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Leder Business Students take first place at Royal Roads Design Thinking Challenge

Leder Business Students take first place at Royal Roads Design Thinking Challenge

Posted on: Mar 29, 2019

Last place isn’t a great place to start, but we took on the attitude, you can only go up from here. We spent hours working on a video and coming up with a solution, but our delivery was perhaps not…

Pop-up workshop engages students in selling their own products

Pop-up workshop engages students in selling their own products

Posted on: Feb 13, 2019

Imagine. You’re walking down the hallway at the King’s University; you’re listening to your headphones and not paying much attention to what’s going on around you, you make it to the atrium and…

Students say that visiting CHE in the Netherlands is one of the best experiences of their degree

Students say that visiting CHE in the Netherlands is one of the best experiences of their degree

Posted on: Jan 25, 2019

Over the past few years many students from our partner school in the Netherlands have come to study for a semester here in Canada. We in turn send a group of students for a two week course in Holland…

Student Feature of the Week: Introducing So Yeob

Student Feature of the Week: Introducing So Yeob

Posted on: Nov 05, 2018

This week we introduce you to So Yeob Kim, a second-year international student who came to us from Korea.  We asked her why she chose to come to King's. "I chose King’s because I was attracted by…

Student Feature of the Week: Meet Charlotte

Student Feature of the Week: Meet Charlotte

Posted on: Oct 22, 2018

This week we introduce you to first year student Charlotte.  We asked her to share a few things about herself and her experience in the first few weeks being a student at the Leder School of Business. …

Student Feature of the Week:  Meet First Year Student Anika

Student Feature of the Week: Meet First Year Student Anika

Posted on: Oct 09, 2018

This week, we introduce you to first year student Anika Stork. We asked Anika some questions about her first month as a student at the Leder School of Business."In my first couple weeks I’ve been bowling,…

Student Feature of the Week: Meet First Year Student Madison

Student Feature of the Week: Meet First Year Student Madison

Posted on: Oct 01, 2018

Our student feature of the week is back!  We start by introducing first year student Madison St.Louis: "I decided to go to King’s after discovering the opportunity to specialize in non-profits at…

Leder student Bwalya Chisanga Kashimoto completes her internship as an audit assistant at TJ Trucking Company

Leder student Bwalya Chisanga Kashimoto completes her internship as an audit assistant at TJ Trucking Company

Posted on: Aug 03, 2018

Bwalya shared a few things with us about her experience. "This internship is preparing me for my future career as it is providing me with a foundation to start from by learning all the rules in auditing…

Leder Student Craig Panek spends his summer interning with Christian Credit Union

Leder Student Craig Panek spends his summer interning with Christian Credit Union

Posted on: Jul 27, 2018

MSR supervisor at CCU Karen Van writes about having Craig as part of their team. Christian Credit Union in Edmonton has had the distinct pleasure of hosting Craig as an intern this summer. Our Lethbridge…

Leder Student Daniel Wako spends his summer as an intern at TLC

Leder Student Daniel Wako spends his summer as an intern at TLC

Posted on: Jul 20, 2018

Daniel's role at TLC, a 24/7 unionized warehouse, is to create a positive work environment that engages employees to become productive while maintaining a safe work culture. The building is divided into…

Leder Student Brendan Gains Management Experience During Internship with Steve and Dan's Fresh B.C. Fruit

Leder Student Brendan Gains Management Experience During Internship with Steve and Dan's Fresh B.C. Fruit

Posted on: Jul 13, 2018

Brendan Van Doesburg is completing his internship this summer working as a manager and fruit salesman at farmers' markets for Steve and Dan’s Fresh B.C. Fruit. "Wanting a career in sales, this position…

Leder Student Rehan Gains Accounting Experience through Internship with Sterling Crane

Leder Student Rehan Gains Accounting Experience through Internship with Sterling Crane

Posted on: Jun 29, 2018

Rhehan Muthuthotatil has been working at Sterling Crane as a finance intern since May 22 under the supervision of Jens Lankers CPA, CA; Corporate Controller, Canada. Rhehan has been able to see how a…

Leder student Emma Newhook interns with Organic Alberta as an Organic Week Coordinator

Leder student Emma Newhook interns with Organic Alberta as an Organic Week Coordinator

