2022

May

Champion of global health equality receives Calgary Peace Prize

Fatima Hassan founder of South Africa’s Health Justice Initiative

MRU mathematics professor honoured with 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Pamini Thangarajah is known for her innovative approaches, kindness and inclusion

April

Innovation and research capacity grants boost MRU discoveries

Three distinct and diverse projects awarded

Research happens everywhere

Professor’s work using photography to address global inequities in health care

Students and patients inform research of nursing professor Mohamed El-Hussein

More than 131,000 Canadians each year suffer a fragility fracture after a slip, trip or fall from standing height — for example slipping on ice and...

Building a just and sustainable future for all

Catamount fellows showcase their findings during Research and Scholarship Days

Steps forward in undergraduate research

Recognizing undergraduate students’ impact on the future of physiology

Province announces boost for Women in STEM Scholarships during event at Mount Royal University

Increased funding will benefit students in science and technology

Map the System 2022

Discovering the root causes of systemic problems and working to address them

MRU alumna strikes gold in Beijing

An Olympic experience to remember

Celebrating JMH LaunchPad’s 10-year anniversary

$70,000 in cash and services awarded to student entrepreneurs

Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation donating $1.4 million to advance Indigenous business leaders at MRU

The gift will fund a chair position in the Indigenous Business and Economic Development concentration

Indigenous women gain skills, build community

Two cohorts of project management students show dedication, resiliency in rigorous program

Creating a career in the cloud

Displaced energy professionals learn new skills through AWS re/Start

A decade of leadership

Harry G. Schaefer Mentorship Program celebrates its 10-year anniversary

March

First Mount Royal senior leader in equity, diversity and inclusion announced

A historic achievement in Beijing

MRU student Matthew Soukup and teammates win Canada's first-ever Olympic medal in ski jumping

Faculty podcast initiative honours the stories of Black immigrants in Canada

New conversation series helps address racial injustices in education

Citizen science project puts Calgary biodiversity in focus

MRU students contribute to Calgary Captured through Miistakis Institute

Directly to the source

MRU’s chancellor attends classes to hear directly from students

February

'The power of words is accidental magic'

MRU’s Writer-in-Residence George Elliott Clarke reveals how writing helped build his identity

What Olympic athletes can teach us about physical literacy and striving for excellence

MRU’s health and physical education faculty break it down

An insider's look at a journey to the Olympics

Shining the light on what it takes to get to the Games

'The World Isn't Made for the Sad'

Words provided by Pam Ndumbi in recognition of Black History Month

'Live'

Words provided by Sally Njoroge in recognition of Black History Month

Bissett professor supports Team Canada coaches in pursuing excellence from their athletes

Simon Raby, PhD, delivers innovation and change module of Canada Coach

'The Beat of a Drum'

Words provided by John Havyarimana in recognition of Black History Month

'LOVE, Olive Oil, and Coffee'

Words provided by Lee Hassan in recognition of Black History Month

Countering Consumerism Contest in full swing

Students can win big by sharing videos on fast fashion waste

MRU chancellor Dawn Farrell honoured for lifetime achievement in 2022 Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards

Annual ceremony recognizes the drive, success and business leadership of women in corporate Calgary

The road to Beijing

Athletic therapy student to face off as goalie of Canada’s men’s paralympic hockey team

Freestyling at the top

Ecotourism and outdoor leadership student competes in first Olympics

Cougars on the road to championships

Six teams headed to playoffs

January

Knowledge-sharing in the classroom classrooms

MRU education major makes progress in teaching Indigenous ways

Mount Royal University scientist cracks century-old fossil mystery

Dr. Paul Johnston, PhD, has spent decades researching famed Burgess Shale

RBC Foundation supports continuation of two growth and innovation programs

Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to receive $525,000 over three years

Keep listening. Keep talking.

Bell Let’s Talk Day encourages Canadians to support themselves and each other

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