This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Nursing and health-care aide students’ graduations fast-tracked to join fight against COVID-19: https://mru.ca/72d (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Elizabeth Van Den Kerkhof, faculty; Andrew Ngyen, Julia Gerritsen, students)
Calgary nursing students getting ready to join the front lines: https://mru.ca/d32f (CityNews)
Nursing students fast-tracked to font lines: https://mru.ca/988c (660 News)
Student nurses get green light: https://mru.ca/9455 (CTV News at 6)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Opinion: It’s time to carefully reopen parks and recreation areas: https://mru.ca/b54c (Calgary Herald – David Finch and David Legg, faculty)
Politics during Covid-19 crisis: https://mru.ca/1e91 (CHQR, 770 News – Keith Brownsey, faculty)
CBC News poll: Why the economic crisis could speed up transition to renewable energy: https://mru.ca/0ae1 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
International graduate students call on University of Alberta to waive spring tuition: https://mru.ca/25ef (Global News)
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