MRU Media

MRU Media: 04/01/2019

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

MRU in the News

Mount Royal University’s new $250 course registration fee an ‘obstacle,’ says student: (CBC News – Tala Abu Hayyaneh, student; Cordelia Snowdon, SAMRU; Andrea Ranson, staff)

New registration fee a concern for MRU students:  (660 News – Cordelia Snowdon, SAMRU)

Balancing the Books: Making student finances add up: (Calgary Herald – Lynette Runions, staff. Story ran in Herald Road to Higher Learning section, March 29, C8)

‘An extremely contagious disease’: Confirmed measles case is Calgary’s second in a month, AHS says:

Brooks: Immigrants of Distinction Awards honours outstanding Calgarians: (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall.

Brooks: Chinese community celebrates Year of the Pig: (Calgary Herald)

The Gift of Our Wounds: How a Sikh and a former white supremacist became unlikely friends: (Calgary Journal – MRU’s Manmeet Singh Bhullar “Sikhs in Public” Lecture Series)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary Transit users say political messages don’t belong on teletext: (CTV News – Peter Ryan, faculty)

Calgary student stumbles on Group of Seven painting at University of Oxford: (Global News – Paula Larsson, alumna)

Despite uphill battles, Independent candidates soldier on: (Calgary Herald – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

NDP and UCP battle over budgets as full platforms are released: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)

Butts submits new evidence in SNC-Lavalin affair: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Albexit? Some political parties call for Alberta’s secession from Canada: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney channel glories of past premiers in battle for Alberta’s economic soul: (Financial Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Candidate for Alberta’s Freedom Conservatives who shared meme about setting Justin Trudeau on fire won’t be removed: party: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Discussing Alberta election campaign: (News Talk 770 CHQR, March 31, 12:23 p.m. – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Inside the smaller parties’ struggles to get attention in the Alberta election:  (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Questions surround upcoming Election 2019 leaders’ debate: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Wilson-Raybould releases audio recording: (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Butts gives documents to justice committee: (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

USA Football Introduces Football Development Model Council: (SGB Media – Stephen Norris, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Canberra to review controversial ‘fast-track’ professor program: (The Canberra Times)

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