Category: News

Gabrielle Dickson—recipient of the Centennial Gold Medal

We are thrilled to congratulate Gabrielle Dickson for being the recipient of the 2019 Centennial Gold Medal. Gabrielle Dickson who will be graduating with a Bachelor of Communication—Information Design will be presented with the medal at Spring Convocation.  Criteria for this award includes not only a high GPA, but also demonstrated leadership through involvement in campus and community activities. Gabrielle achieved and […]

Team Kistoonan: MRU’s Map the System Winners

Kistoonon (us in Blackfoot) is a team of social activists from varied backgrounds bringing awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. The team has been researching this topic through the lens of systems thinking since November 2018 with the blessings and help of elders, community members, and organizations. This project has always been […]

Job Posting

Looking for a Research Assistant for the Design for Peace Project About the Role Colombia, a country on the North-Western corner of South America, has been facing certain critical reconciliation challenges while negotiating understanding and truth-seeking between left and right-winged armed forces, paramilitary and guerrilla groups, and the local and national governments. Through the SSHRC-funded […]

MRU Prof Given Inaugural Graphic Design Teaching Award

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 student development and pedagogical research.” […]

New 4th Year ID Course Pilot—Memetics

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 or agencies who would influence […]