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: https://mru.ca/c38 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient; Stephen Price, dean)
Founder of Calgary’s Field of Crosses awarded honorary degree: https://mru.ca/d374 (Global News – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)
Business leader and philanthropist Murray McCann celebrated at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/403 (660 News radio – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)
Calgary business leader and philanthropist awarded honorary degree: https://mru.ca/23fe (City News 660 News – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient)
Questions about Olympic cost overruns remain as plebiscite looms: https://mru.ca/2d05 (Calgary Herald)
Universities’ plans around cannabis legalization focused on student awareness and safety: https://mru.ca/e21a (Globe and Mail – Steve Fitterer, VP)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Editorial: Time to do Olympics homework, Calgary voters: https://mru.ca/5d6c (Calgary Herald – David Finch, faculty)
Calgary’s multi-billion-dollar bid for 2026 Winter Olympics: What happened to the bid and what comes next: https://mru.ca/0e7 (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, faculty)
This week in Canadian politics: https://mru.ca/6cf (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
Hate messages show up on University of Manitoba campus: https://mru.ca/68c9 (CBC News)
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