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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Festival of Teaching Panel Discussion: Sustainable Learning Posted on January 29, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday March 10th, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Festival of Teaching Panel Discussion on Sustainable Learning March 10  |  12:30 – 2 pm  |  Library 2-102 Lifelong Learning, the Classroom, the Office, and the Nursery Roxanne Harde, Samantha Christensen, Andrea Dyk Sustainable (Academic) Development: The Environment and the Economics of Learning Glynnis Hood, Samantha Matters Lifelong Learning Processes in a Psychology of Emotions …

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Festival of Teaching Keynote Speaker Posted on January 29, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday February 6th, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

Keynote Speaker: Gary E. Machlis, Science Advisor to the Director of the US National Park Service and Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University. University teaching is a craft, The skills and techniques of teaching can be shared, learned and honed by practice. In this lively and informative presentation, Dr. Machlis describes and illustrates the …

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Camrose Chrysler donates $50,000 to Performing Arts Centre Posted on December 17, 2013

The Performing Arts Centre received a huge gift last week as Mike Rodin presented a cheque for $50,000.

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ACSRC Joins International Experts at UN-Sponsored Discussion of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Posted on December 17, 2013

In November, Dr. Lars Hallström joined a two-day expert working group in Hamilton.

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Spirit of the Land Conference gives hope Posted on November 8, 2013

Augustana hosted a gathering of people of diverse backgrounds, homelands, experiences, gifts, and stories.

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Lunch & Learn: Performing Arts Centre Posted on October 31, 2013

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 27th, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

How could the Performing Arts Centre affect life in our community? At this Lunch & Learn, brought to you by the Augustana Alumni Association, Find out more about the unique design concept and features of this world-class facility from the Project Manager, Michael Madsen. Learn about the many ways community members could be engaged and …

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Restore, Renew, Refine: EcoAg Summit Posted on October 28, 2013

Scheduled for: Saturday November 9th, 2013 @ 4:30 PM

ROARS Rural Outreach & Agricultural Renaissance Society  &  ACSRC University of Alberta’s Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities PRESENT: Restore, Renew, Refine Ecological Agriculture Summit 2013 Join us for a day of exploring and deepening our understanding of the whys and hows of farming in line with, and for, a regenerative ecology. Gain inspiration and …

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