This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
MRU Launches Bachelor of Social Work Degree as Albertans cope with pandemic challenges: https://mru.ca/61ce (Alberta Native News – Stephen Price, Dean; Yasmin Dean, faculty; Roy Bear Chief, Peter Choate, faculty; Krista Andrews, alumna; Tim Hilton, student)
Calgary post-secondary institutions partner for workshops emphasizing consent: https://mru.ca/254a (CTV News – Cari Ionson, staff)
Post-secondaries teamup against sexual violence: https://mru.ca/62b7 (CTV Morning News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Congratulations to the 2020 CAJ Awards finalists: https://mru.ca/c57a (NationTalk, Canada NewsWire – MRU Journalism, Karina Zapata, Nathan Woolridge, students)
Current enforcement measures not good enough for some experts: https://mru.ca/c3ac (CTV News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
Community leader empowers women through her volunteer work: https://mru.ca/578b (Calgary Journal – Irene Shankar, faculty)
Skeptics weigh in on UCP government’s move to suspend Alberta’s legislature: https://mru.ca/b303 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/4ff2 (CTV Two – Archie McLean, faculty)
Defiant rodeo sends ‘horrible message’: https://mru.ca/1f1 (CTV Morning Live – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
USask: Vaccines expected, but won’t be mandatory for those returning to campus: https://mru.ca/f80d (CBC News)
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