This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
SevenGen 2019 Indigenous Student Energy Summit: https://mru.ca/9df3 (CHQR Radio, Jan 23, 12:08 p.m. – Cory Beaver, student organizer)
Student leader brings together Indigenous youth to talk about future of energy: https://mru.ca/6453 (Education News Canada – Cory Beaver, student; Connie Van der Byl, James Stauch, faculty)
Dinos charging for Crowchild Classic 2019 tickets for the first time in event history: https://mru.ca/a8a3 (The Gauntlet)
Students/expert/alum in the news
Carbon tax funding of major transit projects a ‘political accounting gimmick,’ Kenney says: https://mru.ca/33c6 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Retirement community where Jason Kenney claimed he lived doesn’t allow sublets, says former staff member: https://mru.ca/637 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Federal funding to help remove accessibility barriers: https://mru.ca/cd9 (CTV News – Sean Crump, Trico Changemakers Studio)
Big-wig reporters and ‘baby journos’ descended upon Calgary for NASH81: https://mru.ca/50b2 (The Martlet – Meg Wilcox, faculty)
Also worth noting
SAIT Students’ Association commits $10 million for new student centre: https://mru.ca/8bfb (Calgary Herald)
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