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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.

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.

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Women’s Studies students take on Wikipedia for final project
Dec. 16, 2014 — Mount Royal University class, literally, rewriting history
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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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MRU education students take top prize
Dec. 17, 2014 — A team of five education students who took top prize at the BP A+ for Energy competition, say they won by focusing on the learning experience of the kids
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New security boss holds strong ties to Mount Royal, Calgary Police Service
Dec. 17, 2014 — The University’s new security manager Peter Davison remembers starting his decorated law enforcement career at the Lincoln Park Campus in 1981
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Over 1,600 pairs of socks collected for Inn from the Cold
Dec. 17, 2014 — A friendly challenge from Dean Charles Webber of the Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension to Dean Valerie Kinnear of the Bissett School of Business has resulted in the collection of 1,651 new pairs of socks to be donated to Inn from the Cold.
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Research reveals troubling lexicon around men's mags
Dec. 17, 2014 — MRU survey of young men reveals worrisome data about the language used in many men's magazines

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

Recreation staff receive St. John Ambulance Lifesaving Award
Metro News — Rec staff at Mount Royal recognized for life-saving action

Mount Royal's Stepping Up program recognized in Calgary Herald
Calgary Herald Oct. 2: Stepping Up program in the Calgary Herald; Mount Royal’s Stepping Up program aimed at preventing dating violence.

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...