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Accomplished business and community leader Dawn Farrell, PhD (HC) will become Mount Royal University’s first chancellor following unanimous approval by the board of governors
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Mount Royal University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery's Bridge to Canadian Nursing program will accept 120 students per academic year starting this fall, an increase of 40 over last year.
June 17, 2020 Read more …
Evans will be taking on the role of interim Provost and Vice-President, Academic at Mount Royal University effective immediately
June 11, 2020 Read more …
As we move from one academic year to the next in the midst of a pandemic, while also navigating new and significant budget challenges, we have seen no shortage of change
June 03, 2020 Read more …
Mount Royal University will deliver instruction and services primarily using alternative delivery in Fall 2020, with limited exceptions
June 01, 2020 Read more …
We understand that students, faculty and staff want clarity and time to plan for the fall term
May 14, 2020 Read more …
We can’t begin to understand how disappointed the Pronghorns student-athletes, coaches, staff and alumni must feel right now
April 20, 2020 Read more …
Earlier this evening, we let you know that Mount Royal University is adapting quickly to changing directives from Alberta Health Services to help contain the spread of COVID-19
March 15, 2020 Read more …
Mount Royal University is quickly adapting to changing directives from Alberta Health Services to help contain the spread of COVID-19
March 15, 2020 Read more …
To help protect our campus community from the spread of COVID-19, and guided by the latest information provided by Alberta Health Services, we are beginning the transition from face-to-face course delivery to alternate methods of instruction, as appropriate, starting Monday
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The health and safety of our campus community is our top priority and we continue to follow the advice of Alberta Health Services
March 13, 2020 Read more …
The symbolic protection of a blanket and the suffering caused by residential schools come together as the exhibition
March 11, 2020 Read more …
Alberta’s post-secondary institutions are major contributors to the strength of communities and the economic engine of the province
February 28, 2020 Read more …
Mount Royal University and The Diversity Institute at Ryerson University are reaching out to diverse groups, including newcomers to Canada, Indigenous populations, women and youth, with a series of free workshops to support their entrepreneurial goals
February 27, 2020 Read more …
Scientists, government and conservation groups will join the oilsands industry to address the crucial link between wetlands and biodiversity at the World Wetlands Day Symposium
February 04, 2020 Read more …
Ambrose University and Mount Royal University Conservatory have signed an agreement to allow Conservatory students to complete Bachelor of Music degrees at Ambrose University.
January 30, 2020 Read more …
While half of Alberta startups survive for more than five years, only 0.1 per cent of small firms become mid-sized, and only two per cent of mid-sized firms become large
November 21, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal University on Friday awarded Beakerhead co-founder Mary Anne Moser an Honorary Doctor of Laws
November 01, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal is proud to serve the Calgary community, and through our operations and our graduates, we are an important contributor to the local and provincial economy
October 24, 2019 Read more …
A new app developed by a third-year Mount Royal University information design student uses augmented reality (AR) to translate Blackfoot signage
October 10, 2019 Read more …
Canadian Legacy Project and Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education bring a new entrepreneurial training program designed specifically for Canadian military veterans to Ottawa
September 23, 2019 Read more …
The John de Chastelain Peace Studies Initiative at Mount Royal University announced the recipient of the 2020 Calgary Peace Prize
September 20, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal University is committed to diversity on our campus, and in the wider community, and providing a welcoming learning environment for all
September 07, 2019 Read more …
MRU's Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship teams with city business leaders to foster employees for Calgary's new economy
August 26, 2019 Read more …
The Alberta Regional Women's Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) officially launched at Mount Royal University
July 26, 2019 Read more …
Proceedings include Award of Honour for President Tim Rahilly
June 27, 2019 Read more …
Role will help develop and enhance programs for students
