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

Happy Wednesday, all! There’s so much going on this week, so let’s dive right in. There’s still time left to participate in the Great Shave Off which will take place on November 30 during the final Vikings basketball game of the year! Sign up with the fitness centre and check out the poster for more …

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Augustana alumnus offers unique opera performance Posted on November 20, 2018

Nathan Berg (’88) returned home to perform an opera variety show to an audience that felt like friends and family.

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Augustana music instructor, Thomas Schoen, recieves Teacher of Distinction Award Posted on November 20, 2018

University of Alberta Augustana Campus violin instructor Thomas Schoen recently received a Teacher of Distinction Award by Dr. Peter Simon, President and CEO of the Royal Conservatory of Music, at the Royal Conservatory Convocation and Gold Medals Ceremony at Mount Royal University in Calgary. RCM Teachers of Distinction are recognized for their leadership as music …

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Humanities Café – New Media, New Learning: Technology and Education Posted on November 20, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday November 30th, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

Faculty, students and community members are welcome to attend a Humanities Café led by professors Brandon Alakas and Andrea Korda. Snacks will be served. No need to RSVP; this event is free and open to the public. Friday, November 30 3 to 4 pm Wahkohtowin Lodge, Basement of Forum, Augustana Campus

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Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals Posted on November 15, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 4th, 2018 @ 1:00 PM

Final Exams are coming. Learn strategies for staying calm during stressful times and ways to prepare for exams so you remember more. Improve your health and your grades with these tips for academic success! December 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm Learning Commons (2nd Floor Forum) Sign up here  

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Practical Ways to Manage Your Stress Posted on November 15, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday November 22nd, 2018 @ 1:00 PM

Want to learn new ways to manage your stress level and relax your body? Join us for a workshop that focuses on practical ways you can stay healthy and reduce your stress level every day, even during final exams. November 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm F 2-004 (Roger Epp Room) Sign up here

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Lunch & Learn: The 2018 Nobel Prizes in Science Posted on November 15, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 11th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

For 117 years, Nobel Prizes have recognized research in a variety of disciplines. Recipients are at the top of their fields. But why? What is the Nobel Prize, and how do these recipients earn them? At this Lunch & Learn, Augustana faculty will briefly introduce Alfred Nobel and the science prizes awarded in his name. …

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Framing Métis identity based on “mixing” ignores other important factors Posted on November 14, 2018

We must take history, culture and landscape of Métis people into account when framing their identity instead of simply categorizing based on mixed ancestry, says anthropology professor.

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Noel! Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 14, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday December 1st, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Christmas with Augustana continues a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. Join the choirs as they celebrate Christmas and winter through the beauty of choral music. The Augustana Choir—Mannskor (Augustana’s Men’s Choir), and Sangkor (Women’s Ensemble)—are led by conductor John Wiebe with pianists Carolyn Olson and Roger Admiral. As …

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

Good morning, everyone. It’s the middle of November already—time flies when there’s so much to do! This week is no exception. Tonight, attend a free public performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers in the Performing Arts Centre to celebrate Métis Week! Follow that up with tomorrow’s Lunch & Learn featuring guest lecturer Kisha Supernant (Professor of Anthropology …

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Augustana Choir Christmas Concert & Alumni Reception Posted on November 6, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday December 2nd, 2018 @ 1:30 PM

Noël! Christmas with Augustana Christmas with Augustana continues a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. Join the choirs as they celebrate Christmas and winter through the beauty of choral music. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor (Augustana’s Men’s Choir), and Sangkor (Women’s Ensemble), are led by conductor John Wiebe with pianists Carolyn …

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Cholesterol is a classic case of “too much of a good thing” Posted on November 2, 2018

Biology professor Neil Haave discusses how levels of cholesterol in our bodies act as risk factors for atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

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Augustana Newsletter for November 7, 2018 Posted on November 2, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Take a look below to see what’s going on this week… Come to the Faith & Life Lounge from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm to get your flu shot (be sure to bring your Alberta Health Care Card with you) Tonight, attend the first student voice recital of the year at the Liederabend …

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test newsletter Posted on November 2, 2018

Happy Wednesday, all! There’s so much going on this week, so let’s dive right in. There’s still time left to participate in the Great Shave Off which will take place on November 30 during the final Vikings basketball game of the year! Sign up with the fitness centre and check out the poster for more …

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Liederabend (Song Evening) Posted on November 1, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 7th, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Join us for performances by Augustana students from the studios of Kathleen Corcoran and Harold Wiens, with Roger Admiral on piano. Wednesday, November 7 Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus  Tickets: Tickets: $12 (adults); $10 (students/ seniors) [Augustana and Community Conservatory students are admitted free of charge with proper I.D.] R.A.R.E.

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“Make each day count”: Learning commons dedicated to alumna, Rashmi Bale Posted on October 31, 2018

Augustana’s Bale Learning Commons was recently named to honour the life of late alumna, Rashmi Bale, whose parents gave a generous gift to Augustana Campus to name the commons and create a bursary in memory of their daughter.

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

Happy Wednesday, and happy Halloween! Looking to have some spooky fun? You have options! Attend today’s Lunch & Learn with professor Neil Haave titled Cholesterol: the Arterial Hobgoblin—register with Deb by calling 780.679.1626 or emailing augalum@ualberta.ca. Looking for a little fun later in the evening? Professor Tom Terzin is hosting a Creepy Crawlers and Micro …

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One Night in Africa Posted on October 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday November 2nd, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Join the Augustana Afri-Youth Club for the fourth annual One Night in Africa Gala. The event will include authentic food, art, dancing, and many other cultural elements, and will raise money for two worthy charities: Operation Smile and the Edmonton African Centre. The event is family friendly and everyone is welcome! Friday, November 2 6:30 pm Faith …

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Augustana’s Got Talent Posted on October 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday November 3rd, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a showcase of student skill at the Augustana Student Association’s annual show, Augustana’s Got Talent! Saturday, November 3rd 6 pm: doors open 7 pm: show Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

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Métis Week Celebrations at Augustana Posted on October 26, 2018

November 14 Attend a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! 6:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre Free Public Performance, Everyone is Welcome November 15 Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record with Kisha …

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