Category: Welcome

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Today honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. The MRFA supports commemorations of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools. The MRFA honours this important day and would like to take this opportunity to… Continue Reading “National Day of Truth and Reconciliation”

Dispatch from the ADC

The start of the 2020-21 academic year has been a busy one across the Academic Development Centre, as all teams work to support faculty members in creating courses for remote delivery. The rapid pivot of last spring has given way to a more intentional… Continue Reading “Dispatch from the ADC”

Teaching On Campus in the Covid-Era

While most MRU faculty are adjusting to remote delivery, those still teaching on campus are also facing changed working conditions.  Faculty Forum asked Holly Crowe about what her experience of returning to teaching was like this term…                              I drive  onto campus early in the… Continue Reading “Teaching On Campus in the Covid-Era”

The Costs of COVID

Sometime in my childhood my mother received a card that she liked well enough to frame and hang beside the kitchen sink.  It depicted an older couple looking stoic while getting soaked in the pouring rain while standing beside a forlorn-looking bus stop.  “Little… Continue Reading “The Costs of COVID”

Online Social Events 2020-2021

Sessions Coming Soon! Family Vision Board March Online Game Night April Craftivism Events held in Fall 2020: Introduce Your Pet(s) Date: October 30, 4:00 – 5:00pm Zoom Link Introduce your furry (or scaly or winged) friends and office companions. Family Crocheting Tutorial Hosted by… Continue Reading “Online Social Events 2020-2021”