This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Calgary’s economic transition will require adaptable workers, new skills: https://mru.ca/6069 (CBC News – Ray DePaul, David Finch, Sharon McIntyre, faculty)
MRU Roundtable looks to bridge education gap: https://mru.ca/822 (CBC Radio News – Ray DePaul, faculty)
Roundtable at MRU looks at city’s future employment and education needs: https://mru.ca/c869 (CHQR, The Morning News with Gord Gilles and Sue Deyell, Aug. 26, 8:10 a.m. – David Finch, faculty)
MRU’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship teams with city business leaders to foster High-Impact Talent: https://mru.ca/44c7 (Education News Canada – Ray DePaul, David Finch, faculty; Lesley Brown, provost)
Students/experts/alum in the news
‘A child without a childhood’: $11-million lawsuit says Alberta foster care system failed to stop horrific abuse: https://mru.ca/8ae8 (Star Metro Calgary/Toronto Star – Peter Choate, faculty)
Welcoming a journalist into the community: https://mru.ca/6db0 (Airdrie City View, Rocky View Publishing – Nathan Woolridge, student)
People’s Party of Canada launches campaign: https://mru.ca/04c2 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)
‘Politicians have to know better’: Activist criticizes MLA for quoting Nazi in deleted tweet: https://mru.ca/32a2 (Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
Canada wants to diversify international student intake: https://mru.ca/db4b (CIC News)
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