MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/19/2019

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

MRU in the News

MRU adds two new majors to BSc program: (Academica)

First-ever Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Summit in Canada celebrated at MRU: (Education News Canada – Shannon Pestun, Board of Governors; Elizabeth Evans, Dean)

Supporting women entrepreneurs is crucial to Alberta’s economy: (Calgary Herald – Shannon Pestun, Board of Governors)

Psychologist says former MRU hockey captain was in a drug-induced delirium during attack: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Matthew Brown, alumnus; Janet Hamnett, faculty)

MRU students ask province for help with increasing tuition: (CBC News – Shayla Breen, SAMRU)

Post-secondary students descend upon Alberta legislature to protest UCP cuts: (Global News – SAMRU)

U of C recommends exchange students leave Hong Kong: (Calgary Herald)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Kylie Woods created her own career from scratch: (Flare – Kylie Woods, alumna)

What could Alberta’s own pension plan look like?: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta election commissioner could be dismissed: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Wexit’s last territorial demand in British Columbia: ( – Gerard Lucyshyn, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Calgary to slash 250 jobs after provincial funding cuts: (CBC News)

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