This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Federal emergency funds to lessen financial burden for Calgary’s university students: https://mru.ca/11fa (Calgary Herald – Lesley Brown, Provost; Shayla Breen, SAMRU)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Calling out COVID-19 rulebreakers: https://mru.ca/0e43 (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon, April 22, 37:20– Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)
Dissent from a distance: How Alberta activists are coping with physical distancing rules: https://mru.ca/d4c4c (CBC News – Roberta Lexier, faculty)
‘Economic collapse’: Pandemic shutdown wallops Canadian economy: https://mru.ca/31f5 (The Epoch Times – Gerard Lucyshyn, faculty)
New mechanism for complaints about border services: https://mru.ca/af77 (CTV News, Alberta Prime Time – Doug King, faculty)
Suddenly an independent Alberta doesn’t seem so appealing: https://mru.ca/37ff (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Alberta sports teams bracing for changes due to funding cuts: https://mru.ca/1965 (Global News)
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