This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
MRU celebrates graduates with outdoor convocation; installs their first chancellor: https://mru.ca/aa6f (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Nov. 5 print edition, Page A4 – Tim Rahilly, President; Dawn Farrell, Chancellor; Samantha Rintoul, Iyah Smili and Alyza Miri, graduates; David O’Brien, Eva Friesen, Beckie Scott, George Brookman, Honorary Doctors of Laws)
Students graduate outdoors in drive-in ceremony: https://mru.ca/7b95 (Global News – Tim Rahilly, President; Dawn Farrell, Chancellor; David O’Brien, Honorary Doctor of Laws)
Honking replaces clapping at drive-in grad: https://mru.ca/6c6b7 (CBC News – Tim Rahilly, President; Samantha Rintoul, Kenisha Stobbs-Tkach, graduates)
Drive-in grad ceremony ‘special’: https://mru.ca/7570 (CBC Radio News – Samantha Rintoul, student)
Outdoor grad ceremony at MRU: https://mru.ca/e484 (CTV News at 6)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Uncertain U.S. election sparking calls from anxious Americans on moving to Calgary: https://mru.ca/d555 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)
America votes 2020: https://mru.ca/32e1 (Global News Edmonton – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta and Ottawa united on Keystone XL pipeline, but ‘political division’ persists says Justin Trudeau: https://mru.ca/4eb1 (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Alberta team will lead public consultation on who gets COVID-19 vaccine first: https://mru.ca/65d1 (Global News)
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