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April 12, 2015 — 28th Annual MRU Sprint Triathlon
Join the fun and participate in the 28th Annual MRU Sprint Triathlon. Registration deadline (if not already sold out) is April 5. Take part by yourself or as a team. Check out why it's the most 'DO-able' triathlon!

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.

Feb. 2015 — New holds retrieval service at MRU Library
Short on time? Let Library staff retrieve library books for you! This new service is now available at MRU Library, more information on the Library blog.

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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International collaborative research on trash from the past
Feb. 20, 2015 — Mount Royal’s Samanti Kulatilake relished the opportunity to collaborate last summer with colleagues from the United States and Sri Lanka to begin excavation of ancient artifacts, shells and bones dating back some estimated 4,000 years
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Paralympic snowboarder Michelle Salt takes the podium at MRU
Feb. 20, 2015 — Salt gives inspiring talk to students on turning hardships into motivation
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Mount Royal continues to train Winter Olympics 2018 South Korean officials
Winter 2015 — Office of International Education at Mount Royal University welcomed participants on the Global Leaders Program
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Mount Royal University prof celebrates growth of world-leading textbook
Feb. 19, 2015 — 10th edition of Human Anatomy and Physiology hits bookstores
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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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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

newspaper   Headlines
Metro News — Feb. 18, 2015
Mount Royal is pursuing a new governance model that includes senate and chancellor, and it would allow the University to hand out honorary doctoral degrees. Also mentioned in Academica.

Financial Post — Feb. 12, 2015 
Financial Post, Feb. 12, 2015 — Bissett School of Business student Derek Rucki was named Canada's Top Student Entrepreneur by Entrepreneurs' Organization, in Toronto. Rucki is founder and CEO of TLink Golf.

Calgary Herald — Feb. 9, 2015
Nine-year-old Conservatory member Kevin Chen is set to be the youngest pianist to ever play a concerto as part of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s main series.

Metro Calgary and CTV Calgary, Let’s Talk campaign MRU — Jan. 28, 2015
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.