MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/05/2018

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

MRU in the news

Calgary philanthropist behind Field of Crosses receives MRU honorary degree: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient; Stephen Price, dean)

Founder of Calgary’s Field of Crosses awarded honorary degree: (Global News – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)

Business leader and philanthropist Murray McCann celebrated at Mount Royal University:  (660 News radio – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)

Calgary business leader and philanthropist awarded honorary degree: (City News 660 News – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)

Questions about Olympic cost overruns remain as plebiscite looms: (Calgary Herald)

Universities’ plans around cannabis legalization focused on student awareness and safety: (Globe and Mail – Steve Fitterer, VP)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Editorial: Time to do Olympics homework, Calgary voters: (Calgary Herald – David Finch, faculty)

Calgary’s multi-billion-dollar bid for 2026 Winter Olympics: What happened to the bid and what comes next: (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, faculty)

This week in Canadian politics: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Hate messages show up on University of Manitoba campus: (CBC News)

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