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018

Emma Newhook/ Organic Week Coordinator works at Organic Alberta. "This job is preparing me for my future career because it is giving me a chance to understand how the not-for-profit sector runs and the…

Leder student Jocelyn gaining valuable work experience in her internship with Eagle Builders LP

Leder student Jocelyn gaining valuable work experience in her internship with Eagle Builders LP

Posted on: Jun 15, 2018

My Internship placement as the Accounting Assistant at Eagle Builders LP is preparing me for my future career by giving me experience in an office environment and working directly with accounts payable…

Student Feature of the Week - Meet Bradley Kushnerick

Student Feature of the Week - Meet Bradley Kushnerick

Posted on: Apr 12, 2018

This week features Bradley Kushnerick, a second-year Leder student! “I chose King’s because of the positive atmosphere, and I feel that it was the institution that would be able to provide me with…

This week meet second-year student Daniel Adeniji

This week meet second-year student Daniel Adeniji

Posted on: Apr 06, 2018

Student feature of the week! This week we have second-year Leder student Daniel Adeniji. We asked Daniel a few questions about why he chose King’s and Leder and what he wants to do with his degree in…

This week's student of the week is Ian Admiraal.

This week's student of the week is Ian Admiraal.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2018

Student feature of the week! This week we talked to third-year, part-time business student Ian Admiraal. “What makes Leder such a positive place to learn is the faculty. The professors, office faculty,…

Our student feature this week introduces you to Ashley Lange

Our student feature this week introduces you to Ashley Lange

Posted on: Mar 23, 2018

Student feature of the week! This week we introduce fourth-year business student Ashley Lange! “The Leder School of Business is my top choice to receive a Commerce degree at. Here, there is a charismatic…

This Week, Meet Second-Year Business Minor Student Marissa

This Week, Meet Second-Year Business Minor Student Marissa

Posted on: Mar 09, 2018

Student feature of the week! Marissa Hall is a second-year business minor. We asked her what she likes about Leder.“Even though I'm a PHE major with a business minor, I can honestly say that all of…

Our Student Feature This Week Introduces You to Spencer

Our Student Feature This Week Introduces You to Spencer

Posted on: Feb 22, 2018

This week's student feature is Spencer Klug! He is a fourth year Leder student who we interviewed to find out why he likes Leder. “I switched into the business program amid an existential crisis in…

The material nature of spirituality in the small business workplace

The material nature of spirituality in the small business workplace

Research Type: Integration Status: Published Jan 24, 2019

Driscoll, McIsaac, and Wiebe interviewed leaders of small businesses who have integrated spirituality from diverse spiritual traditions into their workplaces. This research contributes to a better understanding…

The Inner Transformation: Interviewing Centering Prayer Practitioners

The Inner Transformation: Interviewing Centering Prayer Practitioners

Research Type: Discovery Status: Published Apr 07, 2018

The retrieval of traditional Christian contemplative practices such as centering prayer has continued steadily since the 1960s, although research into the effects of centering prayer has not kept pace.…

The Effects of Centering Prayer on Undergraduate Everyday Stress

The Effects of Centering Prayer on Undergraduate Everyday Stress

Research Type: Discovery Status: Published Apr 07, 2018

This study investigated the effects of centering prayer on undergraduate students’ everyday stress. Our hypothesis was that regular practice of centering prayer would decrease everyday stress. This…

Questioning truth in the Axial Age

Questioning truth in the Axial Age

Research Type: Discovery Status: In progress

What is the relevance and impact from philosophers over 2,500 years ago asking 'what is truth?' How is this relevant to today's society? Dr. Christopher Peet explores these questions in a period of time…

Reorienting chemistry education

Reorienting chemistry education

Research Type: Pedagogy Status: Published Mar 29, 2018

Dr. Peter Mahaffy co-authored an article titled "Reorienting chemistry education through systems thinking" which emphasizes the importance of interdependence and interactions with other systems in chemistry…

Why is sex such a big (moral) deal?

Why is sex such a big (moral) deal?

Research Type: Discovery Status: In progress

Gay marriage, transgender bathrooms, and other questions about sexual and gender diversity (SGD) seem to generate more confusion, fear, and anger than other current social issues, especially among Christians.…

Four Blake Seasons

Four Blake Seasons

Research Type: Performance Status: Published Mar 18, 2017

On March 18, 2017, Dr. Charles Stolte premiered Four Blake Seasons in The King’s University Knoppers Hall. The origins of this composition start with a student and a bit of poetry. In 2016, David…

Are wildlife fences doing their job?

