Iser Books is now Memorial University Press, but the publisher's mission to publish leading-edge writing about the North Atlantic region hasn't changed.
Religious Studies MUN is partnering with Religious Studies and Classics at Dalhousie University, offering a shared teaching plan for introductory Sanskrit courses.
Congratulations to our Spring 2021 degree graduates from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences!
Newfoundland and Labrador is currently facing both a fiscal crisis and a population crisis. What role can immigration play in helping to address these issues? How open are we as a province to welcoming newcomers and how easy or appealing is it for newcomers to make a home here? What do we need to do to improve the attraction and retention of immigrants? These are some of the questions these latest reports try to answer.
To support the return to primarily in-person teaching and learning for fall semester 2021, all Memorial employees are expected to return to work on campus by Tuesday, July 13. Some employees may be required on campus earlier to support operational requirements, necessary services and Memorial’s core mandate.
Sally Western, a former MA student in our department under the supervision of John Sandlos has recently published "Arsenic Lost Years: Pollution Control at Giant Mine from 1978 to 1999" in "The Northern Review."
Johnson Insurance is pleased to offer 50 scholarships worth $1,000 each to eligible students completing high school in 2021 and starting post-secondary education in the fall of 2021.
Qualifying children or grandchildren of employees and retirees are eligible to apply and it is not necessary to be insured with Johnson for Home or Auto Insurance to make application. Deadline to apply is July 15, 2021.
On March 29 Memorial changed the status of the COVID Impact Scale to low, based on the low number of COVID-19 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador. While the province has continued to see low case counts and strong public health measures since that time, there are no plans to change Memorial’s current operations.
Memorial students will not be charged the Distance Education Administration Fee and Recreation Fee for the upcoming semester.
As Memorial moves to low risk level on the COVID-19 Impact Scale, building access continues to be restricted to support the province’s efforts to manage the pandemic. Doors remain locked to the public and card access is required. Exceptions include the Arts and Administration building and the University Centre. Other buildings with card access will remain locked. Buildings with key access will be unlocked weekdays 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Please use main doors as designated entrances in those buildings.
Memorial has adjusted its COVID alert level scale to low in light of the improvement in the COVID-19 situation in Newfoundland and Labrador and the changing provincial level. This change takes effect on Monday, March 29.
Dr. Damian Castro recieved the JR Smallwood Research Grant
The Title: Offline and Online Cooperation among Hunters on Newfoundland’s West Coast.
Memorial will remain in a primarily remote environment while Newfoundland and Labrador continues to manage the recent COVID-19 outbreak.
Information for students on the status of MUCEP/ISWEP positions during Alert Level 5
Effective Feb. 22, 2021, international students arriving in Canada by air through Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver must complete the following steps.
The following message is being sent on behalf of Dr. Mark Abrahams as chair of Vice-Presidents Council.
Earlier this week, Memorial announced the winter 2021 academic semester will remain primarily remote. Many employees who continue to work from home may wonder what it means for you. As well, units may be considering how this announcement impacts operations.
Recently the province of Newfoundland and Labrador adopted the new COVID Alert app to help prevent the spread of the virus. The app is designed to let Canadians know whether they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Memorial is endorsing the app and encourages faculty, staff and students to voluntarily download the app for free to help protect yourself and others.
Dr. Timmons provides details on remote orientation and transition programs for new students and a new MUN Up web site.
Memorial University has developed general technology standards for remote/online learning across Memorial’s campuses in fall 2020.
Memorial launched MUNUp, a new online tools and resources hub to help students succeed while learning remotely. With transition and orientation programs, services, virtual events and community engagement opportunities, the sky’s the limit.
As the province moves to alert level 2, Memorial has completed the process to provide faculty access to their individual offices on the St. John’s campus, the libraries are moving to expand services in all six of their branches and the Botanical Garden has opened for the season with health and safety measures in place.
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