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: https://mru.ca/6a3 (Globe and Mail – Brad Mahon, dean; Kayden Abel, student)

Big questions about mental health spending should NDP government lose next election: https://mru.ca/082 (Calgary Journal – David Taras, faculty; Kandi McElary, Mirjam Knapik, Wellness; Shayla Breen, Amanda LeBlanc, SAMRU)

MRU kicks off 31st annual Season of Caring: https://mru.ca/bf7a  (660 News – SAMRU)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Discussing crime rates in Canadian communities: https://mru.ca/5b0 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Doug King, faculty)

If Calgary votes no in the 2026 Olympic plebiscite, what’s next?: https://mru.ca/afc1 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

MLA for Calgary East removed from NDP caucus: https://mru.ca/6af (CBC Radio – Lori Williams, faculty)

Well known and respected Cochranite receives national volunteerism honour: https://mru.ca/bc16 (Cochrane Now – David Legg, faculty)

Paralympics benefit accessibility: https://mru.ca/5748 (Global News Morning – David Legg, faculty, full segment unavailable)

NDP had no choice but to turf backbencher from caucus, political analyst says: https://mru.ca/7ec (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Can we create changemakers by design?: https://mru.ca/aa2 (UToday – James Stauch, faculty)

Also worth noting

Proposal for new UBC real estate development draws community opposition: https://mru.ca/4386 (Vancouver Sun)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca
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