MRU Media

MRU Media: 4/16/2020

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

MRU in the News

Calgary post-secondary schools eyeing online courses through 2020: (CTV News – Stephen Price, Dean, EOC)

What happens at universities and colleges in the fall: (CTV News at 6 – Stephen Price, Dean, EOC)

Calgary schools roll out supports for international students, some see increase in applications: (Academica)

Nearly-graduated nursing students fast-tracked into service after COVID-19 crisis cut practicums short: (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: (CityNews – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)

Mental health at risk from social isolation:  (660 News radio – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)

What it means if Alberta’s Jason Kenney bypasses Health Canada on COVID-19: (Toronto Star – Lori Wlliams, faculty)

Being Stuck Inside Can Lead You To The Stars Via NASA: (Strathmore Now – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Free mental health services for B.C. residents due to COVID-19: (The Northern View)

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