Sluggers, Squealers, and “Stalwart Sons”: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Hockey Violence Posted on September 19, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 24th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Distinguished Professorial Lecture Sluggers, Squealers, and “Stalwart Sons”: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Hockey Violence Professor Stacy Lorenz Since the beginnings of modern hockey in the late 19th century, violence has been accepted as “just part of the game.” Hard checking, slashing, and “slugging” have always been regarded as key elements of high-quality and exciting …

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“God is a wild old dog”: Patty Griffin and Emmylou Harris, Stumbling into Grace Posted on September 19, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday October 4th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

“God is a wild old dog”: Patty Griffin and Emmylou Harris, Stumbling into Grace This presentation is part of a larger project that asks how do Americana singer-songwriters generate vision and hope and reform, in this case, the work of Patty Griffin and Emmylou Harris. These artists have written and sang in the Christian tradition …

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Lunch & Learn: A Syrian Refugee’s Journey Posted on September 19, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

  Join us for a Lunch & Learn with guest speaker and human book Tarek Nemr!   What have you always wanted to ask a refugee? Hear about Tarek’s experience living in and leaving Syria and the many hardships on that journey. He will answer questions that attendees submit in advance, as well as any …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 19, 2018 Posted on September 19, 2018

Happy Wednesday! The three-week term has ended and I hope everyone is taking a much-deserved break! If you’re looking for some fun this weekend, look no further than the Alumni Weekend events on campus open to the community: Discover Science Saturday, Oktoberfest, and the Chester Ronning Exhibit Drop-in. Both basketball teams will also be holding alumni …

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Can music be violence? The banning of “Drill” music and it’s influence in the UK Posted on September 18, 2018

Augustana musicologist Alex Carpenter examines the recent push to ban Drill music in the UK to determine whether or not music can cause violence.

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20th augustana human library Posted on September 18, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday October 1st, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join the Augustana Campus in celebrating the 20th augustana human library on Oct 1. The kick-off event will feature speaker Tarek Nemar and his talk “A phone call away: my Syrian refugee journey” followed by ‘human books’ to be checked out for conversation throughout the evening. Monday, October 1 6:00 pm Augustana Campus Library Free events! Refreshments …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 12, 2018 Posted on September 12, 2018

Happy chilly Wednesday morning! Check out some of this week’s events. Pogo carshare will be in the forum today from 11 am to 2 pm for new sign-ups and to answer questions. Don’t know what pogo is? Go find out! This Friday is Green & Gold (and Red & Black) Day! Wear your U of …

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Lunch & Learn: The Anti-Expedition Group: Tseringma Pilgrimage, 1971 Posted on September 6, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday September 25th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with eco-philosophers Børge Dahle, Aage Jensen and Bob Henderson, and introductions by Augustana Professor Morten Asfeldt The 1971 anti-expedition to Tseringma (7034 m) in the Himalayan Mountains was like no other mountaineering journey. Three Norwegians—Sigmund Kvaloy Setreng, Nils Faarlund and Arne Naess—set out to engage in local culture and travel in …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 5, 2018 Posted on September 5, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Both First-Year Seminars and three-week block courses have gotten underway – we hope you’ve been learning and enjoying your classes so far. But aside from curriculum, Augustana and the Camrose community have a lot to offer! If you’re a student, take advantage of the Augustana Students’ Association’s (ASA) start-of-the-year events, including Mission Impossible …

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Camrose Connector kicks off Posted on August 31, 2018

A new bus shuttle service from Camrose to Edmonton will begin Tuesday, September 4 with a 7 am departure trip from the University of Alberta Augustana Campus.

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Camrose connector bus service between Camrose and Edmonton to begin September 4 Posted on August 31, 2018

The City of Camrose and Red Arrow will be offering a bus service between Camrose and Edmonton with three daily return trips from Monday to Friday, including stops at Augustana, starting Tuesday, September 4. Visit the City of Camrose site to learn more, and check out the schedule below!

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Camrose listed as Canada’s 11th best place to live Posted on August 31, 2018

MoneySense and Maclean’s Magazine listed Camrose as Canada’s 11th best place to live! Cities were based on factors including the economy, crime rates and weather, among others.   Along with this listing, University Magazine posited the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus as the 5th best school for music in Canada in 2018.        

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Augustana’s newest postdoc is tackling the tough subjects Posted on August 29, 2018

Katharine Batlan has just begun work at the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life and is not afraid to discuss politics and religion in any kind of company.

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Augustana Newsletter for August 29, 2018 Posted on August 29, 2018

Good morning everyone! To the new first-year students: welcome to Augustana! And to returning students, staff and faculty, welcome to the 2018/19 year! Every Wednesday your inbox will have the distinct pleasure of welcoming the newsletter, which will include important information, campus events and happenings, community posts, job advertisements and more! Give them at least …

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A joined journey: The Camrose Canadian and Augustana Campus Posted on August 20, 2018

A final farewell to the Camrose Canadian, which served our community and campus for over 100 years.

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Returning Student Classes Begin Posted on August 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday August 30th, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

First Day of Classes for Returning Students Creating a Culture of Consent with Dr. Keith Edwards (Chapel)  9 AM: First Year Seminar Group 1 12:30 PM: Athletes 2 PM: First Year Seminar Group 2 5 PM: Beer & Bands (Quad)

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First Year Seminar Begins Posted on August 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday August 28th, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

First Day of First-Year Seminar (AUIDS 101) Classes 7:30 AM: Breakfast (Cafeteria) 8:30 AM & 1:30 PM: Welcome Desk (Forum) 12 PM: Lunch (Cafeteria) 5 PM: Supper (Cafeteria) 7 PM: Residence Floor Socials

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Welcome Day Posted on August 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday August 27th, 2018 @ 7:30 AM

Welcome Day for New Students 7:30 AM: Breakfast (Cafeteria) 12 PM: Lunch (Cafeteria) 3 PM: Opening Convocation (Lougheed Centre) 4:15 PM: Bell Ringing Ceremony (Quad) 5 PM: Supper (Cafeteria) 7 PM: First Year Bowling with the Augustana Students’ Association (Tabb Lanes)

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Move-in Day Posted on August 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday August 26th, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

Welcome (back) to Augustana!    11 AM – 4 PM: Residence Move-In 12 PM & 3 PM: Parent Orientation (Chapel) 12:30 PM: Parent Reception & Services Fair (Faith & Life Lounge) 4 PM: Opening Worship for New Students & Their Families (Chapel) 5 PM: Opening Supper (Cafeteria) 8 PM: Residence Floor Meetings

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Staunch supporter recognized with alumni award Posted on August 14, 2018

Reading University proponent Blain Fowler celebrated for contributing to the life of Augustana.

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