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Mount Royal seeks to decolonize through education
High profile experts including Cindy Blackstock are aiming to share knowledge on indigenous issues.
Friday, March 18, 2016

Naomi Klein challenges Alberta
Writer, environmental activist, documentary filmmaker and top influential thinker Naomi Klein visited the Mount Royal campus on March 10 to deliver a lecture entitled Crisis and Opportunity”, which specifically pointed towards the singular challenges and opportunities that Alberta is facing right now.
Monday, March 14, 2016

Kate Bornstein Distinguished Arts Speaker
This year’s Distinguished Arts speaker is the remarkable Kate Bornstein, who tackles the issue of gender identity head-on in both her personal and writing lives with vibrant humour and salty sarcasm.
Monday, March 14, 2016

Crown of the Continent Ecosystem
Most of us probably have a pretty good idea of where the Rocky Mountains are, the same can be said for the Foothills, but what do you know about the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem? Despite it’s ecological importance, many Albertans have never heard of the Crown Ecosystem.
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Garrison Green
When Monica Schmidt sat down with Mary Fenwick to collaborate on a creative writing adventure that would have Schmidt pen a narrative on Fenwick’s life, she never expected to form such a strong bond with her new creative collaborator.
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Mount Royal’s twitterverse of history
“Twitter is helping disseminate research, information and knowledge that historians are creating. It can influence policy and contemporary debate in ways the publishing a book that sits in a library, or scholarly article that lives in a journal — that, let’s face it, the majority of people don’t see — just can’t,” explains Professor Jarett Henderson.
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Remembering former president Douglas Lauchlan
The Mount Royal University community is mourning the loss of its fifth president.
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

MRU talks micro-aggressions
More than just a place to get books, the Mount Royal Library is a place where ideas are born, conversations are started and the campus community connects.
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Who's Frank? The (pink) elephant in the room
Frank is the physical manifestation of the “elephant in the room” that bullying often is. Bright pink, life-sized and hard to miss, Frank is a bit of an enigma because even though he appears in classrooms, sports fields and arenas, workplaces and just about everywhere else, nobody talks about him.
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Writer in Residence Maureen Ulrich uses words to tackle bullying
Young adult characters learn to carve their way in the world through the adversity of bullying and teenage troubles.
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

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