This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
Students/experts/alum in the news
Webster Niblock students learn fractions through dance and song: https://mru.ca/4aed (CHAT News Today – Katie Albers, student)
Radio silence: Edmonton police move to encrypted communications system, removing public, media access: https://mru.ca/65c4 (Edmonton Journal – Sean Holman, faculty)
COVID takes toll on Canada’s democracy as information flow slows: experts: https://mru.ca/bca6 (Prince George Citizen, Glacier News – Sean Holman, faculty)
Opinion: Sacking of U.S. Capitol was culmination of Trump’s reign of lies: https://mru.ca/3d2 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta’s House Speaker slams UCP government for ‘hypocrisy’ in travel scandal: https://mru.ca/e08f (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Kenney expresses support for safe travel during COVID-19 pandemic despite his government’s website advisory: https://mru.ca/b878 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/8b7d (CTV Two, Jan. 7 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
2021: Alberta eyes post-COVID economic rebound but faces big budget questions: https://mru.ca/1468 (Global News, Toronto Star, The Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Alberta reeling and rebuilding one year after Iran plane crash: https://mru.ca/c454 (Global News)
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