MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/07/2018

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

MRU in the news

From cannabis to dinosaurs, online classes cover it all: (Globe and Mail – Brad Mahon, dean; Kayden Abel, student)

Big questions about mental health spending should NDP government lose next election: (Calgary Journal – David Taras, faculty; Kandi McElary, Mirjam Knapik, Wellness; Shayla Breen, Amanda LeBlanc, SAMRU)

MRU kicks off 31st annual Season of Caring:  (660 News – SAMRU)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Discussing crime rates in Canadian communities: (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Doug King, faculty)

If Calgary votes no in the 2026 Olympic plebiscite, what’s next?: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

MLA for Calgary East removed from NDP caucus: (CBC Radio – Lori Williams, faculty)

Well known and respected Cochranite receives national volunteerism honour: (Cochrane Now – David Legg, faculty)

Paralympics benefit accessibility: (Global News Morning – David Legg, faculty, full segment unavailable)

NDP had no choice but to turf backbencher from caucus, political analyst says: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Can we create changemakers by design?: (UToday – James Stauch, faculty)

Also worth noting

Proposal for new UBC real estate development draws community opposition: (Vancouver Sun)

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