Off the page and into the world Posted on May 14, 2019

Bill and Margo McPhail shared a childhood love of reading, which led them to share a lifetime of adventures. Now they are making sure others can pursue their own adventures.

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Convocation Posted on May 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday June 2nd, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Join the Augustana Campus community for this year’s convocation ceremony! Look below for the schedule. For more information, visit https://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/services/academic/convocation.  

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2019 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on May 3, 2019

As another academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at the Community Awards Banquet and the donors who have helped make this year possible for students.

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Blanket Exercise Posted on April 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday May 3rd, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Join Jennifer Ward and Graeme Pate with the University of Alberta’s Centre for Teaching & Learning for a Blanket Exercise. The Blanket Exercise takes participants on a 500-year journey as Indigenous peoples coming into contact with Settlers and colonial policies that impact their lives. We will engage with Indigenous histories and contemporary realities in an experiential …

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Public Lecture: A Mathematical Classification of Jazz Music Posted on April 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday May 2nd, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Join University of Alberta math and statistical science professor Thomas Hillen for a free public lecture on math and jazz music. Two defining features of Jazz music are harmonies and improvisations. The jazz harmonies are built from chords, and improvisations are built around scales. In this talk, Hillen will classify jazz chords and jazz scales …

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Augustana visual arts professor looks to the historical use of technology in education Posted on April 29, 2019

Professor Andrea Korda’s display at the Camrose and District Centennial Museum explores historical technologies used by educators in Alberta towards the question: is technology good for education?

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Miquelon Lake Research Station Open House Posted on April 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday May 2nd, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station is hosting an open house to showcase the facility, past research, sustainability improvements and future opportunities for your teaching and research. We’ll show you our plans for a new observatory to be built this year. We hope you are able to will join us for refreshments and conversation! Feel …

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Alumnus and donor brings Augustana students to the stars Posted on April 24, 2019

Brian Hesje’s gift to build the Hesje Observatory looks to help students find the right questions.

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2019 Student Life Awards in Photos Posted on April 18, 2019

On April 10, Augustana celebrated student, staff, faculty and community achievement at the annual Student Life Awards.

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Augustana Weekly: April 24, 2019 Posted on April 17, 2019

Check out the last Augustana Weekly of the 2018/19 year! This week’s issue includes important student information on checking out of residence and exams, as well as some fun study supports (like the Library’s very own Hogwarts Express Trolley and Alumni’s Good Vibes Café) to help ease all of those hours you’ve spent pouring over …

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Augustana Weekly: April 17, 2019 Posted on April 17, 2019

Happy Wednesday! Classes are over, exams are coming up, and summer is just around the corner. Look below to learn about some important end-of-the-year student information on awards and financial aid, as well as next year’s course registration, and opportunities for returning students to get involved in some fun volunteer work! Last week, we celebrated students, staff, faculty, …

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Treaty Bear Installation & Ceremony Posted on April 16, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 3:15 PM

All are welcome to join us as we welcome Stewart Steinhauer’s Treaty Bear to Augustana Campus permanently. Joined by the Steinhauer family and donors who helped the Treaty Bear call Augustana home, the installation and ceremony will be followed by a tea and bannock reception and celebration. Tuesday, April 23 3:15 pm Augustana Quad

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Augustana assesses innovative academic calendar Posted on April 12, 2019

Lars Hallström, professor and director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities, shares an update on the new academic calendar which Augustana implemented in the Fall of 2017.

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Anger in politics can be a double-edged sword, says psychology professor Posted on April 9, 2019

Although anger may encourage people to engage in politics, it can also incite violence and aggression.

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Augustana Weekly: April 10, 2019 Posted on April 9, 2019

Happy Wednesday! The semester is winding down, but there are still so many great events to attend on and around campus. Look below to find out what’s happening this week including the Student Life Awards, the last class bell ringing, a public lecture on religious freedom, an Easter celebration, and a number of great performances. This issue of the Weekly …

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Augustana Weekly: April 3, 2019 Posted on April 3, 2019

Happy April! The semester is almost over, and exams are just around the corner. Look below for some important student information, including registration and withdrawal dates, and opportunities for next year. Don’t forget to have a little bit of fun in between all of that work to wind down the semester! Attend the 2019 Last …

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Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching Posted on April 1, 2019

High Impact Practices in Higher Education: Research and Application Camrose, Alberta, Canada May 14 – 15, 2019 Register Program The Association of American Colleges and Universities identifies ten High-Impact Practices (HIPs), ranging from First-Year Seminars (FYS) to Writing Intensive Courses. HIPs share several characteristics: they facilitate learning outside the classroom, encourage collaboration with diverse others, and require …

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Lunch & Learn: Treaty Talk – Sharing the River of Life Posted on March 27, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 30th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The film Treaty Talk—Sharing the River of Life is a teaching tool to better understand our collective responsibility to treaty. This film explores and models how indigenous nations and non-indigenous allies in Canada can come together to transform racism and discrimination and build a future of mutual benefit. Join us for a viewing of Treaty Talk …

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Augustana Weekly: March 28, 2019 Posted on March 27, 2019

Happy Wellness Week! Check out the Campus Events section below for more information on all of the ASA’s wellness activities, including a student lunch giveaway at 1 pm! Attend Faculty Follies tonight, followed by a Teaching Seminar and Humanities Café tomorrow, and some other great events over the weekend, like the Student Art Exhibition. Scroll down …

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Genetic engineering has progressed substantially, but is not a new endeavor, says biology professor Posted on March 26, 2019

Augustana professor Tom Terzin discusses the history of genetic engineering, its future and the ethical concerns involved in human genetic modification.

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