This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Sikh and former white supremacist share story of friendship and hope after fatal shooting: https://mru.ca/3d9 (MRU’s Manmeet Bhullar Speaker Series; Michael Hawley, faculty)
‘Understand the why’: Sikh and former white supremacist talk about finding common ground at Calgary event: https://mru.ca/c7ec (Global News – MRU’s Manmeet Bhullar Speaker Series, corrects link)
Long-time Calgary dance teacher nominated for immigrant award: ‘I’m very honoured’: https://mru.ca/b014 (Global News – Bella Concert Hall)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Kenney’s silence on hot-button issues frustrates some conservatives: https://mru.ca/c89c (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta NDP prepping health care bill when legislature resumes sitting: https://mru.ca/5e15 (The Canadian Press, Red Deer Advocate – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta floats health-care bill ahead of spring election: https://mru.ca/965c (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Can the past predict the future of Alberta election: https://mru.ca/0f03 (City News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
What we know so far: Timeline of the United Conservative ‘kamikaze campaign’ investigation: https://mru.ca/b3bd (Star Metro Edmonton, Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)
Okotokian top of the charts in Canada West – MRU’s Breanne Trotter named U Sports conference Rookie of the Year: https://mru.ca/46fe (Okotoks Western Wheel – Breanne Trotter, student)
Also worth noting
Vancouver businessman David Sidoo charged in U.S. college bribery scandal: https://mru.ca/f174 (National Post)
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