Lessons from the 2013 Flood in High River, 1 p.m., March 25, 2015
The Town of High River was devastated by the 2013 flood. In this talk, Caroline McDonald-Harker, PhD, and Timothy Haney, PhD, from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, discuss High River residents’ and community representatives’ understandings of the causes, the occurrence, and the potential prevention of the disaster they experienced.
March 10, 2015 — Theatre for Living presents - Maladjusted Maladjusted is a theatre for living function that follows a forum-theatre (audience-centered) concept to address mental health issues and concerns within Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities. This presentation showcases how working together, through collaborative means in part by mental health patients, community members, counselors and other support persons, can create awareness and effective ways of dealing with mental health issues. The audience will have an opportunity to engage in the story line and provide alternatives to how any particular scenario within the function may otherwise unravel. Takes place March 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are free - please register through Eventbrite.
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.
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.
Multiple Media outlets — The Dark Side of Technology event: Researchers with Mount Royal University and The Hindsight Group shed light on the dark side of technology by releasing findings from a survey of men who were ordered to attend Prostitution Offender Programs also known as “John schools.” March 13, 2015 — The Dark Side of Technology gained coverage from multiple media outlets including the Calgary Herald, Metro Calgary, Global Calgary, Yahoo! via Global, NewsTalk 770 and more ...
Calgary Herald Youtube — MRU aviation program receives world-class accreditation March 11, 2015 — Mount Royal University’s aviation program was recently granted a five-year accreditation from the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).