June 17, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal University, in partnership with York University's School of Continuing Studies, announced today that it is offering new programming in cybersecurity to support Alberta's shifting economy
June 12, 2019 Read more …
Don Braid, Dawn Farrell, David Johnston, Ann McCaig and Margaret Southern received Honorary Doctors of Laws from Mount Royal University
June 07, 2019 Read more …
Don Braid, Dawn Farrell, David Johnston, Ann McCaig and Margaret Southern will receive Honorary Doctors of Laws from Mount Royal University
May 23, 2019 Read more …
The system 'learns' the normal movement patterns of people, equipment and vehicles across campus
May 14, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal University's Provost and Vice-President Academic Lesley Brown announces the appointment of Brad Mahon as Dean, Continuing Education and Extension effective July 1, 2019
April 25, 2019 Read more …
Research is thriving at Mount Royal University, and these scholars and their discoveries, recently featured during MRU's Research and Scholarship Days, are on the cutting edge
April 10, 2019 Read more …
A student entrepreneur who is leveraging the sharing economy to help creatives connect with underused photography and video equipment took home the biggest slice of the pie at Mount Royal University's JMH LaunchPad Competition
April 05, 2019 Read more …
Message sent to all employees on behalf of President David Docherty
March 23, 2019 Read more …
Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Singh Kaleka will speak at the Bella Concert Hall as part of MRU's Manmeet Bhullar Speaker Series
March 08, 2019 Read more …
This endorsement is in recognition of the high calibre of diverse music and speech arts education opportunities offered by the Conservatory
March 03, 2019 Read more …
Energetic focus on teaching and learning helps students succeed
February 12, 2019 Read more …
Dr. Tim Rahilly as new president and vice-chancellor
February 05, 2019 Read more …
Scientists and policy makers gathered at Mount Royal on Friday to learn more about how wetlands help mitigate climate change and protect cities from catastrophic floods
February 01, 2019 Read more …
Nurses will play a bigger role in Alberta's health-care system with the province expanding their abilities to prescribe drugs and order X-rays
November 23, 2018 Read more …
An honorary degree is the highest symbol of recognition that Mount Royal can give to an individual
November 02, 2018 Read more …
The Trico Changemakers Studio is where community organizations, social ventures and students collaborate and innovate to address social or environmental challenges
September 27, 2018 Read more …
The unit will save Mount Royal $400,000 a year
September 27, 2018 Read more …
On the International Day of Peace, the John de Chastelain Peace Studies Initiative at Mount Royal University announced the recipient of the 2019 Calgary Peace Prize
September 21, 2018 Read more …
Mount Royal students, staff and faculty stood together at the official opening of the city's first permanent Pride crosswalk
August 28, 2018 Read more …
MRU congratulates Docherty on his new position, thanks him for his contribution and commences presidential search
August 23, 2018 Read more …
Bret Hart was given the name IYIIKITAPINAA (Ee-ee-ka-ta-bee-na), meaning Courageous Chief
August 23, 2018 Read more …
A new instrument at Mount Royal University is helping investigations into wildfires, arsons, oil spills, chemical releases and other environmental forensics
July 25, 2018 Read more …
New program at Mount Royal aims to help community paramedics provide in-home care for vulnerable patient populations
July 18, 2018 Read more …
Mount Royal University's Roisin Dillon won the top prize at the prestigious Oxford Map the System Challenge at Oxford University
June 06, 2018 Read more …
Bret Hart, Paul Brandt, John Lacey and Barbara Jean Fraser receive honorary degrees from Mount Royal University
June 01, 2018 Read more …
Nearly 1,000 Grade 9 girls, many from area Indigenous schools, will attend Explore STEM
May 16, 2018 Read more …
The Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension Credit is partnering with the continuing and professional studies division of B.C.'s Kwantlen Polytechnic University
May 10, 2018 Read more …
Provost and Vice-President Academic Lesley Brown announces appointment effective July 1, 2018
May 03, 2018 Read more …
An art instillation honouring Murdered and missing women and children in Canada officially opened at Mount Royal University on April 29
April 29, 2018 Read more …
President David Docherty and the University itself received special honours from Siksika Elder, Clarence Wolfleg Senior as the University reported on the progress to date in implementing its Indigenous Strategic Plan
April 26, 2018 Read more …
Provost and Vice-President Academic Lesley Brown announces selection following national search.
