MRU Media

MRU Media: 3/16/2020

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

MRU in the News

Province announces all classes cancelled indefinitely over health concerns: (Calgary Herald)

Evidence of community spread prompts school closures; 17 new COVID-19 cases confirmed: (Calgary Herald)

Alberta cancels all classes and closes daycares as coronavirus cases rise to 56: (National Post)

MRU cancels face-to-face classes: (CityNews)

COVID-19: Mount Royal University brings classes online: (Calgary Herald – Tim Rahilly, President)

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Sunday, March 15: (CBC News)

Changes coming to post-secondary institutions in Calgary: (Global Morning News)

Mount Royal moving away from students in class: (News 770 CHQR)

MRU, SAIT to remain open despite Covid-19 fears: (CityNews)

Mount Royal switching to alternate teaching methods: (660 News)

Mount Royal University moving away from face-to-face classes during COVID-19 outbreak: (CTV News)

SAIT suspends classes starting Monday over COVID-19 concerns: (CTV News)

U of C shifts to online instruction, though campus remains open: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun)

K-12 schools remain open, some post-secondary campuses closed temporarily in wake of COVID-19: (CTV News – Aidan Doyle-Frish, student)

University of Alberta moving courses online: (News 770, CHQR)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary grocery stores face long lineups, empty shelves: (CTV News – Tim Haney, faculty)

NHL could be out weeks or months, according to Calgary health expert: (Calgary Sun, Postmedia outlets across Canada – David Legg, faculty)

Also worth noting

City of Calgary declares state of local emergency over COVID-19: (CTV News)

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