This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Paul Brandt’s very personal war against sex traffickers: https://mru.ca/3c78 (FYI Music News – Paul Brandt, honorary degree recipient)
‘Nothing short of remarkable’: Top 7 Over 70 winners announced: https://mru.ca/0ab1 (Calgary Herald – John Lacey, honorary degree recipient)
One-third of recent board appointees are longtime conservative donors: https://mru.ca/4e9 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Keith Brownsey, faculty; Susan Riddell-Rose, Alex Pourbaix, Board of Governors.
Diversity in the media safeguards democracy: https://mru.ca/ac75 (Calgary’s Business – Sean Holman, faculty)
How Vancouver Sun op-ed stacks up against actual propaganda: https://mru.ca/449 (Vice – Mark Hecht, faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Canada election 2019: David Taras discusses issues and political strategies: https://mru.ca/781 (Global News Morning – David Taras, faculty)
Could the People’s Party of Canada be a factor in Calgary?: https://mru.ca/d5d8 (CBC News – David Taras, faculty)
The Kenney factor: Why the Alberta premier is both a risk and a reward for Scheer’s Conservatives: https://mru.ca/a447 (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)
Battleground Edmonton: City ridings to watch in federal election: https://mru.ca/0d6d (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)
INVESTIGATION: B.C. municipalities not adhering to information access laws: https://mru.ca/2d8 (Glacier Media – Sean Holman, faculty)
Also worth noting
New University of Regina class going behind bars: https://mru.ca/69c (980 CJME)
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