MRU Media

MRU Media: 03/29/2021

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

MRU in the News

TransAlta CEO Dawn Farrell’s advice for women: Don’t leave when the going gets tough: (Globe and Mail – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor)

Students, faculty protest provincial cuts to budgets: (News 770, CHQR)

Honkathon protests cuts to post-secondary education: (CBC Radio News – Rachel Timmermans, SAMRU)

Post-secondary students, staff take to streets over budget cuts: (660 News – Rachel Timmermans, SAMRU)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Opinion: We need to invest in parks and nature as a prescription for better health: (Calgary Herald – Sonya Jakubek, faculty)

Why university marketing/communications offices need to hire critical race theory experts: (University Affairs – Leah Hamilton and Irene Shankar, faculty)

Canadian NHL teams exploring hosting fans, but no plans as of yet: (CBC News – David Legg, faculty)

Bringing back Alberta carbon tax would require referendum: (630 CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Rutgers University requiring COVID-19 vaccine in fall: (Yahoo News)

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