CALGARY, AB – A national association representing Canada’s graphic designers has given Mount Royal University information design professor, Milena Radzikowska, its inaugural teaching award. Radzikowska, a founding member of the university’s information design program, is one of two teachers receiving RGD’s 2018 Design Educators Award, which recognizes “outstanding contributions to..
What can we learn about government policies, about civil societies, about political movements and about social change, and what can we learn especially about ourselves, from Internet trolls, from so-called “Russian bots,” from Wikileaks and other whistle-blower and whistle-blower organizations, and from the many coordinated or more loosely cohering agents..
This past May, the City of Calgary hosted hackers, designers, and big thinkers to re-imagine pedestrian comfort. Teams of three to six participants from various disciplines channeled their creative energy into using open data to develop ‘something’ (maybe an app, maybe a map) during a hackathon weekend. The goal of this..
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..