News & Announcements

Students support efforts to connect more people to nature
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Experiential learning foundational to child studies programs
January 27, 2020 Read more …
New book by MRU nursing faculty members helps parents and caregivers provide for the littlest
August 26, 2019 Read more …
Local seniors are concerned about future stigma and discrimination
July 23, 2019 Read more …
New alumni poised to make a difference in their communities and the world
June 07, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal holds its second-annual teaching and learning event
May 10, 2019 Read more …
Classifications better applied to systems, not people
May 06, 2019 Read more …
Bridge to Canadian Nursing program helps internationally educated nurses practise in adopted country
April 18, 2019 Read more …
Research in a variety of forms was in the spotlight during Research and Scholarship Days at Mount Royal University
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Interactive scenario offers 3D perspective
February 05, 2019 Read more …
Duo worked with the Stampeders during the winning 2018 season
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Sixty-eight student-athletes named Academic All-Canadians
January 22, 2019 Read more …
Deconstruction and reconstruction in ways of knowing symbolized
January 08, 2019 Read more …
Two Mount Royal faculty members are among Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2018
December 04, 2018 Read more …
Commitment to teaching and learning top of mind
September 04, 2018 Read more …
Victoria Kuefler introduced concept mapping at the Kenyan school she helped found
June 07, 2018 Read more …
Honorary degree goes to country music singer/songwriter and alumnus Paul Brandt
May 30, 2018 Read more …
One-time student and Cougar athlete receives an honorary degree in Health and Physical Education
May 30, 2018 Read more …
Clinical placements put distance and culture into perspective for MRU midwife
April 23, 2018 Read more …
National team trainer on campus to learn how to better treat athlete injuries
December 17, 2017 Read more …
Film showcase for outdoor expedition buffs attracts highest attendance yet
December 12, 2017 Read more …
MRU research is helping kids eat better
November 02, 2017 Read more …
MRU research is helping kids eat better
November 02, 2017 Read more …
Dementia Network Calgary makes public media launch
October 05, 2017 Read more …
Bachelor of Education faculty members take part in international conference.
July 11, 2017 Read more …
Two generations apart, alumna and Elder inexplicably tied together
June 15, 2017 Read more …
Don’t forget to thank a nurse during National Nursing Week 2017!
May 09, 2017 Read more …
As a third-year nursing student in the Faculty of Health, Community and Education, Roisin Dillon embodies the true essence of student engagement and showcases the profound impact volunteering can have on an undergraduate education
August 08, 2016 Read more …
On March 13, 2016, students from the MRU Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (BHPE), Massage Therapy and Personal Fitness Trainer (PFT) programs donned their MRU blue at the second annual Flames Health Training Camp.
March 31, 2016 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.
November 03, 2015 Read more …
The School of Nursing and Midwifery welcomed two of our Dominican Republic (D.R.) field school partners.
October 23, 2015 Read more …
From building blocks to building minds, Mount Royal University’s Centre for Well Being (CFWB) is taking child care and education research to a new level thanks to some new technology.
October 01, 2015 Read more …
All it takes are three simple words to encourage a culture where sexual assault survivors feel safe to come forward.
August 31, 2015 Read more …
Midwifery student Elizabeth Finn recounts her adventure as part of the first B.Mid class at MRU.
April 30, 2015 Read more …
When a group of Mount Royal University students stop to catch their breath near the world’s tallest mountain next month (May 2015), they will be adding to scientific research that could benefit generations of alpine enthusiasts.
April 07, 2015 Read more …
Maladjusted play stages interactive theatre experience at Mount Royal University
March 17, 2015 Read more …
Salt gives inspiring talk to students on turning hardships into motivation
February 16, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal Recreation makes a splash with H2AbleMount Royal Recreation makes a splash with H2Able
January 25, 2015 Read more …
Nearly 50 Mount Royal nursing students donned their MRU blue while demonstrating their classroom knowledge at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 10, 2015 at the inaugural Calgary Flames Health Training Camp.
