This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the news
Inspiring Albertan: Steve Kootenay-Jobin: https://mru.ca/3605 (CTV News – Steve Kootenay-Jobin, John Fischer, Iniskim Centre)
Here are the Alberta universities and colleges where you will (or won’t) be able to smoke weed: https://mru.ca/bfa (Star Metro Calgary – Steve Fitterer, VP)
Clay Riddell, 81, was a billionaire and philanthropist who thrived in the oil and gas sector: https://mru.ca/e98 (Globe and Mail)
College unveils first pride crosswalk in Medicine Hat: https://mru.ca/f4c (Medicine Hat News)
Next year’s Calgary Stampede queen and princess have been announced: https://mru.ca/903e (Daily Hive – Courtney Dingreville, student)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Police did the right thing during pursuit: Expert: https://mru.ca/f00 (City News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
Political landscape prior to 2019 election a tale of two-parties: https://mru.ca/a52e (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Author writes of Cold War navy: https://mru.ca/acc2 (Yorkton This Week – Gord Hunter, alumnus)
Also worth noting
U of C to award the Aga Khan with honorary degree: https://mru.ca/9d82 (Calgary Herald)
The Aga Khan to receive honorary degrees from UBC and SFU: https://mru.ca/78d (Vancouver Sun)
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