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MRU Media: 01/16/2019

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

MRU in the News

From Liam and Olivia to Thunder and Queenie, Alberta’s baby names of 2018: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – MRU Child Development Lab, midwifery students, staff and faculty)

“A very exciting opportunity”- Premier supports Indigenous plan to purchase Trans Mountain:  (660 News – MRU Child Development Lab)

Top baby names announced:  (660 News radio – Child Development Lab)

Liam reclaims top spot for most popular boy’s name in Alberta in 2018: (Global News – MRU Child Development Lab)

Olivia. Liam top Alberta baby names of 2018: (Everything Grande Prairie – Child Development Lab)

Top Baby Names for 2018 in Alberta: (High River Online – Child Development Lab)

Medicine Hat College launches BBA internship program: (Academica)

Students/expert/alum in the news

‘This could be a fireable offence’: Calgary Sun column leaked to top city bureaucrats before it was published: (CBC News – Sean Holman, faculty)

Upcoming Alberta election could make history:  (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘We can’t pretend that climate change isn’t there’: Notley stands firm on carbon tax if NDP re-elected: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Bringing back international bronze medal: (Sundre Roundup – Becca Konscuh, alumna)

Also worth noting

Fewer Saudi Arabian students at U of R leaves a ‘hole in the fabric of our community’: (Regina Leader-Post)

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