Using art to help people heal Posted on June 5, 2017

How the Augustana art program and volunteering at a Camrose women’s shelter helped an international student from Taiwan find her calling.

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A glimpse of our grads Posted on June 2, 2017

Hear from a handful of Augustana graduates on how their passions led to them to their chosen degree programs, and the exciting plans they have ahead.

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2017 Spring Convocation Posted on May 29, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday June 4th, 2017 @ 10:15 AM

Sunday, June 4 10:15 am – Baccalaureate Worship Service, Chapel 11:30 am – Augustana Faculty Award Reception, Mayer Hall, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre 12:00 pm – Convocation Luncheon, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre (advanced tickets still available here for $10, limited tickets available at the door for $15) 1:30 pm …

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National Parks at Canada’s 150: Mixing Celebration with Concern Posted on May 29, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday October 5th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for the second presentation of this Canada 150 Lecture! October 5, 7:00 PM Jean & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, Mayer Community Hall. Reception to follow. With Glen Hvenegaard, Professor of Geography National parks in Canada are centrepieces of this country’s conservation and tourism efforts. Despite many reasons for celebration, there are concerns about …

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Alumni award winner reflects on raising a family on campus Posted on May 16, 2017

Alumni award recipient Brandi Chytracek on why she still calls Augustana home.

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Augustana sums up year at Soiree Posted on May 15, 2017

A recap of Augustana’s Spring Soiree, held at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre on June 25.

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Augustana paving the way as a solar school Posted on May 12, 2017

The University of Alberta-Augustana is putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to green practices.

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Music with Children turns 30 Posted on May 11, 2017

Program that seeks to inspire a love of music at a young age celebrates milestone birthday.

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Taking a seat to support women in politics Posted on May 9, 2017

One student’s passion for the equal representation of women in Canadian politics reinforced by Daughters of the Vote conference.

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Butterflies, beetles, and best practices Posted on May 8, 2017

Undergraduate research lab offers students the opportunity to develop skills outside of the classroom.

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Professor Paul Harland receives Murray Lauber Distinguished Service Award Posted on May 8, 2017

Professor Paul Harland (English) has been named the 2016 recipient of the Murray Lauber Distinguished Service Award.

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Class of 2017 Convocation Luncheon Posted on May 4, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday June 4th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

The Class of 2017, alongside family members, are invited to attend a Convocation Luncheon, scheduled for 12:30 pm on June 4 in the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. Department Chairs will join Dean Allen Berger as hosts for this informal luncheon. Many faculty will be attending, as our goal is to provide an informal setting for them to …

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2017 Shawn Crickard Memorial Golf Tournament Posted on April 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday June 24th, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

The Vikings Hockey Alumni Association is proud to present the 2nd annual Shawn Crickard Memorial Golf Tournament June 24, 2017, at the Silvercreek Golf Course in New Norway, Alberta. Proceeds from the tournament go directly to the Vikings Hockey Alumni Association which in turn are used to support the Vikings Hockey Program by way of …

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National Aboriginal Day Celebrations Posted on April 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday June 21st, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Join us to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21! National Aboriginal Day is a time for all Canadians to recognize the diverse cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. The day will consist of three sessions, each featuring storytelling from Elder Myrna Yellowbird and an educational dance performance by Red …

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Calgary Lecture Series – National Parks at Canada’s 150: Mixing Celebration with Concern Posted on April 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday May 17th, 2017 @ 4:30 PM

  Gain critical insight from UAlberta Professor Glen Hvenegaard, ‘87 BSc Forestry, ‘89 MSc Wildland Recreation, into how Canadians can responsibly celebrate the national parks. More than 7.5 million people visited Banff and Jasper national parks last year, and that number is expected to increase during Canada 150. Despite the many reasons to celebrate Canada’s …

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Second Thought – “It’s very subtle”: Homosexuality in Beauty and the Beast by Roxanne Harde Posted on April 27, 2017

The representation of Le Fou’s sexuality, or lack thereof, in Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, is problematic in more ways than one, says children’s literature professor Roxanne Harde.

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Connecting legacy and learning Posted on April 27, 2017

Newly installed pedway honours former students while providing current students with easy access to learning and planning support services.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 26, 2017 Posted on April 26, 2017

Good morning everyone! This week’s newsletter is short and sweet. Have you always wondered about the Miquelon Lake Research Station but never had the chance to visit? This Friday, attend the open house from 10 am to 3 pm to learn about the station’s facilities and research. Students, be sure to apply for the award …

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Professor Brandon Alakas to receive Provost’s Award Posted on April 21, 2017

Professor Brandon Alakas has been selected to receive a Provost’s Award for Early Achievement of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The award recognizes the achievement of teaching excellence by full-time continuing academic staff within five years of their first university appointment. Alexander Carpenter, music professor and chair of the department of fine arts and humanities, credits Alakas for “his …

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Augustana Newsletter for April 19, 2017 Posted on April 19, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Our newsletter is short this week, so take a study break and have a quick look! Next Tuesday evening, attend Spring Soiree in the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre to celebrate our accomplishments over the last year and look forward to next – everyone is welcome, so be sure to bring your …

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