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King’s students map urban heat islands in Edmonton
Posted on: Jan 13, 2022

King’s students map urban heat islands in Edmonton

Cities can become very hot places in the summer months. Buildings and vehicles emit a lot of heat which is then absorbed into roofs, sidewalks and roads. Concrete and asphalt trap the heat and can raise…

Research & Scholarship , Student Stories
What's so great about being grateful: King’s philosophy professor Joshua Harris on gratitude
Posted on: Dec 21, 2021

What's so great about being grateful: King’s philosophy professor Joshua Harris on gratitude

Last fall, King’s philosophy professor Joshua Harris was awarded a research grant to study the psychological, philosophical and theological dimensions of gratitude. His most recent article, “The Human…

Research & Scholarship
Biblical justice begins where you live
Posted on: Dec 14, 2021

Biblical justice begins where you live

A one-year deep dive into what justice looks like in a hurting world is now midway through its second run at The King’s University. The Micah Centre began offering the Justice Fellowship in 2019-20…

Christian Thought and Action
Back in action: King's students reflect on their return to the game
Posted on: Dec 02, 2021

Back in action: King's students reflect on their return to the game

After the 2019/20 season was cut short, and the 2020/21 season cancelled altogether, returning to competitive play has been an amazing experience for King’s student athletes. Rookies from last season…

Eagles Athletics
The King’s University receives $20-million donation for new state-of-the-art Science Centre
Posted on: Nov 16, 2021

The King’s University receives $20-million donation for new state-of-the-art Science Centre

Construction of a new 40,000 square foot Centre for Excellence in the Sciences at The King’s University will move forward thanks to a gift of $20-million from an anonymous donor. The landmark donation,…

News Release
Discovering the place where career and calling collide
Posted on: Nov 12, 2021

Discovering the place where career and calling collide

It was a brand-new addition to campus just over a year ago, and now the King’s Centre for Career and Calling is celebrating one year of supporting students and alumni. When the Centre launched, COVID-19…

News Release
Collaboration with Festival City Winds Music Society aims to recruit instrumentalists to King’s
Posted on: Nov 04, 2021

Collaboration with Festival City Winds Music Society aims to recruit instrumentalists to King’s

As of Fall Semester 2021, students who come to King’s as instrumentalists have the option to earn large ensemble credits by playing with one of four levels of bands offered by Edmonton’s Festival…

Fine Arts , News Release
King’s introduces contemplative chapel services to combat COVID fatigue
Posted on: Oct 28, 2021

King’s introduces contemplative chapel services to combat COVID fatigue

It’s been a time of extra stress and weariness lately due to COVID, that's why Reverend Julianne Gilchrist, who is filling in for lead Campus Pastor Tim Wood, is reinventing chapel at King’s to meet…

Christian Thought and Action , News Release
Hundreds of trees planted at King’s bring beauty to campus
Posted on: Oct 20, 2021

Hundreds of trees planted at King’s bring beauty to campus

More than 700 holes were dug out with an auger and filled with seedlings by students and volunteers last month. It was all hands on deck as planting continued over a period of a couple of weeks. This…

News Release , Sustainability
Running club on track to becoming a team
Posted on: Oct 15, 2021

Running club on track to becoming a team

King’s launched a running club this fall, with the goal of becoming an official ACAC team by next year. Coach Ralph Troschke answers a few questions about what the season has been like and the next…

Eagles Athletics , News Release
Harvest Banquet raises more than $40,000
Posted on: Oct 12, 2021

Harvest Banquet raises more than $40,000

King’s Harvest Banquet and Silent Auction is a yearly event that raises money for student scholarships and is an important opportunity to share the stories of our community. This year, The Volare Tenors,…

News Release
Little potatoes, sharing meals, distilling hope: 2021 Alumni Achievement Awards
Posted on: Oct 07, 2021

Little potatoes, sharing meals, distilling hope: 2021 Alumni Achievement Awards

With an exceptional base of alumni making a difference to choose from, settling on just three Alumni Achievement Award recipients each year is a challenge. It's a challenge King’s loves to undertake,…

