This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
COVID-19- Updates: MRU launches online grad celebration: https://mru.ca/8c32 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, scroll down to 9:45 a.m.)
Dr. Lesley Brown no longer provost at Calgary’s Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/6b04 (CTV News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Alberta takes a hard line against Ottawa’s plan to ban assault rifles: https://mru.ca/584c (CityNews, 660 News – Doug King, faculty)
Alberta moves to take over more firearms tests: https://mru.ca/4440 (CBC Radio News – Doug King, faculty)
Carleton University moves to mandate Indigenous teaching: https://mru.ca/8a9d (Times Higher Education – Frances Widdowson, faculty)
Dermod Travis, BC’s Brilliant Politics Watchdog, Has Died: https://mru.ca/bc48 (The Tyee – Sean Holman, faculty)
Also worth noting
Pandemic delays new Alberta university funding model indefinitely: https://mru.ca/a31f (CBC News)
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