What’s the value of hosting the Olympic Games? Posted on February 28, 2018

More and more, it’s about the intangibles—something Calgary needs to think about as it mulls over whether or not to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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

Happy Wednesday! This week’s newsletter is packed full of posts, here are a few highlights: Today is your last day to nominate your favourite Augustana professor for Last Lecture! Click here for more information, and to nominate Attend the Ronning Centre’s Lecture “What to do with all these Canaanites?” today at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room Understand …

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Nobel Prizes are a bridge between science and society Posted on February 26, 2018

Augustana biology professor Sheryl Gares sheds some light on the research that won this year’s Nobel Prizes in science.

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Spring Soirée  Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 24th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join Dean Allen Berger and guests as they share stories about transforming Augustana into “a living laboratory for teaching and learning innovation” (For the Public Good, U of A Strategic Plan) at this year’s Spring Soirée! The evening will include an update on the Living Learning Community—a new residence community (introduced to campus last year) where …

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2018 Augustana Round Dance Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday March 16th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

2018 Augustana Round Dance Celebrating 10 years of Indigenous Student Services on Campus Friday, March 16, 2018 Gymnasium, Augustana Campus 4901 – 46 Ave, Camrose, Alberta 5:00 PM – Pipe Ceremony 6:00 PM – Feast  7:00 – Round Dance Everyone Welcome! Stickman: Wade Okeymaw (780-362-2102) MC: Elmer Rattlesnake   First 15 Singers Paid Evening luncheon …

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Easter Eggstravaganza Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday March 24th, 2018 @ 10:00 PM

Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children ages 12 and under) will also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and more! This event is open to alumni and their guests. Date & Time March 24, 2018 10 …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 21, 2018 Posted on February 21, 2018

Good morning! This week, look out for lectures, concerts, and deadlines: This afternoon, join the Ronning Centre for a lecture on creation museums as symbolic spaces. Enjoy some live music this weekend no matter your taste with Hank Williams on Friday night, followed by Kathleen Corcoran’s recital on Saturday afternoon (both at the Performing Arts …

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Informal Postmodern Music Performance Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 11th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Roger Admiral, instructor, and the students in AUMUS 369/469 give an informal performance of postmodern music. There is no charge and the public is welcome. The program will include: Simon Steen-Anderson’s Difficulties Putting It Into Practice, Jennifer Walshe’s EVERYTHING YOU OWN HAS BEEN TAKEN TO A DEPOT SOMEWHERE, and James Saunders’ positions in the sequence correctly recalled. Wednesday, …

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Bach Cantata Recital Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 13th, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Featuring Augustana vocal majors Carrie-Ann Hubbard, Hilda Lam, and Eric Skretting and Roger Admiral, piano. Guest artists include Alyssa Miller, oboe, and Chris Hodge, trumpet. No admission is charged but donations are welcome. All proceeds go to the Vocal Chamber Music initiative. R.A.R.E.

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Augustana Newsletter for February 14, 2018 Posted on February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Stop by the forum today from 9 am to 2 pm for a Valentine’s Day cookie sale to pick up some sweet treats for you, your partner, your friends, or all three! It’s also mental health awareness week at the Augustana Fitness Centre, which means it will be free for all students …

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6 things to watch for during the 2018 Winter Olympics Posted on February 9, 2018

Experts discuss women’s hockey, cross-country skiing, Russian athletes, being a host with a volatile neighbour, momentum for a Calgary Olympic bid and more.

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Monthly Healing Circle Posted on February 7, 2018

Starting in February, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, there will be a healing circle at 10:30 am in Wahkohtowin Lodge (lower level of the Augustana Campus forum).

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Augustana Newsletter for February 7, 2018 Posted on February 7, 2018

Happy February everyone! It’s International Week here at Augustana – check out the schedule for the rest of the week’s events, including movie nights, presentations on current social issues, and football tournaments. If you’re a student struggling with writing assignments, attend the workshop on university writing tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm. Then, blow off some …

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Unique science course blends three disciplines into one lab Posted on February 6, 2018

Interdisciplinary Studies 137 was offered at Augustana in the Winter 2018 three-week term as a science credit course for non-science students.

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University Music Student Gala Recital Posted on February 2, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday March 15th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

Augustana Music Student Gala! Don’t miss the Augustana Music Student Gala Recital slated for Thursday, March 15 at 5:00 pm in the Augustana Faith & Life Chapel. There is no admission charged, and no ticket is necessary. Enjoy Augustana piano, voice and instrumental music students perform for the public at a special gala recital. Witness these students of …

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Read to succeed Posted on February 2, 2018

Augustana professor Neil Haave on the importance of developing different learning modes, beginning with the most fundamental skill: reading.

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International Week Posted on January 31, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday February 9th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Augustana is excited to present International Week 2018! This year, the International Week theme is Let the Conversation Begin! The week will kick-off in the Forum on Monday, February 5 at 10:50 am with Dean Berger, a dance performance by the Augustana African Dancers, and cupcakes! Each day will feature a different international dish in the cafeteria. For a detailed …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 31, 2018 Posted on January 31, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Students: interested in travelling for University credit? Today from 11:00 to 12:30 pm in the forum, professors Alakas and Dipple with have an information booth on their Ancient Greece & Italy Travel course to run next January—stop by for more information! At 3:30 today, attend the academic skills workshop on how to …

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Last Lecture with Professor Räni-Villem Palo! Posted on January 24, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 11th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Mayer Community Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre 6 pm Lecture, Reception to follow           After receiving nominations from you, this year’s Last Lecture will be delivered by history professor Räni-Villem Palo. Save the date on Wednesday, April 11 to hear his lecture: “Back Story, Love Story” …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 24, 2018 Posted on January 24, 2018

Good morning everyone, happy first day of classes! Whether you’ve already experienced a first day of classes this year, or are starting with the eleven-week term, take a minute to check out all of this week’s campus happenings. There are still a few spots open for students at tomorrow evening’s free Community Career Mixer, where …

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