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 annual event is to brainstorm solutions..
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..
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..
In 2017, ID’s Associate Professor Dr. Milena Radzikowska and Associate Professor Dr. D. Scharie Tavcer from the Criminal Justice Degree Program collaborated on a project to synthesize and translate information on occupational stress injury. Senior ID students, Madison Snell and Maria El-Lahib, attended the 2017 Occupational Stress Injury Symposium—a sold-out event organized by MRU’s Dr…