This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Tomorrow is Bell Let’s Talk Day! Make your actions count by joining in the world’s biggest conversation about mental health: https://mru.ca/e413 (Canada News Wire)
New certificate makes the most of digital media marketing: https://mru.ca/188a (Education News Canada – Karen Richards, Dimitra Fotopolous, staff)
Province holds student town hall for Alberta 2030 university revamp: https://mru.ca/30d0 (The Reflector – Spirit River Striped Wolf, SAMRU)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Roots and boundaries: Calgary rapper Zhe the Free wants to broaden our hip-hop community: https://mru.ca/eff1 (Calgary Herald – Zoe Slusar, alumnus)
Employment law and COVID-19: https://mru.ca/9480 (CBC Radio Alberta at Noon – Christian Cook, faculty)
How effective are emergency debates?: https://mru.ca/63d4 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)
Alberta inquiry paid $28K for a report smearing hundreds of climate journalists: https://mru.ca/da9f (Vice News – Sean Holman, faculty)
Abuse of Power: Jason Kenney’s many violations of democratic norms: https://mru.ca/e4eb (Alberta Views – Duane Bratt, faculty)
A disastrous week for fossil fuels doesn’t deter Jason Kenney: https://mru.ca/25f4f (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)
Also worth noting
Black law students push for increased diversity at UBC law school: https://mru.ca/b165 (Vancouver Sun)
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