MRU Media

MRU Media: 04/08/2019

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

MRU in the News

Student entrepreneur takes flight at university competition: https://mru.ca/eb5b (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Tarandeep Singh Kainth, student, JMH LaunchPad)

Update on MRU LaunchPad: https://mru.ca/f4e0 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Tarandeep Singh Kainth, Vladimir Taikov, students)

Young entrepreneur expanding sharing economy gets big boost at Mount Royal University’s LaunchPad: https://mru.ca/f5b8 (Education News Canada – Tarandeep Singh Kainth, Arielle Fitzgerald, students; Ray DePaul, faculty)

Student leaders work to boost struggling youth voter turnout: https://mru.ca/6ff9 (Calgary Herald/Vancouver Province – Amanda LeBlanc, SAMRU; David Taras, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

The lasting legacy of Dayna Brons, one year after Humboldt tragedy: https://mru.ca/e88a (The Hockey News – Dayne Brons, alumna)

New adapted wheelchair sports program launches in Calgary: https://mru.ca/e60f (CBC News – David Legg, faculty)

Adapted sports program set for Winsport: https://mru.ca/0d9 (CBC Radio news – David Legg, faculty)

Candidates criticized for not attending public forum debates: https://mru.ca/f38 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP targets key ridings in lead-up to election, as NDP continues to campaign in Calgary: https://mru.ca/483b (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Mountain View key riding: https://mru.ca/36b1  (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Andrew Scheer announcement today: https://mru.ca/bfad (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

New poll shows UCP with nine-point lead over NDP: https://mru.ca/a281 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – David Taras, faculty)

SNC-Lavalin revives court bid to avoid criminal trial: https://mru.ca/16d9 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

The debate’s over. What will Alberta’s political leaders do next?: https://mru.ca/24c9 (Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams and Duane Bratt, faculty)

Candidates debate in high-profile Calgary-Mountain View constituency: https://mru.ca/9c8c (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Plateformes électorales : des budgets équilibrés à l’optimisme (Electoral Platforms: Balanced Budgets to Optimism): https://mru.ca/d71e (Radio-Canada – Anupam Das, faculty)

Alberta election: analyzing the leaders’ debate: https://mru.ca/d99 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

No winners in leader’s debate: commentators: https://mru.ca/2eb1  (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Opinion: University can’t come soon enough: https://mru.ca/659f (Red Deer Advocate)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca
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