News & Announcements
In the spring of 2015, MRU’s English program and United Active Living, managers of the Garrison Green seniors’ residence, embarked on a joint project to pair our students with resident seniors in a Life Writing project.
The CRJS field school to Rankin Inlet Nunavut that ran in May/June 2015 was the first of its kind for the Criminal Justice Degree Program.
Natalie Meisner, an award winning playwright and author in the Department of English, has recently written a play now on tour chronicling the inspirational, but largely forgotten, story of sprinter Marjorie Turner Bailey, who, or a few shining moments, was the fastest woman on earth.
Dr. Caroline McDonald-Harker conducts a research study on disaster resilience in the wake of the devastating and costly 2013 Southern Alberta Flood Disaster.
Mount Royal University officially announced its 12th degree at the 18th annual Pearls of Wisdom event on May 30.
In December of 2014, John Winterdyk (Department of Justice Studies) was an invited guest and keynote speaker in the Public Order Department at Zhejiang Police College, in Hangzhou, China.
During the winter semester, Kit Dobson will be the Eakin Visiting Fellow in Canadian Studies at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. His project during his fellowship, which has the working title Mall Culture Superstars, is a book on malls in Canada.
On April 9, the Faculty of Arts, represented by Dr. Mark Ayyash of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, joined the Calgary Centre for Global Community and other groups to award Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire with the 2015 Calgary Peace Prize.