This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the media:
MRU honours four community builders with honorary doctorates at spring convocation: https://mru.ca/e17b (The Reflector – Elder Miiksika’am, honorary degree recipient; Louise Bernice Halfe, Christine Silverberg, Hal Kvisle, honorary degree recipients; Tim Rahilly President)
Faculty, alum, students in the media:
Two people seeking People’s Party of Canada nomination in Kamloops: https://mru.ca/b8a1 (Kamloops This Week – Matt Robson, alumnus)
Catholic School Board’s decision to delay renaming Bishop Grandin HS ‘disappointing’: https://mru.ca/abe2 (CBC Radio News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)
Fair deal for Calgary: Council to decide on adding provincial tax question to municipal ballot: https://mru.ca/b3af (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Deaths of young adults hit al all-time high once they no longer qualify for government care: https://mru.ca/b49e (Calgary Journal – Christina Tortorelli, Peter Choate, faculty)
Alberta conservatives would rather attack each other than the pandemic: https://mru.ca/9c82 (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)
Also worth noting:
Virtual reality: UBC Okanagan first to offer ‘immersive technologies’ graduate program: https://mru.ca/5db9 (Global News)
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