This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Welcoming new MRU president Tim Rahilly: https://mru.ca/f58 (CHQR, News 770, May 28, 9:09 a.m. – Tim Rahilly, president)
Housing first: Calgary philanthropists David and Leslie Bissett make another important contribution to Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/207e (Education News Canada)
Opinion: Alberta universities should be beacons of free speech: https://mru.ca/c7f (Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Physiological challenges and dangers of climbing Everest: https://mru.ca/ef6f (Global News at 6 – Trevor Day, faculty)
Dear Journalists of Canada: Start Reporting Climate Change as an Emergency: https://mru.ca/2050 (The Tyee – Sean Holman, faculty)
Why media needs to change focus: https://mru.ca/2268 (News Talk 980 – Sean Holman, faculty)
Media falls short on climate change coverage: https://mru.ca/7f28 (CBC News – Sean Holman, faculty)
Corporate subsidies a huge cost to government: https://mru.ca/7e13 (AM 670, Toronto – Roberta Lexier, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Winnipeg Two-Spirit Archives a first in Canada: https://mru.ca/9be6 (CBC News)
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