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 Honours Blackfoot Elder Miiksika’am: https://mru.ca/0247 (Alberta Native News – Elder Miiksika’am, honorary degree recipient)
« C’est mieux que rien » : ils assistent à leur remise de diplôme dans leur voiture (They attend their graduation ceremony in their car): https://mru.ca/2d5f (CBC Radio-Canada – René Douvon, Aurora Auber, students; Dawn Farrell, chancellor)
Parking lot turned into convocation hall at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/da02b (CBC Radio News – Aurora Auber, student)
MRU to award four honorary doctorates for special achievement: https://mru.ca/fcb1 (CTV News website – Tim Rahilly, President; Louise Bernice Halfe, Hal Kvisle, Clarence Wolfleg Senior and Christine Silverberg, Honorary Degree recipients)
Faculty experts, students and alum
Alberta premier says sorry for breaking COVID-19 health rules with rooftop dinner: https://mru.ca/aa09 (Canadian Press, Victoria Times Colonist – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Apology may not work: https://mru.ca/b86e (iNews 880 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/292a (CTV Two – Lori Williams, faculty)
UCP internal discontent grows: https://mru.ca/6281 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)
‘This government likes to fight too much’: https://mru.ca/51d9 (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
University of Alberta’s Indigenous Canada course sees enrolment boost: https://mru.ca/c7a (Global News)
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