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Advanced Polls at MRU

Monday, 05 October 2015 12:09

Elections Canada Polling Station at MRU for ALL Voters

Monday, Oct. 5th to Thursday, Oct 8th.Anyone who is eligible to vote may cast their ballotsbetween 10 am and 8 pm in Rm Z236, Wyckham House.You do not have to live in Calgary Centre to vote here. Read More.


Institute for Community Prosperity Student Research Award Program (CPSRA) - Deadline: Thursday, October 1, 2015

Thursday, 01 October 2015 08:17

The Institute for Community Prosperity is pleased to announce the second year of the Community Prosperity Student Research Award Program (CPSRA). The Research Award provides a collaborative research experience for six to eight Mount Royal University students nearing completion of their degree. The Award program is open to senior students in any degree-track program at Mount Royal. Following successful completion of the Award program, Award recipients will be supported in presenting their research project at a relevant conference. Each Award recipient will receive a $1,500 stipend and a maximum of $2,000 in conference travel and registration support. Student applications are now open. The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 1, 2015. Please see the program guidelines and application form or the website for more details.


Volunteer Opportunity: Video Content Coordinator - Telus Spark

Thursday, 24 September 2015 13:44

We have an opportunity available for a Video Content Curator. The volunteer will help us develop strong media content and promotion for Signature Events. It is an excellent opportunity to continue to develop your skills and interests. Most of your responsibilities can be completed remotely.

More information here

To apply candidates must fill out the Volunteer Interest Form at


Volunteer Opportunity: Journalism Protégé Wanted

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 15:15

I wish to be your mentor in the exciting stay-at-home-and-work-in-your-jammies world of freelance journalism. I will teach you everything I know in exchange for a few hours work per week. Exciting work too, with a near-zero probability of envelope-stuffing. Well, except for perhaps transcribing my recorded interviews. I hate doing that because I can't stand the sound of my own voice. You might like it, however.

Read more: Volunteer Opportunity: Journalism Protégé Wanted


Event: Advocacy Journalism: making a difference through new skills

Monday, 21 September 2015 14:06

A panel of MRU journalism alumni discuss..

Making a difference in their world, but where are the limits in the pursuit of social justice?

Wednesday, September 30, 6 - 8 pm in Y222 (MRU)

More information here


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