This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Midwifery in Southern Alberta: thriving interest and practice in maternal care: https://mru.ca/dbc0 (Lethbridge News Now)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Track record: As geotracking technology on our smartphones becomes ever more sophisticated, we’re just beginning to grasps its capabilties (and possible pitfalls): https://mru.ca/d82 (Canadian Geographic – Lynn Moorman, faculty)
CBC North looking for a new managing editor, again: https://mru.ca/6b80 (CBC News – Archie McLean, faculty)
MRU professor helps provide support and education for the queer community: https://mru.ca/3771e (Calgary Journal – Victoria Bucholtz, faculty)
As Kenney’s COVID approval sinks, experts call it a situation of his own creation: https://mru.ca/a639 (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal – David Taras, faculty)
New poll further bad news for UCP: https://mru.ca/ba5f (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)
UCP causus revolt sets bad precedent: https://mru.ca/2f6c (News iNews 880 – Lori Williams, faculty)
Looking ahead to fall municipal election: https://mru.ca/d5af (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Lori Williams, faculty)
Albertans divided on COVID-19 response, while 75 per cent disapprove of Kenney’s handling: poll: https://mru.ca/57c4 (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Concordia Student Union apologizes to Montreal’s Jewish community: https://mru.ca/cb4f (Montreal Gazette)
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