This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Campus preview: V-ball Cougars take to playoff court for first time: https://mru.ca/717f (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – Shawn Sky, coach)
SHEPHERD: Mount Royal University spends $115,000 on Muslim foot-washing stations: https://mru.ca/765 (The Post Millennial – David Docherty, president; Khaula Bhutta, staff)
Students/experts/alum in the news
NEB to release new Trans Mountain report on possible marine impacts: https://mru.ca/7981 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Trans Mountain Pipeline saga continues: https://mru.ca/1842 (CBC Radio news – Lori Williams, faculty)
What led to the Orange Chinook?: https://mru.ca/f113 (980 CJME – Duane Bratt, faculty, partial clip)
Hoops star juggles family, school and sports as Dinos wrap up perfect season: https://mru.ca/e55f (UToday – Brett Layton, alumnus)
Driving high — What to expect, how Canada’s new cannabis legislation affects drivers: https://mru.ca/c47 (Calgary Journal – Doug King, faculty)
Controversial convoy rolls back to Alberta as some wonder: Did the message get lost?: https://mru.ca/003f (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
David Taras talks to … Geoff Powter: https://mru.ca/7ab (CMRU – David Taras, faculty; Broadcast Media Studies students)
Also worth noting
Book about Gerald Stanley case upsets Colten Boushie’s family over lack of consultation: https://mru.ca/10c3 (CBC)
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