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Truth and Faithfulness in a Post-Truth Age

Truth and Faithfulness in a Post-Truth Age

Posted on: Jun 10, 2019

As a philosopher, I have thought a lot about truth. As a citizen, I am disheartened that truth seems far too often to be a casualty of partisan, and frequently ignoble, interests. As a Christian, I trust…

Hope and Light

Hope and Light

Posted on: Jun 06, 2019

Overnight, I lost everything I had.” It was only three years ago, and the weight of it is still fresh in her voice. Sarah Choi’s road to becoming creator and executive director of Lights Dance Festival…

King’s Professor Receives National Award in Chemical Education

King’s Professor Receives National Award in Chemical Education

Posted on: Jun 03, 2019

Dr. Peter Mahaffy has received the 2019 College Chemistry Canada (C3) Award in Chemical Education. The award is given annually to honour a person who has made substantial contributions to enhancing the…

Connecting As We Roll Through Time, Space, and Cultures

Connecting As We Roll Through Time, Space, and Cultures

Posted on: Jun 03, 2019

It’s May 5—Bevrijdingsdag, a day celebrating Holland’s 1945 liberation from Nazi German occupation, largely by the First Canadian Army. What better way to launch our Netherlands tour than here,…

Rooted in Generosity

Rooted in Generosity

Posted on: May 30, 2019

My earliest memory of Colin Wiebe dates back to April 1985, when he and two friends from then-fledgling King’s College walked into the Royal Alexandra Hospital with a gift for our newborn son. We still…

From the Human Condition to Environmental Governance: Christianity in its Contexts

From the Human Condition to Environmental Governance: Christianity in its Contexts

Posted on: May 29, 2019

On May 11, St. Joseph’s College held its second annual Christianity in its Contexts undergraduate conference. Students from five local post-secondary institutions, including The King’s University,…

Networking to Norway

Networking to Norway

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Now boarding those passengers seated in zone B. David McCune joins the line with a scarf wrapped around his neck, hot tea in hand. When your voice is your livelihood you will go to any length to protect…

Weaving a Tapestry of Learning: Introducing King's Common Curriculum

Weaving a Tapestry of Learning: Introducing King's Common Curriculum

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Anyone who has worked at a loom knows the miracle of turning disparate threads into a tapestry that adds beauty, warmth, and meaning to life. As King’s President Dr. Melanie Humphreys puts it, “A…

Behind the Paper: Systems Thinking for Education about the Molecular Basis of Sustainability

Behind the Paper: Systems Thinking for Education about the Molecular Basis of Sustainability

Posted on: May 16, 2019

The following is an inside look, from King’s professor of chemistry, Dr. Peter Mahaffy, at the ideas behind "Systems Thinking for Education about the Molecular Basis of Sustainability", an article published…

The Delegate from King's Has the Floor

The Delegate from King's Has the Floor

Posted on: May 16, 2019

Ten Politics-History-Economics (PHE) students from King’s filed into Kule Theatre at MacEwan University on March 2 to take part in the 2019 Model United Nations (UN) Conference. Students from across…

What is Truth? A Literary Reflection

What is Truth? A Literary Reflection

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Flee from the crowd and dwell with truth Let what you have suffice, though it be small, For hoarding leads to hate and ambitious climbing to uncertainty, The crowd has envy, and wealth blinds completely…

Graduate to Ganache Master

Graduate to Ganache Master

Posted on: May 09, 2019

Imagine this. You’re driving West, just about as far West as you can travel in Canada by car. It’s been a long drive; the single lane highway twists and turns in every possible direction, the corners…

Jessica Hartum: 2019 Mahan Fellow

Jessica Hartum: 2019 Mahan Fellow

Posted on: May 08, 2019

This year’s recipient of the Au Sable Institute's David C. Mahan Fellowship is Jessica Hartum of The King’s University. The Mahan Fellowship, started in 2017, celebrates the work and legacy of Dr.…

An Exciting Season of Building at King's

An Exciting Season of Building at King's

Posted on: May 06, 2019

Construction for King’s Academic Enrichment Centre (AEC) begins this spring! At 2,800 sq ft, the project will re-purpose space on either side of the existing library and include a new writing centre,…

Greetings from Alumni Relations

Greetings from Alumni Relations

Posted on: May 02, 2019

When I saw the job posting for Alumni Relations Manager, I clicked on it. At the top of the page the heading read: “Help us build a top Christian university.” I was challenged by this phrase and it…

Two-Faced: Self-Portrait of a Chemist

Two-Faced: Self-Portrait of a Chemist

Posted on: Apr 29, 2019

I was inspired to paint a different kind of self-portrait during my study of organic chemistry at King’s. One of the compounds we discuss in class is the drug thalidomide. One form of this drug alleviates…

Thriving Athletes, Championship Teams: Building a Top Canadian Volleyball Program

Thriving Athletes, Championship Teams: Building a Top Canadian Volleyball Program

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019

Gabriel (Gabe) deGroot waits at the corner of Aberdeen and Earl Street on a snowy February morning before finding a gap in traffic and darting across to the gym. It reminds him of old times, walkingthrough…

United by the Army, Inspired by King’s

United by the Army, Inspired by King’s

Posted on: Apr 23, 2019

On May 14, 2018 seven officers in the Canadian Forces Reserves attended a lengthy officer course at the Mewata Armories in Calgary, AB. One of the prerequisites for the course was a handwritten biography…

Former King’s Athletics Director Inducted into CCAA Hall of Fame

Former King’s Athletics Director Inducted into CCAA Hall of Fame

Posted on: Apr 17, 2019

Dr. Robert Day, longtime executive director in the ACAC (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference), will be inducted posthumously into the CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Conference) Hall of Fame under…

Retired Professors Reflect on Truth in Teaching

Retired Professors Reflect on Truth in Teaching

Posted on: Apr 15, 2019

By Janet Vlieg-Paquette As the corridors at King’s filled with students after Labour Day, Dr. Brian Martin and Dr. Henry Schuurman were comfortably settled in their respective homes, idly thinking ahead…