Teaching & Innovation

Teaching & Innovation

Travel ThumbnailThe year of 2016 saw Justice Studies Professor John Winterdyk travel to over a dozen countries while engaging in various academic activities...[read more]
Orange Chinook ThumbnailMount Royal University hosted an author's workshop entitled The Orange Chinook: The Politics of the New Alberta. It focused on the 2015 Alberta election...[read more]
Sri_Lanka_ThumbnailThe inaugural offering of the Sri Lanka Bio-Cultural Anthropology Field School was conducted last spring. Thirteen MRU students traveled to Sri Lanka...[read more]
 
Teaching_Group_Shot_ThumbnailProf. Nancy-Angel Doetzel’s Sociology students incorporated service-related projects into their course assignments to raise over $2500 for Mount Royal University’s United Way campaign...[more]
Life Writing ThumbnailIn 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...[more]
Carleton ThumbnailBrittany Hopkin, a fourth year English Honours student at Mount Royal University, was awarded first prize for her paper at the first Institute of African Studies Undergraduate Conference at Carleton University...[more]
2 Laura Grant ThumbnailSince fall 2013, Laura Grant has volunteered as an educator and leader with Peer Diversity Education, an initiative of MRU's Diversity & Human Rights Office...[more]
CSL Showcase ThumbnailScharie Tavcer partnered with Victoria Calvert to develop a showcase to highlight the learning experiences from field schools...[more]
Women and Gender StudiesBeginning three years ago with the creation of a Faculty Advisory Council, MRU’s Women’s Studies Program has undergone a dynamic project of self-assessment and reconfiguration with the goal of bringing its curriculum... [more]
Andrea JohnstonThe Faulty of Arts congratulates its recent English graduate, Andrea Johnston. Entering the second year of the Masters of Library Information Studies and the Masters of Arts in Humanities Computing program at the University of Alberta... [more]
Maki MotapanyaneWomen’s Studies Professor Maki Motapanyane specializes in feminist and critical race theory, feminism in Africa, cultural studies (Hip-Hop culture and racialized humour), and motherhood studies... [more]
Model UNThe Department of Policy Studies was pleased to host the 18th Alberta Intercollegiate Model United Nations Conference from February 28 to March 2, 2014.  Organized by Professor Kari Roberts, the event was sponsored by the Faculty... [more]
Treaty 7 Field CourseRe-enacting the Past: blending traditional lectures, discussions and readings with a role-playing simulation pedagogy... [more]
AffectusAFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory emerged out of an inter-institutional seminar led by Mount Royal University students during the summer of 2013.  The journal will be published online biannually... [more]
Tristan SmythThis year, the English Department's Tristan Smyth was named one of the ten 3M National Student Fellows -- a first for Mount Royal University. Tristan is one of the first Albertan students to receive this award, an... [more]
 Joe Anderson Civil War Field TripJoe Anderson, Department of Humanities, recognizes the importance of interactive learning and the power of place in the study of history. In the spring of 2012, he shared that vision with twenty Mount Royal students on a field... [more]
header_arts_thaney_thumbnailSociology Professor Tim Haney has put Mount Royal University on the map with his one-of-a-kind class on “The Sociology of Disaster." The course helps students apply their classroom knowledge to real-world events, and... [more]
Julie CormackMRU Archeology professor Julie Cormack has always been passionate about the study of human origins. She began working in the field at an early age and showed a keen interest in both biological and archaeological evidence.... [more]