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MRU Media: 01/04/2020

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Post-secondary student stress high ahead of another virtual semester: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Rachel Timmermans, SAMRU)

How international education at MRU has adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic: (The Reflector – Dianne MacDonald, staff; Samuel Velazquez, student)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Two federal Liberals step aside from roles after revealing international travel during pandemic: (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, faculty)

COVID-19: Muslim youth group in Calgary getting supplies to isolated people: (Global News – Zaki Shah, student)

Tany Yao latest MLA gone abroad as holiday travel goes beyond normal political scandals, say political watchers: (Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘Slap in the face’: Albertans react to news that at least 8 UCP staffers travelled internationally over Christmas: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘It was a significant error in judgment’: Kenney not sanctioning Alberta politicians, staff who travelled abroad: (Edmonton Journal/Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Zero possibility’ Alberta premier unaware of jet-setting colleagues, says former deputy premier: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP staffer facing criticism after trip to Hawaii during pandemic: (City News, 660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Politicians face criticism over trips: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Justice professor says Calgary man used ‘bad judgment’ during rink arrest: (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

United Conservatives back down on Alberta parks, declare victory: professor: (Lethbridge Herald, The Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

USask researchers creating filter to clean viruses like the one behind COVID-19: (Global News)

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