Are wildlife fences doing their job?

Research Type: Application Status: Published Mar 09, 2017

In 2014, Alberta Environment and Parks asked Visscher to determine if the wildlife-friendly fences around the Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve were doing their job. Visscher undertook to answer the…

An ecosystem approach to the Beaver Hills

An ecosystem approach to the Beaver Hills

Research Type: Application Status: Ongoing

Dr. Visscher’s research in the Beaver Hills spans a range of topics uncovering how humans shape the behaviour of wolves, elk, porcupine, coyotes, ducks, and other species and how to mitigate any…

Funding in Alberta's diverse school system

Funding in Alberta's diverse school system

Research Type: Application Status: Published Feb 09, 2017

Is there a true divide between public (secular) and private (religious) schools and should that supposed divide translate into different levels of funding for schools?Hiemstra's research explores the…

How are faith communities engaging <br> environmental sustainability in Canada?

How are faith communities engaging
environmental sustainability in Canada?

Research Type: Discovery Status: In progress

The current state of the globe’s social-ecological systems present multiple challenges, from climate change and biodiversity loss, to global inequities and poverty, among many others. In response…

Mapping the histories of Edmonton’s river valley

Mapping the histories of Edmonton’s river valley

Research Type: Discovery Status: In progress

How did Edmonton’s River Valley become the largest urban park system in North America? That’s the question an interdisciplinary research team from The King’s University and the University…

Humanity and inhumanity in WW2

Humanity and inhumanity in WW2

Research Type: Status: (forthcoming Bloomsbury Press 2020)

Sand Grains in Infinity: Humanity and Inhumanity in WW2 is an original approach to the study of the Second World War. It explores the human dimensions of World War 2 in all their complexity and diversity.…

Ancient spirituality at work

Ancient spirituality at work

Research Type: Discovery Status: Published Jun 01, 2017

Our spiritual lives matter, and they should not stop mattering when we go to work. The new ‘Spirituality at Work’ movement has grown exponentially, but much of that focus has been on how bringing…

Re-forming history

Re-forming history

Research Type: Status: (forthcoming Cascade Publishers 2018)

Re-Forming History is an attempt at a new way of looking at the past, as seen through the eyes of faith and the lens of theology. It will seek to introduce students, academics, and readers alike to a…

Temporal sensemaking: <br> Managers’ use of time to frame organizational change

Temporal sensemaking:
Managers’ use of time to frame organizational change

Research Type: Discovery Status: Published Jan 01, 2010

Time is a fundamental context within which we do our work, coordinate activities, and achieve results. The way we typically think about time—the clock—is only one way of many ways of thinking…

Spiritual Expression

Spiritual Expression

Research Type: Status: In Progress

What are the philosophical implications and presuppositions of the claim “everything is religious?” When we say this, what do we mean? What understanding of the material world and of spirituality…

Conservation agriculture in Kenya

Conservation agriculture in Kenya

Research Type: Status: In progress

The purpose of Spaling's research in Kenya is to investigate the contribution of conservation agriculture (CA), and its variant Farming God’s Way (FGW), to sustainable livelihoods in smallholder…

Aboriginal Boys Matter Too

Aboriginal Boys Matter Too

Research Type: Engagement, discovery, application Status: In Progress

For the past 27 years, Professor of Sociology Dr. David Long has involved King’s students in a wide variety of Community Engaged Research (CER) projects in collaboration with First Nations and Indigenous…

Religion in Canadian classrooms

Religion in Canadian classrooms

Research Type: Pedagogy, Integration Status: In progress

In a previous career King's education professor Margie Patrick was a high school social studies teacher; a subject in which, among other things, students study how and why people and societies live as…

Le Passage du Temps

Le Passage du Temps

Research Type: Performance Status: Completed

January 2017, saw the world premiere of Le Passage du Temps composed by Jacobus Kloppers, emeritus professor of music and founder of King's music program. The event also celebrated Canada's 150th anniversary.…

Back pain and spinal disc tissue degeneration

Back pain and spinal disc tissue degeneration

Research Type: Discovery Status: In progress

Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions in western society.  While pain is often caused by injury, degeneration of spinal disc tissue can also be a major contributing factor. …

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