MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/26/2019

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 eliminates 5 jobs, merges departments following budget cuts:  (660 News)

5 jobs lost, 2 departments merged as Mount Royal University grapples with budget: (Global News)

Mount Royal University announcing job cuts: (Global News Hour)

Provincial budget cuts lead to job losses at Mount Royal University: (CBC Radio News)

5 positions axed at Mount Royal University after budget-related department merger: (CBC News)

Mount Royal University announces job cuts: (News 770 CHQR)

Due to an error at Academica, a 2016 MRU website story about the aviation program was included in the Nov. 25, 2019 Academica Top 10. Academica has apologized for any confusion this caused.

Students/experts/alum in the news

Kenney’s elimination of election commissioner a step back from ‘evolutionary’ system, experts say: (Globe and Mail – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Freeland meets with Alberta premier: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Bill 22 explained: (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Preview: Calgary actor hopes for a love-in with her Fringe fest hit Stupid Cupid: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Liz McMullen, alumna)

How six podcasters keep their shows alive in a concentrated field: (Calgary Journal – Nathan Woodlridge, student)

Also worth noting

Universities not doing enough about abusive coaches, students say: (National Post, CTV News, Canadian Press)

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