2021

April

MRU students win second place in the 2021 Econ Games

Student research moves towards a more just and sustainable future

Catamount Fellowship Community Showcase happens April 9

Propelling start-ups towards success

Annual JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition happens April 12

March

Feminist powerhouse playwright in the wings for March 8

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm is this year’s writer-in-residence

10 powerful conversations

MRU celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

New memoir for Professor Robert Boschman

White Coal City chronicles multigenerational trauma

MRU unveils Bachelor of Social Work Degree as Albertans cope with pandemic

The degree is a bridge to fullness in the social work profession

Rare transactions

The Institute for Community Prosperity creates a framework for non-profit amalgamations

New Conservatory course sings praises of music therapy

Virtual course provides overview of evidence-based practice

February

The need for systemic change

MRU students share how racism has affected their lives

Podcast series explores how racism in sports mirrors broader society

Mount Royal University Cougars Athletics and Recreation has produced a diversity and inclusion podcast series

Lack of representation in education an obstacle for BIPOC students

Marva Ferguson urges reflection and a careful reconsideration of the education system that is in line with the changing demography of Alberta

MRU’s World Wetlands Day Symposium dives into world’s water crisis

Research points to importance of mountain ecosystems

Academic success

Resources are available to be your best at MRU

Write and submit a poem … it just might help

Calgary Poet Laureate Natalie Meisner building digital jukebox of poetry for healing

Contest underway for SAMRU Representation Executive Council

Online voting starts Feb. 22

Athletic therapy student finds her calling through adversity

Jinan Daqqa establishes communities through sport

Years of environmental advocacy recognized

Professor Israel Dunmade speaks on teaching, research and advocacy in academia

Equity, diversity and inclusion infused throughout Harry G. Schaefer Mentorship Program

Now entering its ninth year, the Harry G. Schaefer Mentorship Program has matched 151 MRU students with 105 industry professionals offering...

Alberta Inclusive Innovation Initiative pivots during the pandemic

Workshop series offers updated entrepreneurial skills to diverse groups

January

Discovering the complexities of trade

Students go online for 'remarkable' WTO simulation

A behind-the-scenes glimpse into The Umbrella Academy

Alumnus and award-winning cinematographer Craig Wrobleski director of photography for Netflix’s hottest show

Building community through good food

MRU and Chartwells celebrate new partnership

Heart and hustle

Laurie Pilson Memorial Award developed to remember a past Cougars player and support those currently on the ice

Free concert series brings comfort and community

Winter Solace highlights power of music

Changemaker Conversations 'motivate to action'

Trico Changemakers Studio series designed to keep inspiring progress

Mount Royal virtual Career Expo begins Jan. 25

Valuable pre-event sessions start Jan. 13

New certificate makes the most of digital media marketing

Online courses at MRU taught by industry experts

Let’s talk … and keep talking

MRU recognizes mental health as a priority on Jan. 28 and throughout the year

Turning talk into action

Children’s Mental Health and Addiction Studies Certificates offer practical knowledge through online learning

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