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2017

Modus Operandi: The how and the why of Mount Royal

Modus Operandi

The how and the why of Mount Royal

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Social media virus

Social media virus

Stop the spread! Does social media bring out the worst in people?

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Passion, dedication and strength to care

Passion, dedication and strength to care

Celebrating 50 years of nursing at Mount Royal

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2016

The Path to Indigenization

The path to Indigenization

Reconciling with the past while charting a course for the future. This story is just beginning.

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Bringing poetry to the people

Bringing poetry to the people

It's true, people hate poetry. But why?

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Moonshooters

Moonshooters

Shaping orbits out of innovation, these entrepreneurs aren't afraid to take giant leaps

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State of disaster

State of disaster

Alberta is now the national capital of natural disasters, and Mount Royal knows how to respond

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Aces high

Aces high

Facing risk at 700 km/h with members of Canada's Snowbirds

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Behind the lens

Behind the lens

Communication grads use camera skills to deliver the stuff people really want to see

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Alumni Achievements Awards 2016

Alumni Achievement Awards 2016

Chosen from a field of more than 90,000 graduates, the 2016 winners represent the outstanding character and community spirit Mount Royal encourages all students to uphold

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Semblance of Faith

Semblance of faith

A campus community defies dinner-party etiquette and dares to talk religion

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Rapid Momentum

Rapid momentum

Four years into their new conference status, the Cougars are beginning to take a major bite out of the competition

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Real Life Superheroes

Real life superheroes

Above and beyond the call of duty

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Coming out of the Shadows

Coming out of the shadows

Incidents of violence on campus are being reported, and that’s a good thing … Mount Royal professor calls for transparent and stricter survivor-focused protocols when it comes to campus violence in Canada.

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Call the midwife!

Call the midwife!

Mount Royal's midwifery grads fill a much-needed gap across the province

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Organized Chaos: Ben Atkinson

Organized chaos

A glimpse into the minds at Mount Royal University

The Source: Ben Atkinson, PhD

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A Social Connection

A social connection

Has social media stopped students from connecting on a higher-level, or helped facilitate more meaningful relationships?

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On the Road

On the road

Eat, play, study — student travellers globetrot to a higher level of education

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As Albertan as beer, horseshoes and rock 'n' roll

As Albertan as beer, horseshoes and rock 'n' roll

The University's quirky and kindred donors stand out amongst the pool

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Quest for Knowledge

Quest for Knowledge

Gamification evens the playing field in classrooms

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2015

Breaking inactivity

Breaking inactivity

Put down that book, give up the gaming and turn off the tube. Let's get moving in the right direction and become physically literate

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Where in the world?!

Where in the world?!

MRU celebrate over two decades of globe-trotting

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Game changer

Game changer

From stick handling to bison wrangling, this student entrepreneur has a new meaty venture

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Alumni Achievement Awards

2015 Alumni Achievement Awards

They're making their impressive mark on the world — these winners embody the sense of citizenship and intellectual excellence for which the University stands

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Teaching business with a double bottom line

Teaching business with a double bottom line

In the new world of social enterprise, MRU is distinctly positioned to contribute to the value-minded economy

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Changing skies

Changing skies

75 years after the Royal Canadian Air Force opened a trio of runaways at MRU, the University remembers our Garrison roots

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MEG Energy Summer Science Camp

MEG Energy Summer Science Camp

Aboriginal youth at MRU's MEG Energy Summer Science Camp pursue science studies through determination and community support

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PhD Pundits

PhD Pundits

They're loud, proud and opinionated. And that's why we love them. MRU's Policy Studies and Communications professors pursue a life less ordinary

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Organized Chaos: David Legg

Organized chaos

A glimpse into the minds at Mount Royal University

The Source: David Legg, PhD

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Torch motorcycles

Torch motorcycles

Business professor and “Motress” Patti Derbyshire gets revved up about craft-built bikes and founds a STEM-based startup

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A different path

A different path

Elephants inspire unconventional route to General Management and Human Resources academic career for an MRU assistant professor with an undergrad background in STEM

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For the people by the people

For the people by the people

Mount Royal's Library celebrates unique voices in publishing and community journalism through an eclectic Zine collection

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We can do it!

We can do it!

Where's it STEM from? There's a lack of women enrolling in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) post-secondary programs across Canada. Mount Royal takes aim at this nationwide conundrum.

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Park life

Park life

New partnership with St. Andrews University to study sustainability in a national parks context

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Saving lives through computer science

Saving lives through computer science

A Mount Royal professor is developing a new application to help diagnose and fight back against tropical diseases

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Cretaceous seas comes to life

Cretaceous seas comes to life

Calgary's largest extinct marine reptile exhibit unveiled at Mount Royal University

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Promoting the post-secondary puck

Promoting the post-secondary puck

From Bemidji Beaver to Mount Royal Cougar, men's head hockey coach Bert Gilling is rallying alumni and taking the men's hockey team to new heights

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When the classroom and community service collide

When the classroom and community service collide

While experiential learning has become a buzzword in academic circles, it's a methodology deeply ingrained in our DNA. Mount Royal is among the leaders of community service learning in Canada.

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From Casa Guatemala to Calgary and back

From Casa Guatemala to Calgary and back

Nonprofit studies alumna battles against child poverty

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Giving their support

Giving their support

There's a lot more to community stewardship than meets the eye. At Mount Royal, we are fortunate to have supporters who back us in many ways. We introduce you to a couple of exceptional examples.

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Organized Chaos: Mike Clark

Organized chaos

A glimpse into the minds at Mount Royal University

The Source: Mike Clark

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2014

Get ready to have a ball at the Bella

Get ready to have a ball at the Bella

The Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts and the Bella Concert Hall to open in August [2015]!

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Launching Canoes for Peru

Launching Canoes for Peru

A friendship between a Peruvian family and a Mount Royal Ecotourism professor sparks a movement that will have Canadian canoes paddling down river in the Amazon by 2015.

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Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Inspiring faculty member nominated for National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2013

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