This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the news
Fort McMurray wildfire showed how pets are overlooked during natural disasters, researchers says: https://mru.ca/f92e https://mru.ca/996 (Canadian Press story running in Calgary Herald, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Global News – Kim Williams, faculty)
Evacuation plan for pets: https://mru.ca/e356 (CityNews, 660 News – Kim Williams, faculty)
Calgary’s new MAX rapid transit bus lines perplex some riders: https://mru.ca/ab29 (CBC News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
City’s first commercial aquaponics farm puts fresh fish and greens on restaurant patrons’ plates: https://mru.ca/542 (Calgary Herald – Paul Shumlich, alumnus)
New rules fail to curb free-spending political action committees: https://mru.ca/50e (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)
Discussing Canada Post rotating strikes: https://mru.ca/6650 (CBC, Alberta at Noon – Christian Cook, faculty, link to full program unavailable)
Also worth noting
Edmonton Conservative MP Kerry Diotte sues University of Alberta student newspaper for defamation: https://mru.ca/af8 (Star Metro Edmonton)
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