Tagged: University

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New film studio means more jobs

by Kaila Sept A new opportunity for Alberta’s film industry has been announced by Alberta’s Minister of Culture and Community Spirit, Lindsay Blackett: Calgary will be getting its own permanent film studio. This is...

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Show us your spirit

Painted faces, homemade signs, t-shirts and hoodies emblazoned with MRU or a roaring Cougar and maybe even a continuous round of the wave? Add it all up and you have the recipe for MRU...

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Home away from home

A lot of things are pretty new for 18-year-old Oluwafemi Ogun. Just over a year ago at the age of 17, he moved to Canada from Lagos, Nigeria, leaving his family behind. This September,...

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Accessing post-secondary

Ahmed Khalil is in his first year of general business studies at Mount Royal. From the moment he was born he has only had half of his vision. For most students, getting through university...

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The bottom line

Over 400 MRU employees attended the budget town hall meeting at the Ross Glen Hall on Oct. 27 but the expected controversy over potential cutbacks did not materialize. Budget numbers were presented by university...

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Marketing MRU

The message is simple: personalized learning in university level courses being taught in smaller classrooms by quality teachers. That is the message Mount Royal University’s marketing department intends to utilize in hopes of drawing...

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Making the switch

After a dominating showing at the Ranger Elite Cougar Classic Oct. 15-17, including a 105-26 trouncing of St. Mary’s University College, the Cougars women’s basketball team is looking to start the regular season off...

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Filling Klein’s chair

On Oct. 19, it was formally announced that Gilbert VanBuren Wilkes will be the new occupant of the Ralph Klein Chair in Media Studies for Mount Royal University’s faculty of communication studies. Former premier...

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‘Just live in peace’

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in Calgary for the first time in 30 years on Sept. 30 spreading a message of compassion at the Saddledome. The appearance was part of a two-day NOW conference...

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All the president’s cash

Alberta’s auditor general, Fred Dunn’s, office is taking a closer look at how universities and colleges report salaries and bonuses paid to their executives in light of the $4.5 million leaving University of Calgary...