2014 Distinguished Alumnus to visit Augustana Posted on August 27, 2014

Dr. Lalit Chawla (BSc ’91) attended Augustana before embracing his twin career goals of medicine and magic: he visits in September.

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The Seven Key Factors that Shape Our Lives Posted on July 14, 2014

Scheduled for: Tuesday September 30th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Dr. Lalit Chawla (BSc ’91) grew up in New Sarepta and attended Augustana before embracing his twin career goals of medicine and magic. He is a full time family physician in Chatham, Ontario, and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario in London. Dr. Chawla incorporates his skills as a magician …

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Better Decision-Making Through Illusions Posted on July 14, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday September 29th, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

Dr. Lalit Chawla (BSc ’91) grew up in New Sarepta and attended Augustana before embracing his twin career goals of medicine and magic. He is a full time family physician in Chatham, Ontario, and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario in London. Dr. Chawla incorporates his skills as a magician …

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An Afternoon of Magic Posted on July 14, 2014

Scheduled for: Sunday September 28th, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

Dr. Lalit Chawla (BSc ’91) grew up in New Sarepta and attended Augustana before embracing his twin career goals of medicine and magic. He is a full time family physician in Chatham, Ontario, and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario in London. Dr. Chawla incorporates his skills as a magician …

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Technology and Progress: A Canadian Perspective Posted on February 21, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday February 27th, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

This Augustana Theme Guest Presentation has been rescheduled. Join us in the Epp Conference Room on Thursday, February 27, from 7 pm to 9 pm for this lecture from University of Calgary Professor of Canadian History Douglas Francis. Find more info on the guest abstracts page.

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Progress Theme Seminar: Mouat & Prest Posted on January 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday March 24th, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

24 March Theme Seminar  – 2-004, 12:30-2pm Jeremy Mouat – Engineering Progress: English and American Stories Harry Prest – “Progressive Insanities” in the Writings of Margaret Atwood

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CANCELLED Progress Theme Lecture: Jillian Buriak Posted on January 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 4th, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

This event has been cancelled due to illness: we will attempt to reschedule with Dr. Buriak. Progress Theme: Guest Presentation Tuesday, February 4, 2014  |  7 – 9 pm Augustana Chapel Dr. Jillian Buriak, Canada Chair of Nanomaterials and Chemistry Professor with the University of Alberta, presents Powering the Planet: 2050 and Beyond A powerful …

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Theme Presentation: Norway’s Peace Engagement Posted on October 28, 2013

Scheduled for: Thursday November 7th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

Progress: Augustana’s Annual Theme 2013/14 Guest Presentation: Kristian Harpviken, Director, Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO) Norway’s Peace Engagement: Approaches, Achievements and Deep Dilemmas Harpviken’s research addresses compelling issues of conflict and peace including transnational mobilization and civil war, war-related migration and social networks, and peace building and peacemaking. Geographically the focus of his research …

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Progress: Augustana’s Annual Theme for 2013/14 Posted on September 16, 2013

The Augustana community considers the ways that a single overarching issue can impact our studies, our future and our daily lives.

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Theme Seminars: Jonathan Mohr & Ingrid Urberg Posted on September 3, 2013

Scheduled for: Monday September 23rd, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

23 September     Theme Seminar  – Forum Room 2-004, 12:30-2pm Jonathan Mohr – Moore’s Law Meets Amdahl’s Law: Exponential Progress Hits the Wall For the past half-century, progress has been epitomized by Moore’s Law: Gordon Moore’s observation (1965) that the number of components in integrated circuits (ICs) had doubled every year from their invention in 1958, and his …

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Theme Seminar: Progressive Rock Posted on September 3, 2013

Scheduled for: Monday September 16th, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

16 September     Theme Seminar – Forum Room 2-004, 12:30-2pm Alex Carpenter and Jerôme Mélançon – Progressive Rock This presentation looks at the history of the genre, and considers progressive rock in light of Theodor Adorno’s theories about popular music, culture and ideology, and focuses on Pink Floyd as an exemplar; we also look at contemporary …

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Fallen Augustana tree tells our story Posted on April 9, 2013

Environmental Science students counted the rings from a cross-section of one large spruce tree felled on campus last year, then created a bit of an Augustana and environmental history.

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Resilience & Idle No More Posted on April 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Thursday April 11th, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

Blue Quills professor Janice Makokis, one of the young leaders of the Idle No More movement, will address issues surrounding this new and influential cause: its foundations, its people, and its objectives. Thursday, April 11 12:30 – 2:00 pm Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room Janice is a member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation and …

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Meet Naomi McIlwraith (BA English ’00): Friday Lunch & Learn Speaker Posted on March 18, 2013

With one graduate and two undergraduate degrees under her belt, Naomi says, “I received my best education from Augustana.”

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Augustana Resilience Symposium Posted on March 18, 2013

This Friday will feature one of the final events of our Annual Theme year, including four separate and engaging sessions!

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Pride Week Keynote Speaker Posted on March 13, 2013

Scheduled for: Monday March 18th, 2013 @ 4:30 PM

Relationship violence in LGBTTQ Lives: Thinking through a framework of intersectionality with Dr. Janice Ristock Monday, March 18 4:30 pm Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room Janice Ristock is Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs) and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Manitoba. She has been active in the feminist and queer anti-violence movement for …

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Rainbow Day Photo in the Forum! Posted on March 13, 2013

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 20th, 2013 @ 12:15 PM

Support Augustana’s LGBTQ community and wear your colour with PRIDE! This Pride Week, Augustana students, faculty and staff will dress up for a Pride Flag photo opp on Wednesday, March 20 at 12:20 pm. Meet in the Forum! 4th Years wear RED 3rd Years wear ORANGE or YELLOW 2nd Years wear GREEN 1st Years wear …

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Aboriginal Resilience with Dr. Wilton Littlechild Posted on March 6, 2013

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 12th, 2013 @ 9:15 AM

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9:25 — 10:40 AM Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room 2-004, Forum U of A, Augustana Campus Dr. Littlechild is a passionate advocate for the rights of Indigenous peoples and we are truly honoured to have him join us on campus to share his perspective, thoughts and experiences on the topic of …

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Hustle and heart sets him apart Posted on February 5, 2013

Currently in his 3rd year of a Bachelor of Science with a major in economics, Jason Yuha exhibits a resiliency that few people can imagine: he is legally blind.

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International Week at Augustana Posted on January 17, 2013

Don’t miss this year’s celebration of Cultural Resilience as Augustana celebrates International Week from January 21-25.

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