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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Respecting the Land Conference Posted on October 8, 2014

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

Following “Responsibility for the Land: conversations about fracking in Alberta,” “Spirit of the Land: toward building a community land ethic” and “Caring for All Creation,” the next conference in the conversation is “Respecting the Land: Transition to a New Economy”. The focus will be on practical and local examples of how we respect the land …

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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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Is Alberta Consuming Itself? Posted on February 26, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday March 6th, 2014 @ 3:45 PM

The Transoceanic Canada Research Group, the Canadian Studies Institute of the University of Alberta, l’Association canadienne-française de l’Alberta, and the Augustana Department of Fine Arts and Humanities present: Professor Dominique Perron, University of Calgary Autophagous Alberta: Is Alberta Consuming Itself? 3:40 pm on Thursday, March 6 Room C-103, Classroom Building This English-language conference will be …

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Lunch and Learn: Our Atmosphere on Steroids Posted on February 21, 2014

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 18th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Our Atmosphere on Steroids: Climate Change or What? Our industrialized society is almost entirely dependent on fossil fuels. As athletes inject steroids into their bodies to improve performance, we all inject greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, changing its energy balance. Just as a single home-run can’t be attributed to steroid use, increases in atmospheric greenhouse …

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Sustainability Fair Posted on February 21, 2014

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 12th, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Join us on Wednesday, March 12, for Augustana’s Annual Sustainability Fair! Enjoy food, music, activities, and door prizes as you learn more about sustainability and share your own ideas about how we can grow a greener campus.

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Ugly Sweater Day Posted on January 29, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday February 7th, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Turn down the heat and stay warm while looking UGLY! Free Prizes, Pizza and Drinks! Friday, February 7  |  12:20 – 12:50 pm in the Forum

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