Music from the Prairies Posted on November 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday November 17th, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join Western Canadian musicians Dean McNeill, trumpet, and Sylvia Shadick-Taylor, piano, for a brilliant and touching musical excursion as they present Music From The Prairies celebrating some of their favourite Western Canadian composers. Dean McNeill has been fortunate to collaborate on various musical projects with Edmonton’s own, Sylvia Shadick-Taylor and this concert rekindles that collaboration. …

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Lunch & Learn—Illustrating the Art of Medicine Posted on November 4, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 19th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Clinical practice is both an art and a science. The medical/health humanities is an emerging interdisciplinary field that connects medicine, the arts, humanities and the social sciences to develop well-rounded health professionals. During this lecture, we will discuss the roles that the arts and humanities play in health and medicine, while providing examples of the …

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Grant Writing Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 20th, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Join Lars Hallström, Director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities and the recipient of over 80 research, knowledge, infrastructure and collaborative grants, for this popular six-hour activity-based workshop. Who should attend? Individuals with varied experience in the grant-writing process. Registration Deadline: November 6, 2019 Workshop Date: November 20, 2019 Location: Augustana Campus For …

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Student Academic Skills Workshop: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive Posted on September 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 20th, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

How to Thrive, Not Just Survive Practical tools for navigating the stress of university life. Learn about the neuroscience of stress and ways that a healthy body can support a healthy mind through nutrition, breathing, and movement. Wednesday, November 20 4:00 pm F 2-004 Free of charge Register at http://aug.ualberta.ca/workshops  

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Building a Cree Education System Public Lecture Posted on November 8, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 20th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for our next Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation public presentation. This session will feature four presenters from the Maskwacis Education Schools Commission who will speak to different aspects of their education system and programming. Speakers include Brian Wildcat (Superintendent), Tracy Sylvester (Associate Superintendent, Learning and Student Services), Scott Hall (Director, Nanâtohk Mîciwin (Universal …

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Roles and Responsibilities Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday November 21st, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day module examines roles and responsibilities and healthy relationship management between the CAO, the administration and the public. Developed and delivered by Doug Griffiths, former MLA, President & CEO of 13 Ways, Inc. and best-selling co-author of 13 Ways to …

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Fair Trade & Local Made Sale Posted on November 1, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday November 21st, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

Join Augustana for our annual Fair Trade & Local Made Sale! By choosing to support local, family-run businesses, you may be able to help a mother, a father, a grandmother, and make this holiday season magical for their family. Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Forum, Augustana Campus

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Why Did I Start? Why Can’t I Stop?: Brain Changes in Addiction Posted on October 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday November 21st, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Why Did I Start? Why Can’t I Stop?: Brain Changes in Addiction Professorial Lecture with Tim Parker This talk will show that there are common misconceptions about what addiction is, why it occurs and how it should be regarded. It will also address how the brain responds to the feelings of intense pleasure that are …

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Lunch & Learn — When Science and Society Clash: Vaccinations and Public Health Posted on October 18, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 26th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Vaccines are one of the most important public health achievements of the 20th century. However, the public now rarely witnesses the serious effects of vaccine-preventable diseases because immunization programs have been so successful, making them question whether vaccinations are still necessary. Misguided safety concerns and the anti-vaccination movement have led to less people getting vaccinated …

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Lunch & Learn — The 2019 Nobel Prizes…explained in 15-minute bites! Posted on November 13, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

For 118 years, Nobel Prizes have recognized accomplishments in a variety of disciplines. Recipients are at the top of their fields. But why? What is the Nobel Prize, and how do these recipients earn them? At this Lunch & Learn, Augustana Faculty will briefly introduce Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prizes awarded in his name. …

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Social Sustainability Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 4th, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Part of Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in Rural Sustainability, this one-day, open enrolment short course, developed specifically for community leaders in rural Canada, explores the key concepts in social sustainability, how to promote social sustainability and how to measure progress toward desired social goals at the community level. Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in …

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Student Academic Skills Workshop: Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals! Posted on September 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 4th, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals! Final Exams are coming. Learn strategies for staying calm during stressful times and ways to prepare for exams so you remember more. Improve your health and grades with these tips for academic success! Wednesday, December 4 4:00 pm F 2-004 Free of charge Register at http://aug.ualberta.ca/workshops  

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Strategic Leadership Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday December 5th, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module explores how to support effective leadership through modern challenges. Developed and delivered by Doug Griffiths, former MLA, President & CEO of 13 Ways, Inc. and best-selling co-author of 13 Ways to Kill your Community, the Certificate …

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Sing GLORIA! Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 13, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday December 8th, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Saturday, December 7: 8:00 pm AND Sunday, December 8: 3:00 pm Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus Tickets: $22 (adults); $17 (seniors) and $10 (students/children). Available at the door, from choir members, or online at https://payment.augustana.ualberta.ca/store/Concert+Tickets/ Sing GLORIA! Christmas with Augustana continues a beloved Camrose choral tradition as the choirs of the Augustana Campus join …

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Communication and Engagement Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday January 16th, 2020 @ 8:00 AM

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module explores a new method of communication that helps condition the public and prepare them for change.  Developed and delivered by Doug Griffiths, former MLA, President & CEO of 13 Ways, Inc. and best-selling co-author of 13 …

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Municipal Planning and Biodiversity Conservation Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 5th, 2020 @ 8:00 AM

This six-hour course focuses on the important role that municipalities play in biodiversity conservation and highlights the ways that Alberta’s municipalities can foster resilient and biologically diverse landscapes.  We will examine the important contribution that municipalities can make to biodiversity conservation in Alberta where amendments to the Municipal Government Act empower, and indeed require, Alberta’s …

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Economics and Sustainability Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday February 6th, 2020 @ 8:00 AM

Part of Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in Rural Sustainability, this one-day, open enrolment short course, developed specifically for community leaders in rural Canada, examines what is meant by economic sustainability and why this has an impact on organizational practices and activities. Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in Rural Sustainability is a series of five, …

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Student Academic Skills Workshop: Study Skills 101 Posted on September 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday February 8th, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

Study Skills 101 Being a university student is a lot of work and requires many study skills to be successful. This workshop will cover techniques for managing your time efficiently, top tips for student success, taking good notes in class, and using your textbooks effectively. Saturday, February 8 1: 00 pm – 4:00 pm F 2-004 Free of charge …

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Planning and Action Workshop Posted on October 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday February 13th, 2020 @ 8:00 AM

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module explores real questions that need to be asked to produce a good strategic plan that will not simply fulfill the desire to have a planning document that sits on a shelf, but rather one that is …

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Student Academic Skills Workshop: Exam Writing 101 Posted on September 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday February 22nd, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Exam Writing 101 There are ways to prepare for and write your exams that will increase your chance of success! This workshop will focus on tricks to improve your memory, effective study methods, and different types of exam questions, managing your time and controlling your nerves during exams. Saturday, February 22 10:00 am to 12:30 pm F 2-004 …

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