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MRU Media: 3/13/2020

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Classes cancelled at these Alberta universities on Friday due to coronavirus: (Global News)

Post-secondary schools in Calgary prepare COVID-19 contingency plans: (CTV News – Tim Rahilly, President)

U of C among Alberta universities to meet over COVID-19 concerns: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Tim Rahilly, President)

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on March 12, 2020: (CBC News)

Hundreds of Alberta students are begging to switch to online classes: (Narcity)

Calgary universities & colleges are preparing students and staff for potential closures: (Narcity)

Flames, NHL ‘pause’ season, as Dome goes silent during busy schedule: (National Post – MRU Cougars)

Former Calgary Flames president and CEO Ken King dies: (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – Ken King, honorary degree recipient)

Longtime Calgary Flames executive Ken King dead at 68: (Lethbridge Herald, Canadian Press – Ken King, honorary degree recipient)

A hockey player blamed shrooms for his brutal attack on a woman. It worked: ( – Matthew Brown, alumnus; Janet Hamnett, facult)

Canadian province seeks eco partnership with India: (SME Times – Tim Rahilly, President)

Alberta Budget 2020: Post-secondary universities hit hard by budget cuts: (The Reflector – Tim Rahilly, President; MRFA)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Many First Nations see resource development as a ticket out of poverty: (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting

Alberta shuts down large gatherings as part of ‘aggressive’ COVID-19 strategy: (CTV News)

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