MRU Media

MRU Media: 3/23/2020

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

MRU in the News

Virtual classes keep university courses rolling, students connected amid COVID-19 cancellations: (Calgary Herald – Stephen Price, Dean and EOC; Chad Lorrain, student)

U of A, SAIT students asked to leave on-campus housing over COVID-19: (CBC News)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Child abuse a big concern during COVID-19 outbreak: (The Canadian Press, National Post, media outlets across Canada): (Christina Tortorelli, faculty)

‘Everybody’s scared’: Trudeau needs to cut red tape, give money directly to Canadians to stimulate economy, say political strategists: (The Hll Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Redline Trio find inspiration from serene mountainous backdrop of Banff Centre for debut: (Calgary Herald – Mark DeJong, faculty)

Also worth noting

COVID-19: University of Calgary allowing students to accept or opt out of letter grades: (Calgary Herald) 

University of Alberta med students offer child care to doctors amid coronavirus pandemic: (Global News)

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