This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
TransAlta CEO Dawn Farrell’s advice for women: Don’t leave when the going gets tough: https://mru.ca/b512 (Globe and Mail – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor)
Students, faculty protest provincial cuts to budgets: https://mru.ca/c4ad (News 770, CHQR)
Honkathon protests cuts to post-secondary education: https://mru.ca/3d40 (CBC Radio News – Rachel Timmermans, SAMRU)
Post-secondary students, staff take to streets over budget cuts: https://mru.ca/4498 (660 News – Rachel Timmermans, SAMRU)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Opinion: We need to invest in parks and nature as a prescription for better health: https://mru.ca/e3d1 (Calgary Herald – Sonya Jakubek, faculty)
Why university marketing/communications offices need to hire critical race theory experts: https://mru.ca/713ff (University Affairs – Leah Hamilton and Irene Shankar, faculty)
Canadian NHL teams exploring hosting fans, but no plans as of yet: https://mru.ca/7e7d (CBC News – David Legg, faculty)
Bringing back Alberta carbon tax would require referendum: https://mru.ca/17bd2 (630 CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Rutgers University requiring COVID-19 vaccine in fall: https://mru.ca/2660 (Yahoo News)
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