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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 […]

MRU’s ID Alumni Win the Calgary Hack-a-Thon

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]