January 20, 2015 Read more …
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Mount Royal University’s Faculty of Health and Community Studies and WinSport leads to challenge in the Ice House
November 17, 2014 Read more …
MRU’s Faculty of Health and Community Studies recently held a Stephanson-Cooke Relationship Violence Symposium entitled “Violence Hurts Everyone: Leading Professional Change" on Oct. 30. Brian Burke of the Calgary Flames and Documentary Filmmaker Byron Hurt presented.
November 02, 2014 Read more …
The raising the Bar Leadership Roundtable is based on first-of-its-kind research project and aims to reduce the detrimental affects of physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyles.
October 17, 2014 Read more …
David Legg PhD, appointed to International Paralympic Committee – Sport Science Standing Committee
July 08, 2014 Read more …
Mount Royal University's Spring Convocation ceremonies saw more than 1,500 students receive their degrees.
June 19, 2014 Read more …
Vince Salyers, EdD selected as member of the Class of 2014 fellows of the National League for Academy of Nursing Education.
June 11, 2014 Read more …
Gariepy’s interest in global health inequities are leading her towards a career in community development outside of the usual nursing paradigm.
June 06, 2014 Read more …
Meet Spring 2014 Valedictorians Ryan Jon Johnson, Evan Christina Hudson and Danielle Jacqueline Elizabeth Gariepy.
June 05, 2014 Read more …
Mount Royal University has been chosen to participate in a nation-wide physical literacy project involving assessing children between 8 and 12 years of age across Canada. Eight thousand children will be assessed through six different universities (MRU, Lethbridge, Windsor, St. FX, Nipissing, and Dalhousie).
April 24, 2014 Read more …
A presentation by Dr. Dean Kriellaars. This session will discuss the latest advances in the field of physical literacy (PL) including tools and research projects.
October 31, 2013 Read more …
SSPANLI research project could help those with spinal stenosis avoid surgery, lose weight, increase physical activity and ultimately improve quality of life all around
October 25, 2013 Read more …
Mount Royal has partnered with the Calgary Counselling Centre to recognize National Depression Screening Day, featured on Main Street today as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week.
October 10, 2013 Read more …
A student led interprofessional learning initiative on relationship violence awareness, featuring Antyx Theatre
October 08, 2013 Read more …
Stay up to date with the Department of Justice Studies Speaker Series.
August 27, 2013 Read more …
After her groundbreaking study revealed startling results, Assistant Professor Aliyah Mawji hopes to raise awareness about how new parents can promote their infant’s health.
July 01, 2013 Read more …
When Mike Wenzlawe found out he would be the 2013 Spring Convocation Valedictorian, he was left almost speechless. But, as an Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership student, Wenzlawe always welcomes his next big adventure …
June 06, 2013 Read more …
Michelle Dennis, Megan Duffy and Mike Wenzlawe may have travelled different roads, but they all arrived at the same place - valedictorian of their graduating class.
May 31, 2013 Read more …
Since 2003, Associate Professor Joe Pavelka has conducted field school expeditions with ETOL students to Peru. This year, things will look a bit different as the school opens up to all Faculty of Health and Community students …
March 06, 2013 Read more …
7th National Conference for Educators, Provincial Regulators and Employers of IENs. May 1-3, 2013 in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
February 06, 2013 Read more …
MRU recently launched a pilot project with the Calgary Police Service that will have new recruits taking an online course to enhance their education background in criminal Justice ...
November 28, 2012 Read more …
Three Mount Royal students are getting their sweep on as Canada's Defending Junior Women's Champions who made it to the World Junior Curling Championship earlier this year ...
November 07, 2012 Read more …
Associate Professor, Joe Pavelka, has embarked on field school journeys to Peru since 2003 and has made amazing connections beyond the classroom ...
October 18, 2012 Read more …
MRU's first-ever Skin and Wound Care Innovations Symposium will bring together pioneering scientists and entrepreneurs across Alberta who explore innovative ways to understand, prevent and treat wounds ...
October 18, 2012 Read more …
The event will include a research/scholarship presentation of approximately 1 hour, as well as concurrent faculty and student poster presentations.
October 18, 2012 Read more …
Recent graduate Jane Richardson was recently awarded one of six research grants from the Branch Out Neurological Foundation for her Directed Field Studies ...
