Events – More information at mru.ca/Events
MRU Alumni Webinar: Media in Times of Crisis
Fri., Nov. 13 from 9 to 9:45 a.m.
A panel of journalists will discuss the critical role that media plays and how the public can be responsible in their media consumption in this time of "fake news." Register.
Image Tracing in Adobe Illustrator
Fri., Nov. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Adobe Illustrator can be used to import and vectorize an image, which can then be edited and modified. Register.
Programming Literacy: Understanding the Theory Behind Programming
Fri., Nov. 13 from 2 to 3 p.m. — Google Meet
Learn the basics about how code gives you a starting point to discover what languages you want to learn and why these languages will be useful to you. Register.
International Education Week
Mon., Nov. 16 to Fri., Nov. 20
The Office of International Education will host a celebration of our international campus community and showcase the diverse backgrounds of our staff, faculty and students. Visit the International Education event page for more info.
Beginner's Guide To Augmented Reality
Tues., Nov. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Learn about augmented reality applications in the class and for research, as well as the available Library supports. Register.
Intro to Audacity: Managing Your Audio Project, Editing And Recording
Tues., Nov. 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. — Google Meet
Use Audacity software to create simple audio projects such as podcasts, voice recordings and more. Register.
Learn a Programming Language: Python
Tues., Nov. 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. — Google Meet
Program your own dice roll generator in Python, the most beginner-friendly, high-level language in use by developers today. Register.
Wed., Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Google Meet
This brief and impactful course is intended to enable and empower people to demonstrate effective leadership of others in today’s virtual workplace. Register.
Emerging Technologies Consortium (ETC)
Wed., Nov. 18 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Join the ETC each month as speakers highlight the emerging technology in teaching, research and co-curricular activities at MRU. Register.
XR Toolkit Series: Creating Augmented Reality Experiences with Adobe Aero
Thurs., Nov. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Build, view and share interactive augmented reality experiences using your Apple device and the Adobe Aero platform. Register.
Introduction to 3D Printing and Setting Up a 3D Printer
Fri., Nov. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Find out about the common settings of 3D printer software and how to adjust them for the desired result. Register.
Building Resilience: Understanding Challenges, Learning Strategies and Accepting Change
Mon., Nov. 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. — Zoom
Homewood Health will provide a variety of effective, practical tools to improve physical and mental health and cultivate a strong social support network. Do not download Zoom onto your work computer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Beginner's Guide to 360-Degree Cameras
Tues., Nov. 24 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Discover how to create highly immersive environments for education using 360-degree cameras. Register.
Finishing 3D Prints With Sanding and Paint
Wed., Nov. 25 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Join the Maker Studio staff and learn how to sand, prime and paint your 3D prints. Register.
Harm Reduction and Naloxone Training
Wed., Nov. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. — Google Meet
Be informed about the current state of opioid use in Canada, the harm reduction responses available and how to recognize and respond to opioid overdoses. Register.
Circuitry Prototyping in Tinkercad
Wed., Nov. 25 from 1 to 2 p.m. — Google Meet
Start prototyping without the cost associated with buying basic electronic component kits by learning Tinkercad Circuits. Register.
Ethics 101 Workshop
Wed., Nov. 25 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. — Google Meet
This session assists researchers who are planning to apply for ethics clearance from Mount Royal’s Human Research Ethics Board. Register.
XR Toolkit Series: Editing 360-Degree Photos And Videos With Adobe Premiere And Photoshop
Thurs., Nov. 26 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Process, edit and view your 360-degree videos and photos using Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop. Register.
Changemaker Conversations: From Insight to Action
Thurs., Nov. 26 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Zoom
Hosted by the Trico Changemakers Studio, engage in generative dialogue towards action on pressing social issues. Do not download Zoom onto work computers. Register.
Thurs., Nov. 26 from 3 to 3:30 p.m. — Google Meet
Join MRU's cybersecurity expert, who will be combing the latest cybersecurity news to find engaging and timely topics for discussion. Register.
Faculty Media Training
Fri., Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Google Meet
Learn more about speaking with reporters as a Mount Royal University subject matter expert. Email email@example.com to register.
Make A Cell Phone Holder — 3D Modelling in Fusion 360
Fri., Nov. 27 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Join the Maker Studio staff and learn how to use Fusion 360, a professional 3D-modelling software to create a cell phone holder. Register.
Program Arduino in Tinkercad
Fri., Nov. 27 from 2 to 3 p.m. — Google Meet
Learning Arduino enables you to build systems that perform in interactive artwork, biofeedback, home automation and robotics projects. Register.
Mental Health at Home
Mon., Nov. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Google Meet
Discuss the importance of mental health when working remotely, identify stress levels, explore ways to manage stress and learn how to prioritiza self-care and restore balance. Register.
Beginner's Guide To Transforming Social Connections With Virtual Reality
Tues., Dec. 1 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Learn how social virtual reality platforms are changing the way we connect with one another during this new era of physical distancing. Register.
XR Toolkit Series: Creating Virtual Reality Experiences With Google Tours VR
Thurs., Dec. 3 from noon to 1 p.m. — Google Meet
Create your own interactive 360-degree tours that can be viewed using virtual reality (Google Cardboard) or traditional computer monitors. Register.