Genocide in the Modern World Poster Presentations Posted on January 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday January 19th, 2018 @ 11:00 PM

Stop by the Faith & Life Lounge, Augustana Campus on Friday, January 19 starting at 11 am to view Augustana students’ poster presentations based on their research into instances of genocide or potential genocide in the contemporary world.

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Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals! Academic Workshop Posted on January 10, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 4th, 2018 @ 3:30 PM

Final Exams are coming. If you want to discover new ways to keep calm during the stress of final exams and how to prepare for finals, this is the place for you. Wednesday, April 4 3:30 – 5:00 pm L2-102 Sign up for the workshop at aug.ualberta.ca/workshops For more information, contact Sarah Tregonning, Student Accessibility & …

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How to Prepare for Any Test! Academic Skills Workshop Posted on January 10, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday February 12th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

So your midterm exams are going to start soon and you’re not sure what is the best way to study. The good news is, there are lots of techniques that can help you prepare. We will cover study techniques, types of exam questions, and how to manage your nerves when you go to actually write …

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Remember This? Improving Your Memory Academic Skills Workshop Posted on January 10, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday February 5th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Between lectures, textbooks, and readings, you have so much to remember as a student. There must be some tips and tricks to help improve your memory, right? There are! We will cover memory improvement strategies and different ways to access information in class and in exams. Monday, February 5 6:00 – 7:00 pm C115 Sign …

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Taking Notes and Kicking Butt! Academic Skills Workshop Posted on January 10, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday January 31st, 2018 @ 3:30 PM

Imagine this: you’re sitting in a lecture and your professor is talking but you have no idea what you should be writing down. How do you figure out what’s important? How do you write and pay attention to what they’re saying at the same time? If you feel like you can do better at sorting …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 10, 2018 Posted on January 9, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Warm your calendar with this week’s campus events…there’s something for everyone! Centering Prayer resumes this Thursday if you’re interested in some morning mindfulness. Also on Thursday, check out one or both of the academic skills workshops on refining your presentation skills and mastering time management. If you’re looking for resources on undergraduate research, attend …

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Does the Bible justify genocide? If so, do we have to listen? Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 27th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Join us on Tue Feb 27 at 7:00 pm, at the Camrose United Church for an Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Christine Mitchell. This talk addresses biblical conquest texts and explore possibilities for repudiating these texts while still respecting a biblical heritage. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free & open to the public.

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What to do with all these Canaanites? A settler-Canadian reflection on biblical conquest stories Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 28th, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Join us on Wed Feb 28 at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Room for an Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Christine Mitchell. This talk addresses biblical conquest stories and reflects on the possibility of decolonizing these stories as Canada works towards reconciliation. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free & open to the public.

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The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 14th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us on Wed March 14 at 12:00 pm in the Chapel for a Lunch & Learn with Dr. Clark Banack. This talk will delve into some recent and ongoing political and legal developments that have the potential to fundamentally alter Alberta’s approach to faith-based education. This event is free to attend and open to the public. A $5 lunch is available upon request.

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An Evening with Edward Snowden on Security, Public Life and Research (via live stream) Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 27th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join us on Tue March 27 at 6:00 pm in the Cargill Theatre (Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre) for a live-stream conversation with Edward Snowden to discuss perspectives on security, public life, and research. This event is free to attend and open to the public, but a ticket is required. Ticket information will be announced soon.

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Responding to Snowden: The Religious Self in light of Technology & Public Policy Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 28th, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Join us on Wed March 28 at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Room for a panel discussion to reflect on the previous evening’s live-stream discussion with Edward Snowden on security, public life, and research. Light refreshments will be served. No RSVP necessary. This event is free & open to the public.

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Augustana Newsletter for January 3, 2018 Posted on January 3, 2018

Happy New Year Augustana, and welcome (back)! Today marks the beginning of the semester with the start of the winter three-week term. This week’s newsletter may be short, but we’re starting the year off right with a faculty research colloquia this Friday at 12:15 pm, featuring professors Paula Marentette and Geoff Dipple. In the coming …

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Second Thought – Religious Neutrality? Posted on December 22, 2017

Religious studies professor cautions against assuming face-coverings a primarily religious act.

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Alumni Profile: Gordon Naylor, BSc Mathematics/Physics ’11 Posted on December 22, 2017

By Pam Chamberlain Not many people can say that they are ecstatic about going to work each day. But Gordon Naylor is. Gordon teaches mathematics, physical education, and health at Ermineskin Junior-Senior High School in Maskwacis, Alberta. He is also the school’s athletic director and coaches the volleyball, basketball, and track and field teams. It …

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Augustana Works Career Mixer Posted on December 21, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday January 25th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

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Lunch & Learn – The Cannabis Conundrum Posted on December 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 20th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join Augustana professors Geraint Osborne and Tim Parker alongside Deena Hinshaw, a Medical Officer of Health and current Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, and Michelle Eikerman, an Alberta Health Services Addictions Counsellor for a Lunch & Learn panel presentations on the implications of legalizing marijuana. March 20, 2018 12:00 pm Mayer Family Community Hall, …

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Lunch & Learn – The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta Posted on December 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 14th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn with Augustana professor Clark Banack on The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta. March 14, 2018 12:00 pm Chapel, Faith & Life Centre, Augustana Campus Free Event! $5 lunch is available upon request (free lunch for students with pre-registration) Please register with Deb at debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or call (780) 679-1626. …

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Lunch & Learn – Workforce Experiences of Employees Living with a Chronic Illness Posted on December 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 14th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on disability and employment, titled Swimming Against the Current or Being Swept Away? The Workforce Experiences of Employees Living with a Chronic Illness with professor Rebecca Purc-Stephenson, and Augustana students Hailey J. Smith and Jessica Dostie. February 14, 2018 12:00 pm Roger Epp Conference Room, Forum 2nd Floor, Augustana …

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

Good morning everyone! Here are a few highlights from your last newsletter of the year: This Friday, join the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra for their performance of Handel’s Messiah, beginning at 7 pm If you’re spending Christmas in Camrose, attend the free community Christmas party at the Norseman Inn from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm …

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Dean’s Anniversary Donor Luncheon Posted on December 18, 2017

This year, 18 donors celebrated award anniversaries as part of Augustana’s Community Awards Program.

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