A family’s legacy: The Wendy Cassady Memorial Fund Posted on May 17, 2018

A family’s generous gift supports their grandfather’s legacy of integrating religion and public life.

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In Memoriam: Wendy Cassady (March 6, 1950 – May 11, 2018) Posted on May 17, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wendy Marlene Cassady. Wendy passed away peacefully on Friday, May 11, 2018 with her family at her side. Our deepest condolences go out to her family and friends.

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Consider This: I Want to Be an Intellectual Coach, Not a PEZ Dispenser Posted on May 10, 2018

Augustana Professor Neil Haave shares the ideas that resonated with him following José Bowen’s appearance at the UAlberta Festival of Teaching and Learning.

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Augustana embarks on curriculum review with help from leading association in North America Posted on May 8, 2018

A summer institute on integrative learning will provide support to conversations around curriculum review.

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Spring Convoation Posted on May 2, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday June 3rd, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

Students, friends, family and other guests can plan their day and be prepared to enjoy the many proud and memorable moments of convocation. Convocation Itinerary (June 3, 2018) 10:30 am – Baccalaureate Worship Service, Chapel A festive worship celebration with Holy Communion. The offering at the worship service is designated to support Augustana Chaplaincy Annual …

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Reconciliation efforts need more critical thought Posted on April 27, 2018

Indigenous voices and land restitution are at the heart of, and are yet largely ignored within reconciliation efforts, says religious studies professors.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look Posted on April 27, 2018

Over 2017/18, the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus introduced a new class schedule that allowed students to take block courses that offered experiential learning opportunities.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look (continued) Posted on April 27, 2018

An inside look at a few of the innovative block courses that took place at Augustana over the 2017/18 year (continued).

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Augustana Newsletter for April 25, 2018 Posted on April 25, 2018

Happy Wednesday, and happy last newsletter of the year! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the exam period is coming to an end. Here are a few end-of-term events and notices: This Thursday at noon, attend a free stress relief yoga class in the Wahkohtowin Lodge, open to all staff, students and …

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Augustana Newsletter for April 18, 2018 Posted on April 17, 2018

Happy Wednesday and happy end-of-classes! Although the campus has quieted down with full study mode, it’s not too early to start thinking about future plans. If you’re a student looking for employment either for the summer or for the coming year if you’re graduating, check out the opportunities below, including three positions open in the …

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A second thought on Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) Posted on April 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking was brilliant for his philosophical mind as much as his scientific mind, says physics professor.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 11, 2018 Posted on April 11, 2018

Happy Wednesday! The semester is winding down, but here are a few things you can check out on and around campus this week: Last Lecture with Räni-Villem Palo: tonight at the Performing Arts Centre Union Duke at the Bailey Theatre: Friday at 8 pm 14th Annual History Symposium: Monday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm …

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Preventing mass shootings Posted on April 6, 2018

Gun control and regulation is necessary to decrease the vast number of gun-related deaths in the US says sociology professor.

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Dear friend of Augustana receives Alumni Citation Award Posted on April 5, 2018

Jerry Iwanus received this year’s award, which recognizes the contributions of a non-alumnus to the life of Augustana.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 4, 2018 Posted on April 4, 2018

Happy April! Though the snow and chilly weather may suggest otherwise, Spring is here and there are just a few short weeks left in the semester. Make the best of them! Here are a handful of great campus events to choose from this week. Keep Calm and Ace Your Final Exams Workshop: today at 3:30 …

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Student Life Awards Celebration Posted on March 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

The Student Life Awards Celebration is a year-end celebration of student achievement where the campus is invited to recognize students with various leadership awards in athletics, academics and the student life of the campus. Formerly Colour Night and the Student Leadership Awards, Augustana has combined both events for one big celebration! Tuesday, April 3 6:30 …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 28, 2018 Posted on March 28, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today is packed full of events: Following Edward Snowden’s talk last night, attend a Device Encryption Workshop at 10 am in the Roger Epp Room – light refreshments will be provided, and no need to register, just show up with a device that you’d like to install UAlberta’s Virtual Privacy Network on! …

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Reflections from the 2018 India Study Tour Posted on March 26, 2018

In the January three-week block, Augustana students had the chance to explore India as a tour course offered either as religion or economics credits.

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Dr Odell Olson celebrated as Augustana’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Posted on March 26, 2018

This year, Augustana Campus recognized the exceptional career of rural physician and treasured alumnus.

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Preparing for cannabis legalization Posted on March 23, 2018

Legalization is primarily about regulation and is central to a harm reduction approach to drug use, say UAlberta Augustana professors.

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