This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Red Deer post-secondary students press to be able to earn degrees without leaving town: https://mru.ca/e37d (CBC News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Calgary’s real estate market turns red hot, prompting bidding wars, rising prices: https://mru.ca/f346 (Calgary Herald – Anupam Das, faculty)
How Israel’s settler-colonial nature shapes its state: https://mru.ca/e269 (TRT World – Mark Ayyash, faculty)
Alberta police arrest three anti-lockdown protesters: https://mru.ca/44bf (Globe and Mail – Lori Williams, faculty)
Alberta’s COVID rate is the highest in Canada. How did the third wave get so bad here?: https://mru.ca/82be (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Bratt: Alberta’s pandemic compliance problem is mainly self-inflicted: https://mru.ca/d06b (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Federal government, media and NDP Opposition wanted COVID-19 disaster, says Alberta justice minister: https://mru.ca/72c3 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta justice minister says Opposition, Ottawa, media ‘looking for’ COVID-19 disaster: https://mru.ca/df306 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Vaccinated University of Lethbridge students could win free tuition: https://mru.ca/2d96 (CTV News)
Rowan University to offer up To $1,000 to students who are fully vaccinated: https://mru.ca/02cc (Forbes)
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