MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/26/2018

MRU in the News

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

‘A milestone’: Alberta registered nurses to prescribe some drugs, order X-rays: (Calgary Herald – Murray Holtby, faculty, nursing  students)

New responsibilities for nurses: (CTV News at 6, Nov. 23, 25:23 – Nicole Takeda, students)

New regulations expand scope of practice for Alberta nurses:  (660 News)

Alberta registered nurses and nurse practitioners to prescribe drugs, order X-rays: (CBC News)

Nurses to take on more responsibility: (CBC Radio)

Plus de pouvours pour les infirmieres (More power for nurses): (ICI, Le TeleJournal Alberta, Radio Canada, 2:14)

MRU Cougars host ‘Shoot for the Cure’ game: (The Edmonton Journal)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Federal media subsidy futile without a fix for civic apathy, journalism professors says: (The Vancouver Star – Sean Holman, faculty)

What’s at stake when we use gender-biased course evaluations: (University of Washington The Daily – Bob Uttl and Daniela Wong Gonzalez, faculty)

Security fees a form of censorship: (The Interim – Frances Widdowson, faculty)

Balancing university classrooms with those of the mountains: (Freeskier – Kate Targett, alumni)

Justin Trudeau already bought a pipeline. Now how about some trains? (Canada Live News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Controversial anti-Trudeau hoodies draw attention from demonstrators and RCMP:  (Lori Williams, faculty) (Global News), (CHQT 17:50)

Senate debates postal workers’ bill: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty, 19:33:44), (CTV News – Duane Brat, faculty, 15:37: 33)

Job ad for new Calgary police chief seeks ‘transformational leader’ amid low officer morale: (StarMetro Calgary – Doug King, faculty)

Calgary no longer an Olympic city: (580 CFRA – David French, faculty, 21:30)

Two new books edited by Alberta educators emphasize real-life scenarios in mental health frontlines: (The Calgary Journal – Patricia Kostouros and Michelle Briegel, faculty)

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