This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Will tech be Alberta’s next big thing? Industry and schools are a hard yes: https://mru.ca/8e7 (CBC News – Jonathan Withey, dean)
Will the coronavirus affect Albertans and MRU students?: https://mru.ca/4f15 (The Reflector – Rachelle McGrath, staff)
Campus roundup: B-ball Dinos lose, hope for invite to Final 8: https://mru.ca/38e9 (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – MRU Cougars)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Teck withdraws application for $20B Frontier oilsands mine: https://mru.ca/9660 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Rail blockade still up near Belleville: https://mru.ca/2c9e (CTV News Channel, News 880 CJAD – Sean Carleton, faculty)
‘Overheated rhetoric’: Nenshi says Buffalo Declaration will scare off investors: https://mru.ca/37e7 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – David Taras, Lori Williams, faculty)
The Buffalo Declaration: Fact-checking four Alberta MPs’ demands: https://mru.ca/5b73 (Huffington Post – Lori Williams, faculty)
What does spike in cost for Trans Mountain Pipeline mean for its future?: https://mru.ca/b6e4 (CJOB 680 Winnipeg – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta MPs issue Buffalo Declaration to call on Ottawa to address western alienation: https://mru.ca/8427 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
B.C. mother pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scheme: https://mru.ca/a3f0 (CBC News)
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