Augustana Newsletter for November 8, 2017 Posted on November 8, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Three of this week’s events of interest include a games night (open to everyone!) tomorrow evening in First Year Dorms, the songs and stories of Nashville Hurricane tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, and Friday’s Remembrance Day Service in the Chapel at 12:20 pm. Don’t forget to check out the library’s …

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Second Thought – #MeToo Posted on November 6, 2017

Men’s #ItWasMe response to #MeToo campaign is not enough, says Augustana English professor.

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A lab(our) of love: Augustana relishes in new science lab spaces Posted on November 2, 2017

Five lab spaces were completely redone at the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus in time for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Professor Ardelle Ries receives Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award Posted on November 1, 2017

Congratulations to professor Ardelle Ries who was awarded the Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award at the 2017 Alberta Music Conference Awards Luncheon this past weekend in Red Deer. The Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award is presented annually to a music educator in appreciation of their outstanding contribution to music education in the Province …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 1, 2017 Posted on November 1, 2017

Take a break on this snowy November morning to have a look at all of the great campus events happening this week! Today, drop off your items for SCORE, which will take place tomorrow from 12:30 to 4:30 pm in the forum. Tonight, attend the public lecture portion of the Workshops in Building Capacity for …

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Alumni donors appreciated at inaugural event Posted on October 26, 2017

On September 23, Augustana’s alumni donors were recognized with a harvest-themed reception.

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Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance Posted on October 26, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 1st, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Please join us for the third Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance, on November 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Mayer Community Hall at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. Our speakers are Mr Darcy Wood of the Garden Hill First Nation and Aki Energy, and Mr Shaun Loney …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 25, 2017 Posted on October 25, 2017

Your last newsletter of October already, can you believe it? Tonight, students from the Augustana Vocal Studios and Music for the Theatre Class are putting on a recital to celebrate Canadian song—stop by the forum at 12:30 pm to get a taste of the performance and come back for the full thing at 7 pm …

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Second Thought – Five hundred years of Reformation Posted on October 23, 2017

History professor Geoff Dipple on the forces behind the Reformation of the Protestant Church and it’s lasting effects, in time for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Augustana Drama Production Posted on October 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday November 23rd, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join the Augustana Drama Department as it presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, running from November 23 to 25 at 7 pm, and November 25 & 26 at 2 pm in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. The show will feature the musical styling of Robert Renman and the Camrose Children’s Choir (under …

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Augustana’s New Calendar and First Year Seminar Posted on October 18, 2017

By Karsten Mündel Starting the 2017-18 academic year, the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus has embarked on two exciting initiatives as it plays its role in the University of Alberta’s strategic plan For the Public Good to be “a living laboratory for teaching and learning innovation, to the benefit of the entire university.” The first initiative …

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Governance for Sustainability Short Course Registration Posted on October 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday November 23rd, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Governance for Sustainability Registration Deadline: November 22, 2017 Course Date: December 6, 2017     Examine the key challenges of decision-making, engagement, policy-making, and planning for sustainability faced by rural governments, and governance, in the 21st century. Part of the Sustainability 101: Certificate in Rural Sustainability series of one-day, open enrolment short courses. Who should …

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Grant Writing Workshop Registration Posted on October 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday November 16th, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Grant Writing Workshop Registration Deadline: November 15, 2017 Workshop Date: November 29, 2017   For small organizations and communities, grant writing can present a real challenge in terms of time, completion, budgeting, and submission. Join professor Lars Hallström, the recipient of over 80 research, knowledge, infrastructure and collaborative grants, for this popular six-hour activity-based workshop. …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 18, 2017 Posted on October 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! There seems to be an event for every interest as this week winds down and next week begins. On Friday, attend the Ronning Centre’s lecture “Your Faith on Feminism” in the Performing Arts Centre. If political discussion is more your forte, stop by the Wahkohtowin Lodge at 3 pm for a Humanities …

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How to Give a Killer Poster Presentation Posted on October 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday November 23rd, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for an Academic Success workshop, How to Give a Killer Poster Presentation, on November 23 at 6:30 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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In photos: Alumni Weekend 2017 Posted on October 13, 2017

This year’s alumni weekend was full of good food and good fun! Check out a few snapshots of the event here.

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Augustana’s Got Talent Posted on October 12, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday November 4th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a showcase of student talent featuring Canadian content, Canadian-themed treats, and a special performance by the Augustana faculty band, The Men Who Fell to Earth. Saturday, November 4th 6 pm: cupcake reception 7 pm: show Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

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Second Thought – The politics of classical music Posted on October 12, 2017

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter on the intricacies of separating music from politics, informed by Dennis Prager’s recent appearance as a guest conductor at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Augustana Newsletter for October 11, 2017 Posted on October 11, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Fill up your short week with a few of the events happening on and around campus. Today, candidates for the City of Camrose election (on Monday, October 16th) will be in the forum from 2 to 4 pm for a coffee chat. Feelings stressed about exams? Attend the workshop on how to best …

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Augustana Lecture Series: Prosperity Gospels in the Age of Trump Posted on October 10, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday October 27th, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Join us on Friday, October 27, from 12:15 to 1:45 pm in the Mayer Family Community Hall, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre for a public lecture with Kate Bowler, on the history of the prosperity gospel and its unlikely rise into a global and media-dominant movement, most outrageously expressed in late-night televangelism and the …

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