This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the media:
University names Lesley Brown new president and vice-chancellor: https://mru.ca/00043 (Whitehorse Daily Star)
Yukon University names Lesley Brown new president: https://mru.ca/30ff0 (CHON FM)
Faculty, alum, students in the media:
‘My heart sank’: Indigenous activist on discovery of 751 unmarked graves in Saskatchewan: https://mru.ca/7f7a (CityNews – John Fischer, Iniskim Centre)
Local Indigenous leaders react: https://mru.ca/a2e4 (660 News – John Fischer, Iniskim Centre)
Change to Calgary Stampede stage a sign of cautious sponsors: https://mru.ca/6022 (CTV News – AnneMarie Dorland, faculty)
The children’s graves near Kamloops belie the usual boasts about the founding of Canada: https://mru.ca/9db1 (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)
Watson added to Flames’ blue line: https://mru.ca/6089 (Pro Hockey News – Jamal Watson, alumnus)
Also worth noting:
Climate activists and journalists Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis join UBC faculty: https://mru.ca/caf2 (Vancouver Sun)
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