April 20, 2018 Read more …
Research is thriving at MRU, and these scholars and their discoveries, recently featured at Research and Scholarship Days, are on the cutting edge
April 17, 2018 Read more …
Please be cautious when walking on these icy surfaces
April 12, 2018 Read more …
It is with great sadness we learned today of the death of Dayna Brons
April 11, 2018 Read more …
We are grateful the Alberta Government continues to provide stable funding to post-secondaries and to see the value of investing in higher education
March 22, 2018 Read more …
The primary focus of the Public Safety and Security Research Group is on community and public safety, including property security, building design, grievance-based violence and cybersecurity
February 28, 2018 Read more …
MRU will carefully review the TSB report to see where we can further underline and embolden our safety procedures, erring on the side of supreme caution as we continue to focus on being one of the leading aviation schools in Canada
February 22, 2018 Read more …
Matching Indigenous students in science, technology, engineering and math with mentors and potential employers is key to a more prosperous future for a group underrepresented in these vital areas of Canada's economy
February 22, 2018 Read more …
A Mount Royal faculty member was the victim of a home break and enter and assault
January 21, 2018 Read more …
MRU Is welcoming creatures from the Cretaceous period as three fossils are unveiled near the University
January 11, 2018 Read more …
Vendors invited to learn more
December 04, 2017 Read more …
Van Ham to Vice-President, Finance and Administration, and Nixon to Solicitor
December 01, 2017 Read more …
Dr. Lesley Brown, Provost and Vice-President, Academic of Mount Royal University announced Dr. Jennifer Pettit will serve as the interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts
August 11, 2017 Read more …
Michelle Yeo, PhD, appointed as Academic Director of the Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning effective July 1
July 17, 2017 Read more …
Tracy Friedel, PhD, will join Mount Royal University on July 1 as the University's first Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies, focusing on culture, environment and sustainability
May 09, 2017 Read more …
Mount Royal University is setting a strong institutional foundation to support survivors of sexual violence
March 02, 2017 Read more …
As it has been reported, Mount Royal University is mourning the loss of two experienced pilot instructors, Jeffrey (Jeff) Bird and Reynold (Reyn) Johnson, who died in a tragic plane accident on the February 13, 2017
March 02, 2017 Read more …
Mount Royal University marks first-ever crowdfunding campaign with basketball showdown between Cougars and Stampeders
March 16, 2016 Read more …
Mount Royal University will commemorate the life and legacy of John Nelson today with a special carillon recital
January 01, 2016 Read more …
Message from President David Docherty in response to Alberta Budget 2015
October 26, 2015 Read more …
Calgary Food Bank and Mount Royal University Sign Memorandum of Understanding
October 06, 2015 Read more …
Families invited to campus for Beakerhead event 'Building Your Child's Brain'
September 15, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University lifts the curtain on the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts
August 24, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University to move more than 75 pianos to new Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts
June 14, 2015 Read more …
As one of the most influential figures in child welfare in Canada, Sheldon Kennedy knows how to create positive change in our communities
June 03, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University's spring Convocation holding several firsts; Alberta's first midwifery degree grads cross the stage; Alberta's first midwifery degree grads cross the stage
June 03, 2015 Read more …
Explore IT: Grade 9 girls hit post-secondary campuses across Calgary to discover wonders of STEM
May 05, 2015 Read more …
Fresh faces, fresh venue: artists revealed for 2015/16 concert season at Mount Royal University's brand-new Bella Concert Hall
April 27, 2015 Read more …
New software platform aims to bridge the gap in geographic education across Canada
April 15, 2015 Read more …
Photography contest encourages community engagement
April 15, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University releases statement after provincial budget tabled on March 26, 2015.
