MRU Media

MRU Media: 06/25/2021

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: (Whitehorse Daily Star)

Yukon University names Lesley Brown new president: (CHON FM)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

‘My heart sank’: Indigenous activist on discovery of 751 unmarked graves in Saskatchewan: (CityNews – John Fischer, Iniskim Centre)

Local Indigenous leaders react:  (660 News – John Fischer, Iniskim Centre)

Change to Calgary Stampede stage a sign of cautious sponsors: (CTV News – AnneMarie Dorland, faculty)

The children’s graves near Kamloops belie the usual boasts about the founding of Canada: (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Watson added to Flames’ blue line: (Pro Hockey News – Jamal Watson, alumnus)

Also worth noting: 

Climate activists and journalists Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis join UBC faculty: (Vancouver Sun)

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