News and Feature Stories: The King's University

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King's student captures perfect shot

King's student captures perfect shot

Posted on: Feb 11, 2020

King’s Environmental Studies (ENVS) student, Christopher Wood, began working for the Alberta Seniors Communities and Housing Association (ASCHA) in summer 2019. This opportunity rose in conjunction…

Building a more Sustainable World through Passion and Practical Skills

Building a more Sustainable World through Passion and Practical Skills

Posted on: Dec 12, 2019

Building a more sustainable world is part of the mission and vision of The King’s University. King’s students engage in deep conversations about sustainability and the environment in their classes…

Telling a story of hope through Chemistry

Telling a story of hope through Chemistry

Posted on: Dec 04, 2019

Chemistry student, Amanda Ciezki, has taken advantage of many unique research opportunities at King’s over the last 4 years of her degree. Now, entering her 5th and final year, she has been working…

Elements of Success

Elements of Success

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019

It’s your first day of classes. You’re excited, yet nervous. But for a different reason than the other students in your classes. You’re visually impaired. This was Serena Johnson’s experience.…

Summer Research Round-Up

Summer Research Round-Up

Posted on: Aug 19, 2019

While some students have been camping, working, or catching up on sleep since the semester ended, others continue to walk the halls of King’s. Each year a number of students remain on campus to conduct…

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.…

A Smashing Season

A Smashing Season

Posted on: Apr 05, 2019

Going undefeated for the first two Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) badminton tournaments this season, Narayan Ramdhani dominated his competition. He easily secured a spot at the provincial…

King’s Students Take First Place in Canada-Wide Case Competition

King’s Students Take First Place in Canada-Wide Case Competition

Posted on: Apr 04, 2019

Edmonton students from The King’s University took first place in the Design Thinking Challenge competition held at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC last month. Team members Megan Apperloo (BCom…

Three music alumni, three unique graduate programs

Three music alumni, three unique graduate programs

Posted on: Mar 08, 2019

Three King’s music alumni will be beginning graduate studies in music this September. Andrew Blimke (B.Mus. ’16), Josina Leder (B.Mus. ’18), and Elisa Voth (B.Mus. ’18) will be at various schools…

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…

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Awards

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Awards

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…

King’s students swamp competition at geography conference

King’s students swamp competition at geography conference

Posted on: Mar 13, 2018

The King’s University Environmental Studies students won first place at a geography conference March 9 and 10, competing against 40 other presentations across Canada and the United States.The 2018 Western…

5 King's U student stories of 2017

5 King's U student stories of 2017

Posted on: Dec 18, 2017

The King's U Stories Instagram account, new this fall, has been an incredible way to share our students' journeys, challenges, and hopes. Haven’t read them yet? Here are five hand-picked stories from…

King's KCVS students create climate learning materials for CLEAN

King's KCVS students create climate learning materials for CLEAN

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017

Students working with the King's Centre for Visualization of Science (KCVS) have created educational materials related to climate change, and in February, a comprehensive set of interactive materials…