced education minister)

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