This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
World Wetlands Day Symposium at MRU: https://mru.ca/d731 (CTV News at 6 – Weather reports live from RLLC’s Immersion Studio throughout 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts. Interview regarding Tuesday’s World Wetlands Day Symposium at 19:43)
MRU Cougars, Rutland Park association partnership provides free skating lessons: https://mru.ca/6b1d (Calgary Herald, National Post – Nathan Higgins, staff; Jamal Watson, student)
Short indie films kick off 2nd annual Black History Month Film Festival at MRU: https://mru.ca/ce57 (Global News – Badria Abubaker, student)
An economist who put the accent on compassion: https://mru.ca/b2d1 (Calgary’s Business – Vettivelu Nallainayagam, former faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Why malls are adding Instagramable pop-ups to your shopping trip: https://mru.ca/4a2f (CBC News – Donna Dumont, faculty)
Varcoe: Opposition to Trans Mountain project grows as shovels in ground: https://mru.ca/671a (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)
Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames final score: Goalie fight headlines Oilers’ blowout win in intense ‘Battle of Alberta’ game: https://mru.ca/3688 (Sporting News – Colin Cooper, alumnus)
Also worth noting
University endowment fund being created in memory of Edmonton victims of Iran plane crash: https://mru.ca/8bbc (Global News)
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