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16 09, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Tidy up the garden

September 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

On Monday, the medicine garden team and Dr. McLean reunited to tidy up the garden. They worked together to remove weeds, add soil to level the ground and add mulch to the hedge. They hope they can finish adding mulch this coming Friday. Everyone who has time on Friday, September 17th, from 8:30 am [...]

15 09, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

In response to the Premier’s Public Health Emergency we have been instructed to close our campus to all in-person teaching for Thursday and Friday of this week.

September 15th, 2021|COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Online classes will continue as scheduled. All other on-campus student activities will pause for the remainder of the week as well. Employees should work from home if they are able to after checking in with their team leads. Employees on campus must maintain physical distancing of two meters. We recognize that this will cause extensive [...]

14 09, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Important Vaccination Announcement

September 14th, 2021|COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Enhancing vaccination protocols for campus safety Alongside fellow Alberta post-secondary institutions, St. Mary’s University announces enhanced long-term safety protocols to ensure the ongoing safety of our campus communities. Today, joining nine other Alberta post-secondary institutions, St. Mary’s University is announcing enhanced long-term protocols to ensure the ongoing safety of our campus communities. These enhanced safety [...]

10 09, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message 10 September 2021 Making a Difference

September 10th, 2021|COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Well, how does it feel to be back in the swing of things and on campus for most classes? The students I’ve talked with around campus are pleased to be back, enjoying the new picnic tables spread around campus, and being able to have live dialogue in class. And then there’s the great coffee and [...]

3 09, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message Sept 3, 2021 – Surfin’ the Wave: Music for Your Greatest Moments

September 3rd, 2021|COVID-19, News, News and Events|

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jul/17/surfing-ready-to-make-a-splash-at-olympics-and-move-away-from-the-stereotypes Hello, What a glorious week this has been! Not just the weather, though that has been splendidly warm, with just a touch of fresh cool in the mornings. But the joy was in seeing each other on campus again, feeling the energy return, and anticipating the start of classes next week. We hosted two [...]

3 09, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Stinging Nettle is in the Medicine Garden

September 3rd, 2021|Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events, Science|

Stinging nettle is a perennial herb scientifically known as Urtica dioica. The family Urticaceae is known as the nettle family and the genus name comes from Latin uro meaning “I burn”. Stinging nettle can cause skin irritation when handled - symptoms include intense burning and itching sensation but don't worry the sensation only lasts [...]

1 09, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Plant of the week: Prairie Turnip or Indian Bread Root

September 1st, 2021|Academics, Events, Indigenous Initiatives, News and Events, Science|

Although we planted Prairie turnip (Psoralea esculentum) in our medicine garden you won’t see it until next spring. Prairie Turnip becomes dormant after flowering & loses its stems and leaves (see top right photo). While it is dormant (not actively growing) it's not dead but will regrow from its roots with the arrival of [...]

31 08, 2021

St. Mary’s University to host the 2021 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross-Country Running National Championships this fall

August 31st, 2021|Athletics, Cross Country, Events, Indoor Track, News, News and Events|

31 08, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Planting and Transplanting

August 31st, 2021|Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events, Science|

On Saturday, our students with Dr.Mary Ann McLean reunited to talk about what to do with the area in the garden's center. Our students suggested that it would be interesting to include non-native medicinal plants that were introduced into Canada. To include non-native medicinal plants in the garden, some plants already in the diamond [...]

27 08, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message 27 August 2021 – 11 Days to Term! Tuition Lottery, Masks and other COVID Protocols, National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

August 27th, 2021|COVID-19, News, News and Events|

It’s only 11 days to first day of classes!!! We’re hanging out waiting for you all to arrive on campus! Faculty Orientation this week kicked off our pre-term prep as we get ready for your return and a new academic year. Faculty were delighted to see each other after meeting remotely for so many months [...]

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