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: https://mru.ca/9c69 (Calgary Herald – Stephen Price, Dean and EOC; Chad Lorrain, student)
U of A, SAIT students asked to leave on-campus housing over COVID-19: https://mru.ca/410 (CBC News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
‘Everybody’s scared’: Trudeau needs to cut red tape, give money directly to Canadians to stimulate economy, say political strategists: https://mru.ca/e35f (The Hll Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Redline Trio find inspiration from serene mountainous backdrop of Banff Centre for debut: https://mru.ca/6446 (Calgary Herald – Mark DeJong, faculty)
Also worth noting
COVID-19: University of Calgary allowing students to accept or opt out of letter grades: https://mru.ca/4f41 (Calgary Herald)
University of Alberta med students offer child care to doctors amid coronavirus pandemic: https://mru.ca/63ec (Global News)
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