MRU Media

MRU Media: 12/05/2019

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

MRU in the News

A look at philanthropist David Bissett’s dedication to education and other local initiatives: (Calgary Herald – David Bissett, donor)

Calgary philanthropist donates largest individual donation to SAIT: (Global News – Christopher Payne, alumnus; David Bissett, donor)

Here is how you could be affected by cuts to post-secondary funding: (Calgary Journal – Tim Rahilly, president; Lesley Brown, provost; Lori Williams, faculty)

MRU Now app aims to increase security and safety at university: (The Reflector – Kim Cousineau, staff)

Paul Brandt joining Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for Christmas concert: (Daily Hive – Paul Brandt, honorary degree recipient; Bella Concert Hall)

Students/experts/alum in the news

As Parliament returns, Canada’s Trudeau faces first test of minority government: (The Washington Post – Lori Williams, faculty)

The chosen few: Why certain graphic photos become iconic, and others don’t: (The Signal – Janet Arnold, faculty)

Financial institutions like Moody’s ‘buying into’ European political agenda: Kenney: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Moody’s downgrades Alberta’s credit rating: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Lethbridge hoping to unlock cures with traditional Blackfoot plants: (APTN News)

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