Events – More information at mru.ca/Events
Virtual Cryptocurrency Treasure Hunt 2020
Through to Fri., Oct. 30 — Google Chat Room
Solve the clues, find the treasure and be entered into the prize draw for a $100 Amazon gift certificate Register.
Beginner's Guide To Augmented Reality
Tues., Oct. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Learn about augmented reality applications in the class and for research, as well as the available Library supports. Register.
Intro to Audacity: Managing Your Audio Project, Editing And Recording
Tues., Oct. 20 from 1 to 2 p.m. — Google Meet
Use Audacity software to create simple audio projects such as podcasts, voice recordings and more. Register.
The Cybersecurity Monster Manual: Stopping Things That Go "Hack" In The Night
Wed., Oct. 21 from 2 to 3 p.m. — Google Meet
In this talk, the cybersecurity librarian will catalogue some of today's scariest cyber threats. Register.
Protecting Yourself Against Cybercrime
Thurs., Oct. 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. — Google Meet
This workshop will give you all the tools you need to keep you and yours cybersafe and fulfills the annual mandatory cybersecurity training requirement. Register.
XR Toolkit Series: Creating Virtual Reality Experiences With Google Tours VR
Thurs., Oct. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Create your own interactive 360-degree tours that can be viewed using virtual reality (Google Cardboard) or traditional computer monitors. Register.
Sat., Oct. 24 to Fri., Oct. 30
Saturday, Oct. 24 will be focused on highlighting MRU’s degree, diploma and select certificate programs, while the week of Oct. 26 to 30 will feature additional information sessions on select student services and programs. Full schedule.
Beginner's Guide to 360-Degree Cameras
Tues., Oct. 27 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Discover how to create highly immersive environments for education using 360-degree cameras. Register.
COVID-19: The Second Wave and Your Mental Health
Tues., Oct. 27 from 8 to 9 p.m. — Zoom
Homewood Health will be hosting a webinar focused on the unique challenges we collectively face with the onset of a second wave of COVID-19. Please use personal devices for Zoom. Register.
MRU Alumni Webinar: Looking for Work in a Changing Labour Market
Wed., Oct. 28 from 3 to 3:45 p.m.
In this session, learn how to use your skills and interests to "see" and connect with hidden opportunities in your current field, emerging markets or making a pivot. Register.
Suicide Prevention Strategic Framework Community Consultations
Thurs., Oct. 29 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. — Online (Faculty)
Mon., Nov. 2 from 3 to 3:45 p.m. — Online (Staff)
Fri., Nov. 6 from 1:15 to 2 p.m. — Online (Staff)
Mon., Nov. 9 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. — Online (Faculty)
Tues., Nov. 10 from 3 to 3:45 p.m. — Online (All Groups)
Attend and discuss needs and recommendations to assist in the creation of an institutional suicide prevention strategic framework. Register.
Harm Reduction and Naloxone Training
Thurs., Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon — Online
Be informed about the current state of opioid use in Canada, the harm reduction responses available and how to recognize and respond to opioid overdoses. Register.
XR Toolkit Series: Creating Augmented Reality Experiences with Adobe Aero
Thurs., Oct. 29 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Build, view and share interactive augmented reality experiences using your Apple device and the Adobe Aero platform. Register.
Thurs., Oct. 29 from 3 to 3:30 p.m. — Google Meet
Join our cybersecurity expert, who will be combing the latest cybersecurity news to find topics for discusson that are engaging and timely. Register.
Beginner's Guide to Transforming Social Connections with Virtual Reality
Tues., Nov. 3 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Learn how social virtual reality platforms are changing the way we connect with one another during this new era of physical distancing. Register.
Working from Home 101
Thurs., Nov. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. —
By the end of this session, participants will be able to identify and implement best practices when they are working remotely. Register.