October 18, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal and Alberta Health services recently came together for a discussion that would get both groups collaborating on education and practice to advance nursing practice ...
September 20, 2012 Read more …
Mount Royal alumni recruit students to gain experience and enjoy one of the world's most unique athletic events ...
June 07, 2012 Read more …
Two students work with child who has developmental disorder
April 19, 2012 Read more …
Two Mount Royal researchers are looking at ways to help individuals return to work after a life-threatening illness.
March 29, 2012 Read more …
A new, cutting edge MRU collaboration aspires to improve fitness levels and lifestyles of local children ...
February 29, 2012 Read more …
The Faculty of Health and Community Studies takes strides to engage students ...
February 08, 2012 Read more …
Cathy Carter-Snell, an instructor at Mount Royal University who is spearheading the project, said research has shown that victims of sexual assaults in rural areas often face issues those in urban centres don't.
January 19, 2012 Read more …
Chad London, Dean of the Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was published in the Calgary Herald regarding new year's resolutions, and our ability to recommit to improving our health by setting meaningful and realistic resolutions.
January 10, 2012 Read more …
Dr. Katija Westbrook talks about concussions and Sydney Crosby as the NHL season gets underway ...
October 11, 2011 Read more …
Experts on children's well being are coming to MRU from the world over to discuss how to improve our future ...
September 27, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal honours its outstanding alumni at the annual Legacy Awards Gala.
September 15, 2011 Read more …
A professor and two students set up a street piano anti-crime initiative in Cochrane ...
August 25, 2011 Read more …
The students decided to visit the country of Sri Lanka and see how their experience and knowledge could support recovery efforts.
August 10, 2011 Read more …
Bachelor of Physical Education student Jenna Lambert is the 2011 Stampede Queen.
June 30, 2011 Read more …
ETOL student pitches class project to the Calgary Vipers baseball club and gets invited to implement it ...
June 16, 2011 Read more …
Valedictorians Erin Delamont and Susan Dolcecore are leaving behind a lasting memory of outstanding academic achievements and strong community involvement. Mount Royal University's convocation is June 3.
May 26, 2011 Read more …
The new four-year Bachelor of Midwifery (B.Mid.) degree - the only such degree program in Alberta and one of only three in Western Canada - was announced on May 3.
May 03, 2011 Read more …
Robin Fisher and Chad London have won exemplaryleader awards from The Chair Academy.
April 07, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal University Professor Jill Parnell is researching natural solutions - such as prebiotic fibre and gut microflora - to fight obesity.
January 10, 2011 Read more …
Mount Royal and the NCHA look at the surprising results of our student health survey ...
December 08, 2010 Read more …
The Legacy Awards recognizes the outstanding achievements of Mount Royal alumni and students. Meet the 2010 honourees.
September 02, 2010 Read more …
The Big Bike rolls through campus, raising money for a good cause ...
April 14, 2010 Read more …
Mount Royal student Lynsey Anderson has coordinated a study that will help child care centres increase physical activity.
March 04, 2010 Read more …
MRU is well represented at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games - from running with the torch and volunteering to designing athletic equiptment
February 09, 2010 Read more …
Professor Linda Binding's research is helping change parenting practices for futre generations of Aboriginal children.
January 24, 2010 Read more …
A year in, the Forensic Research Network is flourishing offering students and faculty unique opportunities for growth ...
November 04, 2009 Read more …
Valedictorian, Meghan Stalker, has set the bar high for future students with her exceptional commitment to her studies and her dedication to bettering the community around her.
June 01, 2009 Read more …
Derek Wilding, MRU's senior rock climbing instructor talks about defying gravity and death ...
May 28, 2009 Read more …
For the second year in a row, the Stampede Royalty trio includes two Mount Royal students.
March 25, 2009 Read more …
Mount Royal nursing professor Andrea Pritchard is breaking new ground with research that proves children with chronic illness need, and want, to be included in their own health care.
February 03, 2009 Read more …
Learning reaches new heights. Mount Royal professor Ian Sherrington describes his field trip with students to Baffin Island as "sustained euphoria."
January 13, 2009 Read more …