POSTPONED Public Lecture in Reconciliation Posted on September 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 27th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Augustana’s Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation presents a public lecture: Reconciliation with Treaty 6 Grand Chief Dr. Wilton Littlechild, Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Join us on Wednesday, September 27 at 6:00 pm in the Cargill Theatre of the Jeanne & Peter …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 20, 2017 Posted on September 20, 2017

Congratulations to all of those who finished their first course of the semester (or first University course ever) yesterday! Students and faculty alike put a lot of work in over the last three weeks, and can now enjoy a little bit of downtime before heading into the eleven-week term. Attend this year’s one and only …

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Second Thought – What professors really do on their summer holidays Posted on September 15, 2017

Sociology professor Geraint Osborne explains what professors do when they’re not in the classroom teaching, holding office hours, and/or grading student work. Hint: it’s not just sipping mai tais on the beach.

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Orange Shirt Day Posted on September 13, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday September 30th, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Orange Shirt Day commemorates the children who never returned from Residential School, as well as the survivors. Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis’ story of having her shiny new …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 13, 2017 Posted on September 13, 2017

It’s Wednesday morning and what better way to get through the middle of the week than with delicious food and good entertainment? The cafeteria is still serving pancakes for another half hour (until 9 am), and at noon, join us again in the cafeteria for a BBQ lunch ($2 for non-residence students, faculty, and staff), …

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COMMENTARY || Think disability is a tragedy? We pity you Posted on September 7, 2017

Two university professors discuss how ableism nearly destroyed their friendship, and explain how to avoid disability prejudice in the classroom and at home.

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Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals Posted on September 7, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 12th, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

Join us for an Academic Success workshop, Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals, presented with Carmen Person from the Augustana Counselling Centre on December 12 at 1:30 pm. To sign up visit: aug.ualberta.ca/workshops For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & Success Advisor at augsas@ualberta.ca

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Writing in University Posted on September 7, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday October 19th, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

Join us for an Academic Success workshop, Writing in University, presented by professor Craig Peterson from the Augustana Writing Centre on October 19 at 1:00 pm. To sign up visit: aug.ualberta.ca/workshops For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & Success Advisor at augsas@ualberta.ca

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Exams are Here…Now What? How to prepare for any test Posted on September 7, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday October 12th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for an Academic Success workshop, Exams are Here…Now What? How to prepare for any test, on October 12 at 6:30 pm. To sign up visit: https://goo.gl/forms/bBnYs6VOLzbAHg4y1 For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & Success Advisor at augsas@ualberta.ca

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I’m supposed to read everything?! Getting the most from your textbooks Posted on September 7, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for an Academic Success workshop, I’m supposed to read everything?! Getting the most from your textbooks, on October 3 at 6:30 pm. To sign up visit: https://goo.gl/forms/bBnYs6VOLzbAHg4y1 For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & Success Advisor at augsas@ualberta.ca  

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There’s Not Enough Time! How to manage your schedule for success Posted on September 7, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday September 14th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for an Academic Success workshop, There’s Not Enough Time! How to manage your schedule for success, on September 14, at 6:30 pm. To sign up visit: https://goo.gl/forms/bBnYs6VOLzbAHg4y1 For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & Success Advisor at augsas@ualberta.ca  

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How to be a Presentation Superstar! Posted on September 7, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday September 7th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for our first Academic Success workshop, How to be a Presentation Superstar!, on September 7, at 6:30 pm. To sign up visit: https://goo.gl/forms/bBnYs6VOLzbAHg4y1 For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & Success Advisor at augsas@ualberta.ca  

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Augustana Newsletter for September 6, 2017 Posted on September 6, 2017

Happy Wednesday! This week, add to your library (or make it a little bit more manageable) during the used book swap today in the forum, along with the Wellness & Community Fair. Worried about upcoming presentations? Attend the “How to be a Presentation Superstar” workshop tomorrow evening. Also, pogo car sharing is now at Augustana …

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Your Faith on Feminism Posted on September 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday October 20th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Join us on Friday, October 20th, at 12:30 pm in the Mayer Family Hall for Your Faith on Feminism: Intersectional feminist theology responds to the climate of fear, a dialogue with Dr. Aruna Gnanadason & Ani Zonneveld.

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Luther: Rebel, Genius, Liberator? FREE Movie Night Posted on September 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 24th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Join us on Tuesday, October 24 at 6 pm in the Cargill Theatre of the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre for a free screening and panel discussion of the movie Luther.

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Two Friends, Two Faiths Posted on September 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday October 30th, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

On Oct 30, in the Roger Epp Conference Room at 12:30 pm, Dr. Harry Huebner & Dr. Mohammed Ali Shomali will lead a discussion on Peace Resources in Islam & Christianity.

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Ecclesia semper reformanda est: The Reformation and the Tradition of the Reform Posted on September 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 31st, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

On Oct 31st, 2017, in the Roger Epp Conference Room at noon, Brandon Alakas & Geoff Dipple will lead a Lunch & Learn on the topic of Ecclesia semper reformanda est: The Reformation and the Tradition of the Reform.

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Next Generation Thinking: Hopeful Economics for the 21st Century Posted on September 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday November 3rd, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

6th Annual Spirit of the Land Conference

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2nd Annual Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion & Diplomacy Posted on September 5, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, November 28th, at 7:00 pm in the Mayer Community Hall (J&P Lougheed Performing Arts Centre) for the 2nd Annual Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy, given by Dr. Atalia Omer. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. This event is free & open to the public.

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Lunch & Learn – The Reformation and the Tradition of Reform Posted on August 31, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 31st, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Ecclesia semper reformanda est: The Reformation and the Tradition of Reform Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Geoff Dipple, Professor of History and Chair of Social Sciences at the UofA, Augustana Campus, and Brandon Alakas, Assistant Professor of English at the UofA, Augustana Campus. When: Tuesday, October 31, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Where: …

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