Category Archives: Education

The day after Remembrance Day

The Field of Crosses is an annual memorial to soldiers from southern Alberta who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives so that we might live our lives in freedom. It is a deeply moving tribute along Memorial Drive … Continue reading

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Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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MRU paints Calgary blue

ColourUBlue Calgary was coloured blue today.  A thousand or so Mount Royal University students picked up some nice new white t-shirts and headed off, running and walking around the Lincoln Park campus in the city’s original colour run. Before too … Continue reading

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Class of ’16: Graduating from Ernest Manning High School Calgary #YYC @yyCBEdu

Class of ’16 Class of ’16 Twelve years you’ve been In the corridors and study rooms Of school’s world. Now you are grads Think on times you had Together and studying About the world. Your term is now marked It’s … Continue reading

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Planet 50-50 by 2030: in support of & celebrating #IWD2016

International Women’s Day 2016 The year’s calendar is quite full with international days. The United Nations celebrates no less than 127 of these observances. The ones that stand out the most for me are those that strongly support the Sustainable … Continue reading

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