New Sustainability Planning Book by Augustana Editors Posted on October 27, 2016

Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada: Taking the Next Steps was published last March by The University of Alberta Press, and includes Augustana’s very own Lars Hallstrom, Glen Hvenegaard and Karsten Mundel amongst the editors. This book looks at examples of innovative and creative ways that rural communities reimagine paths towards sustainability – economically, culturally, socially, and environmentally. Click …

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Sustainability Awareness Week Posted on October 25, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday October 28th, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

It’s Sustainability Awareness Week at Augustana! Look at the schedule below and come check out some of the sustainable living events hosted on campus all week long.

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SCORE! Posted on October 19, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 26th, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Come out and SCORE! on Wednesday October 26th and Thursday October 27th! Drop off gently used clothing and other items in the forum from 8am to 6pm on Wednesday October 26th and then come to the free store, fashion show, silent auction and DIY booths the next day to SCORE! from 1 to 4 pm.  

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Students excel at community projects Posted on May 17, 2016

This year, Augustana’s CSL program is a finalist for an Alberta Emerald Award!

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uAlberta Sustainability Leadership Award winners Posted on May 16, 2016

The Augustana Chaplaincy and Glen Hvenegaard were recognized at the University of Alberta’s Sustainability Awards!

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Sustainability 101 program produces its first “graduates” Posted on May 11, 2016

On April 27, Augustana Extended Education hosted its fifth unique course in the five-course Sustainability 101 program.

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Prairie Peace Convergence conference this weekend Posted on February 26, 2016

What if a community could create the better world it wished for, where all people, communities and ecosystems could live well?

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Prairie Peace Convergence Conference Posted on February 9, 2016

Scheduled for: Saturday February 27th, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

The Prairie Peace Convergence: A transformative education for all people, lands and generations What if a community could create the better world it wished for, where all people, communities and ecosystems could live well? Each person, animal, vegetable and mineral valued; essential to the whole. What if living vocationally was the way one contributed to …

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Sustainable solutions in the Augustana cafeteria Posted on February 2, 2016

Lilas Bielopotocky integrates sustainability into food services at Augustana.

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The Way Forward Conference, Feb 19-21 Posted on January 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday February 19th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

The Way Forward: Envisioning Treaty Rights in Modern Resource Management Registration now open! eStore for conference registration: https://payment.augustana.ualberta.ca/store/The+Way+Forward+Conference/​  Conference overview: Treaty rights regarding natural resources are increasingly discussed in the media and within Aboriginal, legal and industry communities, yet the implications for government processes have received little attention. The Way Forward: Envisioning Treaty Rights in Modern …

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Student Sustainability Summit Registration Deadline Posted on January 6, 2016

Scheduled for: Monday January 18th, 2016 @ 4:00 PM

Student Sustainability Summit: January 23 & 24, 2016 Register at sustainability.ualberta.ca/summit by Monday, January 18

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Augustana Climate Change Panel Posted on November 18, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday November 19th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

6 pm  |  Thursday, November 19 Roger Epp Conference Room

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Distinguished Professorial Lecture: Dr. Lars Hallström Posted on November 17, 2015

Join Dr. Lars K. Hallström on November 30 as he examines environmental issues and their implications on policy planning.

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Alberta and the Global Oil Market Posted on November 16, 2015

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 17th, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Alberta, Oil, and the International System: A discussion on the past, present and future state of the global oil market Tyson Flynn is a PhD candidate at Carleton University, studying global energy governance, specifically in the areas of oil and natural gas. His primary research focus is on petroleum policy and governance and the impact …

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Lars Hallström: Distinguished Professorial Lecture Posted on November 9, 2015

Scheduled for: Monday November 30th, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

7:00 pm  |  Monday, November 30 Mayer Family Community Hall, Lougheed Centre Wine & Cheese Reception to follow From Prague to the Prairies: Sustainability, Science and the Politics of Complexity Lars Hallström Distinguished Professorial Lecture Environmental issues are more and more important to public policy makers, lying at the intersection of social, health, and economic …

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Making Peace with the Land Conference, Nov 13-15 Posted on November 3, 2015

The fourth annual community-centered gathering aimed at public discussion of economy and responsibility for natural systems.

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Sustainability Fair Posted on October 7, 2015

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 20th, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Augustana Sustainability Fair Tuesday, October 20 10 am – 3 pm sustainability.ualberta.ca/saw

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It’s time for neglected rural reinvestment Posted on October 2, 2015

“Despite the vital role of rural places in this country we have ignored rural Canada and run down the capital invested in rural regions by previous generations.” – State of Rural Canada report

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Augustana expands Sustainability 101 program Posted on October 2, 2015

The open-enrolment professional training on sustainable rural management is expanding after a sold-out summer pilot season.

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Augustana Waste Sort Posted on October 2, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 7th, 2015 @ 8:30 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 of Augustana’s total waste could …

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