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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Augustana Newsletter for April 12, 2017 Posted on April 12, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Classes are wrapping up but there are still some great things going on around campus. We’ll be out in the Quad again this afternoon – hoping these grey skies will hold off on the rain – and also taking photos for grads who would like to ring the bell to celebrate their last …

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Augustana’s Newsletter for April 5, 2017 Posted on April 5, 2017

Happy April! The sun is shining and the semester is almost over, so soak up as much of it as you can before summer starts! This afternoon, attend the Green Spaces workshop to learn about sustainability on campus. Interested in studying in India? Check out the info session this Thursday evening to learn about the …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 29, 2017 Posted on March 29, 2017

Good morning all—thanks for checking out the last newsletter of March! It’s Wellness Week, so have a look at the daily event posters for all the great resources offered by the ASA to keep you happy and healthy. Tomorrow night is Faculty Follies, and since laughter is the best medicine, you definitely won’t want to …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 22, 2017 Posted on March 21, 2017

The semester is winding down, but this week’s events sure aren’t – today at lunch, attend the Ronning Centre’s symposium on Reformations and Renewals featuring Dr. Brandon Alakas, Dr. Geoffery Dipple, and Reverend Craig Wentland, and then check out Earthwise’s Sustainable Food Speaker Series event tomorrow night. This weekend, the CCAA Curling Nationals are taking …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 8th, 2017 Posted on March 8, 2017

Although today feels like it should be a snow-day you can stay busy (and indoors!) with the sheer number interesting events happening on campus all week, including today’s Lunch and Learn on traditional ecological knowledge with Dr. Megan Caldwell, followed by a Ronning Centre lecture titled “The Role of the Bible in Post-secondary Education”. Be sure to …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 1, 2017 Posted on March 1, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! This week, attend Dr. Wiebe and Dr. Wilson’s book launches on Friday at 4 pm, check out the Chaplaincy’s “What’s Cookin’ Soup Supper” fundraiser on Sunday, and next Tuesday, come to the forum from 10:15 to 11:15 to meet and greet U of A President David Turpin and refuel with some sweet treats! …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 22, 2017 Posted on February 22, 2017

Happy Reading Week everyone! If you’re in town this weekend, check out the performing arts centre’s Cultivating the Arts Gala, “Artrageous,” with tickets being offered at special Augustana staff and student discounts. Next week, attend a faculty talk on our annual theme Monday afternoon, and sign up for some moccasin making the following day! Also …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 8, 2017 Posted on February 8, 2017

The semester is in full swing and so are our events around campus! This week, join drama professor Kevin Sutley on tonight at the Lougheed Performing Arts Centre for his Distinguished Professorial Lecture “Experiements in Character Mask: Acting from the Outside In”. Then attend Daniel Sim’s Lunch & Learn “How Old is Canada Anyway?” tomorrow …

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Augustana newsletter for January 25, 2017 Posted on January 25, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Some good stuff going on this week: It’s international week! Get the schedule here! On Thursday, attend a free concert in the the Lougheed Performing Arts Centre featuring African singer and song-writer Garth Prince, put on by our annual theme: colour Friday, come to the Lougheed Centre again to join the New North …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 18, 2017 Posted on January 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! This week: if you’re curious about the use of the term “Aboriginal” at Augustana, attend the Why “Indigenous”? talk in the Wahkohtowin Lodge Classroom today at 11:30 pm, and be a part of the discussion about potentially changing to the term “Indigenous”. You can find whatever you’re in the mood for this …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 11, 2017 Posted on January 11, 2017

Welcome back! Hope you all got the chance to relax and unwind over the holidays. We’re getting right back into it and starting the winter semester off with a number of great events: spend Sunday afternoon at the performing arts centre with U of A alumna Shaunna Shandro and Augustana’s own Kathleen Corcoran for their concert Songs of …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 14, 2016 Posted on December 14, 2016

Happy Wednesday everyone! Most of you are still hunkered down to finish the semester off strong – why not take a quick break to check out the customer appreciation sale going on in the bookstore right up until December 23rd? Forgot your laptop at home, or are in need of one? Ask the library staff about their …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 7th, 2016 Posted on December 7, 2016

Good morning everyone! Today is packed full of great stuff – and that’s only a part of this week’s newsletter… Have you ever been curious about the Nobel Prizes, and why they’re awarded? Attend today’s science themed Lunch & Learn on this year’s Nobel Prize winners – register with Deb in the alumni office before noon. Feeling a …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 30th, 2016 Posted on November 30, 2016

Happy Wednesday! Want to experience some great music this weekend? The Bailey Theatre is hosting shows on Friday and Saturday night, and the Augustana choirs are presenting their annual Advent-Christmas concert on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Also be sure to pass by the Joseph Haydn exhibit in the library, and get your Christmas trees in for the …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 23rd, 2016 Posted on November 23, 2016

You’ve made it to mid-week, and mid-November! Keep going strong with the help of the various events going on in the forum until Friday, as part of the ASA’s annual Wellness Week. Attend AUDRA 444’s production of “A Study in Scarlet” this Thursday, Friday or Saturday night. And then get your free ticket from the Performing Arts …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 16th, 2016 Posted on November 16, 2016

Good morning everyone! As I sit here regretting my unseasonably warm weather comment from last week, I’m also impressed by how many events there are going on this week to stay indoors and stave off the chill. Chaplaincy’s Fair Trade & Local Made Sale will be going on all day in the forum so be …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 9th, 2016 Posted on November 9, 2016

What to do this week, besides appreciate the unseasonably warm weather? Drop by the bookstore at 2:00 pm to pick up a copy of the novel The Society of Experience and get it signed by author Matt Cahill who will be on campus today. Attend the LAB’s free session on “How to Write A Brilliant Essay” on Nov. 14th to …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 2nd, 2016 Posted on November 2, 2016

Happy November! There are a number of interesting things going on around campus this week: this afternoon, head to the Wahkohtowin Lodge for a conversation with Dr. Wiebe on “Community and Christian Ethics in an Age of Climate Change,” put on by the Ronning Centre. Don’t miss Augustana’s Got Talent this Saturday night at the …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 26th, 2016 Posted on October 26, 2016

Happy Wednesday everyone! Remember that the deadline for the new Augustana Calendar contest is coming up soon, so get those videos in and get your chance to win free tuition! This Friday, attend a Lunch & Learn with Dr. Manaloor and Dr. Kariuki  based on our annual theme: colour. And Halloween is just around the corner, why not celebrate by dressing …

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