This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Do universities put too much weight on student evaluations of teaching?: https://mru.ca/d5e (University Affairs – Bob Uttl, faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Varcoe: As bitumen battle moves to B.C. court, turning off taps remains ‘ultimate’ option: https://mru.ca/5c27 (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal – David Taras, faculty)
Experts don’t expect an Alberta election to be called immediately: https://mru.ca/28a (660 News/City News – Lori Williams, faculty)
UCP leads NDP ahead of 2019 election, Albertans split on best leader: Ipsos poll: https://mru.ca/2891 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Jason Kenney’s kamikaze candidate conundrum: https://mru.ca/2f64 (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
United Conservatives deny financial wrongdoing by Jason Kenney as new details emerge on ‘kamikaze affair’: https://mru.ca/f758 (Star Metro Calgary/Star Metro Edmonton – Lori Williams, faculty)
Alberta Primetime political panel: https://mru.ca/08c (CTV 2 – Archie McLean and Duane Bratt, faculty)
How the 2015 election changed Alberta politics, no matter what happens in 2019: https://mru.ca/fc6 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Keith Brownsey, Richard Sutherland, and David Taras, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Alberta students rally for more mental health support: https://mru.ca/2320 (CBC News)
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