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 Peace Prize awarded to renowned foreign correspondent: https://mru.ca/3af3 (Education News Canada – Kari Roberts, faculty; Stephanie Nolen, peace prize recipient)
New continuing ed courses to offer path for increasing the number of infosec pros in Canada: https://mru.ca/0ffdd (IT World Canada – Brad Mahon, dean; Andrea Vega, student)
Win tickets to see Michael Bernard Fitzgerald at the Bella Concert Hall: https://mru.ca/6fc7 (YYScene – Bella Concert Hall)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Soccer star JAL returns to lead MRU after a year shelved by injury: https://mru.ca/39f9 (Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Toronto Sun – Justin Anderson-Louch, student-athlete; Ryan Gyaki, coach)
Calgary Liberals try to move on from ‘brownface’ controversy: https://mru.ca/8a06 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
How a plan to ‘storm Area 51’ turned into something much different: https://mru.ca/89dd (Global News – Lizzie MacNeill, faculty)
Alberta may tweak ‘turn off the taps’ bill as B.C. chalks up a win in oil spat: https://mru.ca/6bed (Star Metro Edmonton – Lori Williams, faculty)
Elections commissioner shuts down UCP complaint against Progress Alberta: https://mru.ca/a419 (Star Metro Edmonton – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
Safety improvements to HUB helping lower security incidents at University of Alberta: report: https://mru.ca/9647 (Global News)
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