This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Trico Homes named Best For The World for its community work: https://mru.ca/a7c7 (Calgary Sun, Regina Leader-Post – Trico Changemakers Studio)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Alberta tipped for Tory landslide amid resentment over Trudeau’s oil policy: https://mru.ca/694c (The Guardian – Keith Brownsey, faculty)
Parents of 19-year-old Calgary woman who died of cancer say young cancer patients need more support: https://mru.ca/e532 (Global News – Blair Richardson, student)
Greta Thunberg is coming: A brief history of celebrity activists drawn to Alberta: https://mru.ca/3a88 (Star Metro – Lori Williams, faculty)
What we know and don’t know about the government’s energy war room: https://mru.ca/7b0d (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, Sean Holman, faculty)
Federal leaders hard to spot on Prairies: https://mru.ca/3004 (Winnipeg Free Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)
How would a coalition government work?: https://mru.ca/3f63 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Diversity in the Media Safeguards Democracy: https://mru.ca/61af (Net News Ledger – Sean Holman, faculty)
RCMP Is So Slow to Act on Access to Information Requests, It’s Under Investigation: https://mru.ca/4b7b (The Tyee – Sean Holman, faculty)
Also worth noting
The MacKinnon report suggested it: But what is performance-based funding for schools and universities?: https://mru.ca/48a (Edmonton Journal)
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