Water Matters- Sharing our Rivers Posted on May 29, 2012

Science-based Management of Alberta’s Rivers Necessary to Prevent Water Shortages and Pollution Edmonton, Alberta — In Alberta, we rely our rivers for recreational opportunities, like fishing and canoeing, and for clean, safe water supplies for our drinking water and economic development. Water Matters has released a detailed blueprint about how to use science-based management to …

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IMPORTANT: Planned staff file server outage Posted on May 25, 2012

When: Thursday, June 7th 2012, 05:30 to 07:30 (5:30AM to 7:30AM) On June 7th, Technology and Learning Services staff will be performing upgrades that require an outage of the staff file server (VIVALDI). During this upgrade, campus users will be able to log in, but will not have access to their N: drive, or any …

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REES gears up for 50th anniversary celebrations Posted on May 24, 2012

from http://www.ales.ualberta.ca/ALESNews/2012/May/REESgearsupfor50thanniversarycelebrations.aspx By Michel Proulx It was a controversial beginning but 50 years on, the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology is firmly part of the fabric of the University of Alberta and the agricultural and natural resource management communities. During the 1950s, with just one professor devoting research and teaching to agricultural economics …

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4th Reading University Posted on May 23, 2012

Scheduled for: Friday July 27th, 2012 @ 2:00 PM

The fourth Reading University program comes to Augustana from July 3rd to the 27th. Read more about this program, developed by the Battle River School Board to help grade 2 and 3 students with their reading skills, on the Battle River Community Foundation website!

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Spring 2012 Convocation Posted on May 23, 2012

Scheduled for: Sunday June 3rd, 2012 @ 2:30 PM

Beginning with the Baccalaureate Service in the Chapel at 10:30 am and followed by lunch in the cafeteria at noon (tickets available at the Registrar’s Office), Augustana’s Spring Convocation ceremony takes place at 2:30 pm on Sunday, June 3. Please visit our degree frame sales table, our Augustana Alumni portrait frame and grad jacket table, …

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The Global Resource Nexus – The Struggles for Land, Energy, Food, Water, and Minerals Posted on May 22, 2012

NEW REPORT: UNPRECEDENTED GLOBAL RESOURCE DEMAND, SEVERE MARKET DISRUPTIONS AND CONFLICT ~ Transatlantic Academy report says United States and Europe must take lead in addressing unprecedented global demand for more energy, fresh water, food, minerals, and land, or face severe market disruptions and violent conflict at the interstate and local level ~ Full report: www.transatlanticacademy.org …

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Milton Schlosser performs Nicholas Howells’ Crowfoot on CBC Radio 2 Posted on May 22, 2012

In a professional, in-studio recording, Augustana professor Milton Schlosser performs Nicholas Howells’ (BMus ’10) composition, Crowfoot.

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Psychology students aim to post Good Articles to Wikipedia Posted on May 21, 2012

Paula Marentette incorporates an assignment to improve the public wiki-record in her upper-level seminar class.

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Vikings win bid for Women’s Basketball Championship Posted on May 20, 2012

The Vikings have successfully bid for the first ACAC Women’s Basketball Final 8 Championships: from Feb 28-Mar 3, 2013, Camrose will host some exceptional women’s athletics.

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Energy Conservation through Virtualization Posted on May 16, 2012

Everyone contributes to Sustainability at Augustana! The Technology and Learning Services (TLS) office at the Augustana Campus, University of Alberta is currently leading the way with their energy reduction efforts. Since 2009, TLS has helped this small campus reduce its energy draw by 157 000 kWh per year.  This effort alone has saved the University …

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Call for Proposals – Growing the Bioeconomy: Social, Environmental and Economic Implications Posted on May 16, 2012

Growing the Bioeconomy will accept abstracts for contributed papers and posters until May 31, 2012 for student proposals.

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Vikings Hockey recruits Lloydminster Bobcat Posted on May 10, 2012

Lloydminster Bobcat Jeff Lorenz will play hockey for the Augustana Vikings, starting next year, as he begins his post-secondary studies in Camrose.

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Candice Tremblay recognized with inaugural Sustainability Leadership Award Posted on May 2, 2012

Candice has worked to incorporate sustainability at Augustana Campus into teaching, community outreach and operations for many years.

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Hallstrom speaks at Wilson International Center Posted on May 2, 2012

The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute invited Lars Hallstrom to speak about water issues facing Western Canada, particularly the province of Alberta.

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Baba (and Augustana biology professor) knows best Posted on May 1, 2012

Baba’s Kitchen Medicines, a 296-page paperback opus published in March by the University of Alberta Press, is equal part history, anthropology and botany.

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