MRU Media

MRU Media: 3/09/2020

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

MRU in the News

Collective truth: Witness Blanket weaves together tales of Canada’s residential school system: (Calgary Herald, Herald print edition, Saturday, March 7, Page D1;  Postmedia newspapers/websites across Canada – John Fischer, staff)

The Witness Blanket Art Installation inspired by woven blanket: (Calgary Herald Arts Listings)

‘An outrage’: Calgary universities suspend study abroad programs in countries experiencing COVID-19: (CBC News)

Calgary’s MRU Cougars earn berth in national university volleyball championship: (Global News – Cami Kepke, Dholi Thokbuom, students)

Indigenous perspectives need to be strengthened in STEM fields: (Academica – John Fischer, staff)

24-year-old woman found dead west of Calgary identified: sources: (Global News)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Updates on Covid-19 outbreak, Travel concerns: (CTV News at 5, 3:50 – Aliyah Dosani, faculty)

Provincial parks ‘a very precarious public good’ to be carefully managed: MRU professor: (CBC News – Joe Pavelka, faculty)

Separation? Special interest groups? The fair deal panel approaches its final report: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

CTV News Weekend: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Local volleyball players in Canada West medal game tonight: (Everything GP – Quinn Pelland, student)

Also worth noting

Business owner Peggy Garritty named U of A chancellor: (Edmonton Journal)

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