Employee Event Calendar From Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2017
Pride Parade Sun. Sept. 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. ― Along 6 Avenue and 6 Street Downtown Join a delegation of enthusiastic staff, faculty and students from MRU in taking part in Calgary’s annual Pride Parade. Begin registration.
New Student Orientation (NSO) Tues. Sept. 5 and Wed. Sept. 6 at 8:30 a.m. ― Triple Gym All staff and faculty are invited to welcome our new students. Formal remarks on Sept. 5 will be followed by keynote speaker Mohamed Fahmy. Details.
Riddell Library and Learning Centre Grand Opening Thurs. Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ― Riddell Library and Learning Centre With formal remarks starting at 9 a.m., join us for a day of celebrating the official opening of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre. More info.
UFest Welcome Back Concert featuring Coleman Hell Fri. Sept. 8 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Outdoor Ampitheatre Kick off the school year with a welcome back all-ages concert, with great live bands, food trucks, licensed area and a chance to win prizes. Free. Full details.
MRU Cougars Women's Soccer Sat. Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — MRU Soccer Field Support your Cougars as they face the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. Free with MRU ID. Website.
MRU Cougars Women's Soccer Sun. Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — MRU Soccer Field Support your Cougars as they face the University of Calgary Dinos in their first derby match of the season. Free with MRU ID. Website.
Reconciliation and the Solutions Economy Mon. Sept. 11 to Wed. Sept. 13 — EB 3047 Shaun Loney will dig into the art and science of solving complex problems, particularly at the local level. Details and tickets.
Advanced Excel Techniques Tues. Sept. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Location available upon registration Learn how to take your Excel skills to the next level and work like a pro. Register.
First Week Back Party Tues. Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — East Gate Lawn Come and rock out with music, free food and awesome giveaways.
Get Rec'd Expo Wed. Sept. 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. — U 130 Getting more active, more often is easy and simple. Try out all the ways you can play at Rec. Details
MRU Colour-U-Blue Sat. Sept. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — MRU Campus Grab your friends and go blue crazy in Calgary’s original colour run where the only thing that matters is having fun. Details and register.
Otahpiaaki 2017 Mon. Sept. 18 to Sat. Sept. 23 — MRU Campus Participate in a social innovation project featuring inspiring Indigenous artists, designers and creatives. Full details.
IT: Creating an Email Distribution List Mon. Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. — T 104 Learn how to create an email distribution list in Google Groups. Register.
School of Nursing and Midwifery — 50 Year Historical Timeline Tues. Sept. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Main Street The School of Nursing and Midwifery will be creating a historical timeline that demonstrates the evolution of nursing over the past 50 years.
Social Justice 101: Privilege, Power and Oppression Tues. Sept. 19 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. — U 111 Gain awareness about the world we live in, and how systems and institutions operate differently for marginalized and privileged identities. Register.
Wellness Services: The Working Mind Wed. Sept. 20 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — E 161 Take part in a program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. Register.
Career Opportunities in Cybersecurity Thurs. Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Location available upon registration Hear Justin Malczewki, the Western Canada Reginal Manager of Security Solutions for Cisco Systems, speak about a career in cybersecurity. Register.
140th Anniversary of Treaty 7 Fri. Sept. 22 from from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — East Gate Elders and invited guest will speak about the signifigance of Treaty 7. Refreshments will be served.
MRU Cougars Men's Soccer Sat. Sept. 23 from 1:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m. — MRU Soccer Field Come out and support your Cougars as they compete agains the Thompson Rivers WolfPack. Free with MRU ID. Website.
MRU Cougars Men's Soccer Sun. Sept. 24 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — MRU Soccer Field Cheer for your Cougars as they match up against the UBC Okanagan Heat. Free with MRU ID. Website.
Creating a Culture of Consent: Let's Talk About Sex Tues. Sept. 26 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. — EA 1055 Participants will leave this workshop with a deeper understanding of consent, as well as tools to talk about and practice healthy communication in relationships. Details and register.
An Evening with Feist Wed. Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall Grammy nominee and Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Feist performs. Tickets.
IT: Google Mail Merges Wed. Sept. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. — T 104 Mail merge allows you to easily and quickly produce dozens of form letters, address labels or addressed envelopes in minutes. Register.
Wellness Services: The Working Mind Thurs. Sept. 28 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — T 219 Participate in a program to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. Register.
MRU Nursing's Golden Gala Thurs. Sept. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall Commemorate those who have contributed to the program over the past 50 years, and those who will make their mark in the next 50. Tickets.
MRU Cougars Women's Soccer Sat. Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — MRU Soccer Field Support your Cougars as they face the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. Free with MRU ID. Website.
Graduate Studies Fair Mon. Oct. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Main Street Thinking about pursuing a master’s or PhD? Interested in a professional designation requiring further study? Visit the Graduate Studies Fair and explore the possibilities. More info.
Identities: Intersectionality and Anti-Oppression Tues. Oct. 3 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. —U 111 Learn how viewing the world with an intersectional lens adds nuance and depth to our understanding of interpersonal relationships and larger political and social systems. Details and register.
Israeli Chamber Project Wed. Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall Yehonatan Berick (violin), Mark Holloway (viola), Michal Korman (cello), Tibi Cziger (clarinet) and Assaff Weisman (piano) perform. More info and tickets.
Wellness Services: The Working Mind Wed. Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Y 224 Attend this event to better understand mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. Register.
MRU Flu Clinic Mon. Oct. 23 to Fri. Oct. 27, daily, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — U 216 Get immunized and learn flu prevention information and self-care techniques. More info.
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault Wed. Oct. 25 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. — EA 3020 Arm yourself to understand trauma and effectively respond when someone discloses a sexual assault. Register.
Social Justice 101: Privilege, Power and Oppression Tue. Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. — U 111 Social Justice 101 explores how systems and institutions operate differently for marginalized and privileged identities. Register.