This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the news
Many Canadian universities’ policies on legal cannabis too restrictive: advocates: https://mru.ca/e636 (CTV News)
Wordfest 2018: CBC Radio’s Shelagh Rogers hosts an evening with the Giller Prize finalists: https://mru.ca/6f3 (CBC Radio, the Homestretch, Bella Concert Hall)
Calgary talks listings for fall 2018: https://mru.ca/42a (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Violinist wins LSO Young Artist competition: https://mru.ca/68c2 (Lethbridge Herald – Jacques Forestier, student; Bill van der Sloot, faculty)
David Parker: Around Town for Monday, October 8: https://mru.ca/ee9 (Calgary Herald – Kevin Read, alumnus)
Also worth noting
How a fraudster got $12 million out of a Canadian university: They just asked for it: https://mru.ca/5ef4 (Star Metro Edmonton, Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator)
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