This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Calls for help, anxiety, depression increased by pandemic, mental health support advocates say: https://mru.ca/54e0 (CTV News, Bell Let’s Talk Day – Rachelle McGrath, staff)
Bell Let’s Talk Day emphasizes need for help: https://mru.ca/a023 (CTV News at 6 – Rachelle McGrath, staff)
MRU focuses on mental health for Bell Let’s Talk Day: https://mru.ca/4482 (Education News Canada)
It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! Your voice is needed now more than ever as we confront the impacts of the COVID crisis on the mental health of Canadians: https://mru.ca/c9c7 (Canada News Wire)
MRU faculty, students, staff to hold “honk-a-thon” protest against provincial budget cuts: https://mru.ca/a6a (660 News, CHFM, Lee Easton, faculty)
Students/experts/alum in the news
How effective are emergency debates?: https://mru.ca/63d4 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)
Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/878c (Alberta Prime Time, CTV 2, Jan. 26, 8:12 – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
USask reported cases of cheating ‘likely’ on the rise after switch to online learning: spokesperson: https://mru.ca/bdf7 (Global News)
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