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MRU Media: 01/21/20

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

MRU in the News

Harry G. Schaefer Mentorship Program set for year eight: New relationships benefit both participants for the long run: (Education News Canada – Tim Rahilly, President)

Province unveils new performance-based funding structure for post-secondary institutions: (CTV News Calgary – Tim Rahilly, President)

Calgary students battle Islamophobia during Islam Awareness Week: 1a15 (Global News – MRU Muslim Student Affiliations)

York University School of Continuing Studies reports 1,000 per cent growth in time for 5-year anniversary: 5c8f (News Wire – MRU Cont. Ed.)

 Students/experts/alum in the news

  1. THOMAS UNIVERSITY: Cassidy Wilson named Campus LGBTQIA2S+ Wellness Coordinator: (Education News Canada – Cassidy Wilson, Alumni)

Deaf Artist with T1 Diabetes Finds Her Voice in Anime Art: (Healthline – Channy Blott, Student)

Exceptional is new normal: Experts break down anti-science tropes on extreme weather: da98 (CBC News – Israel Dunmade, Faculty)

Capitalist Pigs: Pigs, Pork, and Power in America: b2d4f (Player FM – Joe Anderson, Faculty)


 Also worth noting

Alberta moves to ‘outcomes-based’ approach to post-secondary funding (Calgary Herald)

Alberta announces performance-based funding for post-secondary schools: (660 News)

Alberta post-secondary funding will be tied to performance: (CBC News)

Alberta post-secondary institutions urged to freeze hiring, cut spending: (The Star Edmonton)

United Conservatives to transform Alberta post-secondary funding: (Red Deer News Now)

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