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Improved submission process for MacEwan Today

2018/09/12 – 9:30 am

The Today team is excited to announce the new MacEwan Today Submission form. Starting today, we will now accept submissions online, rather than over email, streamlining the submission process for our contributors.

Check out the new form and prepare to submit your items for next week!

Please note that you must log in with your MacEwan University account to access the form; you may need to log out of your personal Google account first. Logging into the portal does not mean you are logged out of your personal account.

New instalment of the president’s column on

2018/09/12 – 9:25 am

I can’t think of a more optimistic time than the beginning of a new academic year – in large part because I believe that people who …

MacEwan Community Refugee Project seeking donations

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

The MacEwan Community Refugee Project (MCRP) raised enough donations in 2016/17 to sponsor two Syrian refugee families for 12 months. Both families are doing well …

Nominate a Distinguished Researcher by October 9

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Through the Dr. Sherrill Brown Distinguished Research Award, we recognize faculty members, both individuals and teams, who have made notable contributions to research at MacEwan …

Current Adobe installations: change required

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

ITS has completed testing and configuration of the Adobe software to work with the user login licensing. If you currently have Adobe Acrobat or Creative …

Looking for a university-level service opportunity?

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

MacEwan’s Animal Research Ethics Board (AREB) is looking for a new member!
The AREB reviews and approves all proposals for research, testing and teaching involving live animals.
To …

MacEwan International is now front-facing

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

MacEwan International’s entrance (7-105) has moved ,and we’re now more accessible and visible! You can find us between the Welcome Centre and the Office of …

Paramedical services and MacEwan’s flexible benefits plan

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Did you know that the MacEwan flexible benefits plan provides coverage for a variety of paramedical services to assist in maintaining overall good health? The …

A Taste of Google Apps

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Simple collaboration, cloud storage, easy communications – discover how these simple concepts can quickly be applied to your teaching or work! Come explore Google’s Docs, …

Open Education Faculty Learning Community – Sept. 19

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

When: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1-2 p.m., 7-266A
Open education resources (OER) are rapidly emerging online providing opportunities to enrich instructional practices, benefit learning, and reduce the …

Update on CAFÉ transition

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

As CAFÉ becomes the Office of Teaching and Learning Services there will be changes to our website, email address, newsletter, and to some of the …

Google Chrome – Unleash your power browser

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Hate logging in and out between your personal and work Google accounts? How about closing the wrong tab or having to switch accounts?
You spend most …

Media Scan: August 18 – September 11

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
City TV –Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about the possibility of Alberta separating from Canada.
National Post – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political …

Recreation’s September special events

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Recreation aims to plan events that MacEwan students, faculty and staff will find exciting and will add to their overall MacEwan experience. More information about …

Changes to mail delivery

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Beginning in September, mail delivery to MacEwan University offices and departments has been reduced from twice daily to once per day. This does not include …

Tim Crisall appointed as chief information security officer

2018/09/06 – 3:09 pm

I am pleased to announce that Tim Crisall has been appointed as MacEwan’s chief information security officer (CISO). Tim started his new role effective August …

Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) 2019 contribution rates

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

Each year the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) reviews the financial health of the plan through an actuarial valuation. Depending on market conditions and other …

Join in on the City Wide Welcome – Sept. 15

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

Staff and faculty are invited to help share a warm welcome with students from all of Edmonton’s post-secondary institutions at the City Wide Welcome on Saturday, …

Patients needed: Upper body therapeutic massage

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

The Massage Therapy Teaching Clinic at MacEwan is accepting appointments for a six-week upper body therapeutic massage session (Sept. 20 – Oct. 25). Please see the information …

Commuter Studio Suites new and affordable option for students to crash on campus

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

Since MacEwan University’s Residence opened in 2005, it has been committed to providing a convenient, welcoming place for students that feels just like home. As …

2018 Campus evacuation drills

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

During an emergency, the safety of students, employees, and visitors is a top priority for the university. Taking the time to plan and practice for …

New online academic calendar now available

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

The Office of the University Registrar is delighted to announce the launch of MacEwan University’s new online Academic Calendar! Having made a commitment to moving …

Celebrate with our students at the Campus Block Party – Sept. 12

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

Staff and faculty are invited to join our students at the block party of the year! On Sept. 12, MacEwan will team up with NorQuest …

You’re invited to New Student Orientation – Sept. 6

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

If you have a chance on Thursday, Sept. 6  to step away from your desk and take in some of the New Student Orientation energy …

Tim’s reopens and Fall Term hours

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

Renovations are almost complete and both Tim Hortons location will reopen on Monday, Sept. 10.
Check out our Fall Term 2018 Food Service hours and remember to visit for …

Shelley Boulianne receives Best Paper Award

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

Dr. Shelley Boulianne received the Best Paper Award from the American Political Science Association section on information technology and politics last week in Boston, Massachusetts. …

Human Rights and Accessibility Policy and Procedure Information and Feedback Sessions

2018/09/05 – 8:30 am

All MacEwan faculty and staff are invited to attend one of four information sessions regarding proposed changes to policies and procedures regarding human rights and …