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
Calgary men convicted in ‘barbaric’ gang rape by appeal court, two years after acquittal: https://mru.ca/d47b (CBC News – Sara, student)
Albertans protest over Middle East events: https://mru.ca/de96 (660 News – Mark Ayyash, faculty)
Real Talk Live: Discussing Israel-Gaza conflict: https://mru.ca/d569 (Real Talk, May 14, – Mark Ayyash, faculty)
Alberta’s Jason Kenney put down a caucus revolt. But he got hurt in the process: https://mru.ca/dabf (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta leadership responsible for protests against public health orders: expert: https://mru.ca/6db7 (Calgary Herald, Canadian Press – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
‘I don’t think this is going away’: Political scientist on this week Alberta politics: https://mru.ca/6d0e (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Kenney touts need for ‘mutual trust’ while distancing himself from decision to toss dissenting MLAs: https://mru.ca/2bd0 (Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)
What’s next for Alberta’s UCP?: https://mru.ca/5179 (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)
UCP’s problems far from over, work to do: https://mru.ca/1132 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)
Former Kenny ally calls for his removal: https://mru.ca/683c (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
Grande Prairie Regional College gets polytechnic designation: https://mru.ca/f988 (CTV News)
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