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Beginner's Guide to 360 Degree Storytelling
Fri., March 22 from 10 a.m. to noon — Visualization Classroom (EL1441)
Create highly immersive environments for education by using 360-degree cameras. Register here.
Working with Google Sheets
Fri., March 22 from 10 a.m. to noon — T104
Learn how to do formulas, conditional formatting, graphs and sheet protection. Sign up.
Research and Scholarship Days
Mon., March 25 at 9 a.m. to Fri., April 5 at 4:30 p.m. — Across Campus
Enjoy this annual showcase of undergraduate and faculty research. Hear about research, enjoy great food and connect with the research community. Some events require registration. Check out the full schedule here.
Prioritize Space Request Training
Mon., March 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. — T104
Learn how to use this new system to request major renovations, funding from the Renovation Reserve, a new space or space designation changes. Bring your Prioritize username and password to this session. Sign up here.
Spring Sustainability Fair
Wed., March 27 and Thurs., March 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Main Street
Find out more about MRU's social and environmental sustainability successes. Sign up to build a terrarium, and learn about microgreens and planting seeds from noon to 2 p.m.
How Did We Arrive on Planet Earth and Where to Next?
Wed., March 27 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall
Listen to NASA scientist Firouz Naderi, best known for his leadership of the Mars exploration program, as he discusses this interesting topic. Sign up.
The Working Mind for Employees
Wed., March 27 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. — TBA
This education-based program is designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting. Register here.
Civic Innovation Showcase
Wed., March 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Calgary Central Library
Citizen experiments developed by student teams for their creative cluster will be explored in this final showcase event by Vivacity. Learn more.
Increasing Your Influence
Thurs., March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — EC2025
This course provides useful techniques for making things happen without using authority – whether you have it or not. Register here.
Working with Google Docs
Thurs., March 28 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. — T104
Learn how to use headers and footers, create hyperlinks, insert comments and suggestions, wrap text, view previous versions and add a table contents. Sign up.
Research Recognition Awards
Thurs., March 28 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion
This event is part of Research and Scholarship Days. More details will be posted in the schedule located here.
Thurs., March 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. — Trico Changemakers Studio (EB3013)
Enjoy brief introductions to Mount Royal's Institutes, along with a guided tasting of local gins. Pre-purchase tickets here.
Basic Electronics with Littlebits
Fri., March 29 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Maker Studio (EL1245)
Learn the basics of electronics using a plug and play learning assembly tool without having to solder or worry about directions of electric flow. Register here.
Science and Indigenization
Fri., March 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall
This session will help academics and scientists increase their knowledge and awareness, and learn how to put into practice the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Register by March 22.
Booze, Broads and Brothels: A Walking Tour
Fri., March 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. — Starts at Famous Five Statue in Olympic Plaza
This tour is led by Kimberly Williams, PhD. Full tour description and registration is available here. Space is limited to 15 Mount Royal participants.
University Lightning Talks
Mon., April 1, noon to 1:30 p.m. — Ideas Lounge (EL1270)
Enjoy 5-minute, ignite-style presentations on faculty research and scholarship over light refreshments. Register here.
Healthy Eating on the Go
Wed., April 3 from 11 a.m. to noon — Y324
This session will motivate even the busiest employees to optimize their eating habits and improve their health, energy and performance. Sign up.
Child Development Lab Open House (Drop-In)
Wed., April 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. — Y324
Come by the Bachelor of Child Studies' Child Development Lab as they celebrate their fifth anniversary. Cake and coffee will be served.
JMH $80,000 LaunchPad Pitch Competition
Wed., April 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall
Watch students and recent alumni pitch their venture to esteemed judges and a supportive audience. The top ventures compete for prizes. Learn more here.
MRU Book Showcase
Thurs., April 4 from noon to 1 p.m. —The Knuckle (EA3001)
Enjoy presentations and readings by MRU authors from their recently published works. Register now.
Information Design Portfolio Showcase: Craft
Thurs., April 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. — Festival Hall
Students will showcase their own take on the application of design thinking. Learn more.
Midwifery Poster Presentations
Fri., April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — W231
All are welcome to attend these presentations as part of Research and Scholarship Days. More details here.
Collecting Social Media Data for Research
Fri., April 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon — Visualization Classroom (EL1441)
Learn the tools and methods for gathering data from social media sites. Sign up.
Wed., April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Main Street
Two-factor authentication is a process that increases the security of your accounts. Get help enabling on your Google account or ask questions. Learn more.
Virtual Reality Toolkit: 3D Sculpting with Oculus Medium
Thurs., April 11 from 10 to 11 a.m. — Experience Lab (EL 1355)
Learn how to create 3D sculptures in Virtual Reality using the Oculus Rift head set and Oculus Medium application. Sign up.
Health, Community and Education's Book Celebrations
Thurs., April 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. — Ideas Lounge (EL1270)
Join us to celebrate the launch of Tammy Sherrow's "Preemie Care" and Katherine Janzen's "Artistic Pedagogical Technologies."
Beginners Guide to Creating Virtual Reality Experiences
Fri., April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon — Vizualization Classroom (EL1441)
Learn how to create your own interactive 360 degree tours in this hands-on workshop. Sign up.
Experts and Agitators: Tax Politics and the Rise of Canadian Democracy
Fri., April 12 from noon to 2 p.m. — Ideas Lounge (EL1270)
Author Shirley Tillotsonhe discusses how Canada’s unruly tax history is strangely entertaining and may be a helpful guide for tax talk today. Read more.
Farewell Event for President David Docherty
Tues., April 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall
The Board of Governors invites you to bid David and Kris a fond farewell.
Dave Kelly Live: Icons
Tues., April 16 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall
Jann Arden joins Dave for a night of conversations and stories. Buy tickets.