MRU Media

MRU Media: 10/28/2019

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

MRU in the News

Students hit hard by budget changes: https://mru.ca/69b (CBC Radio news – MRU students)

In Alberta, we’re cutting away our own future: https://mru.ca/4b54 (The Sprawl – Shifrah Gadamsetti, student)

Colleges and universities learn the extent of cuts to government grants: https://mru.ca/88d (CBC News – Tim Rahilly, president)

Georgie gets letter from MRU on Heartland: https://mru.ca/a09e (CBC)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Eliminated summer employment program a surprise for students: https://mru.ca/b0f2 (CBC News – Rachel Timmerman, student)

STEP program gave student foot in the door: https://mru.ca/2631 (CBC News – Rachel Timmerman, student)

How does the Alberta budget impact you?: https://mru.ca/12b8 (Global News at Noon – Lori Williams, faculty)

Yes, there are more protests around the world — and here’s why: https://mru.ca/69f6 (Global News – Roberta Lexier, faculty)

What Is Wexit? We answer your questions about Western separation: https://mru.ca/9e90 (Huffington Post – Lori Williams, faculty)

Albertans concerned over Liberal minority: https://mru.ca/9e3d (CBC News Channel – Rachel Timmermans, student)

Climate community declares the win as poling shows climate concerns driving vote: https://mru.ca/3f76 (The Energy Mix – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Western alienation nothing new: https://mru.ca/6f21 (News Talk 980 CJME – Duane Bratt, faculty)

A divided country?: https://mru.ca/1662 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Minority government could deliver climate action, but time to change the frontline conversation: https://mru.ca/d0f (The Energy Mix – Lori Williams, faculty)

Campus roundup: Cougars men’s soccer: https://mru.ca/078c (Calgary Herald)

Also worth noting

Alberta Budget 2019: $44 million cut to hit University of Alberta: https://mru.ca/f20 (Edmonton Journal)

Student union budgets take hit as Ford government allows students to opt out of services: https://mru.ca/a2e9 (CBC News)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca
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