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 brings scientists, industry together at MRU: https://mru.ca/06b3 (News 770, CHQR, Feb. 4, 4:19 p.m. – Felix Nwaishi, faculty)
Court bid to stop pipeline rejected: https://mru.ca/7dc3 (CTV News at 6, Feb. 4, 2:10 – World Wetlands Day Symposium, Felix Nwaishi, faculty; Mackenna Millott, student)
Oilsands producers join scientists and government at MRU’s World Wetlands Symposium: https://mru.ca/8ac9 (Education News Canada – Felix Nwaishi, faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Recommendation to replace higher-educated nurses with cheaper staff could backfire, nurses warn: https://mru.ca/4875 (CBC News – Cathy Carter-Snell, faculty)
Calgary police seize nearly $10M worth of cocaine and methamphetamine: https://mru.ca/5de6 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)
Students speak out over post-secondary budget cuts: https://mru.ca/b8fb (Calgary Journal)
Transmountain Pipeline clears legal hurdle: (CBC Radio news – Duane Bratt, faculty, clip unavailable)
Also worth noting
University of Lethbridge students share stories of how donating blood saves lives: https://mru.ca/8284 (Global News)
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