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King’s music department receives gift to purchase new piano

King’s 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…

King’s art and drama professor earns second prestigious Sterling Award

King’s art and drama professor earns second prestigious Sterling Award

Posted on: Jul 05, 2018

Daniel vanHeyst, professor of art and drama at The King’s University, was honoured with a Sterling Award June 25. The award was presented at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre where hundreds of Edmonton’s…

Fresh eats ahead - King's signs new cafeteria provider

Fresh eats ahead - King's signs new cafeteria provider

Posted on: Jul 03, 2018

King’s has signed a new food service provider taking over the cafeteria for the upcoming 2018/19 academic year. Chartwells Education Dining Services, Canada’s largest provider of food and support…

National chemistry conference showcases King’s legacy of excellence

National chemistry conference showcases King’s legacy of excellence

Posted on: Jun 08, 2018

Canada’s premier conference on chemistry, held in Edmonton last week, had a distinct King’s flavour.More than 15 King’s students, alumni, and faculty attended and presented their research at the…

Generous donors make landmark year for giving

Generous donors make landmark year for giving

Posted on: May 08, 2018

As King’s wraps up another fiscal year, we want to share and celebrate the incredible impact our donors have made for our community. Between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018, King’s received over…

Professor Gerda Kits wins King’s award for teaching excellence

Professor Gerda Kits wins King’s award for teaching excellence

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018

Long-lasting applause burst from faculty and staff as Dr. Gerda Kits threaded her way through tables to receive her award during King’s academic year-end luncheon.Kits, Assistant Professor of Economics,…

Lady Flower Gardens: Dancing with diversity

Lady Flower Gardens: Dancing with diversity

Posted on: Apr 17, 2018

Lady Flower Gardens' dance with the King's Community Engaged Research (CER) team began when student Abbigail Hofstede got to know Doug Visser while both were on a Micah Centre learning tour to Quest Mexico.…

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Posted on: Apr 13, 2018

Avoiding discussing religion in public school classrooms leaves students in the dark, religious scholars and education representatives said at a King’s-hosted conference on April 11.The conference—Teaching…

Q & A with Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning

Q & A with Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning

Posted on: Apr 12, 2018

Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning is the new Micah Centre Program Director, taking over Roy Berkenboch's retirement.What's your King's history?I graduated from King's in 2005. I started with an English major…

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta: Measuring what works

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta: Measuring what works

Posted on: Apr 09, 2018

What does research tell us about reducing the shame and stigma that often accompany eating disorders? That's the question psychology student Milena Miller tackled for her community partner, the Eating…

King’s researcher featured in international chemistry journal

King’s researcher featured in international chemistry journal

Posted on: Apr 05, 2018

Research by a chemistry professor at The King’s University was published March 29 in one of the prestigious science journals in the Nature family of academic journals.King’s Professor Dr. Peter Mahaffy…

Community Engaged Research: Dancing to the client's tune

Community Engaged Research: Dancing to the client's tune

Posted on: Apr 05, 2018

"It's quite a dance." That's how Laura Rogers, Coordinator of Community Engaged Research (CER) at King's, describes the art of turning a need expressed by a community agency into a purposeful research…

Retirement tribute: Irene Vanderkloet

Retirement tribute: Irene Vanderkloet

Posted on: Apr 03, 2018

The King's University's second-longest serving full-time employee has retired. After coming to King's for a temporary three-week position to help manage receipts for a Spring Drive fundraising campaign,…

Downtown forum explores secrets to business success

Downtown forum explores secrets to business success

Posted on: Apr 03, 2018

It was one of those evenings when one could happily resort to a business-world cliché: a win-win deal.There were winning smiles all around January 18 as the Leder School of Business at The King’s University…

Q & A with Jodi Lammiman, Community Wellness Coordinator

Q & A with Jodi Lammiman, Community Wellness Coordinator

Posted on: Mar 29, 2018

Jodi Lammiman is the new Community Wellness Coordinator for King's. This position was paid for by the Government of Alberta to support mental health programs. How would you describe your job? I would…

A Promising Future: Funding a vision for The King's University

A Promising Future: Funding a vision for The King's University

Posted on: Mar 28, 2018

“Never lose sight of your dreams.” It’s advice older folks like to share with the younger generation. The King’s University is still young as a post-secondary institution and hasn’t lost sight…