Political studies grad earns international development grant Posted on January 18, 2017

Meet Augustana alumna Stacey Haugen (BA, ’15) on her journey from Camrose to the International Development Research Centre, with international research and travel on her horizon.

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Augustana Newsletter for January 18, 2017 Posted on January 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! This week: if you’re curious about the use of the term “Aboriginal” at Augustana, attend the Why “Indigenous”? talk in the Wahkohtowin Lodge Classroom today at 11:30 pm, and be a part of the discussion about potentially changing to the term “Indigenous”. You can find whatever you’re in the mood for this …

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A Lad’s Journey – Joel Harder and Dominic Armstrong in Concert Posted on January 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday February 4th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

New York Tenor Dominic Armstrong and Pianist Joel Harder to Perform at Augustana By Pam Chamberlain In February, Augustana will host two distinguished New York musicians: tenor Dominic Armstrong and pianist Joel Harder. “It’s always a treat to return to Camrose,” Joel says. “Augustana is my spiritual home. It’s where I started out.” He looks …

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University Masterclass with Joel Harder and Dominic Armstrong, Clinicians Posted on January 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday February 3rd, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join Joel Harder (piano) and Dominic Armstrong (voice) for a university masterclass in the Cargill Theatre of the Lougheed Centre at 3 pm on Friday, February 3rd. Sponsored by DiscoverMusic@Augustana and the Lougheed Centre.  No charge for admission. The public is welcome.  R.A.R.E

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Concurrent Community Masterclasses with Joel Harder and Dominic Armstrong, Clinicians Posted on January 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday February 3rd, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join Joel Harder (piano) and Dominic Armstrong (voice) for concurrent community masterclasses in the Cargill Theatre and Mayer Family Community Hall of the Lougheed Centre at 7 pm on Friday, February 3rd. Sponsored by the Camrose Area Piano Teachers’ Association (CAPTA), the Charlene Brown Community Vocal Studio, and The Lougheed Centre. No charge for admission. The public …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 11, 2017 Posted on January 11, 2017

Welcome back! Hope you all got the chance to relax and unwind over the holidays. We’re getting right back into it and starting the winter semester off with a number of great events: spend Sunday afternoon at the performing arts centre with U of A alumna Shaunna Shandro and Augustana’s own Kathleen Corcoran for their concert Songs of …

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Second thought – Trump and the rise of US populism by Shauna Wilton Posted on January 10, 2017

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton attributes Trump’s victory in the US Presidential Election to the rise of populism in the Western world, and discusses the benefit of entering into political discourse with broad dialogue rather than stubborn presupposition. Read her second thoughts here.

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Augustana Distinguished Lectures with Rabbi Lindsey bat Joseph Posted on January 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 24th, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

On Tuesday January 24th, Rabbi Lindsey bat Joseph will be presenting her Augustana Distinguished Lectures on the topic of Jewish teachings on the Ethics of Warfare.   At 12:30 pm, Lindsey will present her lecture entitled “Do the Victors Have Moral Limits? A Jewish Perspective on the Ethics of Warfare” in the Roger Epp Room, Forum …

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Your first two weeks at Augustana Posted on December 23, 2016

New to Augustana? Or a returning student looking for a great way to start the term? Click here to find the information you need on registration, and campus events to kick off the 2017 winter semester!

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Overwhelming support on Giving Tuesday! Posted on December 23, 2016

In late November, Augustana celebrated Giving Tuesday, an international movement that introduces the holiday season. Our community came together to raise funds for two exciting initiatives on campus, find out more about them here.

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Distinguished Professorial Lecture with Professor Kevin Sutley Posted on December 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 8th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for our second in a series of three Distinguished Professorial Lectures! Experiments in Character Mask: Acting from the Outside In with Professor Kevin Sutley Contemporary acting technique is based largely on the ground breaking work of Constantin Stanislavsky who, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, used the new field of psychology to …

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Studying exercise and type 1 diabetes Posted on December 15, 2016

A look at physical education professor Jane Yardley’s research on diabetes, including her current projects and trials, and the steps she’s taking to produce practical tools to help those with type 1 diabetes exercise safely.

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Augustana Newsletter for December 14, 2016 Posted on December 14, 2016

Happy Wednesday everyone! Most of you are still hunkered down to finish the semester off strong – why not take a quick break to check out the customer appreciation sale going on in the bookstore right up until December 23rd? Forgot your laptop at home, or are in need of one? Ask the library staff about their …

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Viking roots run deep Posted on December 12, 2016

Read about the Lovsin boys – two generations of Vikings hockey players – on what they love about the sport, about Augustana, and how over the years, they have managed to keep tradition alive.

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Augustana Students Awarded at Model United Nations Conference Posted on December 8, 2016

Our Model UN team, led by Professor Sandra Rein, attended the National Conference in Washington, DC in mid-November. The entire University of Alberta delegation was recognized as an Honourable Delegation, putting the team in the top 25% of the conference, and students Lauren Groskey and Jennifer Ha won Outstanding Position Paper for the UN High Commission on Refugees. …

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Second thought – Words matter by Daniel Sims Posted on December 7, 2016

Read Augustana history professor Daniel Sims’ second thoughts on how language matters, especially in the context of indigenous topics and the move towards reconciliation.

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Advent-Christmas Carol Sing-Along Posted on December 7, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 13th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

During this busy time of exams we welcome you to take a break and join us for singing some carols over your lunch on Tuesday, December 13th. Monica Andersson from the café will make an appearance as Santa Lucia (Saint Lucy). We will be singing Advent in Canada, composed by our very own Milton Schlosser …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 7th, 2016 Posted on December 7, 2016

Good morning everyone! Today is packed full of great stuff – and that’s only a part of this week’s newsletter… Have you ever been curious about the Nobel Prizes, and why they’re awarded? Attend today’s science themed Lunch & Learn on this year’s Nobel Prize winners – register with Deb in the alumni office before noon. Feeling a …

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International Food Fare Posted on December 5, 2016

Scheduled for: Sunday January 22nd, 2017 @ 4:30 PM

2017 is Canada’s 150th birthday, and what better way is there to celebrate a birthday than with great food? Our international students present to you Augustana’s first International Food Fare to recognize the number of cultures that make up Canada, and on a much smaller scale, make up our campus. Students from several different countries including Bangladesh, …

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Female apprentice coach program: a Purdy great experience Posted on December 2, 2016

Augustana women’s basketball coach apprentice Sydney Purdy talks about the CCAA’s female apprenticeship program, how she likes coaching so far, and how much she admires her mentor, Vikings coach Kelly Lyons.

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