Happy first day of Spring! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the campus is buzzing with events, international travel opportunities, contests, awards, information sessions, performances and more! Look below to find important student information, like when the next pop-up advising sessions are, or what kind of workshops you can take to reduce your stress at this busy time of year. Or to learn about some of the exciting events and performances happening on campus, including an artist performance and talk, student recitals and Augustana’s drama productions. Enjoy!
- The application deadline for the Miquelon Lake Field Studies Course (AUBIO/ENV 334) has been extended!
- Congratulations to the Vikings Women’s Curlers, who won a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Bronze medal!
- Thinking about participating in the Student Academic Conference on April 16? It’s a great way to gain experience and learn new skills! Register at https://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/research/student/credit/sac by March 25. If you aren’t interested in presenting, come and support your peers!
- Research and intersections of gender (RIG) has just been announced as one of three U of A Signature Areas and a RIG consultation will be held on April 10 from 2 to 3:30 pm in the Roger Epp Room for researchers at Augustana to join a conversation about research at the intersections of gender in your area. Open to all students, staff and faculty. RSVP here
- Drop in hours for the Augustana Climbing Wall (located on the stage behind the gym, with door access to the right of Monica’s) are Sundays: 7 to 10 pm, Mondays: 7:30 to 10 pm, Wednesdays: 7 to 10 pm, and Thursdays: 7 to 10 pm.
- The Winter SAC is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16—no meetings or classes will take place on that day.
- Feeling stressed? Register for tomorrow’s student workshop: Practical Ways to Manage Your Stress at 1 pm.
- Tomorrow and Thursday, visiting artists Amy Malbeuf and Meagan Musseau will be on campus for a performance and talk on their piece, continuum, curated by professor Erin Sutherland. See the poster below for more details.
- Are you interested in hearing about the research some of your professors/colleagues are doing? Check out the research colloquium this Friday, featuring professors Brandon Alakas, Greg King and Tom Terzin.
- Augustana’s very own Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching (ACURIT) is taking place May 14 and 15. The Dean’s office has generously offered to cover registration for any Augustana students, faculty, and staff interested in attending! Visit the ACURIT page for more information and to register (simply submit the form and ignore the payment page).
- Kim Misfeldt is hosting a German Movie Showing every Monday evening at 7 pm until April 8. Ask Kim for showing details, or simply show up to be pleasantly surprised!
The Haskell Free Library and Opera House is a 400-person capacity historical arts facility on the border of the United States and Canada. Part of the audience sits in the town of Stanstead in the province of Quebec in Canada, the other part of the audience sits in Derby Line village in the state of Vermont in the US.
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- Cheer on some of your peers/students at their solo recitals this week, starting with Alexandra Brigley’s this afternoon, followed by Gracie Yelland tonight, April Heinrich tomorrow and Meghan Edgerton in April.
- The Augustana Drama Department presents Concord Floral by Jordan Tannahill, starting tomorrow night! Check the poster for dates and ticket details.
- On Sunday, check out the Camrose & District Community Band Concert at 2 pm in the Cargill Theatre. Admission is free!
- Check out a few Undergraduate Research Initiatives!
- The URI is recruiting volunteers for the 2019-2020 Peer Undergraduate Research Liaison (PURL) program. PURLs assist URI with a variety of activities, including awareness-raising, event planning, program delivery, and advising students about research opportunities. Undergrads in any year and any discipline are welcome to apply. The deadline is March 25!
- Spectrum is currently recruiting undergraduate & graduate student editors for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in undergraduate research to learn about the publication and peer review process. Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply. The deadline is March 25!
- You’re invited to the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
- March 29, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | 1-hour sessions | North Campus
- This one-day conference showcases some of the best work in feminist, gender, and sexuality studies that has recently been produced by undergraduate students at the University of Alberta. We invite you to attend the whole day or as many of the 1-hour sessions as you are able.
- This conference is designed to encourage dialogue, conversation, and the exchange of ideas. We will be holding discussion sessions after each presentation.
- Please click Register and then browse by session time to view session titles, or download the conference program.
LOST AND FOUND
There are many items in the Lost and Found, located at the Founders’ Hall reception desk.