MRU Media

MRU Media: 06/18/2021

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: (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: (Kamloops This Week – Matt Robson, alumnus)

Catholic School Board’s decision to delay renaming Bishop Grandin HS ‘disappointing’: (CBC Radio News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Fair deal for Calgary: Council to decide on adding provincial tax question to municipal ballot: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Deaths of young adults hit al all-time high once they no longer qualify for government care: (Calgary Journal – Christina Tortorelli, Peter Choate, faculty)

Alberta conservatives would rather attack each other than the pandemic: (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Virtual reality: UBC Okanagan first to offer ‘immersive technologies’ graduate program: (Global News)

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