Easter Eggstravaganza (SOLD OUT) Posted on March 11, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday April 13th, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

SOLD OUT Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children 12 and under) will also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and more! April 13, 2019 10 am – 12 pm Forum, Augustana Campus Kids: $5  |  Adults: Free

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Augustana celebrates new Nordic Ski Library Posted on March 8, 2019

The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus recently opened a Nordic Ski Library, the first of its kind in Canada.

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La célébration de la francophonie Posted on March 8, 2019

Join us to celebrate and learn more about our local French history at La célébration de la francophonie! See below for poster and program information. Tuesday, March 12 4 to 8 pm Book Fair, 5:30 to 8 pm Information Booths, 6:30 pm Program Wahkohtowin Lodge, Forum, Augustana Campus 

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2019 Last Lecture with Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson Posted on March 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Decided by you! Your 2019 Last Lecturer is Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson! The Power of Play “I dream of a world of accessible intuition.” (Viola Spolin, 1906-1994) “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few…” (Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971) This “last lecture” will be delivered with a “beginner’s …

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Vikings Hockey Playoffs Posted on March 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday March 7th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

In the quarter-finals of the 2019 ACAC Men’s Hockey Championship, the Augustana Vikings will meet the SAIT Trojans in a best of three series. Come cheer the Vikings on! Thursday, March 7 6:00 pm Mac McLean Arena Tickets: $15 (adults); $10 (students/seniors); $5 (season pass holders); Free for Kids 12 & under and for University …

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Augustana Weekly: March 6, 2019 Posted on March 6, 2019

This week’s issue includes information on award nominations, an update on our Augustana Vikings playoff results, important dates and deadlines, and some great events, including the Student vs Staff hockey game (which will take place next Thursday, on March 14!), and a Lunch & Learn on Genetic Engineering next Wednesday. Don’t forget to have a …

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New U of A Augustana interim policy permits designated areas for cannabis and alcohol use on campus Posted on March 5, 2019

Policy created by campus working group towards a harm-reduction and public health approach.

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“Continuum”: Visiting Artists Performance and Talk Posted on March 5, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 22nd, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join visiting artists Amy Malbeuf and Meagan Musseau for a performance and artist talk, curated by Augustana professor Erin Sutherland. Performance Thursday, March 21  3 – 6 pm  Wahkohtowin Lodge Come and go as you like. Artist Talk Friday, March 22 2 pm  Wahkohtowin Lodge These events are free to attend and open to the …

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Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching Posted on March 5, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday May 14th, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Join us for the Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching (ACURIT). ACURIT is a small, intimate conference. The aim of the conference is to create discussion and dialogue amongst scholars and students coming from a variety of academic backgrounds. There are no parallel sessions. This year ACURIT brings together academics, experts, teachers and students to …

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Augustana Diversity Working Group celebrates Black History Month on campus Posted on March 1, 2019

Throughout February, the Diversity Working Group hosted events from poetry slams to panels to celebrate Black History Month and encourage better support and representation of minority groups on campus.

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March Faculty Research Colloquium Posted on March 1, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 22nd, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

Join Augustana professors Brandon Alakas (English), Greg King (environmental science) and Tom Terzin (biology) for a lunchtime colloquium. See below for lecture abstracts. Friday, March 22 12:15 pm Roger Epp Conference Room, Forum, Augustana Campus Dessert and beverages will be served. This event is free and open to the public, no need to RSVP.  Nuns …

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We All See the Same Sunrise Posted on February 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 1st, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Come celebrate diversity on campus with student activists who are passionate about music, food, and their rights. Presented by the Augustana Diversity Working Group. Friday, March 1 6:00 to 9:00 pm Augustana Gym Purchase Tickets Here

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Augustana Weekly: February 27, 2019 Posted on February 27, 2019

Look below to find information on all of the great events going on this week, great events going on this week, including a Music Student Gala Recital tonight, a number of Pride Week events (including a film screening tonight at Duggan Cinema, an open-mic paint night tomorrow in the Wahkohtowin Lodge, and So You Think You …

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Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with four-year partnership Posted on February 27, 2019

Local accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with a four-year sponsorship.

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Political platforms in upcoming spring election speak to division within Alberta’s population, says political science professor Posted on February 25, 2019

Augustana professor Shauna Wilton delves into how factors like age, level of education and religion influence political opinion in Alberta.

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Alumni Night at the Theatre Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 27th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for an Alumni Night at the Theatre: Concord Floral, by Jordan Tannahill — Augustana Drama Production Concord Floral is a one-million-square-foot, abandoned greenhouse and hangout for the local teens. Two friends stumble upon a terrible secret buried there. They go looking for answers and set off a chain of events that cannot be stopped. …

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Lunch & Learn — Designer Babies & Genetic Engineering: Good or Evil? Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 13th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Just last year, the gene-altering CRISPR-Cas9 methodology was used to illegally edit human embryos, resulting in two human babies and shocking the world. The intentions of most of this scientific work are good; however, do those good intentions mean that genetic engineering is acceptable? Professors Tom Terzin and Janet Wesselius will lay out the main ethical …

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“Up in Smoke”: Cannabis Normalization and the End of Prohibition in Canada – Distinguished Professorial Lecture with Geraint Osborne Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 19th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

In 1922, Emily Murphy, in The Black Candle, quoted personal correspondence from Charles A. Jones, the Los Angeles chief of police. “Marijuana addicts, while under its influence, are immune to pain…they become raving maniacs and are liable to kill or indulge in any form of violence to other persons, using the most savage methods of …

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Spring Soirée Posted on February 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

After eight years of dedication, innovation and transformation, join us as we wish a fond farewell to Dean Allen Berger and Rebecca Berger. As the Campus’ formal farewell, the evening will honour Allen and Rebecca as Augustana champions and recognize the impact they have had on campus and the wider community. Dean Berger will present …

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Augustana Weekly: February 20, 2019 Posted on February 20, 2019

Happy Wednesday! It may be a short week, but it’s packed full of events and opportunities, like today’s Job Fair and Rapid Resume Review in the forum from 11 am to 2 pm! Besides that, attend Savage: Braid and Rap (a Black History Month event) tomorrow, a Teaching Seminar this Friday, the science club’s movie night fundraiser on Saturday, and a student workshop on how …

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