MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/14/2019

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

MRU in the News

Provincial coalition vows to stand up for vulnerable Albertans: (Calgary Journal – James Stauch, Institute for Community Prosperity)

Man accused of attack on professor while high found naked in bathroom, judge told: (CBC News – Matthew Brown, alumnus; Janet Hamnet, faculty)

MRU student wasn’t showing signs of gross intoxication when arrested, police say: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, St. John’s Telegram – Matthew Brown, alumnus; Janet Hamnet, faculty)

New MRU science majors look to the future of work in Alberta: Computer science and biology majors approved: (Education News Canada – Jonathan Withey, dean; Madison Hillstead, Zakie Shah, students)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary affordable housing groups fear impact of city budget cuts: (CBC News – James Stauch, faculty)

Housing first approach key to easing pressure on other public services: (CBC News – James Stauch, faculty)

FC Cavalry pick Calgarian in draft: (CTV News – Moe El Gandour, student)

Going for the gold with a baby bump: (Psychology Today – Trevor Day, faculty)

Talking “Everesting” challenge, WW2 veteran’s memories, Western alienation: (CBC Radio, Maritime Noon , Nov. 8, 14:00 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Cochrane Ideas ventures into millennial waters: (Cochrane Today –Eily Aurora, student)

Blanchet on Western independence: (CTV New Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Od Hongkongu po Bagdad ludzie wychodzą na ulice. Tak, na świecie jest więcej protestów (From Hong Kong to Baghdad, people take to the streets. Yes, there are more protests in the world):  (Gazeta Wyborcza – Roberta Lexier, faculty)

Also worth noting

One of UBC’s biggest donors goes to court in effort to ensure his name appears on all law-school degrees: (CBC News)

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