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April 27, 2017

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MRU celebrates $6M for campus spaces
Investments go to upgrade mechanical systems and create new Trico Changemakers Studio.

Research plants seed for Indigenous food sovereignty
Student goes to the U.K. to compete in Oxford Global Challenge.

Jazz: an acquired taste for all
Michelle Gregoire performs on International Jazz Day.

Conference explores addiction and mental health
Bachelor of Child Studies students further discussion on opiod crisis.

Research on the "orphaned organ"
Students from the Massage Therapy program share findings.

Events                  Complete list at

Leon Leontaradis & Guests
Sun., April 30 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion

This series celebrates our MRU Conservatory instructors. Admission by donation ($15 suggested).

Salon Series: International Jazz Day
Sun., April 30 from 8 to 10 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion
A celebration of jazz music with local musician Michelle Gregoire. Buy tickets.

CASL 101 Awareness Training
Mon., May 1 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Discover how Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) 101 Awareness Training Federal Anti-Spam Legislation may impact you. Register.

General Education Colloquium 2017: Presentation by Dr. Tashi Tsering
Wed., May 3 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. — EA 1050
Learn about the impacts of burning Yak dung in Tibet and how it is now becoming a climate threat. More info.

IT: Advanced Excel Techniques
Thurs., May 4 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Take your Excel skills to the next level. Basic Excel skills are needed to register for this course. Register

Soundscape Series: Journey LIVE!
Fri., May 5 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall
Enjoy the interactive Video Game Concert Performance by Chicago’s Fifth House Ensemble.

HR: Managing Multiple Priorities
Tues., May 9 from 8:30 a.m. to noon
As a manager, learn skills that can help you manage your time. Register.

IT: Using Google Forms
Tues., May 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn to create an interactive form using Google Forms. Register.

Northern Light Series: Ron Sexsmith, The Last Rider
Wed., May 10 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall
Enjoy Ron Sexsmith and his touring band performance of his 13th studio album, The Last Rider. Tickets.

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