This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Calgary post-secondary schools eyeing online courses through 2020: https://mru.ca/6d0d (CTV News – Stephen Price, Dean, EOC)
What happens at universities and colleges in the fall: https://mru.ca/e682 (CTV News at 6 – Stephen Price, Dean, EOC)
Calgary schools roll out supports for international students, some see increase in applications: https://mru.ca/73b4 (Academica)
Nearly-graduated nursing students fast-tracked into service after COVID-19 crisis cut practicums short: https://mru.ca/a83f (CBC News website – Elizabeth Van Den Kerkhof, faculty, Director, School of Nursing and Midwifery)
Students/experts/alum in the news
People might break physical distancing as weeks could turn into years: sociologist: (660 News website – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)
Longer COVID-19 restrictions could impact our mental health: https://mru.ca/8211 (CityNews – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)
Mental health at risk from social isolation: https://mru.ca/e1d3 (660 News radio – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)
What it means if Alberta’s Jason Kenney bypasses Health Canada on COVID-19: https://mru.ca/28c0 (Toronto Star – Lori Wlliams, faculty)
Being Stuck Inside Can Lead You To The Stars Via NASA: https://mru.ca/7511 (Strathmore Now – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Free mental health services for B.C. residents due to COVID-19: https://mru.ca/17fe (The Northern View)
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