This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Opinion: Challenges of 2020 point to the importance of a post-secondary education: https://mru.ca/d7dd (Calgary Herald – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor; Tim Rahilly, President)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Calls grow to remove Alberta curriculum advisor over ‘racist’ First Nation remarks: https://mru.ca/0123 (CTV News – Vicki Bouvier, faculty)
Alberta’s deficit could balloon to $24.2 billion; finance minister warns of future cuts to services: https://mru.ca/c71a (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)
New Conservative leader will have to play a balancing act with Alberta, experts say: https://mru.ca/b54e (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Canadian footballer is inspired by Alexis Sánchez and wants to play for Chile: https://mru.ca/477f (DoT ES –Jullien Ramírez, student)
Alberta Prime Time Crime Panel: https://mru.ca/87b (CTV 2, Aug. 26, 9:50 – Ritesh Narayan, faculty)
Also worth noting
Can Canada keep its intellectual property from slipping away?: https://mru.ca/cdcd (University Affairs)
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