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Students getting into the Christmas spirit of giving

Students getting into the Christmas spirit of giving

Posted on: Dec 04, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, students are taking time to give back. One group of students has teamed up with The Micah Centre and the Student Association to start a fundraising campaign that will…

King's students join the search for reusable rubber

King's students join the search for reusable rubber

Posted on: Nov 14, 2018

Around the world, one billion tires wear out each year. Many are recycled, but through a mechanical process that turns them into other products, such as playground surfaces. If rubber could be chemically…

Playing Jesus: King's faculty members and the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Playing Jesus: King's faculty members and the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Posted on: Nov 14, 2018

In the heart of the Alberta Badlands, amidst sweeping dunes and famous dinosaur digs, Canada’s largest outdoor stage hosts a production of the greatest story in history: the life, death, and resurrection of…

To the Netherlands, with song

To the Netherlands, with song

Posted on: Nov 06, 2018

For the first time ever, singers from all three King’s University choirs toured together this summer, traveling to the Netherlands in May to give 10 concerts in two weeks. (Previous international tours,…

More than music: Birdsong and it's meaning

More than music: Birdsong and it's meaning

Posted on: Nov 04, 2018

Picture this: you’re walking through a quiet forest one warm summer evening – the air is sweet and fresh, a gentle breeze ruffles through your hair. You hear the sound of birds gently chirping somewhere…

Eagles student-athlete wins ACAC All-Conference award

Eagles student-athlete wins ACAC All-Conference award

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

On October 25, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) announced the recipients of the All-Conference award. These student-athletes had been selected by the Conference Coaches and awards were…

Todd Van Driel named ACAC 2018-19 Men’s North Soccer Coach of the Year

Todd Van Driel named ACAC 2018-19 Men’s North Soccer Coach of the Year

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

Todd Van Driel, a graduate of King’s, received his Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and minoring in Physical Education while playing four seasons for the Eagles. During this time, he was selected…

Historical Season for Eagles Soccer Teams

Historical Season for Eagles Soccer Teams

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018

It's been a truly unusual soccer season. Unseasonably low temperatures and unexpected snow has meant that the Eagles soccer teams have had to play home games on artificial turf elsewhere in the city.…

King's alumna inspiring others to reduce their environmental footprint

King's alumna inspiring others to reduce their environmental footprint

Posted on: Oct 09, 2018

Elise Renchko is a recent alumna of The King’s University Environmental Studies program with a concentration in Biology. While at King’s, she was encouraged to examine her impact on the environment…

Interactive periodic table featured as part of global IUPAC celebrations

Interactive periodic table featured as part of global IUPAC celebrations

Posted on: Sep 21, 2018

2019 is a big year in the world of chemistry. Not only is it the International Year of the Periodic Table, it’s also the 100th anniversary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).…

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Award

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Award

Posted on: Sep 13, 2018

An impressive twenty-six Eagles athletes have received the CCAA's 2017/2018 National Scholar Award. Each year the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) takes time to recognize the academic accomplishments…

Celebrating student research: summer research symposium

Celebrating student research: summer research symposium

Posted on: Sep 06, 2018

Research never stops at The King’s University. As a new semester starts, several students took time to share with their peers how they were able to use their King’s education in a practical way over…

Solar field and roof replacement project, completed

Solar field and roof replacement project, completed

Posted on: Aug 24, 2018

The King’s University is excited to announce the completion of its solar field and roof replacement project. The project was jointly funded by The King’s University and the Government of Canada. The…

Business program receives accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)

Business program receives accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)

Posted on: Aug 23, 2018

King’s business program received an endorsement from CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) this week. The organization, which represents more than 200,000 professional accountants across Canada,…

Top  Canadian management institution recognizes Leder School of Business

Top Canadian management institution recognizes Leder School of Business

Posted on: Aug 22, 2018

Effective immediately, graduates of King’s Bachelor of Commerce program will qualify for the Certified in Management (C.I.M) designation. The program received national accreditation from the Canadian…

Music department receives gift to purchase new piano

Music department receives gift to purchase new piano

Posted on: Aug 02, 2018

The King’s University has a brand new piano. That might not sound like such a big deal, but this piano features more than its keys. “There’s so much technology in this Disklavier,” says Dr. Joachim…

Seeing yourself in the faces of the poor

Seeing yourself in the faces of the poor

Posted on: Jul 19, 2018

‘They treat us how they see us.’That phrase became a defining theme for the group of Micah Centre students, instructors, and friends who travelled to Quest Mexico for 10 days.On our first day in Cuernavaca,…

Edmonton visionaries video series features King’s professor

Edmonton visionaries video series features King’s professor

Posted on: Jul 18, 2018

If you had the opportunity, what would you teach the world? This question was posed to The King's University chemistry professor and 3M fellow Peter Mahaffy, who was selected to be part of a video series…

King’s selected for a second year for female coach mentorship program

King’s selected for a second year for female coach mentorship program

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018

For the second year in a row, the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has selected The King’s University to be part of its Female Apprentice Coach Program for 2018-19. This Canada-wide program…

King’s lays connecting groundwork for future kinesiology program

King’s lays connecting groundwork for future kinesiology program

Posted on: Jul 09, 2018

New courses at The King’s University are opening pathways into kinesiology-related studies. Kinesiology, the study of human movement applied to living a healthy lifestyle, is an area of increasing interest…