This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
High demand for new social work degree at MRU as Albertans cope with pandemic challenges: https://mru.ca/5932 (Calgary Herald – Stephen Price, Dean; Yasmin Dean, Peter Choate, Gaye Warthe, faculty; Krista Andrews, alunna; Tim Hilton, Student)
As COVID-19 disrupts Albertans’ lives, MRU announces four-year Bachelor of Social Work degree: https://mru.ca/4d10 (Education News Canada)
Video Surveillance Market: Global opportunity analkysis and industry forecast 2025: https://mru.ca/da71 (KSU The Sentinel Newspaper)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Rogers strikes deal to purchase Shaw: https://mru.ca/726e (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon – David Finch, faculty)
Cochrane High alumni nominated for Edwin Parr teaching award: https://mru.ca/c097 (Cochrane Now – Mikaela McNab, alumna)
Alberta introduces recall bill: https://mru.ca/ec94 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Canada’s expanded travel restrictions too costly, say international students: https://mru.ca/6766 (Global News)
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