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-secondaries considering online course models when it comes to fall semesters: https://mru.ca/21c3 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lesley Brown, Provost)
Alberta professor crafts online avalanche course using Playmobil characters amid COVID-19: https://mru.ca/7ce2 (Global News – Ian Sherrington, faculty)
A professor in Canada is teaching an avalanche course through Playmobil: https://mru.ca/20d1 (freshdaily – Ian Sherrington, faculty)
Taking the great outdoors … indoors: https://mru.ca/fb1f (Education News Canada – Ian Sherrington, faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
The connection between hockey culture and toxic masculinity: https://mru.ca/797d (CBC News Winnipeg – Alexis Peters, faculty)
From soliciting bribes to abuse of authority, CBSA officers hit with hundreds of misconduct complaints: https://mru.ca/e33 (CBC News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
Pandemic will have lasting impact on retail landscape: https://mru.ca/4dc9 (CHQR, Newstalk 770 – David Finch, faculty)
Also worth noting
Some Canadian universities say fall classes will be offered primarily online: https://mru.ca/9d0 (CBC News)
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