This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Calgary’s Class of 2020 gets creative to celebrate milestone, years of hardwork: https://mru.ca/6c89 (CBC News – MRU online grad celebration, Phil Warsaba, AVP)
Calgary’s Kindness: Local celebs cheer MRU grads: https://mru.ca/f060 (Calgary Herald – MRU online grad celebration)
Library Awards for Research Excellence recipients announced: Mount Royal University recognizes outstanding scholarly projects: https://mru.ca/906c (Education News Canada – Sara Sharun, faculty; Vanessa Boila, Sara Czerwonka, Amy Rintoul, students)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Calgary anti-racism protests a defining moment for city, organizers and experts say: https://mru.ca/167d (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Maki Motapanyane, Roberta Lexier, faculty)
Calgary singer-songwriter brings hope, honours frontline workers amid COVID pandemic: https://mru.ca/fc0e (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Edmonton Journal – Adam Ambrose, student)
56% of Albertans don’t want Jason Kenney as premier, poll suggests: https://mru.ca/6341 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Minister scrapped job competition for health advocate, instead appointing prominent UCP figure: https://mru.ca/b77c (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
U of L to offer its Early Start Experience to new students online: https://mru.ca/43e2 (Lethbridge Herald)
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