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Oct. 20 - 24: MRU Flu Clinic at Wellness Services, room U216A

To help serve our community and reduce the impact of the flu, Health Services here at Mount Royal University will be running our Flu Clinic from October 20th to 24th on campus. The Flu Clinic will be running a full staff to serve you most effectively from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please be sure to get this years shot to help reduce the impact of flu symptoms on our community.

Oct. 27: Book Slam (#don'tneedtoreadthebook#Colesnotes) The Myth of the Muslim Tide by Doug Saundersd
As follow up to the event on Radicalization and Islam MRU is hosting a "Book Slam" (being an event that gives participants a Coles Notes experience of a book without having to read it) of the book "The Myth of the Muslim Tide" by author Doug Saunders. This follow up event will take place on Monday October 27 12-1pm in the Meditation Centre W201. The Book Slammer will be Prof. Glen Ryland from GenEd.

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.

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New novel built from imagination and childhood memories
Oct. 22, 2014 — Renowned author and part-time instructor at Mount Royal, Ken Rivard, releases new book Motherwild
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Professor wins national top art educator award
Oct. 22, 2014 — Irene Naested named Canadian Art Educator of the Year
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Mount Royal's carillon makes for beautiful music
Oct. 22, 2014 — Mount Royal is among the country’s only campuses with a digital carillon
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Research team brewing up better ways to learn chemistry
Oct. 6, 2014 — Mount Royal contingent recognized at national chemistry conference, presenting at upcoming symposium in Banff
Mount Royal University professor’s poetry reaches top of best-seller list
Oct. 6, 2014 — Sharanpal Ruprai’s Seva receives high acclaim from the writing community
Whatcha Got Calgary?
Sept. 23, 2014 — Mount Royal grad combines talents with 20 of Calgary’s premier film directors to create a collaborative movie of short films based on a shared interest in Calgary

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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 staff and students lauded for saving the life of Ayaz Kara after he suffered a heart attack while playing squash
Calgary Sun – When the 53-year-old went into cardiac arrest on Jan. 9, first aid training, an automated external defibrillator (AED) and half a dozen Mount Royal University staffers came to his rescue...

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.