This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Announcements – March 2019: https://mru.ca/293 (University Affairs – Brett McCollum, faculty, 3M National Teaching Fellowship)
Students/experts/alum in the news
The yellow vests drove across Canada and back to Alberta. Now what?: https://mru.ca/ca3 (Star Metro Edmonton/Star Metro Calgary – Mark Ayyash, faculty)
Crisis Control: Rural crime surge brings increased vigilance, deterrence and better policing: https://mru.ca/c53 (Grains West Magazine – Doug King, faculty)
UCP drops candidate, alleges he wasn’t ‘forthright’ about contribution to Callaway campaign: https://mru.ca/3a6e (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Analysis from Duane Bratt as the SNC-Lavalin saga continues: https://mru.ca/22c8 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Political drama takes another turn: https://mru.ca/804a (CBC Radio – Duane Bratt, faculty, full clip unavailable)
Analyzing the testimony: https://mru.ca/8ad6 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Gerald Butts offers alternative testimony: https://mru.ca/a1eb (News 570 radio – Duane Bratt, faculty, full clip unavailable)
Prab Gill threatened with defamation suit over allegations of wrongdoing in UCP leadership race: https://mru.ca/6ec2 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
High university drop-out rate in Maritimes worries student advocates: https://mru.ca/4ca1 (CBC News)
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