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30 07, 2022

St. Mary’s University Welcomes its New President

July 30th, 2022|Community, Featured Articles, Leadership, News, STMU Stories|

27 07, 2022

Welcoming our International Partners from Da Yeh University

July 27th, 2022|Academics, Community, Experiential Learning, Featured Articles, News, News and Events|

On Wednesday, July 20, St. Mary’s University was pleased to welcome Professor Chih-Hui Chang, Dean of International Affairs from Da Yeh University in Taiwan to campus to meet with St. Mary’s President Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, Dr. Paolina Seitz, interim Dean of Education, and Dr. Pablo Ortiz, Director of Student Affairs to reactive a collaboration agreement that [...]

25 07, 2022

Tobacco – St. Mary’s University Medicine Blog Post

July 25th, 2022|Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, Science|

There are many species of Tobacco (Nicotiana species) all of which are native to the Americas. Tobacco has been cultivated in the Americas for several thousand years for its medicinal, ceremonial & social benefits. Unlike other plants in the garden, Tobacco is an annual & needs to be seeded every year. The species we grew [...]

22 07, 2022

StMU honoured to send delegation to upcoming papal visit

July 22nd, 2022|Campus Ministry, Community, Featured Articles, FNMI, News, News and Events, StMU Stories|

St. Mary’s University is honoured to be sending a delegation of local Indigenous Elders and StMU staff, alumni, and students to meet with Pope Francis during his pastoral visit to Edmonton later this month. This papal visit will be like no other, and serves as an opportunity for Pope Francis to listen and connect with [...]

20 07, 2022

Prairie Restoration Blog: Restoration and Native Bees

July 20th, 2022|News, Science, StMU Stories, Uncategorized|

Eastern pasqueflower (Pulsatilla patens), a species of native flower found in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Native species such as Eastern pasqueflower, Northern bedstraw and silky lupin are often pollinated by native bee species. Last week we talked about Richardson’s ground squirrels, a species of vertebrate that plays an important role in prairie ecosystems. [...]

18 07, 2022

Itsemseemo in its Second year – St. Mary’s University Medicine Garden Blog

July 18th, 2022|Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, Science|

  The St Mary’s University medicine garden, named Itsemseemo, a Blackfoot word meaning “Where we plant” by Elder Casey Eagle Speaker in fall 2021, was built by a group of former Biology students as their senior project. The idea was to grow native prairie & woodland plants from southern Alberta, particularly those which have [...]

30 05, 2022

Dr. Sinda Vanderpool announced as new President and Vice-Chancellor of St. Mary’s University

May 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|

  CALGARY – The Board of Governors of St. Mary’s University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sinda Vanderpool will be the University’s fourth President and Vice-Chancellor, and first woman to hold the prestigious position. Dr. Vanderpool currently serves as the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Enrollment Management at Baylor University, a national Christian research [...]

27 04, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Erin McQuitty

April 27th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

As an esteemed alumnus of St. Mary’s University, retired Lightning athlete and a former employee, Erin McQuitty is what we call a triple threat! Erin started as a Development Assistant at St. Mary’s University, and was soon promoted to the role of Development Specialist. In her time spent working on campus, Erin realized her passion [...]

13 04, 2022

Digging Deep at Deep Bay

April 13th, 2022|Academics, Experiential Learning, News, News and Events, Science|

St. Mary’s BIO-317 students get hands on experience at Deep Bay Marine Field Station as part of field study trip Taking educational lessons out of the classroom and into the field with experiential learning is a cornerstone of the St. Mary’s University Biology Program. This year students in [...]

29 03, 2022

Focus on Leadership – St. Mary’s University Develops Critical Thinkers

March 29th, 2022|Academics, Featured Articles, News, News and Events|

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