New Lougheed Centre wins two major building awards Posted on December 17, 2014

Alberta Construction Magazine recognized the Lougheed Centre with their two highest awards.

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Lunch & Learn: Water for Life Posted on December 11, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday January 29th, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

The Augustana Alumni Office and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities present an Augustana Alumni Lunch & Learn: Water for Life? Water Security, Sovereignty and Policy in Alberta Water has been identified as a critical resource for environmental, economic and human development in Alberta, yet there are significant socio-political and hydrological challenges presented by this …

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Contribute to uAlberta’s Sustainability Plan Posted on December 3, 2014

Complete a brief online survey by midnight on Sunday, December 7, to help green the Green & Gold.

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Radical Remembering and the Value of Land Culture Posted on November 12, 2014

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 19th, 2014 @ 12:45 PM

Room F2-004 12:50pm Wednesday, November 19 Dr. Joseph Wiebe

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Miquelon Lake Research Centre moves ahead Posted on November 12, 2014

Camrose Canadian: Augustana’s environmental research station is moving ahead, becoming operational by spring.

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Respecting the Land Conference to be held at Augustana Posted on October 22, 2014

On Nov 7-8, attend the third annual conference centered on the topic of our relationship with the land.

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Spirit of the Land Conference, Nov 7-8 Posted on October 17, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday November 7th, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

In view of the Climate Change marches around the world yesterday and the UN meeting on Tuesday, it may be good to be aware of a local option of looking at some of these big issues: Attached is a poster to our Respecting the Land: Transition to a New Economy conference for Friday night Nov. …

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Sustainability Fair Posted on October 6, 2014

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 15th, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

On Wednesday October 15, Augustana will host the third annual Sustainability Fair from 10:00AM-2:00PM in the forum. There will be an array of informative displays, engaging activities, games, music, prizes and food. Various departments, student groups, and community organizations will come together to share their role in sustainability, while soliciting some feedback from students, staff, …

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New Certificate in Sustainability Posted on October 3, 2014

A brand new credential for undergraduate students with a commitment to learning more about sustainability.

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Spirit of the Land Conference, Nov 7-8 Posted on October 3, 2014

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SCORE! Freecycle Marketplace, Nov 3-4 Posted on October 3, 2014

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 4th, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

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Campus Waste Sort Posted on September 30, 2014

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 1st, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Each semester, Augustana students participate in a waste sort to determine how well our recycling and waste diversion systems are working and to identify where we need change or improvement to uphold our campus-wide commitment to sustainable practices. Over the years, this waste sort has shown us just how much Augustana’s total waste could be …

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Free Lecture: Community Vulnerability and Facility Siting Posted on September 29, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday October 2nd, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

The Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) invites you to “Community Vulnerability and Facility Siting: The Case of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling, 2004-2012”, a free public lecture (abstract below) by Dr. Joel Gehman (Assistant Professor, Strategic Management and Organization, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta) on October 2, 2014 from 12 PM – …

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How do we choose where to build energy projects? Posted on September 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday September 18th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

This lecture will help you better understand the dynamics of energy sector siting conflict.

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Pond levelling devices help people and beaver co-exist Posted on August 8, 2014

Dr. Glynnis Hood’s team is working with Beaver County to manage beaver impact.

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Performing Arts Centre in the Edmonton Journal Posted on July 28, 2014

The July 29 Edmonton Journal devoted a feature article to the Performing Arts Centre’s solar panel array.

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Performing Arts Centre powers up their solar panels Posted on June 26, 2014

On Friday, June 20, the Performing Arts Centre flipped the switch to turn on the 488 photovoltaic solar panels which jacket the 70’ fly tower.

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Performing Arts Centre earns four Green Globes Posted on June 2, 2014

The University of Alberta’s newest building is officially one of the institution’s greenest.

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The Art of Sustainability Posted on March 11, 2014

Alberta Construction Magazine featured the new Performing Arts Centre in their Spring 2014 issue.

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Don’t miss the March 12 Sustainability Fair Posted on March 3, 2014

Learn about campus sustainability with an array of informative displays, engaging activities, games, music, prizes and food.

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