Mount Royal professor pursues a double life as a world class climber and an academic

He had to make a decision fast.

It was the summer of 2013 and in five minutes, Raphael Slawinski was scheduled to leave his Islamabad hotel for a major expedition up K6 West mountain in Pakistan.

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Healing hooves: Horses help repair veterans' relationships through conflict resolution

“Leave your attitude outside the barn.”

Anyone who has worked with horses knows this motto. If you are in a bad mood, odds are your horse will feel the same way. It was with this mindset that Steve Critchley set out to help Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and other Occupational Stress Injuries (OSI) using horses.

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Kelsey Prout: a passion for sustainable fashion

Often, the fashion industry can be seen as materialistic and shallow. However, it was yoga that made Kelsey Prout realize that fashion could be more than that. Her solution was Bemuse, an online retailer that aims to provide sustainable, fashionable clothing for people who want to make more environmentally friendly choices. Click here to read more....

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Looking towards the stars: how Rob Cardinal went from the streets to being a successful astronomer

The spirit stone

Rob Cardinal, a presenter at the Indigenous Science Speaker Series hosted by the Iniskim Centre at Mount Royal University last week, stands in front of a photo of himself and his biological sister.

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