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Women Who Design: A Frank Discussion on Our Industry and Gender

International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month are a visible opportunity to celebrate the impact that women make in every discipline of design. It is also a time to acknowledge and challenge the disparity between the genders when it comes to wages, senior roles and representation. While MRU’s Information Design program graduates a predominantly-female workforce (as..

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2018 ID Portfolio Show

Each winter term, senior students in the Information Design program at Mount Royal University→ enroll in a course titled Portfolio. The primary goal of this capstone course is for student to showcase work in and outside of the program. This showcase features 36 students that are thoughtful, understanding and at times disruptive. They have the ability to help..

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IIID Awarded Submissions Show

Information design aims at transforming data into high-quality information. The idX project made us aware that high-quality information must serve a purpose. We condensed our insights to IIID‘s tag line: Data transformed into high-quality information empower people to attain goals. Thus IIID welcomes submissions ranging from visualizations that help people understand undisputed facts, situations and processes for whatever imaginable purposes to information and..

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Maker Night: fancy type with Ben!

Update: We had a great time with hand-crafted typography. Thanks, Ben! Come Play With Us! We will be exploring hand-drawn typography in this hands-on and collaborative workshop –> the 2nd in a series of winter workshops from ID’s Maker Collaborative. Save the date: February 28, 6 — 9 pm T126 Fireside Room All materials will..

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FUSE Gala

The Annual Fuse Gala is back for its 12th installment and this year is going to be better than ever! Join Fuse Collective and entrepreneurial members of the Calgary community for an evening of bright people and even brighter ideas. Get ready for a night of discovery and discussion as we explore the topic of how..

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Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018

Mount Royal University starts taking applications for the 4-year Information Design program beginning each fall for the subsequent year. The ID program begins its interviewing process for the fall in January. APPLY NOW at mtroyal.ca Learn about the Information Design program Learn about specific MRU admission requirements Learn about the application process Learn about how to..

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Atsotsiikakiman — Winter Feast

The Faculty of Business and Communication Studies presents A Winter Feast that will feed your body and mind. Celebration Program 5:00 Elder’s Blessing 5:10-5:20 Dean’s Opening 5:20-5:30 Chef Blake Flann’s Winter Feast 5:45-6:15 Panel Discussion 6:15-7:00 Open Mingling   Tuesday, December 12 | 5 pm to 7 pm The Fireplace Room T126 | Mount Royal University This..

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World Usability Day 2017

Come Celebrate World Usability Day with a special UX Industry-Student event at Mount Royal University! When: 6:00 — 8:00, Thursday November 9 Location: MRU Riddell Library and Learning Centre Room: Ideas Visualization Lounge There is a great new Library space at MRU, with a large touch-enabled display wall for presentations. We have a stellar lineup: Natalie..

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