Augustana Newsletter for November 22, 2017 Posted on November 22, 2017

Happy Wednesday all! This week, students may attend a session on how to give a killer poster presentation (tomorrow evening in the library classroom). Faculty and instructors are invited to a Teaching Seminar on Dialogue in the Classroom with Jason Taylor this Friday at 12:15. Looking for some holiday entertainment? Attend Augustana’s production of The …

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Lunch & Learn – The 2017 Nobel Prizes Posted on November 21, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 13th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Join science professors Brian Rempel, Peter Berg, Doris Audet, and Tomislav Terzin as they explain the research behind the 2017 Nobel Prize winners in Science in short 15-minute bites, including work in the observation of gravitational waves and the mechanisms that control circadian rhythms. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 pm Roger Epp Room Free Event! $5 …

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Alumni Reception – Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday December 10th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Join us as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. The theme this year is SNOW: Cold, White, Flakes, Swirling, Twinkling, Soft, evocative of Comfort, Purity, and Tenderness. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s Choir, and Sangkor Women’s Ensemble, are led by conductor John Wiebe with pianists Carolyn Olson and Roger Admiral. As …

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Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday December 10th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, December 9 at 8 pm or on Sunday, December 10 at 3 pm as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert in the Augustana Faith & Life Chapel. The theme this year is SNOW: Cold, White, Flakes, Swirling, Twinkling, Soft, evocative of Comfort, Purity, and Tenderness. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s …

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Open House – Long Range Development Plan Amendment Posted on November 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 29th, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Augustana Campus, Forum Building 4901–46 Avenue Camrose, Alberta The University of Alberta will be holding its second and final public open house that will provide an update on the amendment of land use plans (Long Range Development Plan) for the Augustana Campus. Your participation is important and …

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Meet & Greet – Shari Narine Posted on November 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday November 20th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us outside of the bookstore in the Augustana forum from 3 to 4 pm on November 20 for coffee and snacks with award-winning journalist and author Shari Narine. A CLUC alumna, Shari has gone on to serve as an editor for various newspapers and magazines, has published short stories, and recently published her first …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 15, 2017 Posted on November 15, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! After what was hopefully a relaxing long weekend/fall break, get back into the swing of things with this week’s events, including CBC Radio’s This is That tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, a Faculty Research Colloquia on Friday at 12:30 pm, and drop-in coffee with your ASA councillors Friday afternoon. Next …

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Augustana Vikings awarded for achievements in the classroom Posted on November 9, 2017

In late October, 45 Viking student-athletes received academic accolades from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.

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The Reformation in Alberta: A Virtual Exhibit Posted on November 8, 2017

Check out this virtual exhibit curated by Dr. Brandon Alakas and Day Bulger, now open for viewing online! The exhibit is a history of the Reformation through ten items in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library.

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Augustana Newsletter for November 8, 2017 Posted on November 8, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Three of this week’s events of interest include a games night (open to everyone!) tomorrow evening in First Year Dorms, the songs and stories of Nashville Hurricane tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, and Friday’s Remembrance Day Service in the Chapel at 12:20 pm. Don’t forget to check out the library’s …

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Second Thought – #MeToo Posted on November 6, 2017

Men’s #ItWasMe response to #MeToo campaign is not enough, says Augustana English professor.

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A lab(our) of love: Augustana relishes in new science lab spaces Posted on November 2, 2017

Five lab spaces were completely redone at the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus in time for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Professor Ardelle Ries receives Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award Posted on November 1, 2017

Congratulations to professor Ardelle Ries who was awarded the Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award at the 2017 Alberta Music Conference Awards Luncheon this past weekend in Red Deer. The Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award is presented annually to a music educator in appreciation of their outstanding contribution to music education in the Province …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 1, 2017 Posted on November 1, 2017

Take a break on this snowy November morning to have a look at all of the great campus events happening this week! Today, drop off your items for SCORE, which will take place tomorrow from 12:30 to 4:30 pm in the forum. Tonight, attend the public lecture portion of the Workshops in Building Capacity for …

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Alumni donors appreciated at inaugural event Posted on October 26, 2017

On September 23, Augustana’s alumni donors were recognized with a harvest-themed reception.

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Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance Posted on October 26, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 1st, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Please join us for the third Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance, on November 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Mayer Community Hall at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. Our speakers are Mr Darcy Wood of the Garden Hill First Nation and Aki Energy, and Mr Shaun Loney …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 25, 2017 Posted on October 25, 2017

Your last newsletter of October already, can you believe it? Tonight, students from the Augustana Vocal Studios and Music for the Theatre Class are putting on a recital to celebrate Canadian song—stop by the forum at 12:30 pm to get a taste of the performance and come back for the full thing at 7 pm …

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Second Thought – Five hundred years of Reformation Posted on October 23, 2017

History professor Geoff Dipple on the forces behind the Reformation of the Protestant Church and it’s lasting effects, in time for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Augustana Drama Production Posted on October 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday November 23rd, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join the Augustana Drama Department as it presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, running from November 23 to 25 at 7 pm, and November 25 & 26 at 2 pm in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. The show will feature the musical styling of Robert Renman and the Camrose Children’s Choir (under …

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Augustana’s New Calendar and First Year Seminar Posted on October 18, 2017

By Karsten Mündel Starting the 2017-18 academic year, the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus has embarked on two exciting initiatives as it plays its role in the University of Alberta’s strategic plan For the Public Good to be “a living laboratory for teaching and learning innovation, to the benefit of the entire university.” The first initiative …

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