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MRU Media 11/09/2020

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

MRU in the News

Postsecondary institutions hold innovative convocations due to COVID-19: (Academica)

MRU installs first chancellor, awards honorary doctorates at Western Canada’s only outdoor fall convocation: (Ecucation News Canada – Tim Rahilly, President; Dawn Farrell, Chancellor; Alex Pourbaix, Chair, BOG; David O’Brien; Eva Friesen, Beckie Scott, George Brookman, Honorary Doctors of Laws)

One student’s struggle with online classes: (Calgary Journal – Liz Contos, student; Diana Sole Kahler, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Asian people become targets of racist attacks during the pandemic: (CTV News – Irene Shankar, faculty)

Meet Marie Gilmore, Editor & Publisher: (Osprey Observer – Marie Gilmore, alumna)

We should not be complacent about Canadians’ welcoming attitudes toward immigrants: (Globe and Mail – Leah Hamilton, faculty)

How Joe Biden’s projected U.S. presidential race victory might impact Alberta: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

PM: We have confidence in U.S. election: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta government asks unionized public sector workers to take 4% pay cut: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Oxbridge graduates will no longer enjoy fast track to the top of the BBC: (inews)

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