Moving out of residence this spring? Take part in the Eco-Moveout! Posted on April 3, 2013

 

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Augustana Sustainability Fair: Wednesday, March 13, 10:00am – 12:00pm Posted on February 28, 2013

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 13th, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Please join members of the Augustana community at the Sustainability Fair! The fair will be held on March 13, from 10:00am until 12:00pm. It will be an interactive and educational event where you can drop by and learn more about sustainability initiatives on campus and provide feedback on how we can continue to grow to …

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Augustana Waste Sort – January 30, 2013 Posted on January 24, 2013

Each semester Augustana students participate in a waste sort to learn how well our recycling and waste diversion systems are working and to identify where we need change or improvement to uphold our campus-wide commitment to sustainable practices. Over the years this waste sort has shown us just how much Augustana’s total waste could be …

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‘Like’ LaB on Facebook for your chance to win some great prizes! Posted on January 10, 2013

The Learning and Beyond Office is holding a Facebook contest! You have the chance to win a $35.00 gift card to Sport Mart, $25.00 to Doughboys/Scalliwags, and admission for you and a friend to the next Rose City Roots concert! All you have to do is ‘Like’ the Learning and Beyond page on Facebook and …

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Study Abroad at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences! Posted on December 7, 2012

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NSSS) is a leading international institute for research and education in physical activity and sport sciences. The University of Alberta and the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences have partnered to provide students with an opportunity to study areas of Outdoor Studies, Sport Management & Physical Activity and Health & …

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Augustana Waste Sort Posted on November 5, 2012

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 7th, 2012 @ 4:00 PM

On Wednesday, November 7, join Community Service-Learning students for the Augustana Waste Sort. The sort will be taking place all day in the Faith & Life Lounge. There will also be a small presentation in the forum beginning at 10:00am which will focus on waste diversion and outreach. Augustana does a waste sort each semester …

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Join in the Fun of Nordlys Film and Arts Fesitval! Posted on October 26, 2012

Join Nordlys Film and Arts Festival Society in dispelling winter’s darkness by assisting with communications, advertising and volunteer recruitment for Nordlys Film and Arts Festival in February 2013. Nordlys Film and Arts Festival is held at the Bailey Theatre in Camrose From February 15 to 17, 2013. For more information about the festival and how …

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Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW) 2012 Posted on October 23, 2012

The fifth annual Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW) runs October 29 to November 2.

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Education Abroad Poster Symposium Posted on September 5, 2012

University of Alberta International is looking for students who have gone abroad to participate in its first Education Abroad Poster Symposium! Create a poster about your learning experience abroad and share it with the campus community. Students must have participated on a formal study or work abroad program through the University of Alberta within the …

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Go Abroad Video & Photo Contest Posted on June 14, 2012

The Education Abroad Program is running a Go Abroad Video & Photo Contest! It’s open to any UAlberta student that has or is participating in a formal UAlberta study or work abroad program for a minimum of 3 weeks between September 1, 2011 and September 3, 2012. This means that students that have already gone …

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Energy Conservation through Virtualization Posted on May 16, 2012

Everyone contributes to Sustainability at Augustana! The Technology and Learning Services (TLS) office at the Augustana Campus, University of Alberta is currently leading the way with their energy reduction efforts. Since 2009, TLS has helped this small campus reduce its energy draw by 157 000 kWh per year.  This effort alone has saved the University …

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Community Futures: Summer Intern Posted on April 25, 2012

Community Futures East Parkland in Mirror is hiring a summer intern. The position will run from June 4, 2012 – August 31, 2012. The intern shall work alongside the Economic Development Office to facilitate at the Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp at Eagles Nest Ranch, educate rural communities about renewable energy options, network with businesses for …

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What is Fracking? With Jessica Ernst Posted on March 2, 2012

Scheduled for: Thursday March 8th, 2012 @ 2:15 PM

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, is a controversial natural gas extraction process. Despite moratoriums in New York state, Europe and Quebec, the process continues, largely unexamined, in Alberta. Jessica Ernst is an Alberta scientist  with over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry. In 2011, she launched a lawsuit against Encana and the Alberta …

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Apply for the AUENV 260/ AUCSL 360 Practicum course in the Fall Posted on February 29, 2012

Are you interested in taking the AUENV 260/AUCSL 360 Practicum course this fall? In order to participate in this course you will need to complete the application process. This process is not meant to deter participation in the course. Rather, it is an opportunity for the course instructor and Learning and Beyond (LaB) staff to …

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Cuba Information Night Posted on February 29, 2012

If you are interested in a study abroad semester in Cuba please join us on Wednesday March 7, 2012 at 6:00pm in room F-1-315 for a Cuba information night to learn more about this exciting opportunity. For more information regarding the Augustana in Cuba and other International opportunities please visit the Learning and Beyond office …

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Oil and Democracy: University of Alberta Spring 2012 Immersion Course Posted on February 10, 2012

Take a great course and earn 6 credits towards your degree in 6 weeks! Community Service-Learning (CSL) at the University of Alberta is happy to provide 2012’s Spring Immersion Course ‘Oil and Democracy’. This course, open to undergraduate and graduate students, aims to explore the relationship between oil production and democratic governance in Alberta and …

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Summer Employment Opportunity:Rural Capacity Internship 2012 Posted on February 3, 2012

This paid internship will allow University of Alberta students to live and work with rural communities across Alberta. Interns will have a comprehensive rural experience where they will be exposed to multiple aspects of rural municipal planning, administration, and program development. In addition to working with their host municipality, interns will also work under the …

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KIAS:Tomorrow’s Ideas, Now & Undergraduate Information Sessions Posted on January 24, 2012

The Kule Institute for Advanced Study is informing students about its upcoming undergraduate conference. Tomorrow’s Ideas, Now, is an international interdisciplinary undergraduate conference for the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts and is taking place August 16-18, 2012 at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. For more information about application process, travel and accommodation grants, …

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Nordlys Film and Arts Festival is Looking for Volunteers Posted on January 11, 2012

Nordlys Film and Arts Festival is debuting for the first time ever at the Bailey Theatre in Camrose and is looking for volunteers. Volunteers are needed for the festival which runs on February 17 – 19, 2012. A six hour minimum commitment is required and a variety of positions are available. Contact info@nordlysfestival.com or www.nordlysfestival.com …

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The Camrose Open Door: Job Opportunity Posted on January 10, 2012

The Camrose Open Door is looking for one or two students to fill a part-time reception position. The position requires hours to be filled on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday each week from 8:30am until 4:30pm. If one student is not able to work all the days the time could be split up among two students.  …

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