Iniskim Centre turns 10
This milestone birthday celebration also gave a nod to 25 years of the Aboriginal Education Program.
On your marks, get set, code!
The Calgary version of the Canada-wide HTML 500 event recently took place at Mount Royal.
Video: Barista. Builder. Boss.
Watch the entrepreneurial journey of business
student Ryan Wenger, owner of Barrow.
Convocation volunteers needed for June 1 and 2
Help make Convocation memorable for our graduates as they celebrate their accomplishments. Please sign up to volunteer for positions such as ushers, greeters, floaters and parchment framers.
Day one or one day? You Decide. Get Rec'd!!
Registration for spring and summer Rec activities will be available online April 3! Need a refresher on how to register online? Check out our how-to video.
Last chance to recognize a fellow employee or team!
There's still time to nominate a distinguished colleague or team for the 2017 Distinguished Employee Awards. The deadline is March 31. The ceremony will be held on Aug. 31.
Everything You Treasure — For a World Free from Nuclear Weapons Exhibit
Wed., March 29 from 10 a.m. to Fri., March 31 at 6 p.m. — Main Street
The exhibition was jointly created by Soka Gakkai International and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. More info.
Iniskim Centre: 8th Fire Presentation
Thurs., March 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Learn about the Anishnabe (Ojibway) Prophecy that speaks to the past, present and future of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. Register.
Human Security Worldwide: Building a Culture of Peace
Thurs., March 30 from to 6:30 to 8 p.m. — Lincoln Park Room (J 301)
Learn how to involve yourself among increasingly diverse communities for the betterment of society. More info.
Cowtown Opera: Guilty Pleasures
Sun., April 2 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall
Whether it’s watching reality TV or singing your favourite hits in the shower, let your guilty pleasure shine! Tickets.
MRU Research and Scholarship Days (RSD 2017)
Mon., April 3 from 8:30 a.m. to Sat., April 8 at 4:30 p.m. —
Events around campus
Join us for a celebration and exposition of faculty and student scholarly work. More info.
Student Poster Presentations (RSD 2017)
Mon., April 3 from 10 a.m. to noon — Main Street
View the work of MRU student researchers via poster presentations. More info.
Research and Scholarship Days Kickoff with Ilona Dougherty
Mon., April 3 from noon to 1 p.m. — Nickle Theatre (V 200)
Kick off RSD 2017 with an engaging talk by social entrepreneur, Ilona Dougherty. RSVP and more info.
Student Oral Presentations (RSD 2017)
Mon., April 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. — E 101
Listen to the research findings of MRU students from all faculites via oral presentations.
Mon., April 3 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall (EC 1040)
Faculty and staff are invited to attend an update on MRU by members of the executive. More info.
Global Challenges and Social Innovation (RSD 2017)
Mon., April 3 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Lincoln Park Room (J 301)
Come and see short presentations by MRU students participating in the Skoll Global Challenge. More info.
HR: Coping with Change (a.m. and p.m. sessions)
Tues., April 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore strategies to navigate the change process successfully. You only need to attend one session: 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Register now.
Student Poster Presentations (RSD 2017)
Tues., April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon — Main Street
View the work of MRU students research via poster presentations. More info.
Faculty Lightning Talks (RSD 2017)
Tues., April 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion (ED 2102)
Faculty scholars will present their research in five minutes or less. Lunch is provided. RSVP and more info.
Student Oral Presentations (RSD 2017)
Tues., April 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. — E 101
Listen to the research findings of MRU students from all faculites via oral presentations. More info.
Ethical and Privacy Considerations with Secondary Data Use (RSD 2017)
Wed., April 5 from 11 a.m. to noon — Y 324
This presentation by Jason Lau, PolicyWise for Children and Families delves into how to properly extend the use of data collected. RSVP and more info.
Science and Technology Research Day Speaker: Court Sandau (PhD)
Wed., April 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Leacock Theater (S 216)
Titled "Arson: The Science of Fire and the Chemical Footprints Left Behind," this talk explores the chemistry behind wildfire investigations. Light lunch provided. Register.
SAGE: Building a Bridge from Data to Collaboration (RSD 2017)
Wed., April 5 from noon to 1 p.m. — Y 324
SAGE is a data and research platform that facilitates sharing and collaboration for research and service administration data in the social sectors. RSVP and more info.
Grand Opening of the Centre for Psychological Innovation
Wed., April 5 from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. — The Knuckle (EA 3001)
Join us for refreshments and a tour of this innovative and modern facility at the grand opening of MRU's new Centre for Psychological Innovation! More info.
JMH $70,000 LaunchPad Pitch Competition
Wed., April 5 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall (EC 1050)
Watch student ventures compete for $70,000 in cash and prizes at the Dragon's Den-style JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition. Tickets.
IT: Creating an Excel PivotTable
Thurs., April 6 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Learn how to create an Excel pivot table that uses slicers to easily filter data. Register.
Science and Technology Research Day
Thurs., April 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lincoln Park Room (J301)
Students from the Faculty of Science and Technology will showcase their research work. More info.
Field School Showcase and Open House
Thurs., April 6 from noon to 2 p.m. — E 125 at noon and E 140 at 1 p.m.
Attend a Mount Royal University student showcase sharing International Field School experiences. More info.
Bison Homecoming Celebration
Thurs., April 6, from 1:30 pm to 4 p.m. — Leacock Theatre (S 216)
Come and celebrate the return of wild bison to Banff National Park. More info.
Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta
Fri., April 7 from 3 p.m. to Sat., April 8 at 3 p.m. — Ross Glenn Hall (EC 1040)
The third Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta (URSCA) is being held at Mount Royal. Register.
Media and Social Media for Researchers
Fri., April 7 from 10 to 11 a.m. — EC 1065
Learn how to mobilize your research using media and social media. Register.
Faculty Lightning Talks
Fri., April 7 from noon to 1:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion (ED 2102)
Faculty scholars will present their research in five minutes or less. Lunch is provided. Registration.
Research and Scholarship Days Awards Evening
Fri., April 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall (EC 1040)
Finish off Research and Scholarship Days with an awards celebration. Cash bar and food will be available. Registration.
HR: Establishing Work/Life Harmony
Tues., April 11 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This session will help identify key work/life stressors and assist in developing skills and strategies to effectively prioritize time. Registration.
Le Masque et l’Auteur – Colloque International 2017
Wed., April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon — EC 1140
Cette table ronde vise à interroger les situations de pseudonymie et d’anonymat en littérature et dans les arts francophones.
RIM 101 Awareness Training
Wed., April 12 to 10 to 11 a.m.
Facilitated by Jeremy Duffin, this session provides an overview of MRU's Records and Information Management (RIM) program. Register here.
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