This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Current & Critical – Tim Rahilly, Education in Alberta: https://mru.ca/412f (Collisions YYC Podcast – Tim Rahilly, President)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Opinion: Northeast Calgary needs elimination of structural racism, not a ‘wake-up call’: https://mru.ca/84e7 (Calgary Herald – Mohammed El Hazzouri, Leah Hamilton, Irene Shankar, faculty)
Burden to Bear: With work far from over, anti-racism advocates offer paths forward to curb racism: https://mru.ca/fd8e (Calgary Herald – Spitir River Striped Wolf, SAMRU)
Burden to Bear: Police called to confront legacy of racism and brutality: https://mru.ca/b796 (Calgary Herald – Spirit River Striped Wolf, SAMRU)
Feds refuse to commit to vaccine timeline: https://mru.ca/476c (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)
As COVID-19 cases soar, Jason Kenney’s approval rating plummets: https://mru.ca/6435 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Ottawa forms anti-racism committee after n-word controversy: https://mru.ca/8c6d (Ottawa Citizen)
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