Alumni , News Release
Introducing new tagline: Bright hope for tomorrow
Posted on: Sep 28, 2021

Introducing new tagline: Bright hope for tomorrow

Hope is a beacon, radiating from tomorrow into our lives and circumstances. It shines a light in our darker moments. It brings strength for today knowing that the Kingdom of God is coming; that it is…

Christian Thought and Action , News Release
King's welcomes new board chair Robert Huizinga
Posted on: Aug 24, 2021

King's welcomes new board chair Robert Huizinga

The King’s University is pleased to introduce its new board chair, Dr. Robert Huizinga. Huizinga is the Executive Vice President of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., based in Victoria BC, and is responsible…

News Release
English professor receives research chair designation
Posted on: Jun 22, 2021

English professor receives research chair designation

MAPP is an international initiative to preserve and build upon the histories of lesser-known figures in 20th-century book publication.

Research & Scholarship
Playing the long game: planting the seed of conservation and watching it grow
Posted on: Jun 08, 2021

Playing the long game: planting the seed of conservation and watching it grow

"There is an incredible story here in terms of how people live in this province and how they can delight in God’s nature and his wisdom in the creation. We are declar­ing God’s good works."

Research & Scholarship
Statement on the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School
Posted on: Jun 01, 2021

Statement on the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School

The King’s University flags were lowered to half-mast in memory and in deep sadness for the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. The flags will remain…

News Release
Behind the exhibits: second-year history student tells Indigenous stories through well-curated galleries
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Behind the exhibits: second-year history student tells Indigenous stories through well-curated galleries

What goes into creating the hun­dred word plaques you read at a museum? Second-year History student, Isaiah Wiltzen, found out there is a lot more to it than you might first think. Isaiah belongs to…

Student Stories
Computing science: understanding creation through the lens of technology
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Computing science: understanding creation through the lens of technology

King’s computing science program came to fruition from humble beginnings. “When I came to King’s in 2010, the department was in flux; the program was small and needed attention,” says Dr. Andrew…

Research & Scholarship
King's welcomes new faculty
Posted on: Apr 26, 2021

King's welcomes new faculty

The King’s University would like to extend a warm welcome to five new professors who will be taking on faculty positions starting this September. These scholars bring a wealth of diverse experiences…

News Release , Research & Scholarship

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King’s students map urban heat islands in Edmonton
Posted on: Jan 13, 2022

King’s students map urban heat islands in Edmonton

Cities can become very hot places in the summer months. Buildings and vehicles emit a lot of heat which is then absorbed into roofs, sidewalks and roads. Concrete and asphalt trap the heat and can raise…

Research & Scholarship , Student Stories
What's so great about being grateful: King’s philosophy professor Joshua Harris on gratitude
Posted on: Dec 21, 2021

What's so great about being grateful: King’s philosophy professor Joshua Harris on gratitude

Last fall, King’s philosophy professor Joshua Harris was awarded a research grant to study the psychological, philosophical and theological dimensions of gratitude. His most recent article, “The Human…

Research & Scholarship
Biblical justice begins where you live
Posted on: Dec 14, 2021

Biblical justice begins where you live

A one-year deep dive into what justice looks like in a hurting world is now midway through its second run at The King’s University. The Micah Centre began offering the Justice Fellowship in 2019-20…

Christian Thought and Action
Back in action: King's students reflect on their return to the game
Posted on: Dec 02, 2021

Back in action: King's students reflect on their return to the game

After the 2019/20 season was cut short, and the 2020/21 season cancelled altogether, returning to competitive play has been an amazing experience for King’s student athletes. Rookies from last season…

Eagles Athletics

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King's plans for resumption of near-normal operations for fall term 2021
Posted on: Mar 18, 2021

King's plans for resumption of near-normal operations for fall term 2021

While some enhanced health and safety measures are likely to remain in place at the start of term, in-person delivery of courses and extra-curricular opportunities will resume in most cases.

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