March 26, 2015 Read more …
Findings of Microsoft-funded study on illegal sex trade released at Mount Royal University
March 12, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University aviation program reaches new heights after receiving world-class accreditation
March 08, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University and Calgary-area high schools encourage youth to stand up to bullying at Who's Frank? event
February 23, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University introduces fresh new look to website
February 01, 2015 Read more …
Mental health crusader Brett Rothery at MRU for #BellLetsTalk
January 26, 2015 Read more …
Calgary's largest extinct marine reptiles exhibit unveiled at Mount Royal University
January 07, 2015 Read more …
Former Olympian Ken Read named as Honorary Chair of Mount Royal's annual Pearls of Wisdom fundraiser
April 09, 2013 Read more …
Pitch Competition at Mount Royal's Bissett School of Business a LaunchPad for student ventures
April 02, 2013 Read more …
Mount Royal University hosts Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community and Culture in North America
October 03, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal University Board of Governors approves first Strategic Research Plan
June 19, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal University Athletics partners with 403 Selects Volleyball Club to create new Cougars Volleyball Club
June 18, 2012 Read more …
Social Media Experts Featured at Mount Royal University
May 02, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal University announces the appointment of Vice-President, Administrative Services
April 25, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal University enters education partnership with Bishop Carroll High School
April 16, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal University and University of Calgary Nursing Students band together for Calgary Nursing Student Week
March 01, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal University recognized with two awards from the City of Calgary's Advisory Committee on Accessibility
December 04, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal University and Métis Nation of Alberta create bursary endowment for Métis students
November 30, 2011 Read more …
Inaugural Military Memorial bursaries awarded to 27 students
November 07, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal University to hold installation ceremony for ninth president
November 01, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal University Athletics joins Canada West
May 03, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal University launches $250 million fundraising campaign
April 10, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal University celebrates the opening of a new Nursing Simulation Learning Centre
April 04, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal’s Body of Knowledge presents Life over Cancer
March 09, 2011 Read more …
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Mount Royal University launches Alberta’s newest Bachelor of Education degree
February 17, 2011 Read more …
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Mount Royal president announces Spring 2011 departure
May 09, 2010 Read more …
for Brett Kobe story April 2010
April 01, 2010 Read more …
Learn the truth about supplements at Mount Royal's Body of Knowledge
February 17, 2010 Read more …
So you think you can market?
February 01, 2010 Read more …
Learn how to break the fatigue cycle at Mount Royal's Body of Knowledge
January 25, 2010 Read more …
Mount Royal University's first "Ideas that Matter Book Panel" tackles the issue of foreign aid
November 02, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal University announces new Ralph Klein Chair in
October 13, 2009 Read more …
Polar climate advocate, Sir Robert Swan, to speak at Mount Royal University
September 30, 2009 Read more …
Senator Sharon Carstairs addresses challenges facing Canada's aging population at Mount Royal University
September 21, 2009 Read more …
Media Studies
September 20, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal's Institute for Nonprofit Studies supports national research grants for graduate students
June 29, 2009 Read more …
Nonprofit research in Canada gets boost from Mount Royal
June 24, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal officially launches Alberta's only independent crime lab
June 04, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal to award the first of its own bachelor's degrees at Convocation 2009
June 01, 2009 Read more …
Canada's largest Holocaust Education Symposium marks 25th anniversary
May 07, 2009 Read more …
HSBC Bank Canada invests $100K in Mount Royal students and the environment
May 05, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal's Institute for Nonprofit Studies receives largest single grant to date
April 07, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal launches Centre for Child Well-Being
March 31, 2009 Read more …
Innovative neurologist reveals how to optimize your brain
March 18, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal's Centennial Logo Contest is down to the final five
February 24, 2009 Read more …
Best-selling author and world-renowned physician to speak at Mount Royal
January 18, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal instructors selected as Teaching and Learning Scholars
January 16, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal to host Wheelchair Rugby demonstration and clinic
November 26, 2008 Read more …
Mount Royal staff member awarded research grant
November 12, 2008 Read more …
Voices of Men urges men to speak out against violence
November 09, 2008 Read more …
Klein kick-starts new role at Mount Royal
September 05, 2007 Read more …
Mount Royal takes next step in building a university New library to be designed by Cohos Evamy integratedesign
July 15, 2007 Read more …
Mount Royal wins gold in race for the environment
April 26, 2007 Read more …