This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the media:
Roy Bear Chief, a social worker and Siksika elder, joins us to talk about receiving a Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award from Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/faa0 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Roy Bear Chief, espoom taah (helper), alumnus)
MRU staff and faculty associations call on UCP government to do more to help post-secondaries during pandemic: https://mru.ca/8657 (News 770, CHQR – Michelle LoGullo, MRSA)
Flames Foundation distributes $1.2 million to annual programming in southern Alberta: https://mru.ca/302e (NHL.com – Calgary Flames scholarships)
Faculty, alum, students in the media:
ASC Connect 2021 to provide insight on trends and opportunities in Alberta’s capital market: https://mru.ca/d7e7 (Canadian Business Journal, Canada News Wire – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor)
Calls mounting for Calgary Coun. Sean Chu to resign; police chief weighs in: https://mru.ca/ed0 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
‘You’ve made history’: Meet the new mayors of Calgary and Edmonton: https://mru.ca/3a2d (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, faculty)
Tight races remain in spotlight: https://mru.ca/8ffb (Global News Hour – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting:
Timberwolves become first university team in Canada to unveil Indigenous designed jerseys: https://mru.ca/46a0 (Prince George Citizen)
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