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March 5, 2015 — WATER 7 p.m. Ross Glen Hall
See and hear how nature is transformed by industry through the lens of one of Canada's most respected photographers, Edward Burtynsky. Explore our landscape through provoking images that tackle environmental issues with stunning photography.  Seating is limited, tickets available online.

Feb. 2, 2015 — The What, Why and How of Interfaith Cooperation - a listening circle 12 - 1 p.m. room W201
In honour of the United Nations Interfaith Harmony week the multifaith chaplains will be hosting a conversation circle about the What, Why, and How of Interfaith Cooperation. Stop in an participate in the listening circle.

MRU Preschool Program early registration
Would you like to enroll your child in a top quality, exciting Preschool Program? We are offering you a special opportunity for an early registration, available only to MRU Students, Faculty and Staff members, as well as families who are currently enrolled in our program. If you are interested, feel free to call, email, or stop by and to register. You can also check our website at www.mtroyal.ca/childcare for more details about our services, including rates. Registrations will be on a first come first serve basis.

Dec. 9 -10 - sewing machine silent auction
Silent Auction for industrial sewing machines happening Dec. 9 to 10. The Theatre Department are auctioning off the sewing machines in the hallway outside of Room I108 (Shipping and Receiving). Silent Auction open - Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Silent Auction closes - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.

Racism, tribalism, nationalism and the path to reconciliation in the South Sudanese community in Calgary

On Dec. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Jenkins Theatre. Join student organizers and external participants. Contact Nyabuoy Gatbel at ngatb901@mtroyal.ca for more information.

Call for Nominations - Distinguished Awards
Nominations are now being accepted by the Department of Human Resources for the Distinguished Faculty Awards, Distinguished Teaching Awards (Credit Free), Distinguished Staff Awards and Distinguished Administrator/Manager Award. Nomination forms are available from Human Resources (D-101) or on our website. Copies of the policies containing the guidelines and criteria are available from HR or you may view them through the link on MyMRU, Employees Resources tab, Policies and Procedures, POL 960-8.1, 8.2, 8.3 and 8.6. The deadline for submissions to Human Resources is January 31, 2015.

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Mount Royal University introduces fresh new look to website
Jan. 28, 2015 — Redesign offers responsiveness and improved user experience
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Two a day
English instructor challenges writers to try his ‘two-pages-a-day’ regime
Jan. 26, 2015 — ‘It’s like making a New Year’s resolution,’ says Bill Bunn
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MRU “#hashtags” out issues surrounding mental illness
Jan. 26, 2015 — On Jan. 28 the Digital Pathways team at the Students’ Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU), in partnership with Mount Royal University, will combat stigma surrounding mental illness
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Mount Royal Recreation makes a splash with H2Able
Jan. 26, 2015 — The H2Able program is an initiative directed by Jamie Tolan, aquatic centre team lead, Mount Royal University Recreation, that is a specialized extension of the Children’s Adapted Physical Activity Program (CAPA) currently offered to children with disabilities
Blind student shares success of crowdfunding campaign
Jan. 8, 2015 — A Mount Royal journalism student blinded by poison drinks while travelling takes back her life and pays it forward with the help of a Bissett School of Business student
Journalism Award CoatesTennant
Calgary Journal takes first place in North American contest
Dec. 17, 2014 — Photojournalism students beat out much larger universities for the prize

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Jan. 22, 2015 — Calgary Herald, Sneak peak at new Conservatory and Bella Concert Hall
The community sneak peak at the new Conservatory and Bella Concert Hall garnered the interest of the Calgary Herald and several other media outlets across Calgary.

Jan. 28, 2015 — Metro Calgary and CTV Calgary, Let’s Talk campaign MRU
On Jan. 28, the Digital Pathways team at the Students’ Association (SAMRU) of Mount Royal University, in partnership with MRU, combated stigma surrounding mental illness, while promoting Bell Canada’s annual Let’s Talk campaign. The event was covered by Metro Calgary and CTV Calgary.

660 NEWS Calgary triathlete speaks to woman she saved from Cancun waters for first time since rescue
Along with her many media interviews since her heroic actions over the holidays in Cancun, Calgary triathlete Tamara Loiselle had one phone conversation that was more significant than the rest.

Canoes for Peru
Global Calgary — Mount Royal University Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership’s Canoes for Peru