Oct. 22: Is it easier to write by making stuff up or by telling the truth? A reading by Ken Rivard Join for a reading from Motherwild, written by Ken Rivard (MRU English department) and published by Thistledown Press. Presented by The Creative Writing & Events Consulting Group, The Department of English and Mount Royal University. Ken will bring copies of Motherwild ($20.00 each). Takes place from 4 to 5 p.m., Oct. 22, Moot Court, EA1031.
Oct. 2 to 4 Commemorating the Komagata Maru / Celebrating the Century Commemorating the Komagata Maru / Celebrating the Century brings together students, scholars, writers, directors, and members of the Sikh community and general public. It provides a forum for new research and new perspectives on the Komagata Maru, and on Sikh engagement with and within Canadian cultural, ethnic, and religious diversity. The event is free, but space is limited! See URL for times and room locations.
Sept. 25 — Writing Alberta: a talk about Alberta as muse in creative writing The Creative Writing and Events Consulting Group is hosting our first License to Learn event. featured authors include Bruce Hunter and Joan Shillington and the topic discussed will be Writing Alberta: a talk about Alberta as muse in creative writing. Event takes place on Sept 25 in the "Knuckle" at 12 p.m. you are welcome to bring your lunch, and the event is free and open to all.
Sept. 30 deadline for Thanksgiving floral pieces Support MRU's Transitional Vocational Program and celebrate Thanksgiving with a unique floral centrepiece. In support of the Transitional Vocational Program and sponsored by the Floral Design Program. Arrangements are $30 each (includes GST) and available by pre-order only. Order by contacting TVP at 403.440.6872. Deadline is Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m. Arrangements will be delivered to each department on the afternoon of Oct. 9.
April. 6 - Register or Volunteer for the MRU Sprint Triathlon The 27th Annual MRU Sprint Triathlon is on Sunday, April 6. This event is designed for first time and novice triathletes, to be a fun and educational experience. Register as a team or individually, or volunteer to help make this event happen.
Dragons’ Den: Calgary entrepreneurs flock to Mount Royal University in hopes of landing an audience with the Dragons Calgary Herald Blogs – It’s the one place where the dragon motif will presumably never get old. But it’s doubtful many of the would-be entrepreneurs lined up to woo CBC producers at Mount Royal University Saturday morning in hopes of eventually winning a spot on Season 9 of Dragons’ Den came equipped with an actual dragon...
Mount Royal University bringing skills to Ethiopian midwives BY VINCE SALYERS, DAVID ZAKUS AND DAVID EVANS, FOR THE CALGARY HERALD – Every year in Ethiopia about 25,000 women die in childbirth, and the vast majority of these tragedies are unnecessary...
Calgary expert says Beatles as worthy of study as Shakespeare As music and history lovers mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show this weekend, a Calgary university instructor says the Fab Four’s contributions are as worthy of study as Shakespeare.