News & Announcements
New Peace and Conflict Studies minor also officially launched Sept. 21
In June 2017, to coincide with convocation, the Faculty of Arts held an event to start new alumni chapters in History and Psychology.
On March 15, the Faculty of Arts’ Peace Studies Initiative held a memorable evening at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons, to award the Honourable Douglas Roche, O.C., with the 2017 Calgary Peace Prize.
The Faculty of Arts congratulates fourth-year History student Erin Benedictson for having been awarded one of ten spots for the 2017 Alberta-Smithsonian Internship Program.
The year of 2016 saw Justice Studies Professor John Winterdyk travel to over a dozen countries while engaging in various academic activities.
On October 27–29, 2016, Mount Royal University hosted an author's workshop at the Banff Centre. The workshop was entitled The Orange Chinook: The Politics of the New Alberta. It focused on the 2015 Alberta election and the first two years of the NDP in government.
Once again in 2016, Sociology Professor Nancy Doetzel mobilized her students to help Mount Royal's United Way campaign.
The Writer in Residence Program brings authors of national and international standing to MRU to work with and mentor students.