Augustana Newsletter for April 18, 2018 Posted on April 17, 2018

Happy Wednesday and happy end-of-classes! Although the campus has quieted down with full study mode, it’s not too early to start thinking about future plans. If you’re a student looking for employment either for the summer or for the coming year if you’re graduating, check out the opportunities below, including three positions open in the …

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A second thought on Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) Posted on April 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking was brilliant for his philosophical mind as much as his scientific mind, says physics professor.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 11, 2018 Posted on April 11, 2018

Happy Wednesday! The semester is winding down, but here are a few things you can check out on and around campus this week: Last Lecture with Räni-Villem Palo: tonight at the Performing Arts Centre Union Duke at the Bailey Theatre: Friday at 8 pm 14th Annual History Symposium: Monday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm …

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Preventing mass shootings Posted on April 6, 2018

Gun control and regulation is necessary to decrease the vast number of gun-related deaths in the US says sociology professor.

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Dear friend of Augustana receives Alumni Citation Award Posted on April 5, 2018

Jerry Iwanus received this year’s award, which recognizes the contributions of a non-alumnus to the life of Augustana.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 4, 2018 Posted on April 4, 2018

Happy April! Though the snow and chilly weather may suggest otherwise, Spring is here and there are just a few short weeks left in the semester. Make the best of them! Here are a handful of great campus events to choose from this week. Keep Calm and Ace Your Final Exams Workshop: today at 3:30 …

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Student Life Awards Celebration Posted on March 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

The Student Life Awards Celebration is a year-end celebration of student achievement where the campus is invited to recognize students with various leadership awards in athletics, academics and the student life of the campus. Formerly Colour Night and the Student Leadership Awards, Augustana has combined both events for one big celebration! Tuesday, April 3 6:30 …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 28, 2018 Posted on March 28, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today is packed full of events: Following Edward Snowden’s talk last night, attend a Device Encryption Workshop at 10 am in the Roger Epp Room – light refreshments will be provided, and no need to register, just show up with a device that you’d like to install UAlberta’s Virtual Privacy Network on! …

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Reflections from the 2018 India Study Tour Posted on March 26, 2018

In the January three-week block, Augustana students had the chance to explore India as a tour course offered either as religion or economics credits.

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Dr Odell Olson celebrated as Augustana’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Posted on March 26, 2018

This year, Augustana Campus recognized the exceptional career of rural physician and treasured alumnus.

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Preparing for cannabis legalization Posted on March 23, 2018

Legalization is primarily about regulation and is central to a harm reduction approach to drug use, say UAlberta Augustana professors.

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2018 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on March 21, 2018

Take an inside look at Augustana’s annual Community Awards Banquet with photos that capture the night’s celebration of community and cheer.

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Augustana Newsletter for March 21, 2018 Posted on March 21, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Going on this week… Interested in studying in Greece and Italy next January? Attend the AUCLA 294 info session today at 12:15 Join professor Erin Sutherland and Métis artist and intern-architect, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge for her artist talk tonight on her installation kîhtwâm, which is now on display in the library Professors Joe Wiebe and Daniel Sims …

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“Reconciliation” with Indigenous people is comforting for many Canadians, but is a Christian concept up to the task? Posted on March 20, 2018

Check out this piece on Mennonite land and “Reconciliation” for Religion Dispatches, co-written by Joe Wiebe, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Augustana Campus and Advisory Committee Member of the Chester Ronning Centre.

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Augustana’s Dean responds to Nordic Sports concerns Posted on March 19, 2018

Dean Allen Berger addresses recent changes in athletic programming and surrounding concerns, hoping to support biathlon and cross-country skiing as club sports at Augustana.

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Athletics review results in changes for the coming year Posted on March 14, 2018

With anticipated reductions in the operating budget across the University of Alberta, Dean Allen Berger has asked the heads of budget units at Augustana to consider ways to reduce spending.

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Visiting Author: Michael Helm Posted on March 14, 2018

Canadian author Michael Helm will be at Augustana to read from his latest novel, After James. Please join us for a look at this extraordinary novel, and a superlative brownie. Friday, March 16 2 to 3 pm Roger Epp Boardroom, Augustana Campus Michael Helm is the author of The Projectionist, a finalist for the Giller Prize; In the Place of …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 14, 2018 Posted on March 14, 2018

Happy Wednesday, all! We’re halfway through March already – where does the time go? This week, spend it taking in a bunch of great events. Tomorrow, have a listen to Augustana voice, piano and instrumental music students perform at a special gala recital Following the recital, come to the gym for the Staff vs. Student …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 7, 2018 Posted on March 7, 2018

Happy March! Here are a few upcoming events: A French Book Fair at the Bookstore next Monday The Bach Cantata student recital next Tuesday evening A Lunch & Learn on Faith-Based Education next Wednesday (email augalum@ualberta.ca or call 780.679.1626 to register!) The Staff vs. Student hockey game next Thursday night (sign up to play in …

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Thomas the Train: the UN’s latest ambassador Posted on March 2, 2018

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton has long called for a refresh of the popular children’s television show Thomas and Friends—now that it’s in the works, not everyone is as thrilled.

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