St. Mary’s University is focused on fighting racism. It starts with transforming education at the liberal arts university, which, like all post-secondary institutions, faces the challenge of rooting out systematic racism from the legacy of colonialism, says Michelle Scott, director of Indigenous Initiatives at St. Mary’s. “We’re operating in a system — not just in [...]
Hello all! The bitter cold is beginning to abate and a long weekend is here. I hope you all take some time for a respite from studying and spend some time with your loved ones – including yourself. It’s all about balance. Disciplined habits of mind for your academic success, relaxation, time for daydreaming, creativity. [...]
“Any act of decentering Euro-Western cognitive imperialism is an act of decolonization, and an act of hope.” - Michelle Scott Stemming from the work of a long line of anti-racism scholars, the development the four-part series entitled Coming to the Fire: Embodying Anti-Racist Culture and Practice began when Michelle Scott was a student of anti-racism [...]
With the stroke of a pen, U.S. President Joe Biden didn’t just cancel the Keystone XL pipeline. In the eyes of some, he’s cancelled Alberta. Pipeline owner TC Energy Corp. almost immediately informed its employees it will eliminate more than 1,000 good-paying construction jobs across both Alberta and the midwestern states. But beyond the immediate [...]
Welcome to St. Mary’s University, YOUR university in South Calgary! We are a liberal arts and sciences institution, open to all, and focused on developing the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Founded on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, St. Mary’s provides many academic and campus life opportunities for students to grow and discover what it [...]
St. Mary’s University is pleased to present to you “See and Hear” Canadian Reflections on the Ethical Imagination of The Saint John’s Bible We currently are not able to bring The Saint John’s Bible into the community right now, therefore St. Mary’s University will be launching "See and Hear" - a weekly brief reflection on [...]
How you can support St. Mary’s University students from your couch! The annual St. Mary’s University President’s Dinner that was set to happen this March was canceled because of the COVID 19 pandemic. However, the show must go on!
St. Mary's University has partnered with Pyramid Productions to produce two digital video spots showcasing the benefits of continuing to pursue your academic dreams at St. Mary's University. Find us on YouTube!
St. Mary’s University is pleased to present to you “See and Hear” Canadian Reflections on the Ethical Imagination of The Saint John’s Bible. We currently are not able to bring The Saint John’s Bible into the community right now, therefore St. Mary’s University will be launching "See and Hear" - a weekly brief reflection on [...]