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 esports management program: https://mru.ca/7ab9 (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Victor Ly, faculty)
MRU prof vows to battle the ‘woke’ culture trying to take her down: https://mru.ca/222f (Western Standard – Frances Widdowson, faculty)
Shift to online learning and lack of summer employment makes for unique start for university students: https://mru.ca/33ffd (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty; Rachel Timmermans, student)
Students/experts/alum in the news
‘There’s kind of been an explosion in popularity’ of drag culture in Calgary: https://mru.ca/1174 (Global News – D.A. Dirks, faculty)
B.C. government breaking law in extending information request times: privacy commissioner: https://mru.ca/1d9e (Business in Vancouver – Sean Holman, faculty)
What are oil giants doing to stop climate change? Media won’t ask the hard questions: https://mru.ca/4093 (The Tyee – Sean Holman, faculty)
Investigation into Coun. Magliocca’s expenses cost nearly $64K: https://mru.ca/6872 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
SAIT students return to smaller classes as temporary layoffs announced and some programs deferred: https://mru.ca/6dee (Global News)
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