This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Calgary academics to take part in national, anti-racism strike with universities’ support: https://mru.ca/ebb9 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Elizabeth Evans, interim provost)
Professors take part if scholars strike: https://mru.ca/7867 (News 770, CHQR)
Scholar strike to draw attention to BLM issues: https://mru.ca/afeb (Global News – Elizabeth Evans, interim provost)
Calgary universities support scholars strike: https://mru.ca/4e7c (CityNews)
Petition calls for firing of ‘racist’ MRU professor after WS story: https://mru.ca/b1da (Western Standard – Frances Widdowson, faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
R U OK? Day: How to save a life: https://mru.ca/0954 (Human Resources Director – Melanie Peacock, faculty)
Alberta pursuing detailed study on creating provincial police service: https://mru.ca/8a98 (CBC News – Doug King, Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
Kenney speechwriter Paul Bunner, whose old columns stirred controversy in summer, set to retire: https://mru.ca/4516 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
SAIT to establish new digital technology school in historic downtown building: https://mru.ca/ece2 (Calgary Herald)
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