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 awards honorary doctorate to Beakerhead co-founder as two new science degrees approved: https://mru.ca/6847 (Calgary Herald – Jonathan Withey, dean; Mary Anne Moser, honorary degree recipient)
Cougars, Dinos meet in Vancouver in men’s soccer semifinals: https://mru.ca/f142 (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – soccer, volleyball and basketball teams)
High River philanthropists up for a Western Legacy Award: https://mru.ca/9cee (High River Online – May and John Lockhart, donors)
Q&A with MRU Cougars MSOC superstar Justin Anderson-Louch: https://mru.ca/c8f (The Reflector – Justin Anderson-Louch, student)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Travis Juska | Top 40 Under 40 2019: https://mru.ca/c1b1 (Avenue Magazine – Travis Juska, alumnus)
The climate crisis and end of the world rhetoric: https://mru.ca/d5fd (Danielle Smith, 770 News CHQR, Oct. 29 – Steven Engler, faculty)
Former youth in care in Alberta will soon be cut off from children’s services at 22, not 24: https://mru.ca/3157 (Star Metro Calgary – Peter Choate, faculty)
Project Confederation petitions for independent Alberta amid separation sentiments: https://mru.ca/5435 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Regina author captivates local audience: https://mru.ca/a3bc (Carlyle Observer – Gord Hunter, alumnus)
Also worth noting
Former Rolling Stones manager and rock producer teaching university course in Kamloops: https://mru.ca/847 (CBC News)
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